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Sports Outreach Internship

Reaching, Teaching, and Sending

Men’s Sports & Recreation | Jimani

 

Internship Start Dates: January, May or August (Program length from 3-12 months)

Description: Sports and Recreation Interns work with children and youth among the communities of Jimani, Dominican Republic. This is the site of our main headquarters in the Caribbean and incorporates a variety of recreational activities with the goal of teaching and mentoring, and ultimately seeing the lives of young people changed for Christ. The most popular sport is baseball, but there is a growing population active in basketball, soccer, and over all general fitness.  Interns will build relationships while playing sports, assisting in coaching exercises, and participating in devotionals with the various groups of children and youth.

Skills/Background Needed: Passionate people who love Jesus and can handle participating in daily physical activity. Must be a team player who can create and implement a plan. Background participating in or coaching sports preferred or training in physical education, fitness, exercise science, etc.

Apply: August 2022 | January 2023 | May 2023 | August 2023

 

Women’s Sports & Recreation | Jimani

 

Internship Start Dates: January May or August (Program length from 3-12 months)

Description: The women’s sports site in Jimani uses volleyball and softball, and basketball as an avenue to build relationships with kids aged 8-18. The ministry site has plenty of room with an outdoor basketball court.  We also have access to a very nice indoor sports facility in our city.  The interns will use recreational activities with the goal of teaching and mentoring, and ultimately seeing the lives of young people changed for Christ.  Additionally, the ministry partners with local public schools to assist their PE programs and can form volleyball teams for younger girls. Almost all of the time is spent outside, playing sports.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES


Must be passionate about sports and able to physically play volleyball for 3-5 hours a day. While no volleyball experience is needed, the intern must have some level of experience playing or working in organized sports. Ability to connect with pre-teens and teens.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The ideal intern would possess the following attributes:
· A vibrant Christian faith
· A commitment to serve others in ministry
· A team spirit coupled with strong leadership and people skills
· Teachable

 

Apply: August 2022 | January 2023 | May 2023 | August 2023

 

Women’s Health and Fitness | Jimani

 

Internship Start Dates: January, May or August (Program length from 3-12 months)

Description: Interns in the Women’s Health and Fitness site will help run a daily Women’s exercise program with ladies in the community of Jimani. The exercise program is complimented with weekly discussions and presentations about various aspects of health and nutrition. As an intern in this site you will also attend a weekly Bible study with some of the participants in the exercise program and do home visits.

Skills/Background Needed: Compassionate and caring individuals who have a heart to see women discover their value and identity in Christ. Basic mastery of conversational Spanish is preferred. The Women’s Health and Fitness intern position is open to females only. Having education or experience related to the following fields is preferred: exercise science, nutrition, athletic training, etc.

Apply: August 2022 | January 2023 | May 2023 | August 2023