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Trip Director
Provide specialty out-of-camp programs to campers. Drive for camp program. Provide program support in outdoor skills.

Employment Start Date: June 16, 2008
Employment End Date: August 29, 2008

Dart-Lo Day Camp is located on the Little Spokane River about 10 miles north of downtown Spokane. Camp occupies 51 hilly, semi-wooded acres and has a state-of-the-art outdoor pool complex.


Camp is for boys and girls, grades K - 9 and preschoolers, Camp capacity is 200 youth per week. Campers attend one or more sessions and some attend all summer. Two sessions provide opportunities for children with special needs. Campers are grouped by grade level and assigned to a shelter. Ages of camper groups vary each session. Preschool program structure varies slightly.


The summer is divided into 11 one-week sessions. Campers enjoy progression-based programming in outdoor skills, swimming, and specialized activities. Traditional activities include crafts, hiking, creative drama, fishing, games, singing, archery, magic, cooking, team building, challenge course, etc. Out of camp adventures include canoeing, overnights, horseback riding and excursions. Session themes enhance the program.

Campers and staff (if requested) enjoy daily bus rides to and from camp.


Visit to download the application materials and find out more about Camp Dart-Lo!

Senior High Ministries Intern
General Responsibilities:
- To provide leadership and support in Senior High Ministries
- To lead in the spiritual development of senior high students

The FPC Sr High Student Ministries Program involves students from our church and reaches out to students from the community. The core of the ministry are the D-Groups. Currently 15 D-Groups involve about 150 students. We are also committed to creating an authentic community, opportunities for deep discipleship, and mission work locally and globally.

The Sr High Intern partners with the Director of Student ministries, the adult leadership team, and the student leadership team, to:
- embrace students with Christ's Good News,
- support a community where that embrace can be shared
- embrace the world with Christ's love, grace, and Good News

Specific responsibilities include:
- Attend and participate in all programmed events
- Help plan, implement and lead the weekly Praxis gathering
- Help plan, implement and lead the Sunday Morning program
- Lead a discipleship group
- Support the discipleship program
- Help lead a once a month leader's support, prayer, and planning meeting
- Spend time with students doing contact work and discipleship
- Help plan and implement retreats
- Help plan and implement 2 mission trips each year
- Support the Student Leadership Team
- Help plan and implement local mission and service involvement
- Work with parent support teams when needed
- Take on administrative responsibilities as needed
- Help plan, implement and lead freshmen assimilation

Accountability is directly to the Director of Student Ministries. The Senior High staff will also work closely with the Junior High staff and other areas of ministry in the church, especially the Sunday evening worship service.

This is a full time position which is usually filled with recent college graduates.

Summer Field Interns
Responsibilities: increasing public awareness about George Fearing, volunteer recruitment/management, being part of an advance team for public events, any and all other duties assoc. with the campaign. College credit will be avail for all interns. Interns showing flexibility, capability, willingness to give 100% may also be offered a stipend.

ICW Legislative Internship
January 12 – mid-April 2009 (all or part)
Be on the front lines of policy making and gain unique job experience. The 2009 session is a critical session for student aid funding. We’re looking for students who want to be part of the process and make a difference for students.

Who may apply:
Juniors and Seniors in any discipline
Apply by November 15
Students may work out course credit with a faculty member if allowed by the college.

Job Requirements:
We’re looking for students with an interest in student aid policy, strong writing and speaking skills. Students who are Washington residents and/or receive some from of state or federal aid a plus. Strong candidates must be flexible and ability to respond to changing circumstances with composure. Desire to learn and make a difference for students is important. Ability to get to Olympia on a regular basis will be critical.

Job Description
? Work 10 – 12 hours per week for a minimum of three weeks in Olympia with staff from Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) to urge increases in student aid funding. ($12 - $15 / hour). (Monday mornings and Friday afternoons are not the best work days)
? Assignments will include research, bill tracking, meeting with legislators, attending and testifying in committees.
? Interns will receive a capitol campus and process orientation from ICW staff, lessons on the legislature’s bill tracking data base, etc.
? Writing assignments will include writing materials to prepare for meetings with legislators and before testimony, and may include opinions pieces for newspapers.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, faculty reference letter and essay to Essay topic should help the selection committee understand why you’re interested in this position.

