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Our Top 5 of 2020

What a year! Open Field celebrated 10 years of life-changing experiences for youth through the global game of soccer. And despite the pandemic, we continued our programming in Cameroon and Pittsburgh. It was difficult to narrow the list to 5, but we did our best…. Read more »

Kim Cermak: Feeling Strong in Body, Mind, and Spirit

“I enjoy being part of a team that is dedicated to helping youth to hope more, dream more, stretch their boundaries, plant seeds for a better tomorrow, and inspire others to be their best,” Kim Cermak, an Open Field board member, said.  In her role… Read more »

Youth Council Presidents Find Confidence in Sport

The fun is what draws Jennifer, Kumba Town’s Youth Council President, to the game. She enjoys leading her peers and has seen her leadership skills develop from the experience.  Like Jennifer, Judeth, Mile One’s Youth Council President, enjoys being part of the decision-makers to lead… Read more »

Girls Program Lead Coach Mentor

Job Title:                              Girls Program Lead Coach Mentor Job Status:                          Part Time (Monday – Thursday evenings 4pm-7pm) Hourly Rate:                       $16.50/hour The Girls Program Lead Coach Mentor supports programming efforts and builds relationships with girls in Open Field’s programs. The role of the Girls Program… Read more »

For The Love Of The Game

You’re putting on your shinguards. Then you lace up your cleats. It minutes before you are supposed to warm up. Next thing you know, kickoff is moments away. The butterflies are in your stomach. But the game kicks off, and you feel at ease. After… Read more »