Squash Coordinator

<p><strong>Do you have a passion for squash?&nbsp; Are you motivated by helping others reach their full potential in life?&nbsp; If so, this could be the perfect career opportunity for you.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>We are looking to grow our program, and need an experienced squash player/coach to fill our full-time Squash Coordinator role. Before you jump at an opportunity in New York, Boston, or San Francisco, read on to explore what Racquet Up Detroit has to offer!</strong></p>

Detroit, MI

Racquet Up

<em><strong>Our Mission</strong></em><br /><strong>To support and empower Detroit youth so they can achieve their full potential through a long-term, demanding, and inspiring mentoring program of squash, academics, and community service.</strong><br /><br /><em><strong>Our Goals</strong></em><br /><strong>Racquet Up Detroit is an out-of-school program that focuses intensively on the long-term development of Detroit youth by promoting their education, health, and character development. Through academic tutoring, health and fitness coaching, and youth development, Racquet Up aims to achieve 100% high school graduation and 100% college enrollment among its students.</strong> http://racquetup.org/

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Overview: <div class="modal-body"> <div class="description-section ng-binding">Unless you are from Michigan, moving to Detroit may not be on your radar. It should be. Detroit is an inspiring, historic, incredibly &ldquo;livable&rdquo; city with so much to offer. With a vibrant food scene, iconic architecture, world-class museums, friendly people, and the world&rsquo;s largest collection of freshwater within driving distance, Detroit is a gem. Make a difference, and matter, right away, in a city which will appreciate your contributions. Detroit is the city where you can make your mark.<br /> <div class="modal-body"> <div class="description-section ng-binding"><br /><br />Take part in work that matters. "Through squash and academics, Racquet Up inspires us to be something greater than what we hear every day." -Jaz&rsquo;Mene</div> </div> </div> </div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Lead daily squash and fitness practices for players of various ages and skill levels, Develop long-term squash and fitness training plan which will inform daily lessons/practices, and Implement fitness and nutrition program.</li> <li>Manage squash equipment and uniforms for all program participants, Oversee tournament selections and enrollment as well as US Squash memberships and Squash and Education Alliance (SEA)-related activities, and ensure squash and fitness spaces are organized, clean, and inspiring.</li> <li>Support education staff in execution of academic program including homework help, literacy instruction, and in-school advocacy.</li> <li>Track student attendance, timeliness, and preparation on a daily basis.</li> <li>Manage pre- and post-program logistics, including walking students from school to the program facility, and ensuring a safe and orderly dismissal process.</li> <li>Assist with driving students to and from program as needed.</li> <li>Assist with additional projects and responsibilities as needed.</li> <li>Build caring, supportive, meaningful relationships with students, Participate with students in weekend activities including community service projects, squash matches, cultural outings, and other field trips as needed.</li> <li>Travel with students to weekend-long squash tournaments and college visits.</li> </ul> <div class="modal-body"> <div class="description-section ng-binding"><br /><br /></div> </div> <br />
Requirements: <div class="modal-body"> <ul> <li class="description-section ng-binding">Squash experience is required.</li> <li class="description-section ng-binding">Most importantly, candidates must have a passion for working with youth in the city, and a belief that all children can</li> <li class="description-section ng-binding">learn and grow if given the proper guidance and support. <div class="modal-body"> <div class="description-section ng-binding">High-energy, creative, hard-working, self-starter with strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.</div> </div> </li> </ul> </div>