Get Involved with World Sport Chicago

World Sport Chicago is powered by a diverse and committed group of volunteers, all with a passion for sport and seeing change in Chicago. We would not be able to empower communities without their support.

Those who are interested in serving the mission, to use the power of sport in improving the quality of life in Chicago communities, can learn more about the opportunities to become involved with World Sport Chicago below.

Volunteer Service Opportunities

For an Event: Volunteer Team

The need for volunteers is an vital one, as World Sport Chicago is constantly seeking passionate and committed people to join our team by helping out at events. Volunteer commitments are usually single day commitments, please see the page for more information.

Get Involved as a Volunteer



At a School: Athlete Ambassador Program

Athlete Ambassadors teach Chicago youth values and character traits for success in life. They use their real-life stories to teach students to set personal goals for themselves. Athlete Ambassadors are required to meet with their partner elementary schools students at least three times during the year. The ABCs the Athlete Ambassadors teach are: Athletics, Behavior and Course performance.

Get Involved with Athlete Ambassadors



In Leadership & Support: Associate Board

The Associate Board provides young professionals with the opportunity to support the mission of World Sport Chicago by supplementing the already existing board of directors, and create valuable professional development opportunities in the process. The board requires a one-year membership commitment.

Get Involved with the Associate Board



Service-Learning & Career Opportunities

The World Sport Chicago team is small but dynamic and consistently looking for opportunities to evolve as we see our mission and impact grow.

Internship Opportunities

The World Sport Chicago internship program is designed for college undergraduate and graduate students to get on-site experience with a not-for-profit sports engagement and social development agency. Our internship opportunities focus on learning through hands-on experience with guidance and support from full-time staff. The length of the program lasts 8-12 weeks, with interns committing to work at least 24 hours a week.

Get Involved as an Intern



Professional Career Opportunities

Development Associate – UPDATE (5/5): We are no longer accepting new applications for the Development Associate position. We are in the process of reviewing all applications and will be in touch with candidates in the coming week. If you have a question about your status as a candidate for the Development Associate position please email We are anticipating an early June start date.


Volunteers in Action