There are many ways you can join our team. From career opportunities to internships to one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities, we’d love for you to get in the game. Be sure to check our website regularly for updated opportunities.
Part-Time Coach – Coach Across America
Girls in the Game has a part-time Coach Across America Position Open. The coach would help support our programs by coaching at 1-3 After School sites and supporting our Teen and Game Day Programs. The coach would be compensated for 900 hours of work between January 2017 and January 2018. The coach will also receive an education stipend after their service. The coach would work with the hiring manager to determine days and hours of work. There is flexibility for the coach to work fewer hours during the school year and more hours during the summer months. The coach must be available to attend all CAA and Girls in the Game training. The coach must also be available during afterschool time at least 2 days per week during the school year.
Girls in the Game has one part-time Coach-Across-America affiliated positions available, and seeks energetic, driven applicants who have experience working with youth to:
* Co-lead programming at sites throughout Chicago
* Chaperone one Saturday activity each month
* Attend bi-weekly coaches’ training meetings
* Organize program materials and equipment, and assist with other special projects as available, and
* Communicate with girls, parents/guardians and site contacts
If you are interesting in applying, please download the full Part-Time Coach-Coach Across America job description and application instructions.
Girls in the Game Elementary is an innovative citywide collaborative that uses sports and fitness, health and nutrition education and leadership and life-skills development to improve the overall physical health and emotional well-being of elementary-school girls. The 30-week program spans the entire school year, and weekly program sessions run 90 minutes in length, depending on the age group. Curriculum is structured around three-week modules, with each module incorporating a physical activity, such as basketball, soccer or creative movement; a health education topic, such as smart eating, body image, or drug and alcohol education; a life skills topic, such as sportswomanship, self-awareness and identity or peer pressure; and a key message that focuses on smart eating or physical activity.
Girls in the Game is seeking a part-time coach to do the following:
- Assist in the instruction of the after-school and weekend programming held at multiple sites throughout the city
- Coordinate and maintain regular communication with schools/youth centers, coaches and volunteers
- Learn and lead the curriculum used for programming for up to 25 participants per site
- Help to coordinate and chaperone regular weekend activities, bringing together all schools/sites
- Attend weekly coaches’ training meetings and complete weekly progress forms
- Participate in the evaluation of the Girls in the Game Elementary program
- Organize and maintain program materials and equipment
If you are interesting in applying, please download the full Part-Time Coach job description and application instructions.