12 Month Sports Management Paid Apprenticeship 2019 (Montgomery, Prince George, Washington, DC)
Soccer Shots - DC/MD/VA - Laurel, MD
Full-time$10 an hour
* Business Development
* Employee Evaluation
* Health Information Management
Soccer Shots is the leader in youth soccer development for children ages 2-8. Our nationally recognized program offers a high energy, fun, age-appropriate introduction to the wonderful game of soccer. Our innovative curriculum emphasizes both soccer skills and character development. Our goal is simple: to leave a lasting, positive impact on every child we serve.
SOCCER SHOTS DMV:
Soccer Shots DC/MD/VA (DMV) was established six years ago. Soccer Shots DMV stretches from Harford Co, MD to Prince William Co, VA. Soccer Shots DMV offices are located in Laurel, MD, Fairfax, VA & Lutherville, MD. Soccer Shots DMV works closely with Soccer Shots Franchising National Headquarters in Middletown, PA. Soccer Shots DMV offers programs at nearly 400 locations, serves over 25,000 participants, and employs approximately 100 part-time coaches and 21 full-time employees.
Reports to: Regional Director
The student intern will be required to handle and present him/herself in a professional manner, consistently arriving on time to assigned office hours, coaching sessions, and events. S/he will be expected to assist in the overall execution of a Soccer Shots season and participate in instructing Soccer Shots sessions (50% of your internship), giving him/her experience in coaching youth and working with parents. Assignments may be given based on your interests in the following areas:
Social Media / Marketing
Assignments may be given to you according to your availability and location in the Washington, D.C. / Maryland / Virginia area.
OBTAINING ACADEMIC/COLLEGE CREDIT
This internship experience may or may not already be an approved academic credit internship with your school. Please make sure to notify us immediately if you are seeking academic credit through your school for this experience. With your help, Soccer Shots will work directly with your schools registrar, academic advisor, or internship department to help you achieve academic credit for this internship experience.
Responsibilities (can include but are not limited to):
Coaching Soccer Shots sessions will be 50% of your internship including travel to locations
The intern will be REQUIRED to have their own personal vehicle
Prior soccer experience is not required. We only require the passion for positively impacting childrens lives.
Safety-conscious, whose #1 priority is the safety of children under their care.
Caring, engaging with each child through specific and positive affirmation.
Organized, who plan ahead and are systematic in routine, conducting each session according to the lesson plan and working with children to maintain appropriate order for the age group.
Responsible, who are committed to doing what is expected of them as the coach and "face" of Soccer Shots.
Energetic, bringing Soccer Shots to life by creating a fun and exciting atmosphere that leads a child to smile and participate.
Execute the overall scheduled Soccer Shots season
Participate in interview/evaluation process
Run Soccer Shots demonstrations
Attend promotional events
Participate in business development with Director of Development
Maintain working relationship with center directors
Create, print, and distribute registration forms and promotional materials
Prepare and keep record of equipment sets and gear for instructors
Prepare direct mail and other marketing documents
Prepare and distribute seasons prizes and certificates
Attend team meetings and all-staff meetings, as available
Submit final report to Soccer Shots on experience
Attend Bi-Weekly Professional Development meetings with all Soccer Shots DMV interns
Attend Management lessons provided in-house by our Regional Director
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT/WORKING REQUIREMENTS:
Functions in a temperature controlled office environment a portion of the time. Work requires ability to sit, stand and walk throughout an extended work day (8 10 hours); position requires use of fingers, hands and arms on a consistent basis for keyboarding and phone work; position may need to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion; excellent vision skills (with or without correction) are required. The standard office environment has moderate noise levels associated with computer equipment, customers and phone conversations. Position may occasionally have the need to be exposed to an inside/outside sports environment.
Functions in an inside/outside sports environment a portion of the time. Work requires ability to run, stop, stoop, bend (a physical, exercise type regimen) in a minimum of 40 minute increments per session. Position requires use of hands, arms, legs and feet and may include lifting up to 50 pounds on occasion. Moderate gymnasium like noises are associated with this position as well as excellent vision skills (with or without correction.)
A performance evaluation will occur at the conclusion of the first term and at the conclusion of the internship placement. The evaluation will consider the following general areas of professional operations, and specific intern goals within each area:
Planning (Season and Special Event)
Continuing formal and informal supervision will occur between the intern and the onsite supervisors. Clear and open communication will occur on an ongoing and as needed basis, at a minimum of 30 minutes per scheduled work day with site supervisors.
The Soccer Shots internship will be a 12 month commitment. The internship will be 25-hour (minimum) work weeks for the duration of the internship.
During the first four weeks of the internship, the intern will be working closely with the Regional Directors on preparing for the upcoming season - scheduling instructors, running demos, and promoting the season.
Once the season starts, the student interns focus will shift to executing the program by coaching 50% of their total hours of work per week.
The intern will be compensated $10/hr.
marketing, sales, social media, event management, communication, direct mail, business development, leadership, customer service, training, human resources, recruiting, coaching, editing, programming