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Age 14-21
Cost Free
Program type Summer
Specific needs

At risk, low income

Contact us Info@Harlemlacrosse.Org
Deadline July 2, 2017


Harlem Lacrosse’s mission is to empower the children who are most at risk for academic decline and dropout to rise above their challenges and reach their full potential. Harlem Lacrosse inspires children to dream about tomorrow while working hard on the field and in the classroom today.


Harlem Lacrosse seeks high school and college-level Assistant Program Director Interns to support our Program Directors during summer tutoring sessions, service learning events, lacrosse practices, training sessions, games, scrimmages, and tournaments. As Assistant Program Director, you will gain valuable experience working directly with students on a daily basis, discussing coaching and teaching strategies with school and Harlem Lacrosse staff, and collaborating with Program Directors to develop lacrosse, academic, and wellness curricula for students.

Harlem Lacrosse is an innovative and multi-faceted school-based youth organization that uses lacrosse instruction and competition, academic intervention, behavioral support, college and career mentoring, intensive leadership training and boarding school admissions counseling to engage and inspire underserved youth from New York, Baltimore, Boston, and Philadelphia (launching Fall of 2017). Since its inception in 2011, Harlem Lacrosse’s resources and reach have grown rapidly. Today, Harlem Lacrosse uses a school-based, full-day, year-round model and runs eleven programs that serve over 450 middle school boys and girls. More information about Harlem Lacrosse is available on our website,

Each Assistant Program Director Intern will be placed at a Harlem Lacrosse school site and will work under the supervision of a Program Director. Responsibilities include:
• Assisting the Program Director during day camp study halls, group tutoring sessions, lacrosse practices, and service learning events, leading lacrosse drills and activities as needed;
• Collaborating with the Program Director to plan study halls, tutoring session, and lacrosse practices;
• Traveling with Harlem Lacrosse to clinics, games, tournaments, educational institutions, museums, cultural or historical sites, and outdoor activities to mentor students and assist Program Directors in achieving athletic and educational outcomes. (Some overnight travel with the school programs is required); and
• Other administrative duties as needed.

Start Date: Flexible, but no later than July 17, 2017
End Date: Flexible, with final end date of August 31, 2017"


High School & College Level Students. When Applying Please Be Prepared To Submit: 1. A Cover Letter Stating Your Interest In Interning With Harlem Lacrosse; 2. A Resume That Includes Your Gpa; And 3. A List Of 1-3 References. No Application Will Be Reviewed Until All Three Components Are Included. All Applicants Who Are Over The Age Of 18 Must Undergo A Background Check. For Applicants Under The Age Of 18, You Must Include A Letter Of Recommendation From A Teacher, Coach, Or Guidance Counselor.