AmeriCorps Youth Development Specialist

  • New York, NY, US

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: mmunoz@powerplaynyc.org. Include Coaching Position in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Calling all coaches!! Get pumped - PowerPlay NYC is hiring two Americorps Coach Across America coaches for our after-school programming. We're looking for passionate, excited, responsible coaches to work with elementary and middle school girls in all five boroughs.Coaches will teach fundamental sports skills and facilitate discussion on healthy living using a curriculum developed by the Women's Sports Foundation. Groups meet at least once a week after school for 1.5 hours.

In addition to coaching, these coaches will help with supporting programming, with as needed tasks in the office. Hours per week will average 20 hours.Applicants should have:• A sports background• The desire to teach• Experience with teaching, coaching, group facilitation• An understanding of girls' development issues• Effective communication skills (ability to listen patiently and be empathetic)• A mature demeanor• A positive attitude• Good sense of humor• Great organizational skills• A strong sense of commitment and reliability• A passion for working with and empowering girls

This is a term position that will start in August and will end in June. AmeriCorps staff are required to serve 900 hours. Coach pay is $7,770 and at the educational award at the end of term is $2,865.00. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: mmunoz@powerplaynyc.org. Include Coaching Position in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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  • 44 Court Street
    8th Floor, Suite 815
    New York, NY, US 10004
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  • Start and end dates:

    August 1st-June 30th
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    A lot (10+ hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Fixed schedule
  • Extra details:

    Stipend provided

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