AmeriCorps Program Lead- Soccer for Success

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $12,000
Maximum: $15,000
Details: Living Stipend



Start Date


Application Deadline



7100 Fort Dent Way Suite 215
United States


*This is an AmeriCorps/ Washington Service Corps position

Term runs September 1, 2018-July 15, 2019

Join our small Foundation team in creating sport for social change in our communities!

Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s free after school program to promote healthy lifestyles through the sport of soccer. The program operates for 90 minutes after school, three days per week, at 12 low-income elementary schools in South Seattle. Participants receive free, quality soccer programming that includes lessons on nutrition and the importance of being active. Kids also receive free healthy snacks, shin guards, jerseys, and balls. Soccer for Success works with local community organizations to provide comprehensive resources and services to the Soccer for Success community. We are committed to addressing the holistic needs of under-served children and using sport for social change.

The Program Lead with Soccer for Success will work with children and families of all different backgrounds, use their creativity to engage the community, and learn valuable management skills with staff, players, and volunteers along the way. You will go out to schools each day to play with the kids, listen, and foster relationships throughout your term of service.

Additionally, you will:

-Recruit and train volunteers to provide coaching and nutritional teaching assistance.

-Plan and facilitate Soccer for Success Events that focus on healthy habits, behaviors, and holistic health.

-Create survey measures to evaluate Family & Engagement Event success.

-Visit program sites to observe and assist coaches as needed to lower the coach:child ratio and improve the quality of instruction for the children.

-Lead registration process and data entry of such information

-Assist with equipment distribution

-Assist with the collection and reporting of attendance data to ensure reporting compliance.

-Complete accurate time sheets to be submitted to Project Supervisor monthly.

- Be a liaison between coaches and Program Director

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $1,000.00 to $1,200.00 /month


Fun opportunities throughout the year involving community partners

Gas reimbursement

Professional Development

Attending exclusive events

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School