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Sports Assistant

Closing on: Jun 30, 2021
Job Category: Professional
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Houston

Position Summary:

Assist in the overall program management, supervision, planning and implementing of sports rentals, games and/or events for participants. Provide a quality experience to children, parents and spectators that focuses on youth development. The incumbent will position themselves as a leader in the Upside SportsPlex facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitate sports program in accordance with the goals and policies of the Upside SportsPlex.
  • Supervise participants during practices and/or games, ensuring their guidance and safety.
  • Properly prepares playing areas to ensure safety for all participants.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly environment. Take all necessary and reasonable, precaution to protect program participants, staff, equipment and facility.
  • Follow emergency procedures appropriately to ensure the safety of the participants and staff.
  • Communicate in a positive and effective manner with all participants, parents, community members and co-workers.
  • Assist in running the concession stand area and restock when necessary.
  • Assist in general housekeeping of the program space.
  • Greet and communicate with parents.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor at all times to ensure the Upside SportsPlex image and mission statement are upheld.
  • Attend all staff meetings & trainings as required.
  • Report suspicious and inappropriate behaviors and policy violations.
  • Follow incident reporting requirements.
  • Meet timelines and deadlines related to supporting systems and employee compliance.
  • Assist in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must be highly dependable.
  • Must have a warm and friendly personality, while having the sensitivity to meet the needs of a diverse population
  • Completion of following training requirements:  First 30 days of employment:  Basic Life Support, AED, Oxygen and First Aid
  • Must possess oral, auditory and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults.
  • Must have a keen desire to work with children and have the ability to relate to them in a positive, patient, sensitive and non-judgmental manner.
  • Must have flexible schedule to work mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Must possess basic knowledge of sports.

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