Sports Coordinator Job Description

Primary Role: To further the mission of Camp Garrett through the development and delivery of field sports activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities.  The successful Summer Camp Sports Program Coordinator will assist in the management of the physical operation of the field sports equipment and facilities.

Immediate Supervisor:  Camp Director

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and deliver a field sports program that is appropriate for the ages and abilities of campers ages 5-15
  • Write and submit lesson plans for weekly sport blocks to the Director at least two weeks in advance
  • Enforce safety and educational procedures during sporting events with campers and staff
  • Inventory sports equipment, submit order requests when necessary, and ensure all sports equipment and spaces are clean and organized
  • Provide programming assistance for camp-wide, themed activities
  • Create and maintain positive business and working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, families, campers and the community

Qualifications, Skills, and Ability:                                                                                                          

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 3-4 years playing and/or coaching organized sports
  • Experience working with children and young adults
  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors

Other Job Duties:

  • Participate in camp activities, programs and meetings, including staff meetings
  • Assist in general maintenance and upkeep of Camp and shared facilities
  • Fulfill the role of Team Leader by being a resource for staff who need support with conflict resolution, behavior management, or ideas for games and activities—as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned

Physical/Cognitive Requirements of the Essential Job Functions: This position requires the ability to lift 40 pounds, listen to others, observe others’ actions and take corrective actions when necessary, read text and information; comprehend instructions and manuals. It also requires the physical ability to move about the camp property in various environmental conditions.