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  • Phillies Baseball Academy Coach

    Job Location US-Phillies Baseball Academy | US-DE | US-NJ | US-PA
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Phillies Baseball Academy (multiple locations in PA, NJ, DE)
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Targeted Job End Date
    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    A Phillies Baseball Academy Coach is responsible for the supervision of campers, baseball-specific skill instruction, providing a safe, fun camp environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

    Position Objective/Purpose

    We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organization’s mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position. Candidates must be capable of teaching the fundamentals of baseball, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.

    Position Scope Factors

    • Multiple locations in the following states; Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware
    • Traveled required every week
    • Softball instruction offered at some site locations (not required of all coaches)

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    1. Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health, safety, security, and personal and skill development
    2. Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
    3. Work effectively with other coaches and collaborate on various responsibilities
    4. Knowledge of basic rules and regulations of youth baseball
    5. Other responsibilities as assigned
    6. Teach age-appropriate baseball skills and techniques in a progressive sequence to boys and girls ages 6 - 14
    7. Coach, manage, umpire or assist with all camp programs
    8. Complete assigned paperwork 
    9. Serve as a positive role model to campers
    10. Follow the PBA Code and maintain the PBA Look at all times
    11. Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
    12. Have fun

    Position Competencies for Success

    1. Understand and support the mission of the organization
    2. The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
    3. Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
    4. Positive attitude
    5. Commitment to the growth and development of youth
    6. Patient, caring and creative
    7. Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work
    8. Flexible, adaptive and a Team player
    9. Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

    Experience Requirements

    1. Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher
    2. Previous experience playing baseball (high school-level minimum)
    3. Youth baseball coaching experience (preferred)
    4. Previous baseball camp coach experience (preferred)

    Education Requirements

    1. 18 years of age
    2. High School Graduate pursuing a college degree

    Other Skill Requirements

    1. Outstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community

    Reporting Relationships

    1. Reports directly to and takes direction from Academy Specialist. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Field Manager and Operations Manager.

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

    1. Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35 lbs
    2. Endurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day
    3. Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.
    4. Good physical condition which enables candidate to execute all responsibilities associated with this position

    ESF, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply!


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