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Start a career with PeacePlayers! PeacePlayers is currently accepting applications for the career opportunities below. To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to the appropriate email address listed.

 

It is the policy of PeacePlayers to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of age, gender, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability, or any other legally protected basis. PeacePlayers evaluates all candidates on a merit basis.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Development and Communications Manager

Reports to: Head of US Strategy & Operations

Posted: May 2021

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers is an international peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport, primarily basketball, as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that children who play together can learn to live together, PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 20 countries.

At PeacePlayers, our vision is to foster individual and communal connections that create a more peaceful world. The world we live in today has far too many divides – whether racial, religious, ethnic or geographic – and these divisions have created an environment of conflict and instability in our local communities.  In partnership with local leaders, we support young people on opposite sides of these divides by using sport as a vehicle to strengthen their leadership and peacebuilding skills to show that we are all more alike than different.  We stay with them for the long-term to work towards a more peaceful society for us all – currently operating in nine year-round sites:  the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, as well as five cities in the U.S. – Baltimore, Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles. 

It is the policy of PeacePlayers to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of age, gender, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability, or any other legally protected basis. PeacePlayers evaluates all candidates on a merit basis.

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION 

The Development and Communications Manager is responsible for helping to build and implement a US-wide communications plan, while also supporting key development activities including but not limited to proposal writing, reporting and prospecting. A significant portion of this position will be spent on managing PeacePlayers United States social media accounts and website, and writing for grant proposals and storytelling. This position is a member of the US team, reports to PeacePlayers’ Head of US Strategy and Operations and works closely with each of the cities’ site Directors. The position requires strong writing skills and will be providing support and technical expertise to staff across the country. In addition, this position requires the employee to operate within the three core values of PeacePlayers – Seeing People as People, Inside Out Transformation and a Culture of Collaboration.

KEY DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES (70%)

  • Grant writing and reporting to a range of donors and partners, including foundations, government, individuals, etc.
  • Researching potential funding sources and cultivating new prospects according to development plan
  • Work closely with the development team to create and implement an annual development plan.
  • Support city Directors in managing prospect lists and data entry into PeacePlayers’ CRM, Network for Good, on a monthly basis
  • Managing and maintaining relationships with existing donors, including creating a calendar and collateral for on-going updates
  • Representing the organization’s fundraising interests with donors, potential partners etc. in a variety of setting
  • Organizing and tracking donor information, including deadlines for proposals, reporting and other contractual obligations

KEY COMMUNICATIONS RESPONSIBILITIES (30%)

  • Lead the development and implementation of an annual US marketing and communications strategy. 
  • Build a communications calendar to guide the strategy throughout the year while continuously updating and adjusting the strategy to meet current needs, trends and opportunities.
  • Manage PeacePlayers US social web editorial content and organize multiple internal and external sources to generate content daily.
  • Management and design of the US page of PeacePlayers International website.
  • Management of external collateral production and design while serving as liaison to creative agencies.
  • Work directly with Programs and Learning team to drive how data translates to external pitch decks and materials used for marketing and communications activities.
  • Ongoing content capturing, to be adapted to multiple audiences and platforms; Creating marketing materials, such as newsletters and brochures, and managing social media, and blogs.
  • Monitor trends in the social web space and make recommendations on ways to increase the use of social media in the organization.
  • Collect success stories and testimonials from youth participants for internal and external sharing.
  • Manage photo and video assets for the US program, maintaining a relevant and organized library. 
  • Maintaining contact with city Directors and other relevant staff to collect stories, reports and other relevant information; Attend activities at least twice per month to build relationships with participants and staff, to report and photograph activities.
  • Create monthly reports on social media/web usage and trends to be analyzed for impact in overall marketing efforts; Track and report on the impact of the social media efforts to utilize relevant data to adjust strategy accordingly. 
  • Work directly with Directors of US sites on a daily basis to develop messaging and story-telling opportunities.  

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in development, writing and/or communications
  • Proven strong  writer.
  • Experience in prospecting, cultivating and stewardship 
  • Demonstrable experience in leveraging social media to drive traffic or achieve tangible goals, online marketing, or related experience. 
  • Understanding and/or previous experience in non-profits is a plus.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Proficient in collecting and analyzing data to make recommendations on content and tactics.
  • Experience working in Network for Good or a similar donor management platform.
  • Well organized with outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Work effectively with international staff in a team setting.
  • Asset: Passion for and/or experience in racial equity, youth development etc.

