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Volunteer Youth Soccer Coaches and Referees needed

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
We Need You- Volunteerism at the Y

Position Summary: This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are looking for those with the ability to coach and or referee youth soccer for a single day community tournament. You will be asked to encourage, motivate, and instruct youth soccer players to perform to the best of their abilities.

Our Culture: Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Essential Functions:
For Coach:
1. Actively engage with approximately 10 youth on your team to create a fun, welcoming environment.
2. Facilitate short sided soccer games for youth.
3. Plan and facilitate 30 minutes of practice with your team.

For Referee:
1. Officiate small sided youth soccer games.
2. Encourage hard work, teamwork, and a fun atmosphere for the youth involved.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Developing yourself and others
  • Working with children
  • Volunteerism
  • Promoting the game of soccer


  • General Soccer knowledge
  • Understand the role of volunteerism at the YMCA

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a volunteer to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the volunteer is required to stand for long periods of time, kneel, squat, speak to children at eye level. If fulfilling the referee position, the volunteer will be required to run forward, backward, change speed and direction, and speak loudly to instruct youth on the soccer field.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Savannah McKee. savannah.mckee@ymcasv.org

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About East Valley Family YMCA


1975 S White Road, San Jose, CA 95148, US

Mission Statement

The Y: We're for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.


East Valley Family YMCA enriches kids, adults, families and communities through health, fitness and wellness programs, licensed child care, camps, family programs, swimming and aquatics, and other activities for people of all ages and abilities. We’re more than your local health and fitness club with a pool and gym. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone is welcome at the Y. The YMCA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults, families and communities. At the Y, our goal is that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.


Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Community, Sports & Recreation


Sat Jun 22, 2024
01:00 PM - 08:00 PM


1975 S. White RoadSan Jose, CA 95148



  • Sports Coaching
  • Physical Education
  • Soccer


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • 7 hours

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