Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County


502 E. Sample St.
South Bend , IN 46601

Site Housing: 
Students must have their own housing.

Gender Requirement: 
Either Gender

Driver's License Required: 
Driver's License Preferred for Commuting

Student Minimum Age: 

Language Requirement: 
Helpful but not required

Each student will need to provide his/her own vehicle

Site Dates: 
6/07/21 - 7/30/21, 6/14/21 - 8/06/21

Social Issues: 
Day Camps

Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County


Site Description: 

The Boys & Girls Club of St. Joseph County has three primary locations in South Bend and additional sites in Mishawaka. All sites follow a standardized curriculum of summer activity steeped in educational enrichment through arts/games/health & fitness/sports & recreation/literacy and various camps & field excursions. The student is trained and asked to help plan and facilitate activities for summer programming.

Student Responsibilities:
Research, plan, & implement on and off site extraneous activities and experiences for Club Members, including field trips, excursions, sports camps, lessons.
Coordinate with administrative team and Club staff to receive community referrals, coordinate schedules, facilitate activities.
Coordinate with Club staff to facilitate permission slips, signups, parent notifications; ensure safe, smooth implementation of on- and off-site activities/trips.
Interact with community volunteers and organizations hosting BGC members for off-site activities, such as USTA tennis lessons, First Tee/PGA golf, ND/Saint Mary's/Bethel College/Holy Cross College sports camps, museums, other educational venues.
Work with Site Director and fellow staff to engage members in all program areas.
Implement the Club's guidance and discipline policies consistently and compassionately.
Produce deliverable/tangible outcome item, either presentation, paper, or event that encapsulates summer intern activity and showcases mutual benefit to intern and recipient Club kid(s)/families.

Anghy Ramos Valencia ( )
Jarred Gou ( )
Natalie Vellutini ( )
Kateri Chabot ( )
Diego Reynoso ( )

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Upcoming Events

September 2021

Information Session | ISSLP 2022 (In-Person and Virtual)
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

October 2021

Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series | Refugees
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00pm
Information Session | ISSLP 2022 (In-Person Only)
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
What to do with my Ph.D.? Community Engagement Career Paths
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 7:00pm
The Social
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Information Session | Catholic Social Tradition Minor
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 6:30pm
Information Session | ISSLP 2022 (In-Person and Virtual)
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Application Close | ISSLP 2022
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

November 2021

Labor Café First Friday
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Dignity and Justice Workshop
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Higgins Labor CLASSics | Blue Collar (1978)
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

December 2021

Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series | Housing
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 12:00pm
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm