Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District
  • Recreation
  • Carmichael, CA, USA
  • Seasonal

Seasonal Recreation Coach Sports

Seasonal up to 30 hours per week (November 2022 - January 2022) Pay: Stipend

About us: Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District provides unique neighborhood destinations for recreation and personal enrichment. Our organization creates healthy, sustainable parks and recreational services that transform the communities that we serve.

Definition: Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator and the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Coach will organize, conduct, participate and supervise a variety of recreation activities as assigned. The Recreation Coach will be asked to collaborate with other Mission Oaks Staff, San Juan Unified School District Staff, contractors, vendors, and others to provide an enriching and safe environment for youth. This is a seasonal position.

Program Details: Work will be performed both inside and outside at district public parks, and/or on San Juan Unified School District sites. The main program component is coaching the teams, but may also include officiating the games, running the scoreboard and clock, or working the scorebook as needed. Program, practice, and game times vary, but employees are expected to regularly work evenings and weekends.

Job Details:

  1. Coach, teach, motivate, and lead kids throughout each program. Deliver curriculum in a safe, high-energy, structured, and quality manner.

- Be on time!

- Always be in uniform and well-groomed.

-Stay connected and current with information from supervisors.

  1. Engage

- Get to know the participants and engage them in fun sports activities.

  1. Safety

- Care for the participant's safety. Make sure that all activities are performed in a safe manner.

  1. Staff

- Perform tasks as requested by the Supervisor and Coordinator.

- Work as a team with the other coaches and directors


  • Desire to work with children and adolescents ages 7-14 (ranges vary based on program) Demonstrated maturity, good judgment and friendliness Ability to stand and actively move for 3-6 hours at a time Willingness to work in varying temperatures and weather, including extreme heat or rain Ability to push, pull and/or lift, up to 50lbs Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with coworkers of varying ages, and experience levels. Ability to pass a background check with the Department of Justice Completion of a negative TB test Willingness to become CPR/First-Aid Certified Valid identification and reliable method of transportation Organize, conduct and supervise practices and games for various sports including but not limited to: Volleyball, Flag Football, Basketball, and Track and Field Instruct, teach and motivate participants to learn and use rules and fundamentals, sportsmanship, team play etc. Valid identification and reliable method of transportation

Preferred Qualifications: Valid Driver's License, Current CPR/First-Aid Certification, knowledge of coaching and officiating techniques and methods, knowledge of the basic rules, fundamentals, and skills of various sports. Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral, as it relates to coworkers, staff, participants, and patrons. Demonstrated organization and time management skills. Any paid experience supervising or leading others 1 or more years of experience in a recreational setting as a coach, scorekeeper, camp counselor, or another recreational role. 1 or more years of experience working with children and/or adolescents. Any college-level coursework in recreation or related field.

Related keywords: summer, camp, sports, fun, fitness, athletics, coach

Job Types: Part-time, Contract, Seasonal


  • Monday to Friday/Weekends


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Sports / Sports coaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift Availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No
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