To create long-term change by harnessing the power of nonprofits, government, corporations, and thousands of individuals to work together and solve the most difficult problems we face as a community.
We envision an inclusive community where all people achieve their human potential through education, financial stability, and healthy lives.
Promise Partnership Utah supports youth in their educational journey from cradle to career to ensure they can explore, dream, and take steps to realize their potential. Our approach involves being rooted in data and deeply collaborating with public and private sector partners to transform the education environment, so it produces more equitable outcomes and disparity gaps are eliminated. We operate on the deeply held belief that by working collectively we can have a greater impact for our youth than we could have alone.
We are here to change the world. Our team of passionate, talented individuals brings exceptional skills to solve complex social problems. With work-life balance and great benefits, our team is focused on serving our community and changing lives.
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Program We are committed to solving complex social problems at scale. We collectively work with organizations to ensure the education, health, and financial stability of every person. Working with our organization is an opportunity to expand your experience in nonprofit work in a variety of fields. We have internship opportunities that involve community engagement, volunteer/event planning, data, and others.
Benefits & Commitment Our internship positions are filled as needed internally, with a few seasonal opportunities that recur regularly. All our interns are provided with competitive hourly compensation. Internship opportunities are designed to provide candidates with meaningful work experience. To best meet the needs of individuals and the business, internships can range between eight and 16 weeks long.
Utah’s Promise requires all team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they qualify for a medical, personal, or religious exemption. Utah's Promise is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability. If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point during the application process, please contact Taylor Beckstrand at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-736-8929.
Utah’s Promise participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not offer visa sponsorship.
As leaders of some of Utah’s most influential systems, the members of the Promise Partnership Regional Council (PPRC) are committed to collective impact. They act as the Promise Partnership's governing board, bringing in their expertise to guide how we create systems change in our community. Together, we are pursuing lasting social change on some of our community’s toughest challenges: poverty, poor health, and inequitable educational achievement.PPRC Members
Volunteers can create meaningful change for kids and families in their communities. United Way of Salt Lake & the Promise Partnership mobilize volunteers in areas that align with our core outcome areas and ensure that children receive the support they need to succeed in school. Our opportunities range from one-time events to ongoing opportunities as classroom support, mentors and tutors, in-kind donors, and committee members.Learn More
We are proud and honored to be nationally recognized for our Collective Impact work.
United Way of Salt Lake and the Promise Partnership was named to the first cohort of the Model Design and Initiation grantees by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. We were one of fourteen organizations to receive this prestigious award.Learn More
Social Solutions awarded United Way of Salt Lake and the Promise Partnership the 2019 Make Data Matter Award for our focus on data measurement and usage in Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) softwareLearn More
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading named us one of their 32 Pacesetters in 2018. They highlighted our population-level progress in grade-level reading proficiency and grade-level math proficiency.Learn More
Our work was highlighted by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for our work in Continuous Improvement and our use of it to solve education problems.Learn More
We were named a 2019 Pacesetter Finalist by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The organization highlights communities that are ensuring that more children in low-income families succeed in school and graduate prepared for college.Learn More