NSCA Student Assistantship
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is offering up to five student assistantships each year to qualified candidates. Students who are awarded an assistantship will have an opportunity to work with an experienced strength and conditioning coach who has earned the NSCA Coach Practitioner Distinction, has demonstrated high levels of professional service and accomplishment in the field of Strength and Conditioning and has four or more years of Head Strength and Conditioning experience.

The purpose of the Student Assistantship Program is to link qualified students with experienced coaches to help develop the next generation of strength and conditioning professionals. This is an excellent opportunity for the college graduate to gain practical, applied experience in strength and conditioning while learning from a highly skilled and educated mentor. Additionally, the Student Assistantship program is an exceptional vehicle for the established strength and conditioning professional to access qualified apprentices.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed by the NSCA twice a year. To be considered, applications must be postmarked no later than March 1 or October 1 during the year.

Specialty Counselor
Specialty Counselor Positions include:
-Outdoor/Woods Specialists
-Ropes Course Facilitators
-Craft Areas
-Performance Arts
-Reading Center
-Science Discovery Center
-Garden and Animal Care

Camp Ramapo serves children ages 4 to 16 with a wide range of emotional and learning problems. This position offers outstanding professional training and fieldwork experience. Conducts an on-site college course (6 semester hours) that can be credited in one of the following disciplines: Education, Special Education, Educational Psychology, Therapeutic Recreation, Group Dynamics, Outdoor Recreation, Physical Education, Recreation, Camp Counseling, or Community Service. Camp Ramapo presents a "challenging, rewarding, and life-changing experience" from which counselors have gone on to distinguished careers in business, communications, education, human services, medicine, and law.

Ticket Sales
The job of this internship is to provide assistance to the Ticket Sales Department of the Spokane Shock.

Responsibilities include:
- Provide assistance to the department with daily administrative duties and clerical support
- Work directly with season ticket holders and make sure all their needs are met
- Excellence in organization, communication, and strong customer service is required for this internship
- Working with the Director of Ticket Sales in a wide variety of tasks and projects
- Assist on game nights for all eight home games
- Gain valuable sales experience unique to a successful football franchise

Youth Mission and Ministry Intern
It is the primary purpose of the internship to be a learning opportunity through relational ministry to junior or senior high students. In Particular, the intern ministry seeks to provide the chance for interns to:
-Gain practical ministry training
-Work in an atmosphere of personal and professional guidance and support
-Test their gifts and call to vocational ministry
-Develop spiritually and theologically
-Present the gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and to encourage them in their growth through the study of scripture, prayer, fellowship and service.
-Assist the Youth Mission and Ministry staff in planning and executing ministry programs. These include Sunday morning and evening programs, Wednesday evening programs, Bible studies, small groups, special events, retreats, and mission projects. Share in the teaching responsibilities of Sundays and Wednesdays.
-Maintain personal, spiritual and professional growth.
-Assist in the coordination of volunteer sponsors and to encourage them in their ministry with students.
-Initiate contact with students in order to build relationships wherein the gospel can be communicated through words and actions. Relational time with students may include such activities as lunch at their school, attending extra-curricular activities, hiking, going out for ice cream, and overnights with small groups.
-Keep students and parents informed in regard to upcoming events.

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine Internship
Work for a professional soccer team and establish a network with the Athletic Trainers and natinoally renowned Team Physicians. This is an excelent opportunity for Student Athletic Trainers to enter the profession as this is a clinically based experience. The length of the internship can be altered to suit individual's availability and is at the discretion of the supervising athletic trainer.

Student Ministries Summer Intern
The purpose of this position is to develop emerging leaders for kingdom impact in Walnut Creek today while preparing them for ministry leadership in the future. Interns complete a 10 week training position during the summer season in either Middle School or High School MInistry departments. Interns receive training and hands-on experience in teaching, administration ,relational work with students, and event planning.

