Community Nutrition Intern

Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation (SASF) is New York’s leading provider of after-school programs. Our mission

is to help bridge the academic performance gap among under-achieving students and in low income neighborhoods

through wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve children’s academic performance, health and

wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment.




The Community Nutrition Intern will work directly with the Director of Sports, Wellness and Fitness. This position will allow an intern to work in the implementation and development of wellness programming (Eat 4 Life) at afterschool programs for underserved youth. The opportunity will also allow the Community Nutrition Intern to gain experience in sports and fitness program development (Champions 4 Life and Fit 4 Life).

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Development of nutrition outreach tools, such as newsletters and handouts
  • Assist in development and implementation of Eat 4 Life, Champions 4 Life, and Fit 4 Life Curriculum
  • Assist in the implementation of Eat 4 Life, Champions 4 Life and Fit 4 Life program sessions
  • Assist with worksite wellness initiative development and implementation
  • Perform basic office tasks as assigned, such as typing, filing, photocopying and faxing
  • Provide support and monitoring to afterschool program staff with wellness, sports and fitness programs


  • Degree in Nutrition or currently pursuing degree in nutrition
  • Interest or background in Sports and/or Fitness
  • Strong listening skills, oral and written communication skills and the ability to follow directions, are all required to perform this role
  • 12 or more hours required a week

 Location: Woodside, Queens 

Reports: Director of Fitness and Wellness

Time: Non-Exempt

If you are interested in this internship opportunity, please submit your resume and internship requirements to Shanon Morris, Director of Sports, Wellness and Fitness, at

Queens, New York
Publicaton Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
Company Name: 
Sports and Arts in the School Foundation
Job Type: