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Referee/Official Youth Sports, Roper YMCA Family Center

Roper YMCA Family Center


Position Summary

The Referee/Official for Youth Sports will be responsible for the integral part of monitoring sports activity (including but not limited to refereeing for basketball, soccer and/or volleyball games), making sure all rules are followed and the game is played fairly.

Our Culture

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you. We are the Y.

Job Responsibilities

  • Enforce the rules of the game. Enforce program rules/policies by maintain constant surveillance of program participants
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your first game scheduled
  • Complete score sheets at score table. Write in final score, circle winning team, initial games officiated
  • Facilitate/lead youth sports pledge before game
  • Ensure games starts on time
  • Take charge. Do not be afraid to blow the whistle
  • Ensure safety of participants/members
  • Actively engage with coaches. Always explain to the coaches how the game will be called. Explain your calls to players and coaches
  • Ensure goal heights are adjusted according to age division and proper size ball is used
  • Assist supervisor with set up/clean up as needed
  • Maintain control of game. Keep composure under pressure. Help keep a positive environment
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with participants and parents, helping them connect with each other and the YMCA. Models welcoming, connecting, motivating and affirming behaviors.
  • Completes mandatory staff training and participates in required staff meetings.
  • Participates in special events as assigned.
  • Ensures completion of daily equipment checks and completes daily cleaning tasks.
  • Actively promotes all YMCA programs and activities and supports YMCA campaign initiatives.
  • Follows YMCA policies, procedures, and emergency procedures and able to demonstrate them.

  • Minimum of 16 years of age with appropriate work permits; 18 years of age & high school degree preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both participants and parents.
  • Knowledge of youth developmental stages, with ability to apply corresponding learning and physical traits to curriculum development and classroom management.
  • Within 60 days of hire, CPR/AED & First Aid certification

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must be willing to work an on-call schedule rotation as required.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • The physical activities of this position include: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions. Talking is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, with or without correction.
  • The employee must be able to perform medium work: exerting up to 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The employee is required to have close visual acuity, along with the 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 required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles.
  • The employee is subject to both environmental conditions: activities occur inside and outside. The employee is subject to extreme heat: temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
  • May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time while demonstrating manual dexterity in order to accurately work on the phone, computer keyboard, and other equipment.


  • Must complete successful background screening, which includes criminal and employment verification.
  • 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