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Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:07 AM


Do you like to share your passion for baseball and/or sports? Do you like the idea of enhancing children’s lives through baseball’s power to teach? Friends of Baseball is looking for an enthusiastic and creative Full Count Program After School Lead Mentor.

This part-time limited duration position will work closely with the Full Count Program Coordinator and serve as the on site leader of our Full Count after school programs at one to two school sites for the 2017-18 school year during the Fall, Winter, and/or Spring 2018 terms.

The ideal candidate will be sports-oriented, active, curious, feel energized to work with kids and detail-oriented. Friends of Baseball is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce, and we look for applicants who have a high level of demonstrated comfort with cultural competency.

Support of the Friends of Baseball vision that “every child should have the opportunity and tools to swing for the fences on the field and in life” preferred. Together, we can do great things for our community and have a great time doing it.

About Friends of Baseball
Friends of Baseball’s mission is to enhance children’s lives through baseball’s power to teach. We have worked together with our community partners to award over $2.9 million in programming, grants, scholarships, and equipment since 2005. We have trained 1375 coaches who have served 16,000+ youth across Oregon and SW Washington. Our Full Count program has trained 225 youth in the Portland Metro area since 2015.

Summary of essential job functions

- Provide program coordinator duties and after school sports-inspired education and mentorship at Friends of Baseball’s Full Count After School program with kids age 7-11 at one to two Multnomah County SUN schools for the 2017-18 school year. Partner with SUN School provided assistant coach in their roles as coaches/ mentors to elementary school youth at camp
- Manage safe sign-in and sign-out of students and communicate incidents according to school protocol with SUN site manager and parents as needed Complete and ensure all waivers are completed by parents (medical/emergency, photo/video, etc.)
- Create and distribute updates and final program survey to provide to parents/ guardians
- Use Full Count punchcard for students to track progress
- Organize daily camp project supplies, gear, printouts and curriculum sheets Coordinate and greet any guest trainers at Full Count program

Minimum requirements

• Demonstrated experience working at an elementary or middle school or park system providing extracurricular activity instruction focused on sports and playground games, high preference for baseball experience
• Experience working with youth
• Comfortable engaging with parents, the public, and supporters of an organization
in a friendly and solution-oriented way
• Strong written or verbal skills
• Comfort with computers, creating documents, and online tools
• Must pass background check for working with youth
• Must be available between 2:00 and 5:30 Monday-Thursday (no exceptions)

- Enthusiastic, curious approach to work and looking to learn and grow Involvement in or interest in baseball or sports a must
- Interest in mentoring youth in the community
- Energized by working and communicating with diverse communities First-aid training and sports safety training (can be provided)
- Open to mentorship
- Proficiency in Spanish a plus, other second languages encouraged

Hourly wage for this limited duration position is $17-20/hr based on experience (~10-15 hours per week)

Application Guidelines/Contact:
For interest in our open Fall position (we have winter, spring and summer openings as well), send a cover letter, resume and/or LinkedIn Profile link to Adam Cohen at no later than September 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis

Fall term position starts October 9th

Salary:$17-$20/hr depending on experience

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• Location: Portland, Portland, Oregon

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