Life Skills Coach

Job Type

Part Time




3601 South Broad Street
United States



The Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation uses the sport of hockey to foster academic and personal excellence among at-risk students in Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ. General responsibilities include assisting with the development, coordination, and delivery of Life Skills and Healthy Living programs of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation. Must provide/obtain Pennsylvania School/Child Abuse clearance; appointments are conditional on successful completion of background checks.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Education, Counseling, Social Work or related major preferred. 
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented with ability to handle multiple assignments at a variety of locations. Ability to perform in high profile fast paced environments.
  • The position requires strong problem solving skills, and candidates should be highly motivated to learn, research, and collaborate with education and hockey programming staff.
  • Candidates must be committed to the importance of life skills and character development in helping young people be successful in life.
  • Must have sufficient knowledge of the sport of hockey to communicate the values and life skills lessons of sport to participants and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.  The primary function of this position is to assist with the development and coordination of Snider Hockey’s Life Skills and Healthy Living programs. The successful candidate must communicate and coordinate closely with our Hockey Operations and Education functions.

2. Develop new Life Skills & Healthy Living initiatives; examine and improve current programs; identify gaps and propose solutions to bridge those gaps. The ability to produce and communicate clear and meaningful curricula, appropriate for various ages and backgrounds, is critical.

3. Coordinate and supervise specific tasks at assigned program site; train staff, communicate programming objectives, facilitate positive rink culture and support all aspects of Snider Hockey programming.

4. Develop and coordinate communications about Snider Hockey programs for distribution to students, their families and other stakeholders through various outlets.

5. Develop, coordinate and maintain positive relationships with potential rink partners, schools, students, and other stakeholders.

6. Frequent travel within the Greater Philadelphia/South Jersey area is required. Flexible work schedule and ability to work weekends is required.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position with Snider Hockey, please send a PDF or Microsoft Word version of your cover letter and resume to Please make sure to include your full name and the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.