• Youth Sports Coach

    • Days: Tuesdays (Youth Soccer League), Wednesdays (Mighty Mites Soccer League), and/or Thursdays (Track & Field)
    • Season: Spring 2022
    • Department: Parks & Community Services, Youth Sports
    • Job Site: Robinswood Park - Soccer Fields and Tillicum Middle School
    • Training: TBA
    • Reports to: Erin McCaslin, 425-452-4627
    • Work Environment: Active
    • Background Check Required: Yes
    • Age: 16+

    Youth Sports & Fitness is seeking volunteer coaches for its Spring 2022 soccer leagues and track & field program. The goal of Youth Sports & Fitness programs is to provide quality programming with responsible leaders so youth have the opportunity to grow and learn. We are a program in which opportunity for participation is provided to all those who enter, regardless of skill and ability. We wish to provide youth with a fun learning experience and the opportunity to develop lifelong sports and fitness skills.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Coach children ages 5-6 and 7-9 in soccer and/or guide children ages 6-12 in track & field events. Tasks include, but are not limited to, leading practices, teaching fundamentals and communicating with on-site staff and parents of participants.

    Desired Qualifications:

    Basic knowledge of soccer and running or field events is required. Applicants must be reliable, trustworthy and willing to put forth a good effort.

    Tasks include:

    • Attend mandatory coaches clinic – date and location TBA.
    • Arrive 15-20 minutes early to practices and games.
    • Have a practice plan (first three weeks of the soccer leagues).
    • Participate in activities with youth.
    • Teach basic fundamentals of sport.
    • Teach basic rules of sport.
    • Coach/Ref all league games.
    • Communicate with parents after every practice and game (example: picture date/time, handouts) and on-site staff.

    To Apply:

    Please download, complete and submit the following to Erin McCaslin at emccaslin@bellevuewa.gov. If you have questions, contact Erin via e-mail or phone at 425-452-4627.
    • Volunteer Application - please include the name of the league or program for which you would like to volunteer.
    • Parks Background Check - please include the following information in your application email so we can run a background check through Employers Choice.
      • Your full name
      • Your cell phone number AND your permission for Employers Choice to send you a text.
      • Your email address
      • Name of City staff/program area where they will be working: Erin McCaslin/Youth Sports Volunteer
    • Waiver of Liability (If applicant is under 18, parent must sign waiver)
    • COVID Waiver (If applicant is under 18, parent must sign waiver)
    • Resumé (optional)

    Selection Procedures:

    1. Application paperwork is reviewed and processed.
    2. Candidates not selected will be notified.
    3. Applicants selected will be notified via e-mail. A Volunteer Agreement will be completed following a cleared background check. 
    4. Selected applicants will receive on-site training and are required to keep a daily record of volunteer hours.

    Bellevue provides volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference and/or disability.