The PeacePlayers Development and Communications Manager position is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including health insurance and an employer retirement plan matching program. Salary range for this position is $60,000-70,000. The Communications and Development Manager will be working within the United States but location is flexible. 

To apply for this position, please email a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to PeacePlayers United States at apply@peaceplayers.org with the subject header “Development and Communications Manager.” All applications for the position should be submitted by May 31, 2021.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW 

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers is an international peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport, primarily basketball, as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that children who play together can learn to live together, PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 20 countries. 

At PeacePlayers, our vision is to foster individual and communal connections that create a more peaceful world. The world we live in today has far too many divides – whether racial, religious, ethnic or geographic – and these divisions have created an environment of conflict and instability in our local communities. In partnership with local leaders, we support young people on opposite sides of these divides by using sport as a vehicle to strengthen their leadership and peacebuilding skills to show that we are all more alike than different. We stay with them for the long-term to work towards a more peaceful society for us all – currently operating in nine year-round sites: the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, as well as five cities in the U.S. – Baltimore, Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles. 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION 

In January of 2017, PeacePlayers launched a partnership with Nike to bring PeacePlayers’ proven model of uniting communities through sport to the United States.  This partnership piloted growth in 2017 first to Baltimore, Brooklyn and Detroit, and then in the summer of 2018 added programs in Chicago and Los Angeles, with the intention of eventually launching an additional program in Portland (OR). 

The Director of PeacePlayers Brooklyn will have a deep understanding of the Brooklyn community (current programming takes place in Brownsville), outstanding management and fundraising skills and will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of PeacePlayers Brooklyn and adhering to PeacePlayers 10 Unifying Principles.  The Director will work closely with the US Leadership team and Brooklyn Program Manager, local partners, coaches, and his/her peers across other PeacePlayers locations. The Director will need to be both entrepreneurially driven and capable of being a team player, recognizing that their success will be dependent on the empowerment of their staff and the youth the program serves.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Collaborate closely with PeacePlayers-U.S. to develop a multi-year PeacePlayers U.S. and PeacePlayers Brooklyn strategy focused on financial sustainability and programmatic excellence that is in line with the PeacePlayers Global Strategic Plan.
  • Support PeacePlayers Brooklyn Program Manager in the running of an efficient and effective program, the evaluation of that program, and overseeing of part time coaching staff
  • Responsible for maintaining communication with other PeacePlayers sites—domestic and international—PeacePlayers U.S. office, and PeacePlayers Global support team; to share learnings and best practices for the good of PeacePlayers as a whole
  • Identify and strategically partner with organizations and institutions to deepen, sustain and scale PeacePlayers’ programmatic impact across Brooklyn.
  • Adherence to PeacePlayers’ unifying principles. These “unifying principles” ensure all PeacePlayers’ sites are similar enough to each other to achieve the shared mission of the organization and also afford the flexibility for local leaders in each site to innovate and make contextually driven decisions for the greatest overall impact.

Fundraising and Development:

  • Work closely with PeacePlayers U.S. Head of Strategy and Operations, Director of US Programs & Partnerships and PeacePlayers Global Support Team to understand the current PeacePlayers’ financial landscape, existing donor base and to identify opportunities for incremental support in Brooklyn.
  • Responsible for the development and expansion of local fundraising activities to support existing program operations and expansion.
  • Collaborate with PeacePlayers Global Support team and U.S. staff to effectively steward existing NYC focused donors and build a pipeline of future supporters of PeacePlayers work in the U.S.

Financial Performance and Operations:

  • Responsible for budgeting and fiscal management of PeacePlayers Brooklyn
  • Responsible for key Human Resources functions such as ensuring PeacePlayers Child Protection and Abuse Policy are followed; local staff are onboarded and trained effectively and provided ongoing support from US Leadership and the PeacePlayers Global Support Team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A demonstrated passion and connection to the mission of PeacePlayers to unite divided communities through sport and its values of seeing people as people, culture of collaboration and inside out transformation. 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and not afraid to get involved in all aspects of the organization and programming in Brooklyn
  • Possesses an understanding and passion for addressing challenges created by inequity across racial and socioeconomic divides in the United States and in Brooklyn specifically.
  • A belief in the inherent strengths of young people to actualize their greatest potential despite challenges and adversity, and positively impact society
  • 5+ years of management experience with a track record of effectively leading a scaling program or nonprofit 
  • Successful track record of developing and stewarding individual donors ($15,000+) and developing corporate partnerships
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience cultivating new fundraising relationships, managing current funder relationships and/or planning fundraising events
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performing teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and oversee a budget
  • An understanding of how sport can be used as a transformational development tool; interest and experience in basketball also helpful.

