Position Description

Sports Assistant
Location Offered at multiple locations
Pay Range $15.40 - $19.20/Hour
Job Type Part Time
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Job Status:
Accepting Applications

Want to instruct sports activities for the members in your community?

Join the Y and get paid to be

active and – of course – have FUN!



Central – Mission Valley YMCA | Toby Wells YMCA | Copley-Price Family YMCA

Encinitas – Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA

San Diego – Jackie Robinson Family YMCA

East County – McGrath Family YMCA

Point Loma Ryan Family YMCA



Y would I apply?

  • FREE Complete Gym Membership
  • FREE Workout Classes
  • FREE Pool Access
  • Work with Your Friends - Text them the link to this page now!
  • Build Your Resume
  • Opportunities for Growth
  • Community Involvement
  • PART TIME Perks
    • FREE Family Membership
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Professional Development Opportunities


Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

  • Plan, lead and supervise assigned youth and adult sport practices, clinics, and games
  • Prepare sports fields and courts for use including equipment set up and breakdown
  • Maintain all sports equipment used by the sports department
  • Maintain a safe enviornment ensuring playing areas are suitable for game play
  • Ensure a safe program operation for all participants
  • Provide continual instruction and supervision of group and serve as a leader
  • Serve as score keeper for assigned games
  • Attend and actively participate in assigned staff meetings
  • Maintain a positive relationship with staff, participants, volunteer coaches, and parents
  • Track attendance of participants in games, clinics, and practices and maintain records
  • Follow YMCA standards, procedures, guidelines, objectives and goals
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm in all phases of work with participants
  • Ensure effective communication with parents, colleagues, volunteers, and participants
  • Instill, teach and model YMCA values at all times


“OK, I’m sold!” What do I need to qualify?

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Experience in organized youth and adult sports
  • Physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform job related tasks
  • Must have visual, physical and auditory ability to act swiftly in emergency situations
  • CPR and First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
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The YMCA of San Diego County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer