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Job Title: Youth Sports Instructor - Rookie Soccer

Status: part-time

Hours: 4:15-6:00pm, Monday & Wednesday

Dates: September 12 - October 4; additional hours/dates available if desired

Y Job Grade 1 Wage: $13.00/hr or doe

Reports to: Director of Youth Sports

Probation: Subject to a 12-month introductory (probationary) period

Youth Sports Instructors teach in Y-designed programs which entertain young children while providing a positive introduction to a sport or sports and to organized athletic instruction. The instructor will plan, organize and safely lead the children through classes with the goal of fun, non-competitive learning, working with limited supervision. Youth Sports Instructors should modely the Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and must be able to thrive in an envirnoment with the unique challenges of a non-profit community service organization and have the flexibility to work in a constantly changing environment.

The Missoula Y is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive space for all, we value all people for their unique talents, and actively promote practices that support diversity, inclusion, and equity.

  • Lead individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play and sports equipment appropriately

  • Assist in planning and implementing the program including carrying out the weekly lesson plans that fit children’s needs and interests

  • Document attendance and incidents for program participants in compliance with YMCA requirements

  • Ensure children engaged and actively involved in program

  • Responsible for the health and safety of the children in the program, teach safe performance of skills, monitor children for proper stance and body positioning

  • Responsible for knowing the schedule and reporting for work on time

  • Adhere to YMCA child care practices and emergency procedures

  • Know, educate and enforce rules and policies to children and parents

  • Know the names of parents and children and make yourself known and available to them

  • Communicate facility needs and concerns to the Youth Sports Director, help maintain the cleanliness of Y facilities,

  • Communicate effectively with the Welcome Center and other YMCA employees to ensure smooth program function

  • Insure a safe environment for all members and non members using any part of the facility


Experience in soccer and working with young children preferred.