Full Job Description
EDUCATION INTERN – DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Education Intern
REPORTS TO: Education Programs Team
Snider Hockey is a nationally acclaimed non-profit that uses the sport of hockey to educate and empower under-resourced youth of Philadelphia to prosper in the game of life. Evidence-based outcomes are young citizens who:
Achieve academic success as they matriculate from Crayons through College;
Consistently make healthy and thoughtful life choices;
Serve as positive role models to the next generation of Snider Hockey student-athletes;
Realize gainful and rewarding employment; and
Give back to their community.
Primary learning opportunities include assisting with the development and delivery of academic programming and support at Snider Hockey facilities throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Internship is conditional on the successful completion of a background check and availability provided during the interview.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Coordinate and execute education activities at Snider Hockey facilities in the Philadelphia area including academic and postsecondary programs
Build partnerships with local colleges and universities, elementary and high schools, and education-focused non-profits.
Attend meetings, assist with internal and external inquiries, maintain databases, and conduct preliminary research.
Build and maintain relationships with youth and their families.
The position requires strong problem solving skills, and candidates should be highly motivated to learn, research, and collaborate with academic staff.
Candidates must be committed to the importance of education in helping young people be successful in life.
Strong computer skills are needed - internship will likely be remote until it is safe to return to in person programming
Housing and transportation are the responsibility of the student.
Night/weekend responsibilities and travel in the Greater Philadelphia area are required.
The intellectual, social, and physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be navigated by the Education Intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
INTELLECTUAL AND SOCIAL DEMANDS:
While performing the essential functions of this job, the intern is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. The position requires constant attention to precise details and specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than three steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time.
While performing the essential functions of the job, the intern constantly operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc. Occasionally moves about inside office space to access storage areas, cabinets, and office machinery. Occasionally does local driving in support of work-related projects. Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.
The essential responsibilities of this position are performed indoors, mainly in an office setting but including occasional visits to ice hockey rinks and special event sites (indoor/outdoor in the weather conditions prevalent at the time). The noise level in the work environments can range from moderate to loud during events/programs, and is minimal during non-event/program times.
PAY STATUS: This is an Unpaid Internship. No financial compensation is available, but students are eligible to receive academic credit.
1. Yes / No: Do you have housing in the Philadelphia area?
2. Yes / No: Do you have or are you able to acquire Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey Child Abuse Clearances?