1991 2nd Avenue
DREAM (formerly Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as our REAL Kids After-School Baseball and Softball Coordinator for our after-school program. The ideal candidate is a reliable team player with a commitment to youth development and a background in fitness and/or baseball or softball coaching. The REAL Kids After-School Baseball and Softball Coordinator 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 REAL Kids After-School Baseball and Softball Coordinator 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 fitness program practices;
- Organize and assist in coaching fitness activities for teams of K-6 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 DREAM’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 fitness instructor and/or baseball or softball coach;
- 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.
- 12-18 hours per week, with an average of 3 hours per shift served sometime between 2pm and 6pm;
- Must be able to commit to at least 3 consistent days per week.
- $15 per hour
- Program begins in October 2017 and runs through June 2018
Minimum Education Required