Americorps Service Opportunity with Excite All Stars


Cause Areas


Wed Aug 01, 2018 03:00 PM - Wed Jul 31, 2019 06:00 PM


6400 Press DriveNew Orleans, LA 70126
After School Soccer Program
Excite After School


Some of the duties include:

Youth Sports Coach - working directly with a group of youth to improve sportspecific

skills and learn to work together as a team.

Program Leader - planning or improving existing programming through design,

outreach, structure and management.

Health and Nutrition Leader - training youth and parents on the benefits of proper

eating, exercise, hydration and other issues that affect youth on the playing field and in

the classroom.

Camp Coordinator - leading activities during out-of-school time, including weekends

and vacations, when student-athletes are often unengaged.

Assistant Event Planner - making the tournament of your dreams a reality; you will

see what it takes to pull off one of these special events.

Volunteer Recruiter - inviting participants to our events.

Coach will be located at Pierre Capdau Elementary School.

The living stipend for this position is $7,770 and the education award is $2,907.50

This position averages 25 hours per week, Monday through Thursday from 3-6 , and Saturdays.

Additionally, the AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach will:

* 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 such as directed by your Up2Us Sports Program Manager

* Act as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the community and youth served

Up2Us AmeriCorps Coaches must complete the following requirements to ensure successful completion of the

AmeriCorps program:

* Completion of the minimum required hours of service and training by last day of coach contract

* Attendance at the Up2Us Coach orientation

* Completion of twice monthly America Learns reflection logs at an 80% level or higher

* Completion of bi-weekly timesheets

* Attendance at a day of service

* Attend/participate in Up2Us Sports trainings, meetings, and special initiatives

Member Eligibility & Qualifications

* AmeriCorps is open to U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent residents.

* Members must be 18 years old, or 17 with written parental/guardian consent.

* Members must have, or be working toward a High School diploma, GED, or its equivalent.

List specific site qualifications/eligibility requirements:

Ideal candidate will have experience working with youth, including a background

in sports such as Tennis, Soccer, and Running.

Candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check

Candidate should possess a positive attitude

Candidate should have access to transportation


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • STEM
  • Physical Education
  • Sports Coaching
  • Youth Services

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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