POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Sports Director, this position will officiate at sporting events, games, or competitions, to maintain standards of play and to ensure that game rules are observed and creates a safe and positive environment that promotes fair play, member safety/staff safety, and engagement in keeping with YMCA policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Maintain constant surveillance of playing area for safety and fair play. Enforces rules and manages the area/ assists in score keeping duties including but not limited to: keep track of points, time, and quarters, periods etc. and referee duties during youth/adult games as needed. Set up and tear down equipment, scoreboard, and/or other appropriate sport duties. Assist with general facility maintenance and checks the area for hazardous conditions when arriving and cleanliness/safety when leaving the area. Knows all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required. Attends all staff meetings and training as required.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, and/or EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 18 years of age. Must be able to perform duties as required. Bi-lingual desired. Experience/ability to learn team building and youth development strategies. Must have knowledge of the sport being hired to referee. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with diverse populations. Experience with youth/teen development and parent relations. Good organizational skills, initiative, and a proactive attitude. Good verbal communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with YMCA staff, youth, parents, school staff, community partners and volunteers.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: • Live scan clearance. • Within the first 30 days of hire: CPR/ First Aid/AED certificate, child abuse prevention training. • Blood borne pathogens training as required (Certifications need to remain current during employment.)
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