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Phoenix Day-Enrichment Specialist Internship

Company Name: 
Phoenix Day
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 

Phoenix Day's mission is to help families and children have brighter futures. One way they are able to make this happen is through a free after school enrichment program aimed to help Central Park neighborhood youth and youth who participate in the Changing Lives program at Phoenix Rescue Mission.
We are currently looking for interns who are able to come in and enrich the lives of at risk youth through specialty enrichment classes such as organized sports, cooking, various art skills, dance and cheer, gymnastics, homework mentors, and leadership clubs.

This is a UNPAID internship and the company has asked that the intern work for 15 hours per week.This opportunity is only available to Estrella Mountain Community College students. Applicants are REQUIRED to submit and online application, a resume, and a cover letter. Free resume/cover letter/mock interview assistance is available by appointment only at the EMCC Career & Transfer Center. To schedule your appointment please visit or call 623-935-8740 or email ctc.frontdesk@estrellamountain.edu.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Our enrichment specialists are someone with a unique skill that they are able to help plan and implement with the youth on a weekly basis. These skills include the following but are not limited to:

Youth Counselor - Mentors with homework help, leads art projects, helps serve daily meals, youth role model, and other daily activities as assigned by program director.

Sports Leader - Leads daily outdoor organized activities, youth role model, has a passion for sports and fitness, displays non-competitive positive attitude, and other daily activities as assigned by program director.

Computer Lab Coach– Assists with daily computer lab use, monitors web sites youth are using, helps navigate youth to helpful resources for school work, is computer literate and can problem solve, and other daily activities as assigned by program director.

Science Teacher - Lead weekly science projects teach through various STEM activities. Plan and implement activities as well as be a positive role model to youth.

Playground Supervisor - Monitors youth playground safety, watches park activity in order to keep youth away from strangers, engages in positive outdoor playground play, youth role model, encourages positive interactions between youth, peer counsels youth having social issues.

Dance/Cheerleading Coach– Leads daily outdoor cheerleading practice, plans and teaches dance routines to coed youth program, youth role model, and helps with other daily activities as assigned by program director.

Please specify the area(s) of interest in your cover letter.

Minimum Requirements: 
  • Must have a passion for helping others and working in a non-profit environment.
  • Enjoy working on computers and have excellent communication and marketing skills.
  • Be able to create something out of nothing and capable of working independently on projects and tasks as well as be self motivated.
  • Must have a specific task (sports, dance, art etc) to plan an implement on a weekly basis.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.