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Rose City Rollers Junior Program Coordinator Job Description

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THURSDAY 8/13/21

Position Title: Junior Program Coordinator
Reports To: Athletic Program Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Employment Status: Part Time

This position leads the 300 person Rose City Rollers (RCR) Junior Derby Program and supports the league’s mission to serve women, girls and gender expansive individuals who want to play the team sport of roller derby, connect with an inclusive community, and realize their power both on skates and off. This program runs year-round. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Implement RCR strategic goals through delegation, communication, and timeline management 
  • Keep documentation correct, updated, and communicated to skaters, families, and coaches/program volunteers. Documentation includes but is not limited to handbooks, contact lists, program updates, calendars, volunteer job descriptions, and more. 
  • Actively take part as a member of league leadership through attending required meetings and living league values 
  • Build relationships with families, coaches, and the league to develop and keep an engaged community and exuberant volunteer base 
  • Work with the Event Manger to organize inter- and intraleague youth bouts 
  • Support Juniors promotions (social media presence, handbill distribution, and newsletters) in coordination with the Marketing team 
  • Manage the processes that support skater progression from newbie through all-star levels 
  • Manage youth program communication, including a twice-monthly newsletter, forum updates and parent emails 
  • Manage RCR’s youth summer camp program  
  • Oversee disciplinary process by tracking and direct communication 
  • Create a FUN and engaging environment for our youth skaters, working with our close-knit staff to dream big and execute on ideas that make for a welcoming and inclusive environment for all 
  • Track injuries, especially concussions, through developed and ever improving processes. 

Requirements:

  • Passion for promoting the mission of the Rose City Rollers and youth sports 
  • Sense of humor, quick wit, patience, diplomacy, and ability to perform with grace under pressure 
  • Exceptional written and in person communication – clear, professional, and consistent 
  • Demonstrable experience building community in a diverse environment 
  • Experience working with juniors (ages 7-18), youth sports and parents preferred 
  • Late afternoon, evening, and weekend availability, and flexibility to change schedule based on time sensitive ad hoc projects  
  • Tech savvy: Needed – Microsoft Office Suite (online and desktop), Outlook, Google Calendar; Bonus: SharePoint and Wild Apricot 
  • Experience working with and managing volunteers 
  • Upon hire, must pass a background check, complete trauma informed care training, concussion training, and first aid / CPR training.  

Work Schedule: 

  • This role is 20hrs/week. Work is primarily done from a home office, M-F 12-6 + some weekend and evening activities and meetings. 

Compensation: $19/hr., reviewed annually. Benefits include paid vacation, holiday pay, sick time, a flexible schedule, a monthly tech stipend and participation in Oregon Saves retirement savings program. 

Applying for Position

Please complete this form (which includes the following questions) and be prepared to upload a single document that includes your resume, three references. 

  1. Why do you want to work for Rose City Rollers?
  2. Describe your youth program coordination or similar experience?  
  3. Briefly tell us about your experience managing volunteers. 
  4. Briefly tell us about a time you dealt with an upset parent. What was your approach and the outcome? 

Hiring timeline:

  • 7/23 Job opens  
  • 7/23-8/15 Rolling one-way interviews offered  
  • 8/13 Application period closes
  • 8/17-19 Paid working interviews
  • Start date ASAP 

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