Careers

Careers 2019-12-04T08:24:29-07:00

Now accepting applications for Up2Us AmericaCorps Coach

TO APPLY:

Please email you resume and cover letter to our Soccer Director, Matthew Williams at mwilliams@americascorescleveland.org.

Up2Us Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Assist program staff in providing youth sports development and literacy programming
  • Lead team of 15 students in soccer and health programming at one America SCORES’ school
  • Assist or substitute for America SCORES soccer or writing coaches for practices and lessons
  • Attend and participate in coach training
  • Oversee game day logistics and referee soccer games
  • Lead soccer camps during the summer, winter and occasionally on weekends
  • Assist with student-centered service-learning projects throughout the community
  • Assist with the collection and inputting of program evaluation data

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Members must have or be working toward High School diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Must be able to complete a minimum of 900 hours of service between January and December 2020
  • Some college/or college degree preferred
  • At least three years of experience in one sport; preferably soccer
  • Experience coaching and instructing youth programs
  • Access to reliable transportation

Up2Us AmeriCorps Coaches will be provided a AmeriCorps Living Allowance of $7,770.00 and after completion of the service year will receive an Education Award of $2,960.00.

Now accepting applications for Soccer and/or Writing Coaches

TO APPLY:

Please fill out the application here. Once the application has been filled out a staff member will review and contact you with further information.

Soccer Coach

Responsiblities:

  • Plan and Implement soccer practices (10-week fall & 10-week spring seasons) for 15 poet-athletes.
  • Ensure the safe arrival and departure of poet-athletes to and from game day sites.
  • Assist America SCORES Cleveland Staff with field set up and take down.
  • Distribute, collect, and maintain America SCORES Cleveland issued equipment.
  • Have poet-athletes properly dressed (i.e. socks, shin guards, shorts, jersey).
  • Abide by America SCORES Cleveland league rules, organizational guidelines, and game day schedules.
  • Teach and promote teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship.
  • Complete daily attendance forms and submit weekly to Liaison.
  • Distribute snacks to children in accordance with snack distribution guidelines on soccer workshop days.
  • Communicate regularly with America SCORES Cleveland staff.
  • Communicate regularly with other SCORES Coaches at your school.
  • Attend one writing workshop per season.
  • Use the America SCORES soccer curriculum as a basis for instruction.

Requirements:
The successful candidate will be a team player who is committed to the mission of America SCORES and has experience working with youth. A Soccer Coach should have: minimum of High school diploma, must be at least 20 years old or older and have some sports experience (either as a coach or player).  All coaches MUST be able to pass a background check. A Soccer Coach is required to attend America SCORES Cleveland training sessions and events (Fall Frenzy!, Poetry Slam!, and Jamboree!).

Writing Coach

Responsiblities:

  • Plan and Implement writing workshops (10-week fall & 10-week spring seasons) for 15 poet-athletes.
  • Submit student work (typed & emailed) to the Program Manager on or before the deadline date
  • Prepare students for the Poetry Slam! and to complete their community service projects.
  • Teach and promote teamwork, cooperation and sportsmanship.
  • Complete daily attendance forms and submit weekly to Liaison.
  • Distribute snacks to children in accordance with snack distribution guidelines on writing workshop days.
  • Communicate regularly with other members of the SCORE Corps at your school.
  • Communicate regularly with America SCORES Cleveland staff.
  • Attend one soccer practice per season.
  • Use the America SCORES Cleveland creative writing curricula as a basis for instruction.

Requirements:
The successful candidate will be a team player who is committed to the mission of America SCORES and has experience working with youth. A Writing Coach should have: minimum of 2 years of college (education degree preferred) and must be at least 20 years old or older. All coaches MUST be able to pass a background check. A Writing Coach is required to attend America SCORES Cleveland training sessions and events (Poetry Slam!, and Jamboree!).

This position pays: $35 per session.
Professional development opportunities are provided.