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Real Life volunteers act as peer mentors for refugee and immigrant tweens and teens in Salt Lake City. Our volunteers provide academic tutoring and participate in hands-on, life-skills activities. Although many of our volunteers are participants in the Youthlinc Service Year, this opportunity is available to any individual who meets the following qualifications: 

  • Be high school or college-aged 
  • Commit to volunteering 2 hours per week through the Real Life Year
  • Live in the Salt Lake City Area
  • Be enthusiastic, flexible, and willing to step out of your comfort zone
Volunteer Applications open August 1st. 

SERVICE YEAR MENTORS

We need adults from a variety of professions and backgrounds to assist our student participants as they assume leadership roles on each team, learn to make a difference, and embark on a lifetime of humanitarian service. We call these adults our Service Year Mentors.

 

Applications Open August 1st.

Do you want to make a difference in your local community and communities abroad?

Humanitarians are first year Service Year Participants. They are high school or college aged students at least 15 years of age. Humanitarians will complete 50 hours of local service from October 15th to June 1st. They will attend all team meetings and participate in committee planning and execution. 

Application opens August 1st.

Job Summary:  

The Real Life Assistant Director will work closely with the Real Life Director to ensure all Real Life program needs are being met including supply and lesson readiness, site oversight and support, and covering for absent interns as needed. The assistant director will be flexible and available during the hours of 2:30-6, Monday-Thursdays from December 2021 – May 2022. 

Key Responsibilities:  

Oversee programming at 6 Real Life sites and ensure all lesson supplies are prepped and purchased, handling communications with interns regarding lesson supply pick up/drop off. 

Meet weekly with Real Life Program Director to discuss scheduling for each site and determine needs for the week.  

Visit assigned Real Life sites each week and communicate any concerns or issues that arise to the Real Life Director. 

Assist interns as they cultivate relationships with site staff at partner centers and volunteers.  

Empower interns to take ownership of their sites and provide support, as necessary. 

In the event of intern absence, fill in at sites as needed. 

 

Job Requirements: 

Must be a high school graduate  

Attend mental health AAU seminar 

Preferred Experience:  

Past experience with Real Life Program 

Job Type:  

 

Seasonal/Part Time  

Duration:  

December 2021 – May 2022 

Hours:  

Approximately 10/week  

Pay: 

$14/hour  

Benefits:  

$900 off Youthlinc trip 

Real Life Interns work directly with Real Life Director(s) to manage and run our 12 Real Life sites and their volunteers. Interns take part in academic tutoring and lead activities intended to teach life skills. This paid position is available to any individual who meets the following qualifications:

  • Be a high school graduate
  • Commit to 4 hours of work per week through the Real Life Year
  • Live in the Salt Lake City Area
  • Be a natural leader, excited to make a positive impact on the volunteers and students you work with
Intern Applications open July 15th.

Have you been on a Service Year trip in the past and want to take on a leadership Role? We have positions like Team Leader (24+) Assistant Team Leader (17-23) and Alum Leader (15-23) available for participants who want to be more involved in the Service Year.

Application opens July 15th.

Interested in making a difference in your community while gaining experience in the nonprofit sector? Want to encourage your peers to get involved in something bigger than themselves?​

The internship program is intended to attract students interested in continuing their involvement with Youthlinc, and in nonprofit work, who are eager to advance our mission of creating lifetime humanitarians.

Internship Application opens July 1st.

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SUMMER 2021

Youthlinc has international and local service trips planned for this summer