1991 2nd Avenue
DREAM (formerly known as 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 the 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;
· Supervise and manage team and individual behavior at all times using positive coaching 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 2018 and runs through June 2019
Minimum Education Required