Looking for Volunteer Coaches for the Kensington Soccer Club, Philadelphia, PA
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Philadelphia Community Empowerment Through Soccer / aka Kensington Soccer Club
A few hours per week
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
Casiano Field - Third and Dauphin; various schools and recreation centers
The Kensington Soccer Club offers soccer to low-income children in Philadelphia, mainly in the Kensington community, one of the city's most distressed areas.
We operate in a variety of settings:
We have introductory soccer at Third and Dauphin Streets in Philadelphia. That will start in mid-September, with practices two evenings a week and a Saturday session.
We have five teams in the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Fall Outdoor Travel League. Practices will start in early August - games in September.
We bring soccer to local after school programs and recreation centers in the Kensington area, typically with two sessions at the schools and rec centers during the week and a Saturday session at Third and Dauphin.
We have a recreational leagues for various age groups. We run some ourselves; we will have some teams participating in other soccer club rec leagues.
We are also looking for volunteer accounting and administrative help.
Experience in playing and knowledge of soccer a big plus. Coaching experience and / or experience working with children a big plus. Commitment to providing a caring and supportive environment for children an big plus. Ability to speak languages other than English, especially Spanish, a plus.
- Training Provided
How To Apply
PLEASE COMPLETE THE VOLUNTEER FORM ON OUR WEBSITE OR EMAIL US AT firstname.lastname@example.org TELL US SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF AND HOW TO CONTACT YOU.
We have several different volunteer opportunities, including after school programs, help with our travel teams and with our introductory soccer program. We are also looking for volunteers to help with our SAVE - Soccer Athletes Value Education - program on Saturdays, which includes reading to children. We also are looking for volunteer accounting and administrative help.
To ask about any of these opportunities,