This position will work with the Program and/or Sports Director to help instruct and conduct recreational youth sports. The sports attendant will help with the set up of the field and ensuring the equipment is available for sports, answering any questions for members, coaches and staff and coaching/filling in, as necessary.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working knowledge of game rules and use of equipment for a specific sport (soccer, volleyball, football and/or basketball).
Work and communicate effectively with the kids, parents, coaches, and staff.
Effectively set up fields/courts and have proper equipment available.
Routinely inspects equipment to ensure it is in good working condition before and after use.
Return equipment upon completion of class and reports repairs/maintenance needed and cleans area as appropriate.
Report damages, equipment failures or potential safety concerns and returns equipment to proper place after use.
Complete all necessary paperwork and record keeping (i.e. skill sheets, attendance, and progress reports.)
Ensures safety protocols at all times, reporting accidents or incidents immediately.
Establish and maintain a professional image and rapport with members and students.
Perform rescues and emergency procedures in accordance with facility polices and certification requirements.
Perform additional functions or assume additional responsibilities as needed or as requested by the Program Director or supervisor.
Engage in positive public relations with participants, members and guest ensuring a positive experience.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
Adheres to the Association operating policies and procedures by operating the programs within the guidelines set forth.
Follow YMCA policies and procedures regarding the safety, health and welfare of members, program participants, guests and staff; responds to emergency situations in accordance to facility policies and certification requirements.
Attend and actively participate in all trainings, staff meetings/in-services as assigned.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Must be at least 16 years of age or older.
Experience working and communicating effectively with players, coaches and parents.
Ensure the highest quality of service and level of professionalism by establishing and maintaining a team attitude, order, discipline, and encourage good sportsmanship and constructive competition for players, coaches and parents.
Demonstrates objectivity in emotional situations; maintains patience, confidence and composure under pressure or adverse circumstances.
Demonstrates effective oral communication; conveys information in a clear, yet concise manner; actively listens to others.
Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with groups and/or individuals from different backgrounds.
Represent the YMCA in a positive manner.
Tampa Metropolitan Area Ymca