Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s innovative youth development program that uses soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for children in under-resourced urban communities. The program operates for 90 minutes after-school, three days a week, at tweleve low-income elementary schools in South Seattle. Participants recieve free, quality soccer programming that includes lessons on nutrition and the importance of being active. Soccer for Success is committed to addressing the holistic needs of under-served children and using sport for social change.
Soccer for Success is currently hiring a full-time Program Assistant (AmeriCorps), a part-time Coach & Administrative Assistant, part-time Head Coaches, and part-time Assistant Coaches.
-The Program Assistant will assist in program opperations with the goal of positivly impacting the health and wellbeing of our participants and developing a state-wide community based around active lifestyles and holistic health. Responsibilities are centered around deepening Soccer for Success’ impact and include outreach to local community and service organizations, volunteer recruitment, and interacting with participants and coaching staff at program sites. This position is a volunteer opportunity with a stipend of $1,155/month.
-The Soccer for Success Coach & Administrative Assistant will serve as a Head Coach at one program site six hours per week and will assist with administrative tasks an additional ten hours per week. TheSoccer for Success Coach & Administrative Assistant will serve an additional four hours per week as either a Coach Educator at multiple program sites or an Assistant Coach at one site (depending on qualifications). This position serves as a mentor and positive role model for children.
-The Head Coach and Assistant Coach will lead the implementation and oversight of the Soccer for Success program in one of the twelve elementary school locations across South Seattle (Kent, Auburn, Highline, Tukwila). The Head Coach serves as a mentor and positive role model for children. Individual program schedules will be determined by Washington Youth Soccer and the school, but format will follow: three 90 minutes sessions per week, spread over two 12-week seasons (fall/spring), immediately following the end of the school day. Start times range from 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm. Coaches will be expected to work for 2 hours on each of the three days.
To read the full job descriptions and apply please visit http://www.washingtonyouthsoccer.org/about_us/employment/. Contact Ellie Lipton at ellie@WashingtonYouthSoccer.org with questions.