Internship Opportunities

Program Coordinator Internship

Position Responsibilities: The Program Coordinator will work with a dynamic group of volunteers and families to create and maintain a bi-monthly recreational program for young people with disabilities.  The Program Coordinator will be assigned to a specific KEEN program, listed below, and work with the Executive Director in determining exact position responsibilities based upon the student’s interest in KEEN’s needs. 

For more information or to apply for an internship, please email KEEN Chicago Program Director, Laura Fillenwarth, at LFillenwarth@keenchicago.org.

Specific Tasks

  • Work closely with volunteers to maintain highest standards of safety and fun during KEEN events
  • Direct program activities including volunteer recruitment, orientation, training, and recognition
  • Outreach to local organizations and parent groups to grow youth athlete participation
  • Other projects as assigned
  • Participate in the bi-monthly phone calls
  • Maintain attendance for athletes and coaches during sessions

Locations:

UIC Sport and Fitness Center - 828 South Wolcott Ave, Chicago

Loyola Park - 1230 West Greenleaf, Chicago
 
Sky High Sports - 6424 Howard St, Niles
 

Program Days & Hours:

KEEN Saturdays at UIC

UIC Sports and Swim  Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm.  Sports Sessions 1 and 2 and Aquatics are for kids and teens.

KEEN Sundays at UIC

UIC Sports and Swim  Meets 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month from 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm.  Sports Sessions 1 and 2 and Aquatics are for kids and teens.

KEEN Sundays at Loyola

Sports and Arts  Meets 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month from 1:30 - 4:00 pm.  Sessions 1 and 2 are Sports for kids and teens, with a short Arts session in between. Arts is available to either Session 1 or Session 2 attendees.

Sky High Sports

Meets the last Monday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm