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City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department Hancock Recreation Center

Friday, September 20th, 2013 from 5:30pm to Saturday, November 16th, 2013 5:00pm


Positions10 Remaining
Close DateSeptember 19th, 2013 or when space runs out.
Volunteer Job title: Youth Sports Coach (Flag Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball)

The position: Responsible for supervising youth teams in practices and games, to insure a fun and safe environment, provide leadership to teach sportsmanship, game skills and fundamentals. “Win at All Cost” coaches need not apply.

Supervised by: Central East Austin Youth Sports

Time commitment: 2-3 hours per week for approximately 7 weeks per season.

Duties: May include, but not limited to:
• attend coaches training;
• contact players/parents;
• hold a parent orientation meeting;
• organize and lead 1 practices per week;
• coach games, and
• be responsible for equipment.

Qualifications: Knowledge of the sport you are coaching or the ability to learn, acceptable youth coaching practices, and desire to help develop sportsmanship, self esteem and skills of youth.

Training provided: Coaches training to help set up practice plans and game plans.

Importance of Job: Creating a life long skill and positive experience for your players.

Benefits for volunteer: Improving the quality of life for Central East Austin youth can be a very rewarding experience.

Known hazards/risks: Common injuries associated with participation in team sports, if active in drills and training.

Application Deadline: Year Round - Turn application in to the Hancock Recreation Center located at 811 E.41st , Austin, TX 78751, (512) 453-7765.

Must fill out volunteer application.

This opportunity is sponsored by: Hancock Recreation Center

Volunteers will work with the following groups Adolescents (13-17) Children (5-12)

We need volunteers who are free at these times:
Evenings Weekdays
Monthly Weekends
Occasional Weekly

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers:
Adults (26-54) Unpaid Interns
Individual Young Adults (18-25)

This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests: Children & Youth Community Development, Civic & Community Nonprofit Organization

We are looking for volunteers with the following skills: Caregiver, General Office / Admin,
Child Care, Leadership Development , Companionship, Recreational Activities / Sports. First Aid / CPR Special Events

Contact Person:
Adrian "AD" Castro, Recreation Instructor, (512) 453-7765,

811 E.41st 78751
Austin, TX 78702

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Location: 811 E. 41st, Austin, TX 78751, United States