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About SCORES and this Position

America SCORES Cleveland (SCORES) is an afterschool and summer program serving Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) students. Since 2004, SCORES inspires Cleveland youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. We use a unique tri-curricular approach that includes poetry, soccer and service learning to holistically engage 1st-8th graders. This summer, SCORES will once again partner with CMSD, City Recreation Centers, and other community organizations around Cleveland to impact our students through flexible programming. Sessions can run 1-5 days a week for 60-180 minutes, with camps running between 5 and 10 weeks long depending on the site. Coaches are required to work the full camp.

Position Responsibilities

  • Use the SCORES provided curriculum to run writing and soccer workshops
  • Assist students in writing poems
  • Assist students in creating and completing a student-led community service project
  • Distribute, maintain, and collect SCORES issued writing and/or soccer equipment
  • Ensure the safe arrival and departure of poet-athletes from camp session
  • Complete daily attendance using the League Apps system (training provided)
  • Communicate with SCORES staff and fellow SCORES coaches at your campsite
  • Attend all trainings and coach meetings
  • Promote teamwork, leadership, and commitment skills

Location: In-person and based on program site.

Qualifications and Eligibility Requirements: 

  • A successful candidate will be a team player who is committed to the mission of America SCORES Cleveland and has experience working with youth.
  • Candidates must be at least 20 years old.
  • Candidates must pass a background check.


  • $40-$100 a day based on program site/hours worked
  • Paid training and special events
  • Professional development opportunities available

To Apply

  • Please complete the online application using this link
  • Applications accepted until May 26
  • A SCORES staff member will be in contact with you  to discuss open positions.
  • If you have any questions please email us at or call us at 216-881-7988.