National Community Service Organization that reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is seeking qualified individuals who will be responsible working with children / teens to promote the enjoyment of sports activities while improving physical competence, developing confidence and teaching basic skill development.
Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program, by providing close supervision of all activities.
Provide a fun, positive and safe experience for all participants.
Create an all-inclusive and supportive learning environment.
Teach progressive lessons and provide opportunities to demonstrate learned skills.
Encourage a lifetime participation in movement and physical activity.
Emphasize teamwork and sportsmanship.
Teach rules, fundamentals and enhance basic skills.
Provide direction to volunteers to Sports Assistants who are supporting the program, when applicable.
Work with the supervisor to develop program objectives and goals for each program session; lead program promotions and special events.
Create & implement lesson plans for the program session that are age-appropriate and progressive. Modify lesson plans and instructions to meet the needs of the participants.
Communicate with parents / guardians regarding the progress of their child / teen and registration for the next session, and additional opportunities that can benefit them or their child / teen.
Inform supervisor of any incident reports that needs to be filled out.
Have a thorough knowledge of branch emergency procedures and take appropriate actions for emergency situations.
Maintain accurate program documentation (incident / accident / behavior reports, attendance & sign-in / sign-out sheets).
Ensure the cleanliness of program space during all activities.
Ensure that all equipment is age-appropriate, safe and in proper working conditions.
Adhere to all Department of Health, Department of Youth & Community Development and organizational standards and guidelines.
Must obtain CDC Heads UP Concussion in Youth Sports certification within 30 days of hire.
Actively participate in all designated meetings and special events.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of one year of experience teaching sports and working with youth and teens in a structured setting.
Content expert in designated sports(s).
Knowledge of youth development stages.
Current CPR/First Aid/AED certifications.
Excellent hospitality and communication skills.
Flexibility to work mornings, evenings or weekends. We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.