Internship Available:Sports and Fitness Internship

Distance from St. Cloud:0 - 10 Miles from St. Cloud State University


Company Overview:In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them. For more than 35 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota has provided hope and opportunity to tens of thousands of young people. Our programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Responsibilities:The Sports and Fitness Intern is responsible for assisting with the development and delivery of physical education programming. This position reports directly to the Physical Education Coordinator or Program Manager at their assigned location. Internship Responsibilities: Assist with the design of a variety of sports and fitness activities for youth of all ages. Encourage and inform youth of proper techniques and attitudes. Interact and be engaging with both youth and staff. Promote and stimulate interest and participation in program activities by members. Know and use positive youth guidance techniques including, but not limited to, positive role modeling, conflict resolution and positive discipline. Maintain a safe environment for all participants Responsible for other duties as assigned by direct supervisor. Work to achieve the mission of the organization. Able to job shadow other staff at Boys & Girls Clubs. Qualifications: Preferred sports and fitness education background. Ability to work independently and as a team. Demonstrates ability to relate well with children in a Boys & Girls Club setting. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work well with youth and families from diverse backgrounds. Ability to be flexible. Ability to pass a criminal background check. Program Hours Available: School Year Hours: Club: 2 PM to 9 PM Monday-Friday KIDSTOP: 2 PM to 6 PM Monday-Friday Summer Hours: Club: 12 PM to 6 PM Monday-Friday KIDSTOP: 7 AM to 6 PM Monday-Friday *Intern schedule will vary depending on site need and intern availability

Boys & Girls Club
345 30th Avenue North
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Application Information:How To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to Bethany Theisen, Volunteer & Internship Coordinator, by emailing it to (as a PDF file) or my mail to: Boys & Girls Club, 345 30th Avenue North, St. Cloud MN 56303. To help with the intake process, please submit an application on our website at and click on the volunteer tab.

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