The Director of PeacePlayers Brooklyn position is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including health insurance and an employer retirement plan matching program. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The Director of PeacePlayers Brooklyn position is based in New York City.

To apply for this position, please email a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to PeacePlayers at apply@peaceplayers.org with the subject header “Director of PeacePlayers Brooklyn.” All applications for the position should be submitted by April 30th, 2021.

It is the policy of PeacePlayers to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of age, gender, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability, or any other legally protected basis.  PeacePlayers evaluates all candidates on a merit basis.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW 

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers is a peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries. 

By offering equitable basketball programming, peace education, leadership development and professional training, PeacePlayers challenges the status quo of hatred and fear that grips societies in conflict – making cross-community cooperation desirable and giving young people practical skills to deal with conflict and grow into advocates for peace in their communities. The organization operates year-round programs in the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland and Cyprus, internationally and Baltimore, MD, Brooklyn, NY, Detroit, MI, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA in the United States. 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION 

PeacePlayers believes that basketball has the power to be a catalyst for change. We achieve this by using the game of basketball to bridge divides, create equitable opportunities, and to develop youth leaders. 

In Brooklyn, PeacePlayers works in Brownsville, a community with so much potential yet experiences systemic inequities that affect the life outcomes of youth. Due to gun and gang violence, many Brownsville youth do not feel safe in housing developments where they do not reside. These divides also create barriers for Brownsville youth, limiting their ability to fully access resources to pursue their highest potential. 

PeacePlayers Brooklyn aims to bridge the divide in Brownsville by creating safe spaces through the game of basketball for young people to build relationships and become leaders and advocates for their community. Since launching in 2017, PeacePlayers Brooklyn has reached over 350 youth, creating a supportive environment for them to develop as a network of young leaders. 

This summer, PeacePlayers is offering a 6-week Summer Camp in the Brownsville community. We are looking for two passionate Youth Development Basketball Coaches to support our programming needs as we return to play this summer. As a PeacePlayers coach, you will help create fun, on the court experiences for Brownsville youth. You will also join a global community of coaches who are passionate about the power of sport to break down barriers and to unite communities all over the world. 

The summer camp will take place from July 5th – August 14th. The sessions will take place Monday –

Wednesday from 11am-2pm at two local parks. While this is a part-time role, there may be opportunities to extend contract beyond the summer camp for the right candidate(s). 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Key responsibilities and specific duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Build relationships with youth, school representatives and other community stakeholders ● Represent PeacePlayers in a positive and professional manner at all times 
  • Assist PeacePlayers Program Manager in planning and organizing all summer camp activities and plan all summer camp activities 
  • Lead basketball sessions at select parks in Brownsville, Brooklyn as well as support ● Coaches are expected to arrive 30 minutes before camp sessions begin 
  • Available to attend onboarding session on June 30th 
  • Available to attend July 3rd Summer Kickoff clinic led by PeacePlayers Brooklyn Leadership Development Program participants 
  • Available to support some evening and weekend sessions as necessary 
  • Other duties as specified by PeacePlayers Brooklyn Program Manager 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Passion for the PeacePlayers mission 
  • Demonstrated passion for using sport as a tool for social change 
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in sports-based youth development philosophy ● Personal sporting experience at the high school or collegiate level preferred 
  • You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and you pride yourself on being a teamplayer 

The Youth Development Basketball Coach position is a part-time position for approx. 12-16 hours per week. Compensation for this position is $20 per hour 

The Youth Development Basketball Coach position will be based in Brooklyn, New York 

To apply for this position, please email a resume to snnamani@peaceplayers.org and cwray@peaceplayers.org with the subject header “Youth Development Basketball Coach – BK” 

All applications should be submitted by Friday, June 18th at 11:59pm 

It is the policy of PeacePlayers to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of age, gender, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability, or any other legally protected basis. PeacePlayers evaluates all candidates on a merit basis.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

 

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers is a peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities around the world. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries.

By offering equitable basketball programming, peace education, leadership development and professional training, PeacePlayers challenges the status quo of hatred and fear that grips societies in conflict – making cross-community cooperation desirable and giving young people practical skills to deal with conflict and grow into ambassadors for peace in their communities. The organization operates year-round programs in the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland and Cyprus, internationally and Baltimore, MD, Brooklyn, NY, Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI and Los Angeles, CA in the United States.

