The Greater Philadelphia YMCA is seeking part time coaches to instruct our U.S. Soccer Foundation grant funded Soccer for Success program virtually and in-person to elementary and middle school students throughout areas of Philadelphia, PA and the City of Camden, NJ. Coach-mentors will follow the Soccer for Success curriculum to engage youth in physical activity while providing education around nutrition and healthy living either through live virtual sessions or in person at a designated location. The program is designed for participants to engage in 45-90 minutes of soccer, anywhere between the hours of 1:00-6:00 pm, that will include skill based activities and scrimmage style play. Coaches are asked to have availability for at least 3-days a week but can coach up to 5-days a week, if available. All coach-mentors will be trained in the Soccer for Success curriculum prior to implementation. POSITION PURPOSEUnder general direction provide support and encouragement to assist students in learning the specific progressive or competitive program. Ensure safety and cleanliness of the program area and adherence to all YMCA safety standards and rules. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSCoaches will be responsible for the setup/breakdown of practice equipment (or set up of virtual practice space when applicable) instructing soccer activities and curriculum, and supervising players during all sessions.Monitor and maintain a structured and safe practice environment for players to feel safe to participate, physically and mentallyMentor youth about sportspersonship and goal setting. Foster a non-competitive atmosphere with an emphasis on being active and healthyResponsible for recording and submitting player data to the direct supervisor including session attendance and any behavioral concerns.Maintain relationships with the schools’ staff, students, parents, and community membersAttend all mandatory staff meetings and trainingsAttend all scheduled seasonal Soccer for Success events and End of Season Celebrations, as scheduled.