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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.

The goal of the Community Engagement Internship us to assist the organization expand its mission to the Greater Baltimore Community through the following: (1) community outreach tasks; (2) administrative tasks; (3) assisting with collection drives, volunteer events, and warehouse management; and (4) other projects as necessary.

Skill Set Required

  • A passion for youth sports participation & community investment
  • Dependability
  • Work ethic
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work with volunteer groups of various ages
  • Ability to lift 30lbs
  • Basic administrative 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: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No

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.