  

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION 

 

In January of 2017, PeacePlayers launched a new partnership with Nike to bring PeacePlayers proven model of uniting communities through sport to the U.S.  This partnership will help mobilize young people across the United States who will show that if you can play together, you can live together.

PeacePlayers Baltimore will be bringing on interns to directly support the Project Coordinator and coaches as they run sport-based community programming in Baltimore. The interns will work approximately 15-20 hours per week and report directly to the PeacePlayers Baltimore Project Coordinator. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

Key responsibilities and specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the implementation of all Baltimore programming; including weekly leadership and basketball sessions, peace education sessions, community service projects, virtual learning, partnership meetings, and field trips etc.
  • Assist with the development of weekly life skills curriculum sessions as well as the development of innovative & creative online virtual curriculum.  
  • Assist with the recruiting and retention of PeacePlayers participants. 
  • Support implementation of neighborhood and city-based events.
  • Assist with the coordination of trainings and workshops for the local network.
  • Collect necessary data, testimonials and other information to assess project success. 
  • Participate in training sessions on topics such as Sports Based Youth Development, How to Build Great Teams and Leaning Into Our Core Values.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in a field that focuses on youth development, psychology or sports management.
  • Clear understanding of how sports and recreation can be used to teach life skills and create social change.
  • Interest in obtaining knowledge of and/or experience in sport-based youth development philosophy.
  • Personal athletic experience at the high school or collegiate level (preferred).
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver clear and effective messages to a variety of partners.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively.
  • Passion for basketball and conflict resolution (preferred).
 

 GOALS FOR INTERNS AFTER COMPLETION OF INTERNSHIP

  • Master technical skills that are essential in creating, planning and facilitating youth development programming.
  • Gain essential background knowledge in youth development and sports management from a planning and implementation perspective. 
  • Build a network of contacts in the sports industry.
  • Learn some of the barriers and obstacles of working with youth and how to overcome them.
  • Learn how to develop curriculum that aligns with an organization’s mission.
 

To apply for this internship position, please email a resume and cover letter to Chineze Nwagbo at cnwagbo@peaceplayers.org with the subject header “Project Coordinator Internship- Baltimore.” 

Position Title: AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach

Name of Supervisor: Chineze Nwagbo

City/State: Baltimore, MD

Type of Position: Part-Time

Term Length: 900 Hours Over 1 Year

 

The Up2Us Sports AmeriCorps VISTA program aims to build the capacity of Up2Us Sports member organizations who run high-quality sports-based youth development programming in under-served communities. We are looking for an AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach to join us in our grassroots peacebuilding and youth development through basketball work in Baltimore. As an AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach at PeacePlayers Baltimore, you will help build out sports-based community programming for elementary, middle, and high school youth. You will also become a part of a global community of people who are passionate about the power of sports to unite communities all over the world. 

 

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: 

PeacePlayers launched in 2001 with the belief that if youth could learn to play together, they could learn to live together. Our mission is to unite communities in conflict through sports; particularly the game of basketball. Nearly 20 years later, we operate five programs globally in Cyprus, South Africa, Northern Ireland, the Middle East and the United States. In 2017, PeacePlayers partnered with Nike to launch programming in the U.S. where we currently operate in Baltimore, MD; Brooklyn, NY; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; and Los Angeles, CA.

 

In the U.S., historical divides driven by who you are (race/cultural background) and where you are from (geography) have created an inequitable society. Baltimore has struggled to provide a sustainable path to success for its residents for decades. The drug epidemic coupled with other negative influences have contributed to disengaged communities on the East and West side of Baltimore. In addition, economic development often happens around but not within underserved communities contributing to limited quality resources for many youth and their families to reach their highest potential.

 

Through participation in PeacePlayers programs, youth develop  the skills, attitudes and behaviors that enhance their ability to reduce conflict and find their voice as leaders. 

