Youth Development Coach

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Description

Do you enjoy playing or teaching sports? Are you passionate about empowering girls? Then get pumped - PowerPlay NYC is hiring part-time coaches for our after-school programming. We're looking for passionate and responsible coaches to work with elementary and middle school girls at schools and community centers throughout the five boroughs.

Coaches will teach fundamental sports skills and facilitate discussion on healthy living using Powerplay's Play Like a Girl curriculum. Groups meet at least once a week after school for 1.5 hours. We encourage coaches to bring their creativity and unique skills and talents to their group.

All applicants must be able to attend at least one training workshop before the program begins, and must be able to commit to coaching through the end of this school year. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: mmunoz@powerplaynyc.org. Include Coaching Position in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Requirements

Applicants should have:
• A sports background
• The desire to teach
• An understanding of girls' development issues
• Effective communication skills (ability to listen patiently and be empathetic)
• A mature demeanor
• A positive attitude
• Good sense of humor
• Great organizational skills
• A strong sense of commitment and reliability
• A passion for working with and empowering girls

* Experience teaching, coaching, and group facilitation is a plus

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