June 2009 Archives

Park Nicollet seeks full-time Physical Therapy Aide

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The supervisor of physical therapy at Park Nicollet Health System is seeking a student who is looking to go on in the medical field. The available position is a full time position with benefits.

Interested students should contact Kristen Ryan at kirsten.ryan@parknicollet.com and apply at www.parknicollet.com/careers/employment/

Courage Center opportunities available

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Courage Center is a Minnesota-based rehabilitation and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence.

A wide variety of volunteer and paid positions are available at the Courage Center.

The Minneapolis VA Medical Center is seeking to attract, develop, and retain people who provide high quality service to our Nation's veterans and their families.

Excellent employment opportunities are available in all areas of this dynamic healthcare system. For more information see the Minneapolis VA Medical Center Careers Web page.

Physical Therapist Search Engine

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Looking for a Physical Therapist to work and intern with? You might find the Physical Therapist Search Engine a useful tool.

YMCA of North Minneapolis partnership with School of Kinesiology

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Be part of a developing partnership between the School of Kinesiology and the YMCA of North Minneapolis and earn field experience credits. This is an opportunity to get involved coaching 5-13 year-old youth in a diverse, urban community. Emphasis will be placed on teaching and helping youth develop competence in a variety of sports and activities, not on competition.

University students will work closely with a faculty member who will mentor you on coaching techniques to promote physical, social, and psychological development in youth participants. Coaches are needed for a range of activities such as dance, double dutch, soccer, basketball, skating, floor hockey, snowshoeing, tennis, track & field, and more. Activity offerings will depend on the season. Activity sessions are 2 times per week for 1.5 - 2 hours after school and/or on weekends. Participants will also have an opportunity to share expertise on nutrition, strength, conditioning, flexibility, and other knowledge. The University YMCA will provide free training in CPR, basic First Aid, AED, and child abuse training.

For more information please call Jen Bhalla at 612-625-6876 or email her at bhall009@umn.edu .

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) was created in 1992 when a group of 20 bull riders broke away from the Professional Rodeo and Cowboys Association and started a circuit for bull riders only.

Support PBR partner investments with the PBR by striving to be a client-centric and strategic business partner while delivering unparalleled service to every partner. Manage portfolio of PBR partners to assure positive business results which meet partner Return on Investment (ROI) and Return on Opportunity (ROO) objectives.

For more information see the position description [PDF].

Minnesota Swarm seeking Ticket Sales Executive

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The Minnesota Swarm, founded in 2005, have quickly proven they belong near the top in the National Lacrosse League (NLL).

The Ticket Sales Executive is responsible for selling season tickets, partial plans, and group tickets to companies and individuals via phone, prospecting, personal appointments, and at games.

For more information see the position description [PDF].

ACES seeks volunteers for Life Time Fitness Triathalon 2009

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Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES) is an after-school tutoring/mentoring program that uses sports to engage Minneapolis and St. Paul inner-city youth in learning and provides opportunities for them to build the skills necessary to succeed academically, develop personally, and become responsible, contributing community members.

You can help ACES by volunteering at the Life Time Fitness Triathlon on behalf of ACES. As part of ACES' partnership with Life Time, your participation secures both financial and in-kind contributions for ACES from Life Time. The event is held Saturday July 11, 2009
6:00am-12:00pm at Lake Nokomis in South Minneapolis.

For more information see the volunteer flier [PDF].

Athletes Committed to Educating Students seeks volunteers

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Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES) are looking for volunteers to help along the bike course for the Life Time Fitness Triathlon 2009 event. Event takes place Saturday, July 11, 2009 at Lake Nokomis in South Minneapolis. As an nonprofit partner for this event, ACES will receive financial in-kind contributions from Life Time Fitness in return for providing 60+ volunteers. All proceeds will benefit ACES organization which assists low-income, inner-city youth located throughout the Twin Cities For more information about the organization please visit www.aces4kids.org.

Volunteers are welcome to sign-up in groups and volunteer together.

Volunteer duties include:
1. Cheering on the athletes
2. Warning bike riders of upcoming turns
3. Notifying race officials of any injuries
4. Warning pedestrians of oncoming racers

Volunteers will be in groups of 2-4 (or more) and will be placed at Intersections along beautiful West River Parkway in South Minneapolis. Volunteer check-in is 6am and volunteers will be at their assigned
Intersection from approximately 7am-12:00pm.

Volunteers will receive t-shirts and goodie bags (snacks, water, etc.), and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and wear comfortable clothes. The event will take place rain or shine! For more information or to sign up, please contact:

Whitney McGrew, ACES Summer Intern
1115 East Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

mcgr0214@umn.edu
612-331-3454