Part-Time Sports Coordinator

Position: Part Time Sports Coordinator

Locations: Dallas County Area YMCA

Reports to: Center Director

Wage Range: $11.95 per hour

Shifts Needed: VARY, may include evenings and weekends

 

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Under the direction of the Center Director, the Sports Coordinator assists with scheduling games and staff, field maintenance, and program marketing.  He or she attends, monitors, and regulates games, trains staff to enforce rules during games and how to demonstrate the Y’s Core Values of Caring, Respect, Honesty, and Responsibilities while communicating with staff, sports participants, and parents.  He or she is also responsible for filling in when needed to officiate sports matches held at centers, camps, or off-site at other facilities. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain courts and fields prior to the season, including any set up.

  • Know, demonstrate, role model and interpret YMCA philosophy to staff, officials, players, parents, and coaches.

  • Works closely with the Program Director to address concerns of staff and/or members/participants/parents.

  • Works closely with the Program Director to advance the growth and development of the Sports Program staff through training, coaching, mentoring and guidance to ensure exceptional safety, care and customer service.

  • Assist with the promotion of Sports programming including new and innovative ways to strengthen program quality and enrollment; identification of areas of improvement and proactive problem solving.

  • Possess the ability to work with varying ages and to manage large groups.

  • Attends and participates in other YMCA program activities as needed, staff meetings, and trainings.

  • Demonstrate leadership and take initiative to greet and assist all members, potential members, program participants and volunteers in a courteous, professional and friendly manner.  Be enthusiastic towards members by learning their names and expressing an interest in their YMCA activities.

  • Report injuries to Program Director, follow and place an emphasis on all safety procedures and guidelines.

  • Ability to work flexible hours as program needs arise. 

  • Collect and record scores.

  • Perform miscellaneous related duties, as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • 1 -2 years officiating sports.  Must have a passion for sports and youth development.

  • Certifications:  CPR, First Aid, AED with 30 days of hire.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position for long periods of time, including walking, standing, bending, squatting, kneeling, and lifting.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • The physical ability to supervise, instruct and lead groups of part-time staff and children relating to sports.

  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.

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