Corporate Kickball Referee - Needed for June 1st



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One-time only


2601 North Howard Street, Suite 310
United States


Playworks Maryland

Corporate Kickball Referee Position

Playworks is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe meaningful play.

We are recruiting Referees for our one-day Corporate Kickball Tournament—this contract position provides an exciting opportunity for professional development and is a great experience to add to your resume. The Playworks Maryland Corporate Kickball Referee Position is a one day only contract position.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Must have knowledge of baseball, softball, and/or adult kickball.
  • Comfort handling stressful situations in a professional manor.
  • Ability to mediate conflicts between adults.
  • Sense of humor, energetic, and flexibility helpful.
  • Prior experience as a referee or sports trainer (preferred)


  • Must be available on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 for a 1-hour training between the hours 12:00 am - 1:00 pm and Friday, June 1, 2018 between the hours 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (arrival time of 10:00 am, the day of event).
  • Ensure that the field is properly setup and accept responsibility of equipment.
  • Introduce yourself to team captains and initiate Rock-Paper-Scissors (RPS) to determine the home and away teams. The home team is in the field first and has last at-bat.
  • Responsible for creating a healthy, fun and safe environment for all volunteers.
  • Announce the start time of the game by the scheduled start-time.
  • Referee the game: Make vocal calls of all balls/strikes, foul/fair, and out/safe calls. Keep track of the innings, outs, and score.
  • Perform the pre-game discussion and skills-building component before each game.
  • Stay after games are over to clean field of materials/items.
  • Record the final score and circle the winning team on the score sheet.
  • Check the field area for trash after games and remind teams to remove their trash as needed.
  • Problem solve at kickball event in order to keep the games running smoothly (i.e. professionally handle situations between teams).
  • Follow up with Playworks staff if problems arise.

Stipend: Referees are paid $12 per hour.

Job Type: Contract/Volunteer

Salary: $12.00 /hour


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  • Training Provided


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