Youth Sports Coach

Job ID
2017-1175
Employment Type
Part-Time (up to 19 hours)
US-IL-Orland Park
IMRF Eligibile
Not IMRF Eligible
Category
Recreation Programs and Services
Salary
$12.50

Opportunity at a Glance

Join the employee team at a state of the art health & fitness facility! The Sportsplex features a fitness center, basketball courts, soccer fields, strength equipment, machines, free-weights, and over 30 group exercise classes per week to choose from. Members love the Sportsplex because it’s clean, spacious, and equipment is unbelievable and you can make a difference in their health & fitness experience!

Key Responsibilities

The Village of Orland Park’s Sportsplex facility is seeking energetic, responsible, and enthusiastic Youth Sports Coach who enjoys a variety of sports to run a variety of programming for preschool aged children.  This position will be responsible for running sports activities for children primarily ages 3 through 6.  Will work with participants to build good sportsmanship, teamwork, and improve overall physical fitness all while ensuring participants are having fun.    This position will lead children through programming such as Super Sport Pre-School Games, Peewee Floor Hockey, Pip Squeak Soccer, Mini Dribblers Basketball, and Little Swingers Indoor T-Ball, and Little Swingers Golf amongst other programming.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

This position is ideal for a sports-minded individual currently pursuing a degree in recreation or sports management or sports focused individual who enjoys working with children.  Prior experience working recreational and/or sports programs is required.  Knowledge of sports fundamentals required.  Prior high school level or above direct sports participation is highly preferred.  Must be energetic, enthusiastic and enjoy working with children.


Hours:  Availability needed for Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm.  Approximately 10-15 hours per week.  Additional availability for weekday afternoons, evenings and weekends in also needed.  Hours vary based on programs offered during season and based on enrollment. Refer to the current Program Guide’s Athletic Section available at www.orlandpark.org for a complete listing of current programming, days/times. 

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