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Athletic Training Internship

The Athletic Training Intern exists to help in the operation of the Sports Medicine Program at Valor. This is a volunteer summer position.

Possess and Model a Growing Relationship with Christ
• Pursue full devotion to Christ and live a life that reflects that authenticity
• Model the fruits of the spirit in communications, relationships and daily work
• Demonstrate teachability and a willing heart for service
• Embody others-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions

Demonstrate Trustworthy Commitment to Valor Christian High School
• Accept and uphold Valor’s Statement of Faith
• Accept and abide by all affirmations in Valor’s Annual Statement of Commitment

Provide Strategic, Effective, Inspiring Team Support
• Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document
• Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions
• Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives
• Champion the Valor culture and be intentional in the development of athletes’ faith and Christian character
• Being a positive role model for all of the student-athletes at the school
• Create and oversee injury rehabilitation programs for student-athletes
• Help operate the Athletic Training Rooms
• Provide game coverage for Valor Sporting Events
• Conduct initial assessment of an athlete’s injury or illness in order to provide emergency or continued care, and to determine
whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
• Care for athletic injuries using therapeutic equipment, techniques, and medication
• Evaluate athletes’ readiness to play, and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted
• Apply protective or injury preventive devices such as tape, bandages, or braces to body parts.
• Assess and report progress of recovering athletes to coaches, parents, and physicians
• Collaborate with physicians in order to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries
• Advise athletes on proper use of equipment
• Perform team-support duties such as running errands, maintaining equipment, and stocking supplies
• Other duties as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer

Demonstrate a Commitment to Fulfilling Valor’s Vision and Mission
• Assume collaborative responsibility for Operating Plan Goals
• Be a ‘culture- keeper’

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth
• Participate in Valor Team meetings and weekly meetings with Supervisor
• Demonstrate teachability and receptive to feedback
• Pursue professional/personal/spiritual growth and development
• Participate in the broader ministry of Valor by contributing of time, talent and treasure beyond assigned role responsibilities

Serve Wholeheartedly as an Exceptional Teammate
• Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word
• Pursue and uphold relational unity with Team members
• Assist Team members to facilitate school-wide wins

Athletic Director, Assistant Athletic Directors, Director of Performance, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletic Office Manager

The person that fills this position should expect to come away with a better understanding of high school athletic training. They can expect to learn interactions with athletes, parents, coaches and partnering team physicians. They can also expect to spend time learning and improving their skills as laid out in the educational plan.

• Minimally must be a student in or planning to enter an athletic training education program
• Must be CPR certified

POSITION TYPE: Non-paid Internship
SUPERVISOR: Head Athletic Trainer

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