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Sports Assistant, Downtown YMCA Family Center

Downtown Orlando YMCA Family Center


Position Summary

The Sports Assistant will be responsible for a variety of functions including program execution, communication, planning, marketing and evaluation of sports programs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist Coordinator/Director in the planning and implementing of sports activities.
  • Promote sports program utilizing available marketing tools.
  • Maintain the quality and inventory of the supplies, equipment and materials. Assist in proper storage of program equipment.
  • Provides direction, rules and supervision of sports program activities.
  • Completes all paperwork clearly and concisely.
  • Maintain all standards required by the YMCA of Central Florida and the YMCA of the USA.
  • Establish a relationship with all participants to ensure developmental growth. Share responsibility in interpreting and
  • communicating participants' progress to parents.
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, to ensure the operation of a quality sports program.
  • Report all accidents/incidents to the Sports Coordinator/Sports Director, complete proper health log and/or accident/incident form and follow risk procedures as outlined in YMCA of Central Florida policy.
  • Report all suspicions of child abuse to proper contacts as outlined in YMCA of Central Florida policy.
  • Remain up to date on emergency procedures and Family Center policies.
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings as required.
  • Assume equal share of the regular housekeeping chores, such as preparing for program activities and cleaning up after activities, ensuring safety and maintenance.
  • Participate in member retention, special events and fundraising activities.
  • Promote and represent the mission and core values of the YMCA of Central Florida in the Family Center and its programs.
  • All other duties assigned by Management.

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous related experience in designated sports program area preferred.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required.
  • Must be willing to regularly work flexible hours, including week days and weekends.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent follow through actions regarding communication.
  • Desire and ability to work with people of all ages, improving the healthy living at all levels.
  • Demonstrated responsibility and dependability.
  • Must exhibit patience, sensitivity and understanding.
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and engage members.
  • Friendly, customer service oriented attitude with members and fellow employees.
  • Receives and follows detailed instructions.
  • Must be alert at all times, keeping safety in mind.

Working Conditions

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position, including walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting.
  • The employee must be able to perform medium work: exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • The employee is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
  • The employee is subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
  • Must be capable of working under pressure in a somewhat disruptive environment.
  • The employee is subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.


  • Must complete successful background screening, which includes criminal and drug screening.
  • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. The YMCA promotes an equal employment opportunity work place which includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about this policy or these job duties.
  • This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.
Salary Description

Starting at $15.00