WHO WE ARE
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 four ultimate impacts:
Enhancing emotional intelligence
Creating a positive sense of self
Developing NYC into the nation’s top talent hub
Integrating our communities
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 www.kidsinthegame.com.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Kids in the Game is looking for an Operations Intern 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 Intern, 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!
Kids in the Game offers seasonal internships throughout the year. Internships are typically 12-16 weeks long and Interns would be expected to work between 25-35 hours per week in person at our office location. Below are the dates for each season.
Compensation: Internships are unpaid opportunities for first term Interns. We do offer $200-$300 completion bonuses at the end of unpaid internships contracts. There is also the potential to extend for a second term, paid internship. We can also offer class credit where applicable.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
At Kids in the Game, we strive to be the best part of every kid’s day! As an Operations Intern, 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 Intern, 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
WHAT YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE ABOUT US
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.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION:
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