Education Middle School Programs Intern – Snider Hockey


Title: Education Middle School Programs Intern – Snider Hockey (Philadelphia, PA)

Reports To:  Senior Coordinator, Middle School Programs

FSLA Status:  Part-time; Hourly; Non-exempt



Snider Hockey is a nationally acclaimed non-profit that uses the sport of hockey to educate and empower under-resourced youth of Philadelphia to prosper in the game of life. Evidence-based outcomes are young citizens who:

  • Achieve academic success as they matriculate from Crayons through College;
  • Consistently make healthy and thoughtful life choices;
  • Serve as positive role models to the next generation of Snider Hockey student-athletes;
  • Realize gainful and rewarding employment; and
  • Give back to their community. 

We are currently recruiting candidates for MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM INTERN positions to join the Education staff at our office located in Olde Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Some work will also be conducted remotely.

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM INTERNS will serve as support resources for Snider Hockey student-athletes. Successful candidates will take pride in mentoring student-athletes to become lifelong learners. Depending on the time of year, they will work with students and families on scholarship applications and requirements and the high school selection process. Interns will also gain experience working with Salesforce and Excel. Finally, they act as professional role models that display our core values of education, responsibility, hard work, and giving back.



  • Applicants must be a high school graduate, currently enrolled in a postsecondary school.
  • Attention to detail and strong communication skills are critical.
  • Advanced computer skills are needed and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is essential. Working knowledge of Salesforce is helpful but not mandatory.
  • It is preferred that successful candidates will be those who have experience working with children, particularly within an academic and/or athletic environment, but is not required.
  • Applicants should be outgoing and ready to provide a high level of customer service.
  • It is especially important that candidates are comfortable working in a fast-paced and high-profile environment.
  • Applicants must be able to pass background checks and Pennsylvania clearances.
  • General knowledge of ice hockey is helpful, but not mandatory. 


  • Working with and guiding students/parents in both 1:1 and group sessions. 
  • Collecting scholarship data such as report cards, recommendation forms, participation information, etc. as well as entering information into our databases
  • Work collaboratively with our Content Engagement Coordinator to develop and distribute promotional materials such as posters, letters, handouts, and Constant Contact emails with regards to seasonal campaigns;
  • Create and/or complete projects and initiatives as prescribed by the Education team.
  • Complete administrative tasks at our office in Olde Kensington section of Philadelphia.
  • Submit any school-required documentation to the Senior Coordinator of Middle School Programs in a timely manner.
  • Flexible availability with occasional weeknight and weekend work possibly required.
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


The intellectual, social, and physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be navigated by the MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM INTERN to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. The position requires constant attention to precise details and specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than three steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time.


While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly operates a computer and other office devices such as telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc. Occasionally moves about inside office space to access storage areas, cabinets, and office machinery. Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.


The essential responsibilities of this position are performed indoors, mainly in an office, ice hockey rinks and special event sites (indoor/outdoor in the weather conditions prevalent at the time). The noise level in the work environments can range from moderate to loud during events/programs, and is minimal during non-event/program times.


Most work is completed during standard weekday hours. Occasional night and/or weekend duties in the Greater Philadelphia area may be required.

Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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