South Bronx United, a sports based youth development non profit, is looking for highly motivated, energetic volunteers who want to make a difference in the lives of South Bronx youth. SBU Education Interns work closely with SBU educational staff in coordinating and supervising the SBU After School Tutoring Program. The program provides homework help and academic enrichment activities for approximately 80 youth ages 10-15. Interns work 3-5 days a week from 3:30-6:00 pm and get hands on experience administering an educational program, counseling and tutoring youth, and developing educational resources. The internship is perfect for those looking to gain experience in the fields of education, school counseling, and social work.
Fall Internship: September – early December
Spring Internship: mid/late January – May
Boys Prep, 3rd Floor,
192 E 151st Street,
Bronx, NY 10451
A minimum of 3 days a week from 3:30-6:30, Monday-Friday for at least one semester.
All interns will receive training from our Director of Education and Social Worker prior to working in the classroom.
While the position is unpaid, interns have the opportunity to work directly with veteran educators and a licensed master of social work in an educational setting. Interns will get hands on experience in developing learning resources, managing a classroom, and working with students who have the greatest educational and/or emotional needs. Interns will have the opportunity to learn how to read and understand students Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
Responsibilities in Detail:
Interns assist in three major program areas. Depending on the specific interests and skill set of the intern the job can be focused on one or more of these areas:
• Provide tutoring to youth within the program with a focus on Special Education students
• Support staff with classroom management
• Help build the database of educational resources and develop lesson plans
•Support the Education Director in building a middle school curriculum
• Track student behavioral incidents and progress
• Organize and maintain classroom space, program records and academic resources
• Support staff in tracking academic progress at tutoring and school
• Assist with volunteer recruitment and management
• Help resolve conflicts between youth and manage behavior
• Work with you in setting behavioral goals
Enthusiastic and caring with a specific interest in social work, counseling, and youth empowerment. Should have a background in working with youth. Education, social work, psychology, sociology, or related majors are preferred. No soccer background necessary.
How to Apply:
Please fill out our online form
South Bronx United uses soccer as a vehicle for social change, aiming to help youth build character, teamwork, leadership, and academic skills so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx United strives to promote educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to UNITE a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals.
For more information on South Bronx United, please visit our webpage at www.southbronxunited.org.