Internship/Volunteer Contacts:

Lori Greene, Intern Coordinator
801-399-7189
lgreene@co.weber.ut.us
Lori Buttars, Public Information Officer
801-399-7114
lbuttars@co.weber.ut.us
Dustin Anderson, WMMRC Coordinator
801-399-7121
dbanderson@co.weber.ut.us
Office Address:
477 23rd Street
Ogden, Utah 84401

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Internships/Volunteer Opportunities

All volunteers must fill out our volunteer application. A volunteer is anyone who requests and is authorized to provide services to the County without receiving County compensation. Further requirements may be requsted by the specific organization you wish to volunteer with; please check below for more information. Interns wanting to be involved in public health will need to be from Utah-based colleges. There is a list of opportunities you can choose from:


HEALTH PROMOTION (collapse)
Intership Summary:
 
We provide a hands-on experience for our Interns that help them gain a better understanding of what it means to be a Community Health Educator. Interns work with all of the programs within the Health Promotion Division. We provide an experience that will help them succeed in life. We offer stipend and mileage reimbursement at the completion of their work and semester.
 
Programs:
 
  • Healthy Living through Environment, Policy and Improved Clinical Care (EPICC)
  • Teen Health (Comprehensive and Abstinence Sex Education programs)
  • Tobacco/Nicotine Prevention
  • Injury Prevention
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
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    Possible objectives include, but are not limited to:
     
  • Planning and implementing a worksite wellness program that is offered to all Weber County Employees
  • Being trained on curricula taught by Health Promotion staff
  • Opportunities to teach and present in different settings
  • Attending car seat checkpoints and various safety events
  • Assisting in planning and implementing community events and campaigns
  • Attending and assisting in an Ending Nicotine Dependence (END) class
  • Job shadow staff to gain a better perspective of what Health Educators do
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    Requirements:
     
    Interns must be pursuing a degree in Health Education or a closely related field and have completed a Program Planning class (or be currently enrolled). Schedules are flexible, however, applicants must be able to complete a minimum of 200 hours and maintain consistent hours. We do require that Interns spend at least 10 hours (spread out over at least two days) each week in the office. In order to reach the rest of the hours not done in the office, Interns will be working in the field or off site. Applicants must be dependable, computer literate, organized, self-motivated, tobacco-free, and enthusiastic about improving health in the community. Applicants should also have reliable transportation and good communication skills.
     
    How to apply:
     
    Positions are available for Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters. We conduct interviews at the end of March for the Summer and Fall semesters and interviews in December for the Spring semester. To apply, please fax or email your completed application form and resume to (801) 399-7110 or lgreene@co.weber.ut.us. Applications and resumes are accepted at any time throughout the year. Qualified applicants will be contacted by email for an interview.
     
    Health Promotion Intern Application (pdf)
     
    If you have any additional questions, please contact:
     
    Contact: Lori Greene, Intern Coordinator
    Phone: (801) 399-7189
    lgreene@co.weber.ut.us
     
    Volunteers (collapse)
    Voluntary Summary:
     
    Are you looking for a unique and fulfilling volunteer experience with us at the Health Department? Consider becoming a volunteer with the WMHD Medical Reserve Corps or volunteer with any of our individual departments. Here are some reasons why you should volunteer with us:
  • Beefing up your resume
  • See Public Health in action
  • Network opportunities
  • Sets you apart in a job interview
  • Increase your skill set
  • Increased awareness of the community health
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    Medical Reserve Corps:
     
    Medically and non-medically trained Weber & Morgan County residents can help during a public health emergency by volunteering for the Weber-Morgan Medical Reserve Corps (WMMRC). Volunteers are trained to supplement local public health, hospitals, and other emergency medical systems when they are overwhelmed. To register as a volunteer, go to www.utahresponds.org and set up a profile. You will be contacted for a volunteer orientation once your profile is complete.
     
    For more information about Weber-Morgan MRC, please contact (801) 399-7121 or email to: Dustin Anderson.

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