Will you become the next JCE intern?


In 2015, the United Thank Offering Board began an internship program for young women. This program supports the work of the United Thank Offering in addition to participating in the work of a local ministry.

Our interns embody what Julia Chester Emery exemplified: outgoing; prayerful; hardworking; innovative and dedicated to mission.

We are now seeking our fourth intern!


Jasmine Road & the United Thank Offering

The 2019-2020 internship will be in conjunction with Jasmine Road, Inc. located in Greenville, SC. Jasmine Road, a two-year residential program, is a sister community to Thistle Farms in Nashville TN and serves women who have survived trafficking, prostitution and addiction. As part of your work with Jasmine Road your primary duties will be assisting in the residential program, working directly with survivors. This includes providing support to the Residential Manager in areas such as scheduling, transportation, meetings as well as mentorship to the residents. You may also be involved with assisting residents in developing and making products for the social enterprise. In addition to your work with Jasmine Road, you’ll attend UTO Board meetings and travel to speak at public events regarding your work with UTO.


Applicants will need to be comfortable with public speaking, travel, and show a willingness to participate on a team. Applicants will need to be proficient in Microsoft Office programs; collaboration software such as Slack, Google Drive, and Zoom; and social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

The intern will need their own vehicle for local travel in South Carolina, a current passport, a personal laptop and insurance.

Dates & Travel

The internship begins on September 20, 2019 and includes: housing at Vista House, travel costs, a stipend and intentional mentoring.

For the 2019-2020 Internship year, the Intern will participate in the UTO Pilgrimage to Spain in October, represent UTO as support staff for the Episcopal Church delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City in March, and attending one of the Thistle Farms Training Conferences in addition to any UTO Board Meetings or events planned during the year.


Applications are due June 1, 2019 to hmelton@episcopalchurch.org.