DREAM (formerly known as Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program is seeking dynamic individuals to serve as our Field Supervisors for our summer program. The ideal candidate is a reliable team player with a commitment to youth development and a background in baseball or softball coaching. The Field Supervisors are key members of the program team and ensure the continued excellence, growth and sustainability of DREAM’s programs.
Like all DREAM employees, the Field Supervisors should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and values of DREAM and should have substantial expertise in all areas of responsibility.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Assist with the development and implementation of youth baseball and softball program practices;
- Lead morning huddles with their team, debriefing from the previous days programming and upcoming program events;
- Have complete oversight for baseball and softball programming;
- Assist with attendance recording and monitoring of youth during practices and games;
- Supervisors are required to attend and co-facilitate meetings with: High school coaches ( daily) College coaches ( twice a week);
- Aide in carrying out Project Coach assessments, All Star games, Championship day and Co-Manage All Star teams.
- Responsible for ensuring all playing surfaces are safe on a daily basis;
- Collaborate with program leadership and the baseball and softball staff to effectively integrate and continuously improve baseball and softball programming;
- Model and encourage positive youth behaviors and promote DREAM’s mission, Maxims and organizational policies to all staff, participants and stakeholders;
- Participating in training, professional development and tactical meetings;
- Serve as liaison between program staff and baseball/softball staff;
- Other duties as required.
- Experience working in sports-based youth development;
- Demonstrated strength as a baseball or softball coach (experience in both baseball and softball preferred);
- Experience supervising more than a staff of 10.
- Experience in summer youth program planning and development;
- Ability to uphold, promote, and model youth development principles;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, organization skills and attention to detail;
- Skilled problem-solver and self-starter;
- Bilingual (English/Spanish), a plus.
- 26 hours per week, with an average of 5 hours per shift served sometime between 8am and 8pm;
- Must be able to commit to at least 11 weeks beginning in June consistent days per week beginning in July (Mon- Thurs)
How to Apply