Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson

Sponsor Organization

Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson

Description

The Roy Drachman Boys and Girls Club opened on November 3, 1992 as a third site of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson. The clubhouse was named for Roy Drachman who was an honorary chairman of the capital drive in 1986 and a major contributor to the Boys & Girls Club. The clubhouse serves as a community center in South Tucson and serves youth ages 7 to 17 as well as their families. The clubhouse offers many programs to youth some of which focus on community impact, health and wellness, physical activity, bullying, and more.

Internship Available

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Deadlines

Apply at least 2 months before the start date of the internship.

Internship Description: Unpaid

Interns will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the Keystone and Torch Club programs. In addition, students will be asked to engage with youth and a fun and safe manner.

Some duties include:

  • Engaging with youth ages 7-17 in various activities and programs.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the Clubhouse and program areas.
  • Attend regular meeting and training's on safety and policy.
  • Hold weekly program sessions for members of the Club.

Purpose of the internship

The purpose of this internship is to provide the intern with valuable experience planning and implementing a program for youth. In addition, interns will evaluate the community and its needs to create service projects for Club members. The Keystone and Torch Club programs focus on community impact and help the youth discover things they can do to positively influence their community.

Agency preferred qualifications

A successful intern will be organized, hard-working, flexible, engaging, outgoing, communicative, creative, and assertive. When not running programming, the student is expected to help supervise and run other areas of the clubhouse and be able to engage and discipline youth effectively.

How to apply

Contact the Program Director Julia Tenen at  jtenen@bgctucson.org for the application. Please include your resume.