Position: Serve as an accredited Street Soccer USA Coach in Oakland, CA
About Street Soccer USA: www.streetsoccerusa.org Street Soccer USA uses the power of soccer to help people of all ages and backgrounds discover their strengths and take positive steps forward in their lives. At Street Soccer USA, we play for more. We play for ourselves, we play for our team, and we play for our community. And when we play, we connect with people and community resources that can change the shape of our future. In just over ten years, Street Soccer USA has grown from a single team in Charlotte, North Carolina to a national network of 15,000 kids, teens, and adults in 14 different cities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·Coach a SSUSA after school practice 1-4 times a week, Monday-Sunday.
·Deliver and reinforce SSUSA curriculum with youth participants on a daily basis
·Complete SSUSA Coach Training & Accreditation process which includes but is not limited to the following trainings:
-Orientation to Street Soccer USA, our mission and model
-Introduction to youth program methodology
-Social services training and commitment to child safety policy
-In-line sports for social development group management training
-On the field coach workshop
·Organize, schedule and coordinate social and educational community based activities
·Actively recruit volunteers, including parent participation in mentoring activities
Qualifications: · Passionate about soccer and sports
· Experience working with or volunteering with at risk/underprivileged youth
· Adherence to the SSUSA mission, values and strategy
· Must be at least 18 years with high school diploma or GED
· US Citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Alien, or have a legal permit or VISA
· Good interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, patience and follow-through required
· Minimum of 1-year experience playing or coaching soccer
To Apply: Please send a brief cover letter and current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Street Soccer USA brings soccer to communities to help people of all ages and backgrounds discover their strengths and take positive steps forward in their lives. Our curriculum connects soccer skills to life skills, giving players the tools they need to unlock the promise in themselves. By hosting community-based tournaments and showing up each day for practices and games, we create the space for players to cultivate trusting relationships, connect to local social services, and build the skills and confidence to succeed. And because every community is unique, we tailor our approach to fit their own vision of success—whether it’s building a safe, healthy place for community members to call their own, or supporting local clubs so more kids have the chance to play the beautiful game. From after-school programs, to adult training sessions, we provide more opportunities for all players to have fun, work hard, and lift each other up—on and off the field.
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