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Home Field Advantage

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Are you a high school student or college student seeking an opportunity to volunteer and make a positive impact in the community? Join our leadership program with Home Field Advantage! By becoming a volunteer with HFA, you will:

  • become an active member in the community
  • develop professional social skills by interacting with children, management staff, school officials, fellow volunteers, and HFA partners
  • stay physically active
  • gain leadership skills
  • learn how to run practices and receive an official coaching license
  • build a strong resume
  • receive work opportunities at events hosted by HFA partners
HFA is currently looking for soccer and basketball volunteer coaches to assist at HFA's after school sports programs. All practices are held at a school campus and each school has practice once a week for one hour.

4 Shifts

  • afternoon / 02:15 PM to 03:30 PM
    Volunteer Soccer Coach - all practices are held on campus at an elementary school in Downey, CA (kids ages 6-11)
  • afternoon / 02:45 PM to 04:00 PM
    Volunteer Soccer Coach - all practices are held on campus at an elementary school in Downey, CA (kids ages 6-11)
  • afternoon / 03:15 PM to 04:15 PM
    Volunteer Basketball Coach - all practices are held on campus at an elementary school in Downey, CA (kids ages 9-11)
  • afternoon / 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
    Volunteer Basketball Coach - all practices are held on campus at an elementary school in Downey, CA (kids ages 9-11)
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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More opportunities with Home Field Advantage

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Home Field Advantage

Location:

1019 E 4th Place Ste 300, Los Angeles, CA 90013, US

Mission Statement

Home Field Advantage (HFA) is a community-driven project determined to make its programs connective and sustainable by creating and training local leaders to coach after-school activities. HFA is committed to the development and welfare of every participant and collaborates with leading soccer clubs, educational institutions, and synergistic programs to ensure every participant has the best possible experience. HFA's mission is to create healthier, stronger, more active and connected communities through sports leadership development. HFA’s vision is to create a sustainable sports structure within our communities by activating local neighborhoods through coaching education, ultimately leading the next generation of homegrown role models while using existing underused facilities. HFA creates leaders for local communities, promotes physical activity, activates underused local facilities, and ultimately creates healthier and more connected communities.

Description

Home Field Advantage was created as a nonprofit organization in Southern California in 2016. What started as a small 6-week program to get elementary school kids active and teach them new soccer skills quickly flourished into something more profound. After maxing out this first program and learning how appreciative the schools, parents, and players were to participate, HFA took on the challenge of expanding and making this an option for more students in the area. Its leaders discovered a synergistic way to create home-grown leadership while simultaneously providing safe, after-school sports programs for schools in the Downey area. By teaching high school and college students proper coaching techniques and leadership skills, HFA is able to produce top-tier student coaches to run the after-school programs.

During the 2019-2020 season (pre-covid), HFA's soccer program was at 12 schools while its basketball program was at 7 schools. During that time, HFA had over 330 kids enrolled in all its programs and had 40 volunteer coaches assisting at practices. Most recently, HFA returned to the elementary schools for the 2021-2022 school year.

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Downey, CA 90240

(33.95741,-118.12105)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Sports Coaching
  • Physical Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Basketball
  • Soccer

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers joining our program must commit to attend all practices, game days (only a couple per season), staff meetings, and team events. HFA's season goes until May 2022.
  • Must be in high school or in college

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