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 Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is the third largest major metro Boys & Girls Clubs in the US.
If you are passionate about youth development, love to connect with people, have a
proven track record of results with youth and want to be part of an expanding
Youth Development team, Boys & Girls Clubs might be your next big step!

We serve over 17,000 children annually in 12 Clubs, 2 Teen Centers and
27 Early Learning & Child Care Centers around King County. Come help us help kids.

 

YouthForce Teamwork Intern

TeamWork Intern:

YouthForce’s Teamwork Internship Program offers teens a meaningful entry-level work experience supported by caring adults, positive peer and professional networks, and on the job training.  TeamWork Interns play key roles during Sounders FC home games (and other events as needed), delivering the best possible experience for fans. The TeamWork Internship Program extends beyond the game day job; teens must also participate in college readiness, career exploration, and financial literacy workshops held throughout the season in addition to periodic volunteer events.  Interns who are in good standing at the end
of each season are invited to apply for the following season if they still meet
the eligibility requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teen interns provide fan support for every Sounders FC home game and other events as needed. Job activities include:

Primary Functions:

  •  Communicating and collaborating with peer interns, peer supervisors, and the TeamWork Program staff
  • Assisting with fan friendly activities and booths, and distributing promotional giveaways
  • Providing assistance and directional support to fans who need it 
  • Assisting in pre-game and half-time shows and facilitating tours
  • Assisting in Hospitality services, delivering food, beverage, and other products throughout
    the facility
  • Maintains standard of orderliness and cleanliness throughout the event
  • Clears all items from the suite and cleans all surfaces and chafing dishes in suite
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

YouthForce University:
YFU Curriculum focuses on topics that prepare interns for landing their next job, excelling in that job, and developing a plan for after high school. YFU uses workshops, events, conferences, and one-on-one check-ins to help prepare interns to achieve their post-high school plan and be successful after their internship ends.  Interns are REQUIRED to attend YFU workshops/events to maintain eligibility to work within the TeamWork Internship Program.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Teen interns provide fan support for every Sounders FC home game and other events as needed. Job activities include:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Dependability/responsibility: able to manage work,
    school, and social schedule
  • Involvement in school or community programs and/or
    membership at a local Boys & Girls Club
  • Students must show success in school attendance and
    grades throughout the season; we believe that school is every teen’s first and
    most important job.
  • Ability to adhere to Service Standards and maintain appearance to standard

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to stay focused on the job task, not the event.
    NO positions allow staff to watch the event at any time
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (unless
    physically unable to stand)
  • Ability to handle the loud noises from the stadium and its guest

Minimum Requirements:

  • Resident of King County
  • Must be 16 years old (must
    turn 16 by 2/1/18)

*If you do not meet the minimum requirements or qualifications but would like
to apply, please contact YouthForce to speak with a staff person about your
eligibility.

Schedule: 

February 2018 through October 2018 (with a possibility of playoff matches in November/December). Interns must be available to work 80% of the Seattle Sounders FC home games.

Location:

YouthForce Headquarters are located at:
4520 MLK Jr. Way S.
Seattle, Washington, 98108
United States

Interns will need to be able to travel to and from Century Link Field at: 800 Occidental Ave S., Seattle, WA 98134

Wage:

$15/hour.  No benefits provided. 

 

Disclaimer: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. All offers are contingent upon passing a thorough background check including a National Criminal History Background check.