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Community Programming Intern – Summer 2023

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 3/4/2023

Community Programming Intern – Summer 2023 | Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Community Programming Intern – Summer 2023

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Apply by Ended 3/4/2023

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Cleveland, OH, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

GCSC supports the local economy, utilizes sports as a vehicle to forward community agendas and maintains a goal of producing events that are more successful when held in Cleveland than in other cities.

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission is hiring for our Summer internship program (May – August), with an anticipation start date of May 16, 2023.

As Community Programming Intern, you will:
Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Support the Youth Education through Sports programming series
  • Assist with city-wide community impact programming for major events through the Velocity campaign
  • Assist full-time staff with on-site management of youth and community programming
  • Attend on-site walkthroughs and planning meetings
  • Assist with research and outreach to community organizations
  • Aid in the planning and logistics for future hosted events
  • Work hands on as event operation staff during Greater Cleveland Sports Commission events such as:
    • USA Wrestling UWW Cadet & U23 Nationals – June 2-4
    • USA Track and Field Youth National Championships – June 28-July 2
    • Cleveland Beach Rugby – July 15
    • Summer Golf Classic – August 7
    • Velocity (fundraising and programming campaign) – planning ongoing
    • Pan-American Masters Games – Summer 2024 – planning ongoing

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Prior experience with youth and event planning is preferred
  • Experience working with large and diverse groups of people (children, adults, students, etc.)
  • Eager to learn the business of sports and ability to think outside the box
  • Interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion in sports, including adaptive sports, gender equity, LGBTQIA+ athletes, mental health, and racial equity
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be passionate and have a team-player attitude
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited College/University (undergraduate or post-graduate program) or have recently completed (6-months)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment during events with long hours
  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Ability to view computer monitors
    • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
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