Bay Area & Sacramento Youth Sports Coach with Americorps

Cause Areas


Wed Nov 15, 2017 - Wed Oct 31, 2018


3400 3rd AveSacramento, CA 95817


Join Up2Us Sports and serve your community as an Americorps Coach. We will train and connect you with a local partner organization to help them improve their youth sports programs and to give kids the tools they need to succeed.

Coaches serve as AmeriCorps members for the duration of their service term, which is either 900 hours, not to exceed a full year. We currently have positions in Sacramento and the SF Bay Area.


  • Encourage participants to gain and develop life skills, knowledge, and techniques through sport, using lessons learned at Up2Us Sports’ best in class training events
  • Perform data collection activities as directed by your Up2Us Coach Program Manager
  • Act as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the community and youth served
  • Completion of monthly reflection logs
  • Attend/participate in Up2Us Coach monthly trainings, meetings, and special initiatives

Eligibility Requirements

  • Veteran of any branch of US Armed Forces
  • 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 required hours of Up2Us Coach Operation Coach service


  • A focus on helping youth become successful young people
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to improving conditions and providing opportunities for all youth

Compensation/ Benefits

  • AmeriCorps Living Allowance (900 Hours = $300-400/bi weekly)
  • End-of-Service Education Award (900 hours = $2,907)
  • 40 hours of research-based training and professional development
  • Sports-Based Youth Development Certification
  • Uniform/gear
  • Additional support and connections to Veteran specific resources in your community
  • Access to the Up2Us Sports network of over 1200 youth sports organizations


  • Child Development
  • Physical Education
  • Nutrition
  • Sports Coaching
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 900 hours to be completed in one year term
  • Veteran of any branch of US Armed Forces

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