Baseball/Softball Coaching Assistant for East Harlem and South Bronx

Job Type

Part Time




1991 2nd Avenue
Ground Floor
New York
New York
United States


DREAM (formerly known as Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as our Baseball and Softball Coaching Assistant for our after-school and summer program. The ideal candidate is a reliable team player with a commitment to youth development and a background in baseball or softball coaching. The Baseball and Softball Coaching Assistant is a key member of the program team and ensures the continued excellence, growth and sustainability of DREAM’s programs.

Like all DREAM employees, the Baseball and Softball Coaching Assistant should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and values of DREAM and should have substantial expertise in all areas of responsibility. 

Roles and Responsibilities

·      Assist with development and implementation of youth baseball and softball program practices;

·      Organize and assist in coaching baseball and softball for teams of middle school through high school aged students;

·      Collaborate on in-season and off-season curriculum for baseball and softball teams;

·      Assist with attendance recording and monitoring of youth during practices and games;

·      Supervise and manage team and individual behavior at all times using positive discipline techniques and pro-active interventions to ensure the physical and emotional safety of all youth;

·      Collaborate with program leadership and the baseball and softball staff to effectively integrate and continuously improve baseball and softball programming;

·      Model and encourage positive youth behaviors and promote Harlem RBI’s mission, values and organizational policies to all staff, participants and stakeholders;

·      Participating in training, professional development and tactical meetings;

·      Serve as liaison between program staff and baseball/softball staff;

·      Other duties as required.


·      Experience working in sports-based youth development;

·      Demonstrated strength as a baseball or softball coach (experience in both baseball and softball preferred);

·      Experience in after-school and/or summer youth program planning and development;

·      Ability to uphold, promote, and model youth development principles;

·      Excellent oral and written communication skills, organization skills and attention to detail;

·      Skilled problem-solver and self-starter;

·      Bilingual (English/Spanish), a plus.


·      10 hours per week, with an average of 3-3.5 hours per shift served sometime between 3pm and 8pm;

·      Must be able to commit to at least 3 consistent days per week.


·      $20 per hour

Start Date

·      Program begins in September 2017 and runs through August 2018

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply