Internship

Internship Opportunity for International Sport for Good Organization

Cameroon Football Development Program (CameroonFDP) is Pittsburgh-based organization with global reach. Our mission is to improve the lives of youth in Africa through the game of soccer by promoting health, education, leadership, and civic engagement. 

Opportunities include:

  • Communications and public relations
  • Curriculum development
  • Monitoring & evaluation
  • Soccer gear donation procurement and logistics
  • Special events planning

Desired skills and mindset:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Relevant experience (or desire to expand skills) in specific area
  • Willing to challenge yourself to learn new things
  • Self-directed, motivated, fast learner

Commitment:

  • 5-10 hours per week
  • Remote and flexible hours
  • Weekly phone calls/meetings with Founder and CEO

About CameroonFDP

Since 2010, we have engaged more than 3,000 youth in life skills education through sport. Since 2015, we have received more than $160,000 in support from FIFA Football for Hope. In 2018, we launched our PLAY4PURPOSE initiative, an innovative model that supports youth-led, neighborhood-based soccer leagues to improve health, education, and leadership skills among participants and the surrounding community.

About CameroonFDP Internships

CameroonFDP values the time, talents, and energy of volunteer interns and is committed to providing a valuable experience in which graduate and undergraduate students gain transferrable skills while working toward professional development goals identified at the beginning of the internship.

Interns can work remotely in their respective cities/countries as ambassadors or in our office in Pittsburgh. 

Contact

To learn more about CameroonFDP, visit our website, www.cameroonfdp.org, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CameroonFDP. If you’re interested to apply for an internship, email your resume & cover letter to Justin Forzano at cameroonfdp@gmail.com

Meet Larkin Hogel – in Cameroon (May – August 2018)

Larkin Hogel is pursuing a career in International Business and/or Development. He is currently finishing his Master of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh and will begin working towards a Master of Business Administration at the University of Geneva (Switzerland) in the Fall of 2018.
Prior to attending graduate school, Larkin held several positions in sports administration including Director of Athletics at Seton-La Salle Catholic High School. He completed his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012.
He will work with the organization this summer on improving process documents, building business relationships, and identifying partners for expansion of our PLAY4PURPOSE model in 2019.

Past Interns

Madison Clark, University of Pittsburgh GSPIA (Cameroon, May – July 2017)

Javier Janek, University of Pittsburgh GSPIA (Cameroon, July – August 2016)

Jared ‘Clay’ Rodgers, University of Pittsburgh GSPIA  (Cameroon, May – July 2015)

Will Dodds, Duquesne University (Cameroon, May – September 2013)