Location and Job Title:
J Los Angeles
5870 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
JLA Sports Staff will report to the Sports and Recreation Coordinator. They coach youth teams in a year-round program for school age children by offering basketball experience, teach multiple different sports, and build relationships with players as well as parents. The position supports our men's basketball league as stats and score keeper and staff liaison. The ideal candidate understands basketball, has experience in teaching different sports, is a mentor to young children, and can adapt on the fly. They are a team player with excellent communication skills, and have experience working with children, and their families. This is a part-time non-exempt position.
The primary responsibilities of the Sports Staff include, but are not limited to:
Facilitate team basketball practices and youth clinics.
Coach teams in games
Assist in set up of multiple different sports programs
Function a stats and scorekeeper for men's basketball league
Develop sound professional relationships with children and parents
Collaborate as a member of the sports staff
- 1-2 years of basketball playing experience
- 1-2 years of coaching experience(preferred)
- Prior experience in working with children and their families
- Exceptional skill and capacity for engagement and relationship building with both children, and adults
- Proven ability to plan, originate and organize practices
- Be a leader, self-starter, and strong collaborator
- Ability to accept guidance, constructive feedback, and support
J Los Angeles serves the Jewish and broader community in our neighborhood and Los Angeles. Our flagship programs are our outstanding Early Childhood Center, our growing year-round day camp program JCamp and our teen leadership and sports programs, Diller Teen Fellows, and Maccabi. Other programs include our aquatics center with 2,450 swim lessons weekly, senior wellness programming, parent and me programming, fitness classes, programs for individuals with special needs and youth sports leagues.
J Los Angeles is an equal opportunity employer committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunity and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, veteran status, age, national origin, or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.
To learn more about J Los Angeles, find us on the web at www.thejla.org.