Baseball and Softball Coaching Assistants

Job Type

Part Time




1991 2nd Avenue
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 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 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 October 2018 and runs through August 2019

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement