Street Soccer USA is looking for an AmeriCorps Coach Across America volunteer. This is not a paid employee position, however, there is a monthly living stipend and an educational award once the year of service is completed.
Street Soccer USA is a national non-profit using soccer to create a positive social impact in some of the most underserved communities across the US. As an SSUSA coach-mentor, you will be in a position to directly impact hundreds of NYC's youth during your year of service. Through our street soccer skills based curriculum, we are able to transfer life skills that can be applied on and off the field.
The ideal candidate for this position is energetic, patient, loves working with youth ages 6-18 and has an ability to work well in a team environment. All CAA Coaches are required to attend Coach Training Institute (CTI) in Boston, MA. CTI will take place on the following dates: Travel Day is August 12th. CTI is August 13-16.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Lead SSUSA curriculum based soccer classes for youth at least two days per week.
•Further develop new and existing Street Soccer USA based lesson plans, which incorporates fun, growth-mindset delivery methods with a focus on transferring life skills through sports.
•Clearly communicate with Program Manager regarding any schedule conflicts, behavioral issues and success stories seen on the field.
•Ensure that you are in compliance with the partner affiliation MOU agreements and the Street Soccer USA Child Safety Policy at all times.
•Ensure that attendance is captured during each session.
•Assist in the planning and production of various Street Soccer USA festivals, tournaments and perform other duties as needed.
Requirments & Benefits:
Candidate must attend an all expense paid training in Boston on Aug.12-16
Completed 900 hours between - August 1st 2016 - July 31st 2017
Approximately 20 hours per week during after school hours 2-7pm
Living allowance deposited bi-monthly for a total of $7,770
Educational Award of $2,865 to be received once year is complete
Must be 18 and have or be working towards High School diploma or GED