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Youth Sports Camp Coach 2022

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Temporary
Location: Golden, CO
Categories: Athletics/Recreation

Position Title
Youth Sports Camp Coach
The Opportunity

Being a coach for the Mines Youth Sports Camp (YSC) is a highly sought after position. It is a great way to interact and to share your passion for sports, group activities, and skill development with an amazing group of children. Each day you will work in groups of 3 coaches to teach basic and intermediate skills, team sport rules, and simply to model and teach camaraderie in a great setting. Being a coach is a high energy, and sometimes intense job. We will work to train you in game theory, working with children, and adapting activity skills to the student’s level of play. There are four weeks of YSC and our hope is to see you become a better coach throughout each week of the camp experience.

Camp Dates:

June 13-17, 2022

June 20-24, 2022

July 5-8, 2022

July 11-15, 2022

  • Previous experience tutoring or coaching children is strongly preferred. 
  • Coaches will be responsible for the safety and supervision of up to 25 campers.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicants should have a basic knowledge of basketball, soccer, broomball/hockey, baseball and group initiatives. 
  • Applicants must demonstrate good judgment and decision-making abilities. 
  • Applicants should be positive and enthusiastic role models for campers and must be able to work in teams.
  • Additionally, applicants should feel comfortable explaining and enforcing camp rules as well as managing conflict.
  • Applicants should demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and be excellent at communicating with staff, campers and parents.
  • Camp Coaches will be required to take an active role in staff trainings, staff meetings and each and every day of camp.
  • Coaches must be open to performance based feedback. 
  • Coaches will be required to know and follow all camp policies and procedures including emergency action plans.
  • Coaches will be required to act as first responders in the case of an emergency.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Coaches must be certified in CPR and first aid when camp begins – training will be provided at no cost.

**Applicants must be available to work at least three weeks of camp and attend one paid training session.**

**Coaches must be 18 years of age before camp begins**
Preferred Qualifications
  • Athletic experience preferred. Availability to work all four weeks.
About Mines & Golden, CO
Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver.  The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience. 
Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range
$13.50-$18.00 per hour

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs.  For more information, visit Mines benefits.
How to Apply
Applicants will be asked to complete a brief online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status).
Background Investigation Required
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
This position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or exemption because of a medical or religious exclusion. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

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