Timberwolves & Lynx Youth Basketball Interns: now hiring!

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MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES & LYNX

SUMMARY
The Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx have the most extensive youth basketball clinic program in the NBA
and WNBA. The goals are to teach the game, provide a fun experience at the Target Center, and to
create interest in the Timberwolves and Lynx.

JOB SPECIFICS

• Assist with Pre-game Basketball Clinics (drill stations, group activities, etc.)
• Assist with High School Games played at the Target Center on NON GAME DAYS (keep clock –
set up water).
• Youth Basketball Games – referee, keep clock, set up water, PA Announcer – both pre game and
NON GAME DAYS.
• Public Relations – greet youth players, parents and members of the traveling parties at all
events.
• Assist with the preparation of the Youth Basketball Game Sales activities.
• Office Assistance – for those who request more hours.
Professional Development
• Academic credit (per your schools requirements)
• Experience of working with young people of all ages.
• Public Relations – representing Timberwolves/Lynx (meeting players, parents, coaches and
others who participate in all events).
• Leadership Opportunities
• Networking
• Exposure – working with the operations of an NBA/WNBA franchise.
Qualifications and Experience
• Full or part-time students
• Available Transportation
• Availability for a minimum of 15 activities from November-April.
• Ability to assist on game and non-game nights (weekdays/weekends)
• You do not have to be a good basketball player – enjoy the game, like working with younger
people, energy, enthusiasm and a sense of humor are encouraged.
• Ability to function as a youth game official, scoreboard operator and announcer.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES or REGISTRATIONS – None
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS – Ability to lift 10 pounds.
Contact: Steve Brown 763/438-9511 or sbrown@timberwolves.com
Timberwolves & Lynx Youth Basketball Interns
Game Operations
Steve Brown, Director – Timberwolves/Lynx Basketball Academy
July 7, 2012