Civic Engagement Leadership Newsletter – December 5, 2018


Civic Engagement guest speaker:​ 
TOMORROW, Thursday, December 6 at 11 AM in JFSB B062
Come hear from Scott Bean, CEO of Kids On The Move. Kids On The Move is a Utah County nonprofit organization that provides services to families with young children with special needs.
    

Students interested in taking FHSS 400 next semester:
Civic Engagement Leadership minors who enrolled for the minor under the old system (where FHSS 300 was not required) need to get a permission to add code to add FHSS 400.  Please email Professor Davis to get that code: richard_davis@byu.edu
Those minors who enrolled under the new system need to take FHSS 300 before FHSS 400. FHSS 300 is offered each fall semester and FHSS 400 is offered each winter semester.  
 
Volunteer/job/internship opportunities:
  • Volunteering opportunities with United Way of Utah County
    • ​​Volunteer for the Literacy Lab in Provo: change a life by helping adults develop literacy skills. Tues/Wed/Thurs, 12 - 1:30 PM or 6 - 7:30 PM (flexible hours). 
  • Volunteering opportunities with Community Action Services in Provo
  • Utah Non-Profits Association​ job board
    • ​Public Policy Internship​ for the Utah Non-Profits Association in Salt Lake: Work to raise awareness of the nonprofit sector in the state and provide nonprofits with relevant legislative, data, and policy information. 10 hours/week for Spring 2019 semester. Apply by December 30.
    • Recovery Assistant​​​ at the House of Hope in Provo: become a human services specialist to help women at the House of Hope rebuild their lives and strengthen their families. A great “first step on your journey to making in difference in the helping professions.” Must be female and at least 21 years old to apply.
    • Intern for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program: Become an IRS-certified volunteer to help prepare tax returns for members of the Utah County community with an annual income of $55,000 or less.
​​Upcoming Civic Engagement guest speaker:
  • Thursday, February 28, at 11 AM in JFSB B192 - Professor Sam Wineburg of Stanford University