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LIFE CHANGING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Internship
Competitions and Events Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator
Administrative Assistant

Internship

GLASA’s internship programs provide career development opportunities for students majoring in Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Adaptive Sports, Sports Psychology, Nonprofit Management, Development, Marketing and more. Interns can be currently enrolled in a college, be a recent college graduate or be an experienced professional looking to gain exposure to a new career or field. Intern positions vary from part-time (as little as 10 hours/week) up to full time positions for the entire season.

For internship inquiries, please contact:
Shannon Hellen, Office Manager
Email
847.283.0908

Competitions and Events Coordinator

GLASA is seeking a qualified Competitions & Events Coordinator to ensure the planning and execution of the full scope of tournaments, games and engagements related to the organization’s adaptive sports programs. Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate all GLASA competitions and events. This includes, but is not limited to obtaining facilities, logistics including equipment and supplies, marketing, athlete recruitment, hospitality including hotels and meals, on-site concessions, awards, overseeing officials, sports classification, athlete gifts including apparel, transportation, determination of volunteer support required and additional needs as identified.
  • Work with GLASA staff, interns and volunteers to implement events and competitions such as:
    • GLASA Great Lakes Games: serve as point person for the four-day, multi-sport annual competition for athletes of all ages including injured military with a physical or visual disability
    • Adaptive sports-specific tournaments, clinics and training camps throughout the year
    • Engagement events including the holiday party and Young Professionals Board gatherings for athletes, families, coaches, Board and donors.

This is a full-time, salaried position. GLASA’s benefit package includes offerings of health, dental, vision and life insurance plus paid time off.

Send resume and cover letter to info@glasa.org. No phone calls or recruiters please.

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Volunteer Coordinator

GLASA is seeking a detail-oriented, outgoing Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for the volunteer program that assists in supplementing quality assistance to our weekly programs and special events. This position is part-time (15 per week on average). Some nights and weekends are required.

Ker responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting, training and supervising volunteers
  • Collecting volunteer information, availabilities, and skills
  • Maintaining an up-to-date database of volunteers and opportunities
  • Utilize marketing tools such as outreach, social media, e-mails and volunteer databases to recruit volunteers
  • And more

This is a part-time position, salary commesurate with education and experience.

Send resume and cover letter to info@glasa.org. No phone calls or recruiters please

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Administrative Assistant

GLASA is seeking an Administrative Assistant on a part-time basis to assit with the following tasks:

  • Answer office phone and direct calls to appropriate person
  • Greet visitors in a professional manner
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Be present when vendors are in the office
  • Keep the office tidy
  • Contact landlord for repairs and maintenance
  • Maintain supply closet and order supplies as needed
  • Assist with onboarding new hires and interns
  • And more…

This is a part-time position. Salary commensurate with experience and education

Send resume and cover letter to info@glasa.org. No phone calls or recruiters please.

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