UUA: Standing on the Side of Love

Phoenix, Arizona

Harnessing love’s power to stop oppression. Standing on the Side of Love works to bridge social movements with Unitarian Universalism. It is a campaign of the Unitarian Universalist Association.


They’re also on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Internship Description

The selected intern will work closely with SSL Campaign Director and Coordinator on work as determined by the campaign. In past this has included social media and online communications support and maintenance, audio editing, logistical and event coordination and other roles to be determined.

  • Specific Skills Needed: Careful writer, strong communication and interpersonal skills, experience using social media as platform for social justice work
  • Number of Intern Placements: 1
  • Internship Time Frame: Early June through late August (or beyond, if possible); other option would be to begin Early July and go through the Fall.
Know BEFORE You Apply

No free or low-cost housing is available for interns who don’t live in the Phoenix area.

The selected intern will need access to a car, as public transportation is not widely available.

Interns are eligible for a stipend of no more than $1,500 from UUCSJ to assist with food, local public transit, and incidentals, depending on a variety of factors. Applicants are encouraged to seek other sources of funding, including grants from colleges and foundations, congregational support, and Faithify, or other crowd sourcing fundraisers.



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Heather Vickery is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UU congregations, State Action Networks, past UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) program participants, and regional staff in order to expand engagement in UUSC and UUCSJ’s work. As the Coordinator for Congregational Activism, she manages the workshop offerings and group visits to the UUSC/UUCSJ office and assists with communications for the Activism and Justice Education Team. Heather is an active member of the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network and a dedicated dog-mom to her rescue puppy Nova.

Heather may be contacted at hvickery@uucsj.org and 617-301-4303