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Job Opening: Girls Sports Coordinator, Jamestown Community Center (SF)

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    JOB DESCRIPTION GIRLS SPORTS COORDINATOR JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTER Hours: 40 hours/week (1 FTE), some weekday evenings & weekend days required Salary: $30,000
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      Hours: 40 hours/week (1 FTE), some weekday evenings & weekend days
      Salary: $30,000 - $34,000/year depending on experience, plus benefits
      Start Date: August 27, 2007

      About the Jamestown Community Center
      For over 35 years, the Jamestown Community Center has been providing
      learning opportunities and safe space for low-income Mission District
      youth. Jamestown's mission is to mobilize the resources of families,
      neighborhood residents, and other community members to help young
      people realize their full potential as empowered and productive
      members of society. Jamestown fulfills this mission by providing 500,
      6- to 18-year-old Mission District youth with a full range of
      educational enrichment, academic tutoring, leadership, employment,
      sports, and teen guidance programs. Throughout these programs,
      Jamestown aims to provide all participants with the highest-quality
      youth development experience. This approach builds young people's
      resiliency as they face their daily challenges and supports their
      natural inclination to pursue their own growth into healthy,
      productive young adults.

      Position Description
      The Girls Sports Coordinator will support the operations of the girls
      sports program at the Jamestown Community Center. The school-year
      program includes five soccer teams which play in city-wide leagues and
      one middle school team which plays with other local middle schools.
      In addition, girls participate in an indoor soccer league which is
      organized by a collaborative of community-based organizations.. During
      the summer, the program offers a Girls Sports Camp, a softball team
      and two high school soccer teams. Throughout the year, the program
      provides structured leadership roles for female teens as teen coaches,
      referees, and camp counselors.


      School-Year Programs

      • Manage overall operations of middle school girls soccer program by
      o Creating and distribute flyers to recruit youth;
      o Recruiting girls for program;
      o Communicating with parents and youth about program;
      o Collecting all paperwork required for registration and attendance;
      o Coaching soccer team two afternoons per week;
      o Planning a progressive curriculum to teach fundamental soccer skills;
      o Planning a youth-oriented program based in the five supports and
      opportunities of youth development theory and practice.
      o Assisting Sports Director in creating workshops, including
      team-building and age-appropriate issues affecting middle school girls;
      o Building partnerships with neighboring middle schools and organize
      o Supervising and helping to train assistant coach;
      o Supervising and helping to train a high school assistant soccer coach;
      o Maintaining communication with school staff and attend any required
      school meetings;
      o Attending weekly supervision with Sports Program Director; and
      o Participating in staff meetings and ongoing professional development
      throughout the year.

      • Oversee operations of girls sports program by
      o Managing 5 Jamestown girls soccer teams who play in city-wide
      leagues throughout the school year;
      o Completing administrative duties including:
      Collecting paperwork for team registration,
      Creating and distributing rosters and schedules,
      Distributing uniforms, and
      Inputting attendance records;
      o Communicating with players and families about team responsibilities;
      o Supporting coaches with practice schedules and securing locations;
      o Establishing relationships with team parents to help monitor team
      behavior and attendance;
      o Providing administrative support for other girls programming as needed;
      o Evaluating and supporting coaches in their youth development practice;
      o Coordinating the implementation of a Mission-based multi-agency
      indoor girls soccer league.

      Summer Programs

      • Assist Sports Director with developing and facilitating Girls Sports
      • Recruit and maintain girls team;
      • Recruit and maintain 1-2 high school soccer teams; and
      • Prepare soccer teams to play in fall city-wide league.

      • A passion for Jamestown's mission and a commitment to providing
      young people with the highest-quality youth development experience.
      • Experience coaching soccer, preferably 11-to-14-year-old girls.
      • Experience working with multi-ethnic, multicultural youth.
      • Experience developing team-building exercises and gender-specific
      • Experience coordinating youth programs.
      • Experience in girls sports programming.
      • Experience with youth development theory and practice.
      • Computer literate, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Filemaker Pro.
      • Ability to speak Spanish strongly preferred.

      If interested in applying, please mail, email or fax a cover letter
      and resume to:

      Chi-En Chien, Sports Director Telephone: 415-647-4709 x127
      Jamestown Community Center Fax: 415-647-4718
      3382 26th Street Email: girlssports@...
      San Francisco, CA 94110

      Deadline: Resume and cover letter must be received by Tuesday, August
      14, 2007.

      Position open until filled. We encourage women and people of color to
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