Sports Internships


Men’s Sports & Recreation | Costa Rica

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: Sports and Recreation Interns work with children and youth among the three communities of Los Guido, La Capri and Las Fuentes. This site incorporates a variety of recreational activities with the goal of teaching and mentoring, and ultimately seeing the lives of young people changed for Christ. The most popular sport is soccer, but we also integrate everything from team handball, basketball, volleyball, baseball, and general fitness to Ping-Pong! Interns will build relationships while playing sports, assisting in coaching exercises, and participating in devotionals with the various groups of children and youth.

Skills/Background Needed: Passionate people who love Jesus and can handle participating in daily physical activity. Must be a team player who can create and implement a plan. Background participating in or coaching sports preferred or training in physical education, fitness, exercise science, etc.

Apply: August 2021


Women’s Health and Fitness/Women’s Sports | Costa Rica

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: Interns in the Women’s Health and Fitness site will help run a daily Women’s exercise program with ladies in the community of Los Guido. The exercise program is complimented with weekly discussions and presentations about various aspects of health and nutrition. As an intern in this site you will also attend a weekly Bible study with some of the participants in the exercise program and do home visits.

Skills/Background Needed: Compassionate and caring individuals who have a heart to see women discover their value and identity in Christ. Basic mastery of conversational Spanish is preferred. The Women’s Health and Fitness intern position is open to females only. Having education or experience related to the following fields is preferred: exercise science, nutrition, athletic training, etc.

Apply: August 2021


Men’s Sports | Dominican Republic (Jarabacoa)

Internship Start Dates: January or August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: The Men’s Sports site in Jarabacoa uses baseball as an avenue to build relationships with kids aged 6-14. They have three baseball teams located in the community of Buena Vista and use baseball as an opportunity to teach young boys what it looks like to live as a man of God. Additionally, the site partners with local public schools to assist their PE programs. Almost all of the time is spent outside, playing sports.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be passionate about sports and able to physically play sports for 3-5 hours a day. While no baseball experience is needed, must have some level of experience playing or working in organized sports. Ability to connect with boys ages 6-14.

Apply: August 2021 | January 2022


Women’s Sports | Dominican Republic (Jarabacoa)

Internship Start Dates: January or August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: The women’s sports site in Jarabacoa uses volleyball as an avenue to build relationships with kids aged 8-18. They have a varsity, JV, and freshmen club team based out of our communities and part of the site is training them and teaching them from the Bible. Additionally, the site partners with local public schools to assist their PE programs and form volleyball teams for younger girls. Almost all of the time is spent outside, playing sports.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be passionate about sports and able to physically play volleyball for 3-5 hours a day. While no volleyball experience is needed, must have some level of experience playing or working in organized sports. Ability to connect with pre-teens and teens.

Apply: August 2021 | January 2022


Men’s Sports | Dominican Republic (Santiago)

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: The Men’s Sports site is located at a community sports center in Cienfuegos. The site leaders uses basketball, baseball, and soccer to teach young men what it looks like to live as a man of God. Much of the day is spent playing sports and each day a Bible lesson is presented to the young people who come to play.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be passionate about sports and able and willing to physically play sports for 3-5 hours a day. Ability to connect with boys ages 6-16.

Apply: August 2021


Sports | Nicaragua

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: Sports site uses sports as an avenue to build relationships with kids aged 8-18. The main element they use is soccer, but they continue to incorporate baseball, volleyball, handball as well as strategy based games. They serve in 3 communities with a nearly 100 participants. Part of the site is training them and teaching them from the Bible. Almost all of the time is spent outside, playing sports.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be able to play sports for 3-4 hours a day. No soccer experience required.

Apply: August 2021