Vick's New Gig: Counselor at Boys & Girls Club
Former quarterback trades in construction work for something more familiar
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 30, 2009 3:20 PM CDT
This 2006 file photo shows Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick throwing a pass against the Dallas Cowboys.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Michael Vick has begun working at a Virginia summer camp after leaving his job as a construction worker, the Virginian-Pilot reports. The former Atlanta Falcons quarterback is finishing up two months of house arrest after his conviction for abetting dogfighting; he’s required to work a job. Vick began yesterday helping sports instructors at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula.

“Because we think there is an opportunity for our children to learn lessons from his experiences, we have chosen to support Michael in his efforts to make amends,” said Steven S. Kast, CEO of the Boys & Girls club.