Student Coach - "Get Fit" Internship

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Description

We are seeking Student Coaches to empower, motivate, teach, and mentor 3rd - 8th grade students participating in our client's unique "Get Fit" sports & fitness programs. The ideal candidates are equipped with with the right skills sets and desire to empower, motivate, teach, and mentor students at our Oakland school sites. We are recruiting Student Coaches for full term internships (January-May) and half term internships (March/April-May).

Student Coaches will learn how to plan, organize, and implement different youth sports/fitness programs. Additionally, Student Coaches will learn how to interact with teachers, counsel students, develop constructive behavior programs for students with destructive behavior patterns.

Prep Stars of America is a non-profit youth development agency that offers a unique brand of anti-bullying, behavior modification, and anger management through personalized sports & fitness programming for Pre-K through high school aged youth. We offer culturally rich, highly interactive programs to private, charter, and alternative schools in California's Alameda County school districts. Our culturally rich programs include "Get Fit" Recess programs, Kinder Cross Fit Challenge, PSA Sports Leagues (Lacrosse, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Flag Football). Prep Stars of America is renowned for their big picture, personalized Physical Education Program designed for private, charter, and alternative schools. Our programs serve up to 1,000 Latino, African American, Laotian, and Muslim students daily! Visit our sites at www.facebook.com/prepstarsofamerica & www.prepstarcombines.com for more information.

Responsibilities

-Support the Get Fit Program Director
-Assist and support Junior Coaches with daily tasks and duties involving the Get Fit Program
-Meet with students who have difficulty participating in Get Fit program to structure alternative programming (this is usually due to behavioral issues)
-Support logistical implementation of educational program by collecting daily data and numbers of those who participate in the program
-With the support of the Get Fit Director you will design behavior modification programs and present findings at the end of your internship

Prep Stars of America is committed to the growth and development of all its staff members. An integral part of this internship will be your opportunity to increase your skill sets and learn from the Program Director, Junior Coaches, and your peers. We are invested in your goals and are here to support you during this time. A few of the ways we will do this are by providing opportunities to:

• Participate in professional development sessions provided by the Prep Stars staff
• Explore the world of sports & fitness in the Education sector
• Think critically about our program and how to improve it; bring those suggestions to the team for consideration
• Build valuable experience that will appeal to future employers
• Create and execute projects for education staff

Requirements

-Willing to be a positive role model and help make a change in a young person’s life
-Good listener
-Ability to foster clear communication between yourself and education staff
-Able to attend weekly check-ins
-Athletically inclined
-Willing to learn
-Patient
-Very detail oriented

Skills

Required - Good Listener, Athletes, Always Willing to Learn, Patient, Detail Oriented, Positive Attitude, Positive Behavior Support, Positive Can-do Attitude, Positive Energy, Positive Personality, Positive Team Player, Communicate Clearly, Always Punctual

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