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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 Executive Director, Ayana Geiger at

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


UIC Sports and Fitness Center
828 South Wolcott Ave, Chicago

Loyola Park District
1230 West Greenleaf, Chicago

Sky High Sports
6424 Howard St, Niles

Program Days & Hours:

KEEN Saturdays at UIC

  • UIC Sports  Meets 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Sessions 1 and 2 are kids and teens
  • UIC Sports and Swim  Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Sports Session 1 - ages 18 and over
    Sports Session 2 - 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
    Sessions 1 and 2 of both Sports 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 of Sports are kids and teens, with Arts meeting 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