Careers

Careers 2018-11-07T08:54:38+00:00

Now accepting applications for Up2Us AmeriCorps Coach

TO APPLY:

Please send your cover letter and resume to our Program and Soccer Director, Matthew Williams at mwilliams@americascorescleveland.org.

Up2Us AmeriCorps Coach

Responsiblities:

  •  Assist program staff in providing high quality youth sports development and literacy programming.
  •  Lead team of 15 students in soccer and health programming at one of America SCORES’ school
  •  Assist or substitute for America SCORES soccer or writing coaches for practices and lessons.
  •  Distribute and collect supplies from our school partners, including uniforms, evaluations, etc.
  •  Communicate regularly with coaches at the schools to ensure program quality.
  •  Attend and participate in coach trainings.
  • Assist with the collection and inputting of program evaluation data.
  •  Assist with student-centered service-learning projects throughout the community.
  • Oversee game day logistics and referee soccer games.
  •  Assist in the planning and day-of duties for America SCORES events, including volunteer recruitment.
  •  Lead soccer camps during the summer, winter and occasionally on weekends


Requirements:

– Members must be at least 18 years old.
-Members must have, or be working toward a High School diploma, GED or its equivalent.
-Ability to commit to minimum of 900 hours of service between January and December 2019.
-Some college/or college degree preferred.
-At least three years of experience in at least one sport; soccer experience preferred.
-Experience coaching and instructing youth programs.
-Access to reliable transportation, as program sites are scattered throughout Cleveland
-Excellent organizational ability and ability to work well under pressure.
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills among diverse constituents.
-Dependable, flexible, sense of humor.

Position provides a $7,770.00 living allowance and a 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: $25 for a 60 minute session, and $35 for a session which are more than 75 minutes.
Professional development opportunities are provided.