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Youth Mentor Sports Coach - Internship

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Youth Mentor Sports Coach - Internship

FLIPANY is a 501c (3) non-profit, community-based agency that serves to foster healthy lives through nutrition education, physical activity programs and wellness initiatives. FLIPANY is proud to service the South Florida Community (Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County). Our innovative programs fight childhood obesity and hunger by focusing on healthy food preparation, food security, physical education, and access to food.

Job Description
This position requires a passionate individual prepared to mentor and guide youth through sports and non-competitive structured play in two middle schools located in the Homestead area. The Coach- mentor works with the Physical Activity department to implement physical activity programs implemented by FLIPANY. This specific project requires an individual who is well rounded in a variety of sports, including Soccer, Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, and more. The Coach Mentor Intern will work hand in hand with a Coach Mentor and Teacher in the classroom setting to provide exposure and experiential learning based on athletics. The Intern will be trained in specific athletic curriculums however should be interested in hands on teaching. As a Coach-mentor you must be passionate about encouraging and supporting children, promote healthy lifestyles, while demonstrating relevant teaching experience as well as behavior management skills.

The instructor will also assist in facilitating a Project-Based Service instruction and experience in the students Engaged Citizenship course, which provides students with an introduction to service-learning and civic responsibility. Academic, personal, and career skills needed for effective service-learning project implementation will be taught and applied through structured service projects that meet the community’s needs. The Coach-mentor will guide students as they actively participate in meaningful service-learning experiences.

The Coach-mentor is responsible for ensuring all materials and resources are brought to and from practice locations. As a representative of the agency, the instructor will be expected to maintain a positive relationship with all staff at locations the program is being delivered. This position requires a highly motivated person who has the ability to adhere to program guidelines and correctly implement the curriculum outlined for the program with proven results.

*This position will follow the local and state guidelines.

Job Type: Contracted / Third party intern with Up2Us Sports through partnership with FLIPANY

Salary: $10,634.00 total payment; paid as a) total of $7,769.00 stipend paid over the term of 900 hours in biweekly installments; b) additional $2,865 education award at completion of program.


  • 2+ years experience working with children;
  • Education or experience in Child Development/Behavior, Psychology, or other Social Sciences;
  • Experience teaching athletics to youth preferred
  • Expertise with Microsoft Windows suite of applications, including Office 365.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • At least a basic knowledge of soccer fundamentals
  • General understanding of physical activity standards for youth
  • Excellent 'classroom management’ and ability to work with behavioral issues among youth populations;
  • Ability to work logically and systematically with site staff at diverse locations while maintaining excellent communication with FLIPANY team and supervisors;
  • Ability to organize information in a clear and logical manner.
  • Ability to meet short deadlines and willingness to work additional hours during deadline periods;
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends for the purposes of meeting specific deadlines, community outreach activities, and/or fundraising events.

FLIPANY reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employee relationship remains "at-will." The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.
FLIPANY is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Internship

Pay: $10,634.00 per year

1 Shift

  • 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    Internship through Up2Us

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1777 North Dixie Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305, US

Mission Statement

To provide affordable phycial activity and nutrition programs to South Florida youth and their families.



The purpose of Eat Right. Get Moving. Repeat! and Operation Frontline is to provide long-term solutions to inactivity, hunger, and poor nutrition by teaching parents and children how to get moving, read recipes, and to select, purchase, and prepare healthy low-cost food for their families. These programs allow parents and children to prepare creative and fun meals together providing an automatic opportunity to interact and strengthen relationships.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift


22655 SW 112th AveMiami, FL 33170


  • Youth Services
  • Data Entry
  • Child Development
  • Basketball
  • Soccer


  • Kids
  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 900 hours
  • See Job Description

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