Community Outreach Intern

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Fall & Spring Commitment

Volunteer at 8 run clubs
120 Hours over 12 weeks – Unpaid

Summer Commitment

Volunteer at 10 run clubs
220 Hours over 12 week – Unpaid

Applicants from Boston University that are Sophomore or Juniors or below can apply for a grant through the Yawkey Nonprofit Program –

Position Summary:

As a Community Outreach Intern, you will play a critical role in creating long-lasting relationships to improve the running community in the Greater Boston area. The Community Outreach Intern will be responsible for reaching out to the community and keeping them informed about upcoming events.

You will be playing a critical role at BBR events and races by managing and delegating tasks to volunteers to ensure the event runs smoothly. It is the responsibility of the intern to reach out to the community and promote BRR. The intern will be responsible for recruiting community members to volunteer their time at races and events.   

As part of the Boston Road Runners team, you will be helping to foster and support an inclusive Greater Boston running community by creating an open, accessible, and welcoming environment for athletes of all background and experience levels across the region.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate needs to have the go-getter personality. Always consider the entire picture when starting new projects. This person’s motto might be “I don’t understand everything, but I know I can do it.” An adventurous individual and fears almost nothing, and approaches tasks with an upbeat attitude.

Bonus: The candidate is enthusiastic about the sport, and willing to network with not just members of the run club, but the community. Because we are relatively small organization, it is crucial that we expand our presence.

Responsibilities of the Community Outreach Intern include:
  • 3-month commitment
  • Available to attend Boston Road Runners Events (road races, etc.)
  • Keep the community updated about BRR Programs and Races
  • Research different groups and contact them
  • Help Create and launch the BRR Youth Program to promote youth athletics
  • Coordinate/ Manage Volunteers on race day
  • Recruit new volunteers
  • Communicate with volunteers
Required Skills:
  • Ability to build relationships and network
  • Responsible and personable
  • Excellent verbal & writing skills
  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree