Boston Scores

Boston Scores partners with the Boston Public School teachers, our “Coach-Mentors”, to provide urban youth in grades K-12 with after-school soccer & enrichment programs. Our mission is to provide urban youth with team-based education programs that promote health and well-being, academic engagement, and civic leadership. Our Summer Learning Academy (Summer Scores) in partnership with Boston Public Schools serves 100 grade 3-6th grade students during the summer months.

Summer Scores is a blend of academic classes lead by BPS teachers and camp-like enrichment activities lead by our Scores staff and coaches. The Princeton intern will play an integral part of the planning and the daily management of Summer Scores with a focus on connecting with families, managing our junior camp counselors and leading fun, hands-on enrichment activities.

City/State

East Boston, MA

Internship Description

As our Summer Associate, the PICS intern will be assisting the Boston Scores Program Director in the planning of our Summer Learning Academy (Summer Scores) in partnership with Boston Public School District. Our Summer Learning Academy is a combination of academic classes lead by BPS teachers and athletic and enrichment activities (soccer, arts & crafts, music, cooking classes, Book Clubs etc.). Typically based in East Boston at the Mario Umana Academy, Summer Scores serves 100 rising 3-6th graders for 5 weeks starting in early July through the beginning of August.

The student population tends to be classified as English-Language Learners that need extra support in English Language Arts and Math. Activities focus on fun hands-on activities that stemming summer educational loss and build students' social and emotional and skills. The Summer Associate will be the point person for parent communication, manage our high school junior counselors, lead an enrichment activity/class and assist with the day-to-day management of program.

# of weeks Required Dates Start Time End Time Public Transportation Housing  Format
10 June 6 - Aug 12, 2022  9:00am  4:00pm Yes No In person

Housing Information

Due to the many colleges in the area, it is likely that the intern can easily take on a sublet during the summer. The main location of the internship is in East Boston which is easily accessible via public transportation (Blue Line or bus).

Internship Qualifications

The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy working in urban communities and have a commitment to urban education.
  • Should be positive, patient and have an ability to communicate with and relate to children.

Additional or preferred qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish is an additional asset.
  • Prior coaching, teaching and/or positive youth development experience is preferred but not required

Writing Sample Required

None

Special Requirements

  • Background Check
  • Certifications (i.e.: CPR)
  • Vaccinations
  • Intern will need to follow all City of Boston and Boston Public school COVID mandates and protocols to fully participate in the internship.