 

As an AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach at PeacePlayers Baltimore, you will support our efforts to run sports-based community programming in Baltimore by: 

 

PROGRAMS:

  • Supporting the Peace League (elementary/middle school age) and Leadership Development Program (high school age) through coaching and curriculum development
  • Plan and assist in facilitating workshops & events
  • Support with recruiting new PeacePlayers participants

 

MONITOR & EVALUATION  

  • Work with Monitor and Evaluation Specialist to develop systems to ensure effective and efficient data capture
  • Ensure weekly attendance data is captured by coaches and entered into PeacePlayers Baltimore attendance database 
  • Support in PeacePlayers annual survey of Peace League and LDP youth 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Passion for the PeacePlayers mission 
  • Demonstrated passion for using sport as a tool for social change
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in sport-based youth development philosophy
  • Personal athletic experience at the high school or collegiate level (preferred)
  • A love for the game of basketball and belief in the power of sport to educate and empower youth 
  • Comfortable with working in fast-paced environments as a team player with a positive attitude
  • A vehement passion for coaching, building relationships with youth, partners, and stakeholders 

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or legal permanent resident alien of the United States
  • Pass all necessary Federal and State background checks
  • Must have, or be working toward, a High School diploma, GED or it’s equivalent
  • Ability to commit to the required hours of Up2Us Coach service (900 over 1 year)

 

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • At the completion of your year of service, you will receive either an Education award ($7,700) or an end-of-service stipend ($2,960)
  • VISTAs receive on-the-job training as well as take part in PeacePlayers and Up2Us Sports training and professional development
  • Sports-Based Youth Development Certification
  • 10 personal days and 10 sick days in addition to organizational holidays, and may be eligible for relocation allowance and student loan forbearance

To apply for this position, send a resume and cover letter to Chineze Nwagbo (cnwagbo@peaceplayers.org) with “PeacePlayers Baltimore – AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach” in the subject line. Application for this position closes on December 11th, 2020.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers is a peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries. By offering equitable basketball programming, peace education, leadership development and professional training, PeacePlayers challenges the status quo of hatred and fear that grips societies in conflict – making cross-community cooperation desirable and giving young people practical skills to deal with conflict and grow into advocates for peace in their communities. The organization operates year-round programs in the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland and Cyprus, internationally and Baltimore, MD, Brooklyn, NY, Detroit, MI, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA in the United States.

 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

PeacePlayers believes that basketball has the power to be a catalyst for change. We achieve this by using the game of basketball to bridge divides, create equitable opportunities, and to develop youth leaders. In Los Angeles, PeacePlayers works in South LA and Watts, a community with so much potential yet experiences systemic inequities that affect the life outcomes of youth. PeacePlayers youth develop their personal skills, potential, and their talents to become leaders in LA. PeacePlayers LA creates a culture of teamwork, belonging, and peer-to-peer support with the aim to impact young people starting with how they see themselves and their role in their community and in the world. Through PeacePlayers’ Leadership Pipeline Model, we engage youth long-term, constituting a reliable and trustworthy presence in their lives as they move from childhood to adulthood, adapting our program to the changing needs of youth as they grow. This fall, PeacePlayers is offering a 6-week Program in the South Los Angeles community. We are looking for passionate Youth Development Basketball Coaches to support our programming needs as we return to play this academic year. As a PeacePlayers coach, you will help create fun, on the court experiences for our PeacePlayers youth. You will also join a global community of coaches who are passionate about the power of sport to break down barriers and to unite communities all over the world.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key responsibilities and specific duties include, but are not limited to:
● Build relationships with youth, school representatives and other community stakeholders
● Represent PeacePlayers in a positive and professional manner at all times
● Assist PeacePlayers Program Coordinators in planning and organizing all activities
● Lead basketball sessions at select locations in South Los Angeles
● Coaches are expected to arrive 30 minutes before camp sessions begin
● Available to attend onboarding session on August 2021
● Available to support some evening and weekend sessions as necessary
● Other duties as specified by PeacePlayers Los Angeles Program Coordinators

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

● Passion for the PeacePlayers mission
● Demonstrated passion for using sport as a tool for social change
● Knowledge of and/or experience in sports-based youth development philosophy
● Personal sporting experience at the high school or collegiate level preferred
● You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and you pride yourself on being a teamplayer

 

The Youth Development Basketball Coach position is a part-time position for approx. 12-16 hours per week. Compensation for this position is $20 per hour.


The Youth Development Basketball Coach position will be based in Los Angeles, CA

To apply for this position, please email a resume to eunrau@peaceplayers.org with the subject header “Youth Development Basketball Coach – LA”

 

It is the policy of PeacePlayers to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals
regardless of age, gender, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital
status, physical ability, or any other legally protected basis. PeacePlayers evaluates all candidates
on a merit basis.

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