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Player Engagement Intern 2023

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ vision is to be the premier NFL Franchise both on and off the field that sets the standard in global sports entertainment and embodies the spirit of Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers aim to employ individuals whose professionalism and dedication align with our vision.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the duties, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Summary:

The Player and Family Engagement Intern is responsible for developing positive relationships between families and the Buccaneers organization. This role involves connecting families with resources and information, addressing concerns, and ensuring open communication channels between the organization and families. The Player and Family Engagement Intern also plays a key role in promoting family engagement and advocating for the needs and rights of families. Assisting Player Engagement staff with player programming and Rookie Academy and all other programs throughout the year having to do with player development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with families served by the Buccaneers organization.

  • Serve as a point of contact for families and address their concerns, needs and questions.

  • Connect families with appropriate resources and information, such as community services, education and training opportunities, and counseling services.

  • Quarterly newsletters for significant others

  • Facilitate communication between families and the organization, including providing updates on events, activities, and initiatives.

  • Collaborate with staff to build projects and events for family and significant others

  • Organize and lead family engagement activities, such as workshops, support groups, and social events.

  • Collect and analyze data on family needs and concerns to inform program development and improvement.

  • Manage and maintain post-game family area

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, education, sports administration or a related field.

  • Experience working with families in a community-based setting.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of individuals and groups.

  • Knowledge of community resources and services.

  • Familiarity with laws and regulations related to family rights and confidentiality.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Bilingual or multilingual skills a plus.

Working Conditions:

  • The Player and Family Engagement Intern may work in an office or community setting.

  • This role may involve some evening or weekend work, depending on the needs of families and the organization.

  • This role may involve working with families who are experiencing stress or crisis and may require some emotional resilience.