Volunteer - Youth Athletics Coach (Basketball/Volleyball)

  • Kingman, Arizona
  • Aug 29, 2023
non-profit management Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: See Position Description USD

Job Description

Job Summary




Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to volunteer and serve the beautiful community of Kingman, AZ? Look no further! The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking individuals willing to volunteer their time to help coach in our youth sports programs (volleyball and basketball). We are currently seeking volunteers for youth basketball for children 6-12 years old. The season will run from early January through the first week of March. Whether you have a lot of time to give or just a couple hours a week, we would love to have you involved. As a volunteer for the Parks & Recreation Department, you will be an ambassador of good will for the City of Kingman. Volunteer positions are unpaid.

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We are currently seeking volunteers to fill the Youth Basketball Coach openings. Please see the descriptions for these roles below.
Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of 16 years of age or older.
  • Some experience and or knowledge of said sport(s) required.
  • Some experience working with the public preferred.
  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent preferred.

Essential Functions
Coach: The coach sets the tone for the team and is responsible for assisting the players with skills of the sport involved. He or she will attend practices and games as they are set in advance. The coach provides materials and information to parents. It is the duty of the coach to provide an excellent experience to the youth and families involved. Always maintain control of the participants while they are in the gym for the benefit of all who play. Ensure that player adheres to the rules and regulations that are set for our players. Maintain proper equipment and keep in communication with Gym Supervisor and Recreation Coordinator. Do not leave players unattended once practice or games are complete. Keep in communication with families to insure proper drop off and pick up times.
Knowledge: Basic knowledge and the fundamentals of the game of said sport(s) to assist with players; customer service principles and practices; recordkeeping practices; Basic principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility; Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and City policies regarding safe work practices.

Skills: Demonstrated skill in dealing tactfully and courteously with players, and providing positive and friendly customer service.

Abilities: Understand and follow directions given by supervisor; Communicate clearly; Use equipment and tools properly and safely; Maintain clean and orderly work area; Adapt to changing work priorities; Interpret rules, regulations, and policies and apply knowledge; Participate in set-up, break down and close of practice and games, which may include site prep, rearranging moving furniture and equipment.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics listed in the descriptions are representative of those a volunteer encounters while performing the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Commitment to Safety and Wellness: It is the policy of the City of Kingman to ensure a safe, healthful workplace for all its employees and volunteers. It requires that every person in the organization assumes the responsibility of individual and organizational safety. Injury and illness losses from incidents are costly and preventable. The City of Kingman will employ an effective accident and illness prevention program and a comprehensive wellness program that involves all its employees and volunteers in the effort to eliminate workplace hazards and promote health and wellness. All employees and volunteers are expected and encouraged to participate in safety and wellness program activities including the following: reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents immediately to their supervisors or a safety committee representative; wearing required personal protective equipment; and participating in and supporting safety committee activities.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of volunteers in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the position changes.

Personal Growth Opportunities ~ Meaningful and Challenging Work ~ Public Service
Community Spirit ~ Training and Development

Volunteers are not eligible for benefits.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Kingman, Arizona United States View Map