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Sports & Recreation Coordinator - CAS/Cathedral City

Company: The Salvation Army
Location: Cathedral City
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionMission Statement:The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.Position Summary:The Sports & Recreation Coordinators function is to create and maintain a Salvation Army athletics leagues while researching and securing outside organization sports league facility rentals. These functions would include but not be limited to, responsible for outreach and creating teams, coaching, leading, monitoring and supervising all gym activities. This includes, coordinating league schedules, processing registrations and agreements, communicating with customers and cultivating relationships with local schools and other community organizations to ensure gym is in full operation. A big emphasis is to recruit and oversee volunteers and coaches. Position also includes partnering with our corps and afterschool youth ensuring games and appropriate gym time is allotted. This position would also be responsible for acting as Manager on Duty in the Gymnasium, fulfilling closing shifts and overseeing sports, recreation and athletics-based programs and functions as assigned. The Sports and Recreation Coordinator additionally will be responsible for cleanliness of facility, performing light maintenance and safety checks on equipment, reporting damage and eliminating hazards in a timely manner to ensure complete safety of all gym participants.Essential Functions:

  • To know, explain and exemplify the mission, purpose, and values of the TSA Davis Center and the Salvation Army.
  • Secure outside organization rentals, ensuring organizations and or individuals complete required paperwork, including payment and insurance contracts according to TSA policy.
  • Develop and implement an evangelism-based Sports & Recreation program with the primary objective being to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Responsible for daily management of and planning for Sports & Recreation programs, including but not limited to, budget, child safety, and human resources.
  • Create church (Salvation Army) leagues, division, and practice schedules.
  • Coach teams: recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate volunteers and coaches.
  • Follow through with handling of fees with corps office and create and maintain database for all Sports & Recreation-based programs.
  • Work cooperatively with Corps Officers, all program directors, supervisors, and staff to optimize the integration and cross-marketing of Sports & Recreation programs throughout the Salvation Army Davis Center.
  • Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.Working Conditions:Ability to walk, stand, bend squat climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to be able to lift up to 50lbs. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as file cabinet drawers and reach overhead. Ability to operate computer, fax and telephone.Minimum Qualifications:
    • Minimum High School graduate or equivalent. College degree preferred.
    • Have at least two years of experience in a sports and recreation position developing, planning, managing, and supervising sports teams, and/or organized recreational programs.
    • Have at least two years of experience developing and administering budgets (Helpful).
    • Knowledge of Salvation Army programs (Helpful).
    • By virtue of direct contact with people who engage in Salvation Army programs, Christians with a demonstrated personal faith, agreement with the teaching of Scripture and understanding of Salvation Army doctrine are preferred for this position.
    • Must have at least two years of experience working with children preferably in a Sports, Recreation, or Camp-based environment.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Ability to communicate effectively; ability to interact with co-workers, management, leadership and the public.
    • Ability to present oneself in a professional manner.
    • Interpersonal and Organizational skills required
    • Must have a philosophy of education and child development which is consistent with that of The Salvation Army Davis Center.
    • Must have the ability to work with children, parents, and staff in capacity of leadership, coaching, and education including but not limited to:
    • Ability to relate joyfully and sensitivity to children of all ages.
    • Ability to use appropriate positive discipline consistently.
    • Ability to handle security and crisis situations calmly.
    • Ability to provide constant and continual supervision.
    • Ability to engage and maintain a childs interest in activities.Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
      • Knowledge and experience with various sports equipment, sports and recreational games and activities.
      • Maintain First Aid/CPR/AED certification
      • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English. Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
      • Must attend staff, child safety, and other trainings as directed.
      • Coordinate volunteers requests from the community; recruit, train and supervise volunteer coaches and staff.
      • Maintain inventory, distribution and ordering of supplies and equipment.
      • Ability to work evenings, night shifts, split shifts, weekends and some holidays.
      • Set up tables, sports equipment, chairs etc. for classes and programs.
      • Assist in emergencies or treatment of injured players, volunteers, and/or staff. Follow up with appropriate paperwork as directed.
      • Recognize the spiritual needs of individuals, which may require referral to the officer/pastor who is an ordained minister of religion.
      • Perform all other duties as assigned.QualificationsSkillsRequired
        • CPR/AED: IntermediateEducationRequired
          • High School or Equivalent or betterPreferred
            • Bachelors or betterExperienceRequired
              • 2 years: Experience working with children preferably in a Sports, Recreation, or Camp-based environment.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: The Salvation Army, Cathedral City , Sports & Recreation Coordinator - CAS/Cathedral City, Other , Cathedral City, California

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