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STARS Series Coach
January 2nd, 2020

STARS Series Coach

January 2nd, 2020
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Reports To: Senior Program Managers

Job Description:
Responsibilities:

PowerPlay NYC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the lives of girls through sports, helping them grow physically, emotionally, and academically stronger. Using sports as its hook, PowerPlay builds girls’ confidence and resiliency and creates safe spaces where girls learn from each other and from strong female role models. The STARS (Sports Training and Role-models for Success) Series After-School program provides 900 elementary and middle school girls annually the opportunity to learn fundamental skills in a variety of sports and participate in activities

PowerPlay NYC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the lives of girls through sports, helping them grow physically, emotionally, and academically stronger. Using sports as its hook, PowerPlay builds girls’ confidence and resiliency and creates safe spaces where girls learn from each other and from strong female role models. The STARS (Sports Training and Role-models for Success) Series After-School program provides 900 elementary and middle school girls annually the opportunity to learn fundamental skills in a variety of sports and participate in activities aimed at developing their social-emotional learning.

PowerPlay is currently looking to hire skilled coaches who are passionate about empowering girls and have an interest in sports, fitness, and/or nutrition. PowerPlay’s coaching positions include Lead, Assistant, and 21st Century. As a Youth Development Coach, you will be provided the opportunity to develop and/or improve your classroom management skills, deepen knowledge on youth development, enhance civic engagement, and gain valuable work experience in the nonprofit industry.

Candidates should have experience in working with youth and must be willing to travel to schools located throughout New York City.  PowerPlay NYC’s After School programs operate in a three-season model with Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions. Each season lasts for about 10 weeks. Programs meet weekly for 1.5 to 3 hours, with two coaches leading the class.

PowerPlay NYC provides paid ongoing trainings on various topics including but not limited to the latest coaching techniques and positive youth development practices. Coaches will be required to complete a background check and will be subject to completing New York City or State Department of Education fingerprinting and security forms.

 

Coach Responsibilities

Coaching

  •       Coach at a minimum of two STARS after-school program sites (1.5 – 3 hours each). Powerplay NYC will select the coaching sites, based on coach preference and availability.
  •       Follow designated curriculum and collaborate with co-coach in advance.
  •       Develop lesson plan in advance and share with site and Powerplay NYC staff in advance.
  •       Communicate with Powerplay NYC Program Managers regarding lesson plans and any additional needs.
  •       Communicate with Powerplay NYC staff regarding site issues.

Training

  •       Attend mandatory pre-season trainings.
  •       Attend monthly program meetings.

Administration

  •       Collect enrollment packets and surveys (pre and post) from school/site contacts within the designated timeframe.
  •       Support with data entry of program-based surveys.
  •       Track attendance weekly and maintain program site roster.
  •       Complete online timecard by required deadlines.

 

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.00 to $35.00 /hour

Job Type: Part-Time

Salary: $20.00 to $35.00 /hour

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