The NCDA believes in the development of our student-athletes’ education and is proud to introduce an internship opportunity for our members as a way to incorporate the love of dodgeball with real world business/organizational experience. The individual chosen for this internship will receive a $500 scholarship to help alleviate a small portion of the financial burden college puts on the average student. To be considered for this internship, the following criteria must be met by each applicant:
1) Currently enrolled in an institution of higher education and pursuant of a degree
2) Must be at least a sophomore in credits
3) Current GPA of at least 2.7
4) Must have completed or will complete internship requirements as outlined by the applicant’s respective university
5) Agree to work 10-20 hours per week
6) Agree to work for at least 3 months
7) Agree to work with the assigned NCDA Executive Board member who will act as the intern’s supervisor.
8) Must maintain a satisfactory evaluation throughout the internship in order to receive the scholarship.
Below are the areas the NCDA is seeking assistance to help fulfill its mission of promoting and developing competitive collegiate dodgeball in the United States. This internship can be used for college credit if allowed by the applicant’s degree program. If you are interested in this opportunity, click on the link at the bottom of this page to fill out the application, and send your resume to the NCDA’s main email address (firstname.lastname@example.org). The application window will open on February 9, 2020 and close on March 8, 2020 at 11:59p.m. Eastern Time. After this time, you will be contacted by a representative of the NCDA to set up a phone interview. Once all interviews are conducted, the NCDA Executive Board will make a decision and offer a candidate one of their more preferred positions below (depending on the current needs of the organization).
Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
The Recruitment & Retention Coordinator will work directly with the Director of League Expansion and Retention to establish new member teams at universities previously unrepresented in the NCDA. Duties may include: maintaining communication with current teams, developing new leads, creating skills and strategy presentations, and other duties assigned by the NCDA Executive Board.
The NCDA is a growing 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization who faces unique challenges. The Accounting Assistant will work with the NCDA’s Treasurer to expand record keeping, along with working with member teams. Duties may include, developing a league dues tracking system, aiding member teams with budgeting, seeking out sponsorships/grants/funding opportunties, and other duties assigned by the NCDA Executive board.
Social Media Specialist
The Social Media Specialist will assist the NCDA Content Team in media creation and maintenance. The NCDA Content Team is responsible for providing a variety of promotional services for the NCDA including website maintenance, video services, and written content highlighting events throughout the NCDA. The Social Media Specialist will assist with the NCDA’s social media platforms which includes: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. Duties may include sharing content from the NCDA website on various platforms, creating and sharing created images and videos, and other duties assigned by the NCDA Content Team.
NCDA Alumni Coordinator
The NCDA is the largest North American dodgeball organization by total historic participants, and has had a vast network of players since its foundation in 2005. The NCDA Alumni Coordinator shall assist the NCDA Executive Board with alumni relations activities. Duties may include organizing alumni exclusive events, updating alumni members on current NCDA events, and other duties assigned by the NCDA Executive Board.
NCDA Research Analyst
The research analyst will work with the NCDA board in identifying and determining the needs of the organization. They will develop and send out surveys, conduct interviews, and collect other relevant data. From this information, the analyst will create reports, interpret the data, and identify problems with potential solutions.