Summer Camp Intern
We are looking for two college student interns to help design and run summer camps for low-income children and teens. The camp program will:
•Run from 1:00-5:00pm daily, June 22nd to August 21st
•Take place at an affordable housing property in Issaquah
•Host children from 5-17 years old
•Involve a variety of different weekly themes and activities, including field trips

Sport Operations Internship
This internship is based on allowing someone to gain a wide variety of experiences while working with, in, and around, a professional sports franchise. The intern will gain experience in a variety of fields including marketing, promotions, tickets, sales, merchandise, game day operations, on-field events, media relations, and staff supervision.

The intern will spend 20-30 hours a week in the office, and attend all 24 home games. Game day hours will vary with the schedule. Interns are not paid for office hours, but are paid hourly for time spent at home games.

This is a great experience for someone looking to start in sports. Unlike other internships that can focus on a specific area, this internship allows for the individual to experience all aspects of a working in sport to help them better discover what they want to do.

Office administration-special events assistant
Office support and assistance with various fund raising events needed. This position offers an opportunity to work with the athletes from the Special Olympics program and their friends and family. Law enforcement is very active raising money on behalf of Special Olympics so there are also opportunities to interact with various police and law enforcement agencies from throughout the region.

Summer Ministry Internship
Trinity has invited individuals to participate in our summer ministry intern program for the past twenty-three years. Those selected will have responsibility to carry out the program and goals for ministry with Children (ages 3 - 11), Youth (ages 12 - 17), Young Adults, and/or Worship leadership. Interns will receive training as they work alongside pastors, church staff, lay people and their own peers sharing Christ's love with the people of Anchorage.

Please visit our website,, for complete job descriptions and application.

Fitness Center Internship
Providing fitness program development, instruction, personal training services, and front desk services at the Scotford Fitness Center.

Health and Wellness
General Function:
To greet and assist members during their time in the Health and Fitness department, assist in providing supervision to the programs and services provided within but not limited to the YMCA Health and Fitness area.

Sodexho Intern
Whitworth Student Internship Program

The goal of the Whitworth Student Internship Program is to educate Whitworth University students in five key disciplines: Sustainability, Marketing, Health and Wellness, Culinary Planning and Business Development.

Each paid intern will have their own Sodexho mentor who will guide them through their one year learning experience. They will meet frequently with the Local Sodexho Whitworth management team to review their curriculum and evaluate their learning progress.

All interns will be paid $10.00 per hour and work approximately 16 hours a month for 9 months.

Sustainability – This student will be helping to educate the campus community and enhance our many local sustainability initiatives. He/she will be planning monthly sustainability events like films, speakers, contests etc. The focus and program will complement the Whitworth Sustainability Task Force’s areas of planning – Education, Research, Operations and Community Outreach. Each activity will require a follow-up report on its success and suggestions for improvement.

Marketing – This individual will be responsible for organizing and implementing all Whitworth retail and resident dining marketing programs and promotions for students. He/she will be responsible for virtually campus communications throughout the year, including e-mails and promotional calendars that are sent throughout the year.

Health/Wellness – This student will plan educational and promotional activities for the Whitworth community in the areas of health and wellness. This would include nutrition information at all formats as well as organizing and planning speakers, promotions, films and special events. He/she will also serve as a sounding board on how we can maintain and improve the quality of our healthy food options. Each event will be supported by a report that assesses its success and provides recommendations for the future.

Culinary – This individual will focus on food. learning how to plan, prepare, serve and supervise a meal in a university food service environment. They will be involved in balancing all the factors that contribute to delicious and nutritious meals, including costing, nutrition, merchandising, menu variety, production procedures, recipe planning, tasting, sustainability and all food safety procedures.

Business Development – This intern will learn the responsibilities and expectations of a general manager in a university food service environment. Interviewing, hiring, disciplining, employee development, budgeting, audits, customer service, cost analysis, sustainability, client relations, safety, customer satisfaction and legal contracts will all be covered as part of this curriculum. This individual will be required to report bi-weekly on their current learning experiences with recommendations on how to improve the quality and efficiency of our Whitworth operations.

