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Title

Coach Across America Half-Time Position

Department

America Scores, Denver

Location

Denver

Educational Requirements

see description

License Requirements

see description

Summary

America SCORES is the nation’s only after-school program that empowers students in urban communities
using soccer, writing, creative expression, and service-learning. With teamwork as the unifying value,
America SCORES inspires youth to lead healthy lifestyles, be engaged students, and become agents of change
in their communities. We are currently seeking an energetic and dedicated candidate who is looking for a way
to make a lasting impact during a year of service by helping us increase the size of our program in Denver
through a wide range of organizational growth and development activities.
Coach Across America members gain incredible work experience, acquire new skills, learn to meet
complex challenges head-on, and develop leadership qualities. More importantly, during your year of
service, you will make a real difference for the people in your community. At America SCORES Denver,
you will make a direct impact on our poet-athletes. Additionally, CAA members who complete a year of
service receive an Education Award [$2,775] on-the-job training, a modest living allowance [$7,200 for
the half-time position], and student-loan forbearance.

 

 

Description

X Program Assistant-
• Assist the Executive Director with strategic planning , grant writing, and development of
expansion programs such as summer and winter camps and middle school
• Conduct research regarding positive youth development through sports, creative arts, and
service-learning to provide data to support the SCORES service model
• Strengthen and support internal systems for collecting and reporting on evaluation data and
program outcomes
• Strengthen and support infrastructure by improving internal systems and developing and
revising policies, procedures, and training activities
• Research and build relationships with local programs that offer a continuance of youthdevelopment
activities for graduating SCORES students
• Develop and implement strategies to engage SCORES alumni in current SCORES
programming
X Assistant Event Planner –
• Assist America SCORES Denver Event Committees when needed
• Events include, but are not limited to: Fall Frenzy, Poetry Slam, Spring Jamboree, Summer
Clinics and the Spring Inspired Art Auction
 
X Volunteer Recruiter –
• Develop a strategy for the recruitment, selection, screening, and retention of volunteers from diverse
cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
• Conduct volunteer orientations and trainings
• Organize volunteer recognition activities and events
• Coordinate Web site updates and e-newsletters, and regularly update blog
• The candidate will have direct knowledge and understanding of the Southwest Denver
community
• Passion for urban education, youth development, and sports
• Excellent organizational abilities and capacity to manage multiple projects
• Ability to solve problems with limited resources
• Computer literacy and excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent people skills in a diverse environment; a team player
• Ability to communicate and relate well with children
• Experience working with public schools
• Experience playing and coaching soccer
• Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred

Job Contact

 
Please send cover letter and resume to Brandon Blew at bblew@americascores.org.

End date

4/30/2014

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Created at 3/27/2014 8:52 AM by Buck, Trisha
Last modified at 3/27/2014 8:52 AM by Buck, Trisha