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YMCA of Greater Boston Sports Coach in Roxbury, Massachusetts

Job Description

The YMCA is searching for a sports instructor to lead a group of children ages 3 to 11 instructing sports classes and providing support to sports camp. Classes are on weekday afternoons and weekend mornings and afternoons. Candidate must possess excellent child/parent communication skills, expertise in a variety of sports and the ability to work independently. Excellent public relations and conflict resolution skills in order to facilitate positive relationships with parents, staff, children, and outside agencies.

  • Leads sports programs (such as basketball, soccer, t-ball, floor hockey, etc.) by conducting a fun safe and developmentally appropriate program, as directed by the supervisor to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.

  • Officiate youth sports programs according to the general rules of the sport

  • Know, demonstrate and interpret YMCA philosophy to players, parents, and coaches.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to control all aspects of the game that you are officiating.

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

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

  • Ability to work flexible hours as program needs arise. Ability to assist in various departments or programs as the need arises.