Join Our Team

The Sportable TEAM is small but MIGHTY and we are passionate about sports and creating opportunities for individuals with physical and visual disabilities to be active in RVA! We are seeking team members that are actively engaged in sports and recreation themselves, with a strong desire to share that with others. If you are energetic, have a positive mindset, can flourish in a dynamic work environment with a strong base of personal reserves, AND have the ability to inspire and motivate others—Sportable has all of that and MORE to offer!!



Sportable offers multiple internships throughout the year. Internship timelines can be flexible and are generally based around one’s academic calendar and/or major events taking place at Sportable.

Each internship position listed below requires an outgoing, self-motivated individual who possesses effective communication skills. Each position will require weekend and evening work surrounding our program schedule. To apply, please indicate the specific internship position of interest, as well as a cover letter, resume and other position-specific materials listed to Wendy Bondeson at

Program Intern

Individuals interested in a program specific position will need to complete and return the Program Intern Application with your application materials. For those interested in a therapeutic recreation internship position, please indicate this on your application and review the TR Internship Manual found in the link below. Please only use person-first language in your application materials when referencing individuals with disabilities.

  • Provide general program management to include tracking of attendance, volunteer hours, payments/registrations, survey results, and administration, etc.
  • Update databases weekly as instructed by Program Staff
  • Onsite program support for identified programs, based on season
  • Create and lead special event or training based on season and personal interest
  • Carrying out general program management for assigned sports, determined by season.
    • Weekly emails to athletes and volunteers
    • Load equipment and make any necessary preparations 1 day in advance
    • Development and coordination of lesson plans with coaches
    • Coordinate travel information for programs as appropriate
    • Administrating and tracking of pre and post assessments
  • Other responsibilities include day to day operational support deemed priority by Executive Director and Program staff

Sportable Program Intern Application

TR Internship Manual

Development Intern

  • Special Events and Grassroots Fundraising Coordination
  • Maintain regular social media postings with current program, event, athlete, volunteer, partner, community, and industry information
  • Coordinate execution of marketing material distribution based on Marketing Plan
  • Provide support to the Development Committee for fundraising events and mailings
  • Assist with duties related to Board management
  • Assist with Grants Management Tracking and Reporting
  • Other responsibilities include day to day operational support deemed priority by Executive Director and Program staff

APPLY: (For Intern Position)

Those interested should submit their resume and cover letter to
Wendy Bondeson at

Applications will be reviewed and you will be contacted only if selected for a phone or personal interview. No phone calls, please. Sportable does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law