YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 06-Aug-2019 (PST)
  • Health and Wellness
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $15-$15.75
  • Hourly
  • Part Time (< 30 hours)

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in LA, it's also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Sports & Youth Sports Directors, the Sports Program Assistant will facilitate a range of adults and youth sports leagues at the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA. The position involved being the point person on game and practice days. Responsibilities include ensuring space is safe, mentoring volunteer coaches, organization and administrative tasks, and other duties as assigned.

The Ketchum-Downtown YMCA offers adult basketball leagues for both corporate and community teams. Additionally, we offer a variety of youth sports. We have partnered with the LA Clippers and LA Kings to provide these services.

Who We Are Looking For: 

Adult Sports

A friendly, welcoming person who is both self-reliable and motivated. Takes the initiative to complete all tasks assigned and is seen as leader in program area. Comfortable communicating openly with program participants, members, and prospective teams building relationships and trust within community.

Youth Sports

Fun and dynamic person with contagious energy. We are looking for a Sports Program Assistant who is willing to engage with families, volunteers, and children. Takes the initiative to complete all tasks assigned and is seen as leader in program area. Capable of stepping in when needed to facilitate practices.    

Schedule: Open availability preferred, however, must be available Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00PM-9:30PM, Thursdays from 5:00PM-8:30PM, and Saturdays from 8:30AM-12:30PM. Please note that season schedules vary throughout the year.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of adult and youth sports programs
  • At least one (1) year experience in sports, basketball preferred.
  • Strong character values (respect, responsibility, honesty, caring); strong communication skills; emotional maturity
  • First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR Certifications preferred
  • Basic experience in computer skills such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc.
  • Basic experience with administrative tasks such as emails, organizing/filing, etc.


  1. Facilitate adult and youth sports programs
  2. Build relationships with players, families, children, and volunteers
  3. Create programs that are interactive and safe
  4. Oversee game days and practices
  5. Set up league rosters, facility passes, collecting payments
  6. Be able to identify hazardous or at risk situations and report them to supervisor
  7. Maintain a professional image and work harmoniously with staff and members
  8. Attend meetings and trainings as required
  9. Create opportunities and get members involved as co-producers of their Y experience
  10. Help members become educated on the philanthropic work of the Y
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