Job Description

Position Summary:
Creates a safe and positive atmosphere for participants to learn to play sports. Promotes character
development, safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:
1. Responsible for communicating with coaches, players, and helps maintain order and creating a safe,
inclusive and fun environment.
2. Responsible for ensuring that participates are on the team roster and if applicable in uniform.
3. Ensure all rules including participant, Parent Code of Conduct, Coaches Contract and posted rules are
followed. Responsible for informing referee/coaches of any penalties/improper substitutions.
4. When score keeping, complete score sheet including the final score of the game.
5. Monitor and track YMCA sports equipment, making sure items are turned in at the end of the game
or event.
6. Responsible to prepare site prior to start of game or event, preparation includes but not limited to
cleaning the area, and making necessary preparation for planned activity.
7. Must show emotional maturity by controlling frustrations and diffusing situations where others feels
tension or stress. Show positive attitude toward the game and all its participants.
8. Report any unusual incidents to the Program Director (i.e. altercations between players, officials,
parents or injuries).
9. If working in a sports instructor role , provide sports instruction in a planned and age appropriate
10. Follow and enforce safety standards, policies and procedures.
11. Attend all staff meetings, trainings and other YMCA functions as required by Supervisor.
12. Maintain open lines of communication with participant, coaches, referee, staff and supervisor.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.

YMCA Competencies (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

1. Must be at least 16 years of age, over 18 years of age preferred.
2. Must be currently attending high school or equivalent, or have a high school diploma or equivalent.
3. First Aid, CPR, and AED are required and must be maintained and kept in current status.
4. Live scan fingerprints Clearance
5. Health screening w/Neg TB and Neg Drug Test Screening.
6. Complete all online required training(s).
7. Strong communication skills.
8. Public relations skills and/or experience working with a diverse population desired.
9. Sports background and/or organized sport involvement required.

Working Conditions:
Environmental Factors: Indoor and outdoor facilities (e.g. gymnasium and recreational sites); exposure to heat, cold, potentially hazardous chemicals, toxic materials; work on slippery or uneven surfaces. Noise level is usually moderate.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to 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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull, and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Skills/ Requirements

  • Ability to stand for up to 60 minutes
  • Ability to lift up to 20lbs
  • Have to be active and alert all times