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Athletics Specialist

Sports and Fitness

Location: Denver, CO
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 05-09-2017

Job Description:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is offering an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our dynamic, forward-thinking team. We rely on the dedication of caring employees to provide a safe, nurturing environment for kids to learn and grow. We take pride in our highly skilled, diverse and committed workforce. Our staff are educators, coaches, artists, mentors, community leaders and ambassadors. Join a team of passionate individuals who are working to make a difference for kids.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor¡¦s degree from a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning in education, human or social services, theatre, art or a related field of study. Equivalent experience directly serving youth in a similar role may be substituted on a year-by-year basis.
„h At least one year of direct youth service experience and will have a demonstrable record of planning and implementing youth programs. Previous experience working with at-risk youth is preferred, as is a background in education. Volunteer service may be substituted on a year-by-year basis.
„h Candidates must be able to pass a drug test, criminal and driving records investigation.
„h The successful candidate will primarily work indoors. Accordingly, the ability to use a variety of equipment including janitorial and office equipment is required. The job requires the ability to stand for extended periods, kneel, reach, bend, and lift objects weighing in excess of 25lbs. Outdoor work and moderate physically demanding activities may be required on occasion. The ability to read and write is necessary to complete reports and properly document program and organizational data. A valid driver's license and ability to be insured under the company's insurance policy is also a requisite.

This position is part of a team-oriented Club staff dedicated to our theory of change. This position will plan, supervise and implement a variety of high-yield activities and targeted programs focused on athletics, health, fitness, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Activities should include: low-organized, intramural and team sport activities. Specifically, this position will be responsible for coaching a variety of sports including: baseball, softball, basketball, football, soccer, and volley ball for ages 6 to 18. This position will collaboratively organize and participate in club-wide and organizational-wide events.

This position helps members to make appropriate choices about their education, career, social, physical and emotional needs. The position also assesses the developmental needs, interests and characteristics of youth to develop targeted programs that result in an outcome-driven club experience.

Additional responsibilities may include: meeting with other club staff, inventory and purchase of teaching materials, upkeep of area, maintaining the budget and participating in ongoing professional development.


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