Launching Career Internship
Are you a December graduate who could use some help jump-starting his or her job search or transition to graduate school? If so, we want to remind you of The Washington Center's spring Postgraduate Professional Development Program (PPDP). It's made for recent graduates and helps them to explore career options, gain valuable on-the-job experience, and network with prospective employers. Students have many special advantages just as a result of interning in Washington, with its highly professional workforce, uniquely diverse and strong job market, and fast-breaking opportunities.

Although the stated deadline is November 14, we will still accept applications after that date; but we need to hear from interested students soon so we will have time to find an appropriate placement.

The PPDP program is designed for those who have finished a bachelor's degree within the last 18 months or are enrolled in a graduate program. If accepted, The Washington Center will work with them to find a full-time, 15-week internship, tailored to their interests. The placement will be substantive, and could be in a governmental, nonprofit, corporate or international setting.

Students will work four and one half days per week and attend professional development workshops on resume-writing, interviewing, and various other topics. They will also have access to insider briefings on opportunities for employment in the federal government and on further study in area graduate and professional programs. They will be able, if they want, to audit one of our courses and take advantage of other Washington Center speakers and events, too.

If you would like more information about this or other Washington Center programs please do not hesitate to contact us at or visit our website at

Technical Support
11 month paid interniship. Provide support to the 10 conference member institutions and the conference office in the area of computer programs. Provide direct support for the digital game film exchange program and the conference video streaming program. Producing reports. Some traveling may be required. Vacation time provided during holidays.

Technical Support
Great Northwest Athletic Conference is accepting applications for an 11 month, paid internship for Technical Support. Position would provide support to the 10 conference member institutions and the conference office in the area of computer programs. Provide direct support for the digital game film exchange program (XOS) and the conference video streaming program. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills necessary. An understanding of college sports is preferred. Position would also entail producing reports and other duties as assigned. Prefer two to three hours per day, five days a week. Flexible scheduling will be considered. Some travel may be required. Vacation time provided during holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years, Spring Break, etc). Position is open until filled. Start immediately.

Customized OM Internships
Operation Mobilization has over 5,400 missionaries working in 110 countries around the world involved in every type of ministry. We are able to offer personalized internships customized to many fields of study. – Almost Anything, Nearly Anywhere. In other worlds, tell us what you want to do, where you want to go, when you want to do it, and we will do our best to set it up. Go to to check it out.

From church planting to marine engineering,
from teaching English to journalism,
from dentistry to videography, and everything in between --
help build the Kingdom of God in one of more than a hundred countries in your personally customized internship.

Go to and click "Inquire Now" and fill in the survey to begin the process.

P R Intern, Special Olympics WA Spokane WA
Work with staff throughout Special Olympics Washington (SOWA) to understand its mission, vision, goals and objectives; while recognizing opportunities that may be of interest to the public and/or the media. Assist in producing outreach materials such as volunteer flyers, fact sheets, talking points and other promotional materials. This would also include press releases for newspapers and electronic media correspondence and articles for publication

Assist in helping to organize and recruit for volunteer and community outreach events.

Principle duties:
• Assist in the planning, development and communication of information designed to keep public informed of SOWA programs and accomplishments
• Research and write articles and stories for publication on the SOWA website and over the internet
• Gathers and verifies factual information through interviews, observation, and research. Organizes material and writes according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; mastery of English language usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
• Prepares and distributes fact sheets, news releases, photographs or video recordings to media representatives and others interested in learning about Special Olympics Washington
• Assist in the development of partnerships with other sports organizations
• Provide program input (suggestions, criticisms, improvement, and ideas) as a member of the SOWA team
• Attend Special Olympics Washington (SOWA) activities and events as directed by the Northwest Region Sports and Program Manager. These events may include; local and regional competitions and state games

Congressional Intern
Please visit our website: and select the "Constituent Services" tab. From there, select the "Internship Opportunities" tab.

Weight Room Supervisor Intern
- Weight Room Supervisor – for after school weights program. The student would supervise the weight room and possible work with students on proper lifting technique as well as provide students with a weight training program if desired.
- They are looking at Mondays through Thursdays from 3:30pm to 4:30 or 5pm.
- This would start as soon as possible.

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If you need additional assistance or have questions related to internship opportunities for the major please contact Russ Richardson at 509.777.3244 or e-mail him at