76ers Camps Intern- Special Assistant/ Facility Management - ESF Camps

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: Full-Time


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Position Summary

Are you looking for the best summer job ever? Look no further because 76ers Basketball Camps is hiring Special Assistants/Facility Management Interns to work at our residential camp program located at Valley Forge Academy and College.

Join our mission-driven team for a fun and rewarding summer! Make a positive impact on children while receiving comprehensive training, professional development, unique resume building and networking opportunities. 76ers Basketball Camps offers competitive compensation, accredited internships and field work hours for graduate and undergraduate students, CEU credits for teachers, flexible schedules, year-round aftercare, mentoring opportunities and an employee referral program consisting of bonuses and 76ers Basketball Camps gear!

Position Objective/Purpose

The purpose of this internship is to give the intern valuable experience on running, maintaining and executing strategies to successfully run an overnight sports camp. This internship is intended to expose the intern to what goes into a basketball camp aside from the playing and coaching aspects. Upon completion of this internship, the intern should be able to know and understand all the planning and management aspects of an elite Sports Camp.

Position Scope Factors

The overnight camp Special Assistant/ Facility Management Intern position is a 5 week internship. Arrival is on June 22nd and departure is late in the day on July 27th.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Dining Hall Director on meal times & supervision schedule
  • Organize deliveries from key suppliers/vendors
  • Work with VFMAC regarding water fountains and outside hydration stations
  • Work with admin staff on office and daily intern schedule
  • Assist Asst. Directors with nighttime supervisor schedule of dorms
  • Assist in all aspects of registration and camper & staff orientation
  • Assist with awards ceremony on Friday morning
  • Assist in developing daily speaker schedules for pro coaches and players
  • Assist program director with greeting and transporting guest speakers
  • Coordinate playoff officiating schedule with Program Director
  • Update & maintain staff contact list during each session
  • Assist canteen supervisor and keep a weekly inventory of candy and ice cream (concessions)
  • Report to Director daily on any problems VFMAC facilities or equipment
  • Coordinate w/Program Director weekend trips for campers and staff to the movies, Dorney Park, and practice facility
  • Assist Admin Asst. with bus/airport/limo schedule for camper transportation
  • Assist Director with camper photo package and distribution of camp uniforms
  • Develop a rotating schedule for the canteen, information tents and activities schedule so that we have support staff on an hourly basis
  • Assist Admin Staff on daily facilities walk thru and camper inspection
  • Assist with any additional duties as assigned by the Director
  • Assist with morning wakeup call and camper supervision in rec center, movie theater, indoor and outdoor pool, paintball and weekend trips
  • Position Competencies for Success

    Understand and support the mission of the organization
    Commit to the growth and development of youth
    Work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
    Demonstrate outstanding communication skills; using clear, concise and professional language when interacting with campers, camp families and colleagues
    Be responsible, reliable and safe
    Always have a positive, can-do attitude
    Be patient, caring and creative
    Produce consistent, high-quality work
    Demonstrate excellent judgment; identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
    Be a flexible, adaptive and a team player
    Desire to make a difference in the life of a 76ers Camper

    Experience Requirements

  • Open to COLLEGE STUDENTS ONLY; Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students.
  • Nights and/or weekends may be required depending on the program; flexibility to participate a plus.
  • Familiarity with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Must demonstrate professionalism, a customer-first attitude, enthusiasm, and strong verbal and written communication skills, in addition to the requirements for the position.
  • A stipend will be paid for this program. Housing & meals during the five (5) week program are provided.
  • Certification Requirements

  • No certifications required
  • Must be able to keep up in fast-paced environment, customer service orientated and professional, and able to participate during normal business hours, nights, weekends, and holidays as based on the event calendar.
  • Education Requirements

  • Open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students seeking a position to gain experience at a professional sports camp.
  • Reporting Relationships

    Reports directly to the Camp Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the General Manager.

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Possess physical capacity to fulfill all essential job functions responsibilities listed above
  • This job description is subject to change at any time.

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