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Category: Athletics Instructor
Date Posted: 2012-01-26
Last Modified: 2012-03-09

Job Title: Coach
Job Location: Haverford, Newtown Square, Chester Springs, Phila, Pennsylvania
Number of Openings: 30
Job Code: 3740

Job Description

Position Summary:

A Sports Camp Coach is responsible for the supervision of campers, promoting and actively participating in all camp activities, providing a safe, fun camp environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

Position Objective/Purpose:

We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organizationís mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position. Candidates must be capable of teaching the fundamentals of ESF offered sports, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.

Position Scope Factors:

Sports Camp coaches are hired in the following age groups;

Ivy League: 1st grade

Big East: 2nd & 3rd grades

Big Ten: 4th & 5th grades

ACC: 6th + grades

Essential Job Responsibilities††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††

  1. Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health, safety, security, and personal†and skill development
  2. Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
  3. Work effectively with other coaches and collaborate on various responsibilities
  4. Assist with camper instruction of 9 different weekly sports
  5. Coach, manage, referee or assist with all camp programs
  6. Complete assigned paperwork
  7. Serve as a positive role model to campers
  8. Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times
  9. Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
  10. Have fun

11.††† Other responsibilities as assigned

Position Competencies for Success

1.†††††† Understand and support the mission of the organization

  1. Commitment to the growth and development of youth

3.†††††† The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner

4.†††††† Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and work quickly to find solutions

5.†††††† Positive attitude

  1. Patient, caring and creative
  2. Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work
  3. Flexible, adaptive and a Team player
  4. Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

Experience Requirements

  1. Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher
  2. Experience playing ESF offered sports; basketball, European Team handball, soccer, flag football, lacrosse, baseball, street hockey, golf
  3. Youth coaching experience (preferred)
  4. Previous camp counselor/coach experience (preferred)

Education Requirements

1.†††††† Minimum of 18 years of age

2.†††††† High School Graduate pursuing college degree

Other Skill Requirements

  1. Outstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community

Reporting Relationship(s)

1.†††††† Reports directly to and takes direction from Sports Camp Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

1.†††††† Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35Ibs

  1. Endurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day
  2. Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.
  3. Good physical condition which enables candidate to execute all responsibilities associated with this position

ESF, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply!

Job Criteria

Type of Position: Part-Time Temporary
Starting Date: 0000-00-00
Salary: $
Experience Required (years): Entry-Level
Education Required: Bachelors
Room and Board Provided: No
Transportation Provided: No

Certifications Required


Camp Profile and Contact

Contact Name: Emilia Mocarski
Camp Name: ESF
Camp Focus: General Interest Camp
Camp Profile: ESF is far more than just a summer job. ESF is about people and making a difference everyday. As a candidate for a position in one of our unique camps, you have the opportunity to make an everlasting impact upon children. Road to the best summer EVER! //
Street Address: 750 E. Haverford Road
City: Haverford, Newtown Square, Chester Springs, Phila
State/Province: Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code: 19010
Country: USA
Telephone Number: 866-721-6363
Fax Number:
Camp or Job Web Site URL:
Preferred Method of Contact: Apply On-line
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