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Volunteer - Youth Sports Coach


Closes On: December 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST

Location: Parks & Recreation, Apache Junction, AZ
Department: Parks and Recreation
Job Status: Part-Time
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Job Description

Title: Volunteer Youth Sports Coach

Department/Division:
Parks & Recreation/Recreation Division

Contact: Gary Gartner; 480-474-5119, email: ajpr@ajcity.net

Worksite Address
: Various Sports Facilities

Time Commitment:
3-5 hours per week

Age:
16 years and older

Hours:
Weekday evenings and Weekend days

Description: Lead a youth sports team through practices and games. Officiate team games as needed.

Skills and Abilities: Communicate clearly and concisely (both verbally and in writing); convey a positive, friendly attitude; work congenially with staff, patrons and other volunteers; understand and follow written and verbal instructions, policies and procedures; receive instruction from Parks & Recreation staff; ability to lift and move objects as necessary.

Requirements: Previous experience or knowledge of sport coaching is desired; mandatory trainings will be provided. Volunteers 18 years of age or older that are accepted for assignment will be fingerprinted for the purposes of obtaining a Criminal Background Report.

Application Process: Please complete the city volunteer application online.

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