Youth Sports Coach

  • Days: Tuesdays (Youth Soccer League), Wednesdays (Mighty Mites Soccer League), and/or Thursdays (Track & Field)
  • Season: Spring 2022
  • Department: Parks & Community Services, Youth Sports
  • Job Site: Robinswood Park - Soccer Fields and Tillicum Middle School
  • Training: TBA
  • Reports to: Erin McCaslin, 425-452-4627
  • Work Environment: Active
  • Background Check Required: Yes
  • Age: 16+

Youth Sports & Fitness is seeking volunteer coaches for its Spring 2022 soccer leagues and track & field program. The goal of Youth Sports & Fitness programs is to provide quality programming with responsible leaders so youth have the opportunity to grow and learn. We are a program in which opportunity for participation is provided to all those who enter, regardless of skill and ability. We wish to provide youth with a fun learning experience and the opportunity to develop lifelong sports and fitness skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

Coach children ages 5-6 and 7-9 in soccer and/or guide children ages 6-12 in track & field events. Tasks include, but are not limited to, leading practices, teaching fundamentals and communicating with on-site staff and parents of participants.

Desired Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of soccer and running or field events is required. Applicants must be reliable, trustworthy and willing to put forth a good effort.

Tasks include:

  • Attend mandatory coaches clinic – date and location TBA.
  • Arrive 15-20 minutes early to practices and games.
  • Have a practice plan (first three weeks of the soccer leagues).
  • Participate in activities with youth.
  • Teach basic fundamentals of sport.
  • Teach basic rules of sport.
  • Coach/Ref all league games.
  • Communicate with parents after every practice and game (example: picture date/time, handouts) and on-site staff.

To Apply:

Please download, complete and submit the following to Erin McCaslin at emccaslin@bellevuewa.gov. If you have questions, contact Erin via e-mail or phone at 425-452-4627.
  • Volunteer Application - please include the name of the league or program for which you would like to volunteer.
  • Parks Background Check - please include the following information in your application email so we can run a background check through Employers Choice.
    • Your full name
    • Your cell phone number AND your permission for Employers Choice to send you a text.
    • Your email address
    • Name of City staff/program area where they will be working: Erin McCaslin/Youth Sports Volunteer
  • Waiver of Liability (If applicant is under 18, parent must sign waiver)
  • COVID Waiver (If applicant is under 18, parent must sign waiver)
  • Resumé (optional)

Selection Procedures:

  1. Application paperwork is reviewed and processed.
  2. Candidates not selected will be notified.
  3. Applicants selected will be notified via e-mail. A Volunteer Agreement will be completed following a cleared background check. 
  4. Selected applicants will receive on-site training and are required to keep a daily record of volunteer hours.

Bellevue provides volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference and/or disability.