Citywide Initiatives Coordinator (Year of Service)

The Coordinator will work in our Citywide Initiatives program with an emphasis on building relationships with new sites, community partners, and program participants. The Citywide Initiatives program includes a summer camp, clinics over spring and winter school breaks, and Game Days – one day clinics for groups of 20-100 girls. The Citywide Initiatives Coordinator is a full-time service corps volunteer with a year-long contract beginning in the fall of 2018. The Citywide Initiatives Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Citywide Initiatives Manager with curriculum development, program planning, logistics, record keeping and program delivery.

Girls in the Game is seeking a Coordinator who will

  • Help plan 25-35 Game Days
  • Help plan at least one clinic
  • Serve as a lead staff member for Summer Camp, including securing sites, recruiting participants, preparing supplies, and organizing staff
  • Coach at one weekly after school site (curriculum is provided)
  • Keep basic contact, enrollment and attendance information on our Salesforce.com database
  • Engage parents and caregivers through regular communications and special family programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Click here to see the full Citywide Initiatives Coordinator position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Beth Tumiel at btumiel@girlsinthegame.org. 

 

Teen Programs Coordinator (Year of Service)

During the school year, the Coordinator would work primarily in our Teen Club program, which trains teen girls to lead fun, healthy lifestyle programs for elementary school girls. The Coordinator would assist the Teen Programs Manager with recruiting, selecting and training 100 Teen Club Members in 3 schools, setting up teen-led activities for younger girls, and accompanying the teens to those activities. In the summer, the Coordinator would help the Teen Programs Manager plan and lead Summer Squad for 30 teens. The Teen Programs Coordinator is a full-time service corps volunteer with a year-long contract beginning in the fall of 2018.

Girls in the Game is seeking a Coordinator who will

  • Help the Teen Programs Manager recruit, train and manage Teen Club and Summer Squad members
  • Lead programming for teens (curriculum is provided)
  • Help set up and carry out workshops the teens will lead for elementary school girls
  • Help plan and chaperone field trips
  • Coach at one weekly after school site (curriculum is provided)
  • Keep basic contact, enrollment and attendance information on our Salesforce.com database
  • Help plan special events like the end of the year celebration
  • Engage parents and caregivers through regular communications and special family programs
  • Secure small donations of prizes teens earn for participating
  • Other duties as assigned

 Click here to see the full Teen Programs Coordinator position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Beth Tumiel at btumiel@girlsinthegame.org. 

 

After School Coordinator (Year of Service)

Our After School program operates in over 30 schools and parks throughout Chicago, and follows a set curriculum covering sports and fitness, health, and leadership development. The After School Coordinator will coach our After School program 4-5 days per week and serve as the main contact and coordinator for up to 5 sites. Curriculum rotates regularly to expose girls to a wide variety of sports and fitness opportunities. Each site operates once a week for 90 minutes and serves an average of 25 girls. All sites have two coaches. The After School Coordinator is a full-time service corps volunteer with a year-long contract beginning in the fall of 2018.

Girls in the Game is seeking a Coordinator who will

  • Coach 4-5 afternoons per week
  • Recruit participants
  • Communicate with girls, parents/guardians and site contacts to ensure an 80 percent attendance rate and enrollment of 25-30 participants at each site
  • Support coaches at assigned sites
  • Be a regular presence at assigned sites to ensure program quality
  • Record enrollment and attendance for assigned sites
  • Assist with equipment inventory and distribution as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Click here to see the full After School Coordinator position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Beth Tumiel at btumiel@girlsinthegame.org. 

 

Up2Us Coaching Position (Part-time)

The Up2Us coach will help support our programs by coaching at 2-3 After School sites and supporting our Teen and Game Day Programs. The coach will be compensated for 900 hours of work between September 2018 and September 2019. The coach will also receive an AmeriCorps education stipend after their service. Days and hours are flexible and can be determined by the hiring manager. 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 Up2Us and Girls in the Game training. The coach must also be available during After School time at least 2 days per week during the school year.

Girls in the Game has one Up2Us-affiliated position 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

We’re looking for applicants who can start in September.

Click here to see the full Up2Us Part Time Coach position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Ericka Dawson at edawson@girlsinthegame.org. 

 

Multimedia Production Marketing Intern

The Multimedia Production Marketing Intern will work closely with the Marketing & Communications Coordinator on grassroots video production methods using mobile technology to develop snackable video content to share on social media platforms and through email campaigns as well as develop amplification methods for video content.

Girls in the Game always strives to share their mission and values in all areas of marketing, and videos will focus on their various programs and highlight participants and staff at the organization

Girls in the Game is seeking a part-time Multimedia Production Marketing Intern to do the following:

  • Create five short 1-3 minute videos optimized for social media
  • Record interviews with current participants and staff members for marketing purposes
  • Develop one longer video, 3-5 minutes, of evergreen content

Click here to see the full Multimedia Production Marketing Intern position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Dawn Kobel at dkobel@girlsinthegame.org.