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Youth Sports Instructor

Job Location

Thurston County, WA

Published By

Our Ark

Type of Job

Part Time Volunteer

Published Date

April 2, 2020 at 9:00:00 PM

About the job

We are searching for a perceptive and well-rounded Youth Sports Instructor to train individuals and small cohorts. The Youth Sports Instructor should familiarize trainees with pertinent sporting guidelines, diagnose and remedy form-related issues, and provide instruction on safe, effective sporting techniques. You should also bolster emotional functioning through coaching.

To ensure success as a Youth Sports Instructor, you should exercise refined communication and coordination techniques. Invariably, a skilled Youth Sports Instructor will foster persistence and respect among trainees.

Youth Sports Instructor Responsibilities:

Teaching sports-related rules and procedures.
Analyzing gait, overall form, agility, and existing techniques.
Safeguarding sports players from avoidable injuries by instilling appropriate techniques.
Supervising the use of pertinent sporting equipment.
Conducting safe remedial lessons following incapacity.
Outlining important nutritional requirements if requested.
Entering sports players in upcoming tournaments.
Solidifying mental agility through coaching.
Encouraging diligence, adherence to sporting guidelines, and sportsmanship.


Youth Sports Instructor Requirements:

  • High school diploma.

  • Completion of an applicable Instructor's training program is advantageous.

  • Experience as a credible, hands-on Sports Instructor, preferably for youth.

  • A history of commendable sporting achievement.

  • Well-honed sports-related diagnostic abilities.

  • Brilliant coordination, mentorship, and calculated risk-taking techniques.

  • Polished verbal communication abilities.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment


  1. Volunteering connects you to others.

  2. Volunteering is good for your mind and body.

  3. Volunteering can advance your career.

  4. Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

  5. Changing a youth's life

  6. Making our communities better to live and love 

About us

We are 100% volunteer led team of passionate people who are to support and help the youth on the streets to go from thriving to surviving through care, compassionate, committed adults in our communities. We adhere to our values of Compassion, Community (engaging individuals, building alliances), Commitment, Hope, Trust, Love, Respect, and Integrity. We love to have fun enjoying every moment we have with team members, youth, and our communities. We would love to have you a part of this team.


Olympia, WA, USA

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