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 Summary of Job Description Chicago Run seeks a part time Coach interested working between 10-20 hours per week, alongside the Chicago Run Program Team to support in the growth and development of our programming in sites across the city of Chicago. This position will specifically be working with our south region partner sites. The Coach will be responsible for overseeing, implementing and evaluating our running programs, including managing daily program operations, maintaining and coordinating relationships with schools and site partners, and providing logistical support across the team. This position implements programming during and after school.   

Roles and Responsibilities

· Lead weekly running and physical activity sessions with elementary school students during the school day 

· Lead or co-lead weekly after-school running practices with Running Mates team(s)  

· Maintain regular communication with school Site Coordinators, Principals, and other staff via email, phone, and in person  

· Help identify and troubleshoot any issues with program delivery  

· Provide consistent reports regarding status of programs and relationships with schools  

· Aid in the development and enhancement of the over-all health and wellness environment at schools and implement innovative physical activity · Makes exercise FUN for students and school staff!    


· Help teachers with uploading classrooms on databases, updating school information, tracking waivers and evaluations tools, and monitoring participant progress  

· Oversee Chicago Run Virtual Marathon Database  

· Ensure delivery of incentives to schools including (lanyards, water bottles, etc.); inform students about the importance of the incentives and goal-setting  

· Work with program staff to develop new and innovative indoor fitness activities, resources, and trainings  

· Provide support and coordinates logistics for Fun Run celebratory events with students and teachers  

· Provide support at all Running Mates team-building events and races throughout the season  

· Attend and assist with logistics of all other Chicago Run related events  

· Support the Program Team and broader staff as needed on additional tasks and projects    


· An ideal candidate has a minimum 1-2 years of equivalent work experience working with sports-based youth development programs or youth serving organizations  

· Demonstrates a passion for Chicago Run’s mission and advancing adolescent health and wellness  

· Has familiarity and interest in working with youth programs, great enthusiasm for working in Chicago Public Schools and be comfortable working with diverse populations  

· Must be willing/interested in working in the south region of Chicago

· Must be willing to travel to schools throughout the city as part of their daily schedule, car preferred 

· Has exceptional written and verbal communication skills  

· Exhibits strong organizational skills and is detail-oriented  

· Thrives in a fast-paced environment and possesses flexibility  

· Has strong interpersonal skills and able to build relationships and communicate with a diverse array of stakeholders  

· Spanish speaking preferred, not required    

Working Conditions  

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This is a part-time position, and standard hours of work will be tailed to the ideal candidate. This position will have hours Monday - Friday sometime between the hours of 7am-5:30pm (will work with preferred candidate to schedule their hours between these times). Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand

  • This role will be approximately 90% site based and 10% office based

  • Chicago Run is committed to being an equal opportunity organization, and providing employment opportunities regardless of identity, including race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability status, or veteran status

  • People of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply

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