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LPF Community Engagement Internship

Internship Responsibilities

Leveling the Playing Field (LPF) is a nonprofit organization that gives underprivileged children the opportunity to enjoy the mental and physical benefits of youth sports participation. LPF does this through the collection of used/excess sports equipment from schools, manufacturers, individual families, and others. After being inventoried and sorted at the LPF warehouse, the equipment is then redistributed to a school, sports league, or other organization serving a low-income community and placed into the hands of a child who cannot afford their own equipment.


Leveling the Playing Field accepts interns year round to help with numerous tasks and responsibilities around the business. Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience with volunteer coordination, community outreach, database operations and logistics management. Throughout the year, we train and provide ongoing support to interns as they work in a particular area, which is chosen according to specific interests and talents. 

Skill Set Required

Our main requirement for interns is a passion for youth sports participation and improving the Baltimore community. Other required skills include:

  • Dependability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work with volunteer groups of various ages/backgrounds
  • Basic administrative & computer¬†skills
  • Driver's license & clean driving record

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Sports Management, Non-profit Administration, Human Services, Education

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May), Fall (Sep - Dec), Winter (Jan)
Hours per week: 1-10 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: Yes, $500 stipend

Application Requirements

Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter
Application Instructions To apply for an internship, email a resume and cover letter to kaitlin@levelingtheplayingfield.org. Please include the dates that you would be available and any other time commitments. We are flexible with internship work schedules.

If you have any other questions, contact Kaitlin Brennan at kaitlin@levelingtheplayingfield.org

Headquarters

1794 Union Ave.
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

About Leveling the Playing Field

Leveling the Playing Field (LPF) is a non-profit that collects used/excess sporting equipment so that we can ensure that every kid living in and around the Baltimore area can enjoy the benefits of athletic involvement. Our donations benefit Title I schools and youth/after-school programs looking to engage their students in the physical and mental benefits of youth sports participation.