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Beverly YMCA Sports Specialist at YMCA of the North Shore

Posted in Art 12 days ago.

Type: Part-Time
Location: Beverly, Massachusetts

Job Description:

As one of the largest non-profits in the area, our Y impacts1 out of every 3 people on the North Shore. Our Ys give staff a huge opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local children, adults and families. Through our various fitness and wellness programs we create a healthier and happier community. Our youth development programs give kids and teens a chance to learn and grow, while making long lasting friendships. Being a socially responsible organization, we’ve made it our mission to provide services to all regardless of their ability to pay. Y staff are brimming with enthusiasm and passion because they see the positive impact they’re making. If you’re ready to be a part of something that makes you proud- you’re ready for a career at the Y.

Do you enjoy playing sports in your free time and would like to turn your passion into a meaningful career? Do you have experience working with youth and an interest in developing your skills to lead and engage others? This may be the job for you...

As a Sports Specialist, you will help children and youth grow and develop skills by guiding sportsmanship, helping them build long-lasting friendships, and setting individual and team goals.  On a regular day, you will engage participants in a variety of seasonal sports, including but not limited to basketball, t-ball, soccer, flag football, volleyball, and pickleball.  You will create a culture of high-quality experiences and engagement by implementing curriculum designed to provide skill progression and assisting with private rentals and parties.  In the summer, you'll support seasonal camps and leagues.  During basketball season you will lead skills and drills, coach team practices, referee games, manage equipment set up and take down, score keep, and create a fun safe environment for our participants. In this role, you will strive to improve all member and guest experiences through positive communication, relationship building, and direct service. 

To thrive in this position you have the ability to teach and instruct young children of all abilities the techniques to develop skills in a variety of sports and games.  You are flexible to adjust to evolving program needs, seasonal sports, and summer camp. You have experience leading, coaching, and participating in sports, with an interest in basketball in particular.  This is the ideal position for those interested in working with youth and inspiring a love for sports.

You may be interested in this role if you envision becoming an Athletic Director, Sports Program Manager, Camp Director, or a Senior Leader at a non-profit organization.  This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with experience in sports, or graduates with degrees in sports and recreation management, business, exercise science, sports medicine, education, physical education or other related fields.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  •  Minimum of 2 years instructing and coaching youth

  • The schedule is Tuesdays from 2:30pm to 7pm and Saturdays from 8:30am to 11:30am

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran's status.

Salary: $18.00

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