Coach-Cornerstone

Temporary
BronxWorks
Description

Salary Range: $20.0000 To 20.0000 Hourly

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

BronxWorks is hiring one (1) Coach for the Cornerstone Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Oversee all aspects of the SNL sports program, demonstrating effective communication and planning, strong organizational and administrative skills, and sound decision-making
  • Responsible for the recruitment and retention of SNL team members
  • Develops a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
  • Observes players during competition and practice, to determine the needs for individual or team improvement.
  • Monitors the academic performance of SNL team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.
  • Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
  • Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their children.
  • Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletics program.
  • Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
  • Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, & requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
  • Organize, plan and conduct practices, game, tournaments and hold individual skill instructions session
  • Work directly with DYCD as a liaison for BronxWorks
  • Coordinate with the Program Coordinator and Program Director to provide accurate data for game scores as well as individual and team accomplishments/challenges.
  • Participate in the development of the whole student- regarding individual well-being and life skills.
  • Represent the program with the highest level of professionalism, sportsmanship and integrity.
  • Foster and maintain a culture that demonstrates a commitment to compliance with all leagues, DYCD, and BronxWorks rules and regulations.
  • Foster and maintain a culture that demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as well as trust and mutual respect.
  • Participates in special activities to include parents’ night, banquets, awards nights, and pep assemblies.
  • Interacts in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
  • Promotes good public relations by personal appearance, hygiene, attitude and conversation

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 1-2 years experience minimum in coaching sports to youth ages 11- 24
  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree in Sports Management
  • Vast knowledge of Sports landscape
  • Understanding of sports played at high school to collegiate level
  • Ability to use video conferencing platforms

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact hrbenefits@bronxworks.org.