Volunteer opportunity description

South Bronx United Inc. (SBU) is a sports-based youth development organization that uses soccer as a tool for social change. SBU’s mission is to prepare youth to succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. SBU serves more than 1,000 boys and girls annually through programming on the field and in the classroom. The SBU Academy provides a pathway from middle school to high school to college to careers for 160 youth, combining competitive, travel soccer with academic enrichment and tutoring, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, immigration legal services, and individual case management.

SBU is seeking a Strategic Development Intern to work closely with the organization's Executive Director on long-term strategic planning, facility development, and fund development projects. An ideal candidate will have an interest in nonprofit management, business management, community development, fundraising, government relations, and/or real estate. The intern will spend time in the office completing analysis and research as well as in the community scoping potential opportunities for development.

Candidate should be ready to commit at least 2 days in the office, 10-15 hours per week for at least one semester.


Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis. If interested in the Strategic Development Internsh, please email, info@southbronxunited.org with your resume and a cover letter expressing the reasons for your interst and your availability for the position. Please put Strategic Development in the subject line.

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South Bronx United

Andrew So
Executive Director
(718) 404-9281
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