Youth Sports Leader

Two Rivers Ymca Moline , IL 61265

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Actively Hiring*

You just got served! Help up serve up some life skills as we teach our youth Soccer, T-Ball, Basketball, Volleyball, and Golf.

We are looking for great staff to teach and/or be sports officials for these different activities. Classes range from day to evenings, on Weekdays and Weekends.

Summary:The Youth Sports Leader is present during various youth sports activities to assist coaches in teaching fundamentals of the youth sports, Y character values, build assets and act as a communication hub between the Youth Development Director, coaches and parents. The Sports Leader will have full knowledge of Y philosophy and implement its mission during every task performed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure Y mission, sportsmanship and character development remains the core element of every programs curriculum.

  • Complete the new employee orientation, CPR training and department orientation.

  • Arrive at scheduled events/activities on time, prepared and in meeting appearances standards. The proper dress is Y staff shirt (tucked in), black shorts or pants, nametag and whistle.

  • Set up for various activities as instructed; both outdoor and indoor.

  • Instruct specific activities as directed by supervisor.

  • Have knowledge of risk management practices and assist in implementing throughout departments.

  • Act as the game official as directed by supervisor.

  • Get to know program parents and participants and encourage feedback for the Y programs.

  • Maintain any sports equipment used during activities and report to supervisor if any equipment needs repaired or replaced.

  • Keep closets and storage areas neat and tidy.

  • Be a positive mentor for youth inside and outside the Y.

Effect and End Results:

  • Families will leave the Y programs with stronger bonds then when they began.

  • Youth will have a better understanding of the balance in youth sports between fun and competition.

  • Every participant will understand the importance of good sportsmanship.

  • Staff, members, participants, and the community will be constantly aware of current events and programs available to them through the Two Rivers Y.

Supervisory Responsibilities:Supervises participants enrolled in the Y Youth Sports Programs. Communicates all activities with the Youth Development Director.

Qualification Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Must have at least one year experience in instructing programs. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated experience equal to one year in supervising or teaching programs.

Language Skills:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, curriculum, policy/procedure manuals, and financial documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from members and non-members of the YMCA. Ability to speak effectively before groups of parents, students, administrators and staff.

Mathematical Skills:Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, and percentages.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Complete background check, child abuse prevention training, CPR/AED certification and blood borne pathogens.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee too successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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