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Operations Summer VISTA

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Legal Address 0TW50 - New York, NY
4 Year Degree
Road Warrior


Kids in the Game Operations Summer VISTA

Join Our Movement to Inspire the Next Generation!

Kids in the Game sport and enrichment-based programs can be found in schools and communities across New York City, serving thousands of children every year. Our goal is to provide positive experiences and opportunities through sports and creative play. We inspire kids to embrace new experiences, adopt a healthy lifestyle, and build integrity. Our work is focused on achieving five ultimate impacts:

  • Enhancing emotional intelligence

  • Creating a positive sense of self

  • Developing NYC into the nation’s top talent hub

  • Integrating our communities

  • Narrowing the income inequality gaps

We believe that what sets us apart is who we are and how we connect with people. We are a Certified B Corporation and we’re committed to doing business for good. We are striving every day to have a positive impact in the lives of our youth, and we believe that it all starts with being the best part of their day. To learn more about our programs and our team, visit



Kids in the Game is looking for an Operations VISTA with a strong background in planning and organization to support our Operations team. This is a strategic and hands-on role that is both on the ground at programs managing equipment in the field, as well as in the office researching and planning. As an Operations VISTA, you’ll be helping to ensure our sites have the materials they need to provide effective programming for kids across New York City. Most importantly, you’ll be contributing to a supportive, safe, and fun environment for kids to grow and learn while experiencing non-stop fun!

As the Operations VISTA, you will be employed by the Up2Us Sports VISTA with Kids in the Game as your host-site. This is a service role designed to to help end the cycle of poverty through intentional youth sports and education programming. The Up2Us Sports VISTA Summer Associates will be placed at Kids in the Game to support the Operations Team.

Term Dates: June 12th through August 11th (9 weeks)

  • Must be able to work 9am-5pm Monday through Friday during these weeks.


  • Summer VISTA Stipend: $4,625.46
  • End of Term Bonus
    • Educational Award: $1,459.26
    • End of Service Award: $311



At Kids in the Game, we strive to be the best part of every kid’s day! As an Operations VISTA, you’ll be working to ensure our staff and programs are equipped with the materials needed to keep our sites running smoothly and safely. You’ll be a part of our Kids in the Game community.

At the end of the day, you’ll be able to participate in company wide staff events where you can mingle with staff from all of our programs across the city, hang-out, and unwind! As a Operations VISTA, you can expect to:

  • Use EZ Office Inventory Management System to input and organize asset stocks

  • Assist with Dept. of Health compliance documentation for School Aged Child Care licensed schools

  • Organize and create site binders for school year programs

  • Organize, pack, and distribute equipment during school year and summer camp transitions

  • Complete research projects on IT services and cybersecurity



Our ideal candidate would meet some or all of the following qualifications:

  • A current college student or recent college graduate looking to gain valuable operations experience in a rapidly growing startup environment

  • Must be detail oriented and have a strong sense organization

  • Has experience in Excel, Google Suite, and inventory management systems

  • Must be willing and able to travel throughout NYC (Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn) with equipment

  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs over your head

  • Communicates clearly and concisely with strong oral and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated and able to multitask



At Kids in the Game, you can expect to be welcomed into an engaging and spirited environment that emphasizes the importance of teamwork, communication, and collaboration. We are proud to foster an inclusive environment where our team members feel respected by and connected to one another. We value the unique experiences, perspectives, and passions of our employees, and we look forward to adding new personalities to our team.



  • We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment for all of our interns and employees

  • We recruit candidates from across the city, state, and country, from all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

  • We have developed partnerships with organizations that allow us to target our hiring practices to include chronically discriminated against or low-income groups, and improve their access to high-quality employment opportunities



  • We are a certified B Corp and we are dedicated to producing positive social impact for the children, families, and communities that we serve

  • We provide training in what it means to be a certified B Corp and the relevant policies/procedures that enable us to produce positive social impact

  • As a Summer Camp Counselor, you are part of our movement as a B Corp certified organization, and help to ensure our social impact initiatives and policies are implemented throughout our programs

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