Employment

No openings at this time.

About Washington Youth Soccer Foundation

We work to increase youth soccer opportunities and access for all children in Washington, with a primary focus on underserved youth and communities.  

We have seen the power soccer has to build character and unite communities – and every community deserves equitable access to every youth opportunity available.

With our free, after-school soccer programs for at-risk youth and leading the drive for increased capacity to serve every youth in Washington, we believe soccer is the key to community strength and social change.


Title: Program Lead, AmeriCorps Yakima

Reports To: Foundation Director

 

Job Summary:

Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s free after school program to promote healthy lifestyles through the sport of soccer. The program operates for 90 minutes after school, three days per week, looking to grow in the Yakima School District. Participants receive free, quality soccer programming that includes lessons on nutrition and the importance of being active. Kids also receive free healthy snacks, shin guards, jerseys, and balls. Soccer for Success works with local community organizations to provide comprehensive resources and services to the Soccer for Success community. We are committed to addressing the holistic needs of under-served children and using sport for social change. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received with interviews taking place until placement is filled. This position is contingent on funding.

Member Duties:

The Program Lead with Soccer for Success will serve children and families of all different backgrounds, use creativity to engage the community, and learn valuable management skills with staff, players, and volunteers along the way. Visit schools each day to play with the kids, listen, and foster relationships throughout your term of service. Additionally:

  • Recruit and train volunteers to provide coaching and nutritional assistance.
  • Plan events that focus on healthy habits, behaviors, and holistic health.
  • Create survey measures to evaluate Family & Engagement Event success.
  • Visit program sites to observe and assist coaches as needed to lower the coach:child ratio and improve the quality of instruction for the children.
  • Lead registration process and data entry of such information
  • Assist with equipment distribution.
  • Assist with the collection and reporting of attendance data.
  • Complete accurate timesheets monthly.
  • Be a liaison between coaches and Program Director.

Program Benefits:

Education award upon successful completion of service, childcare assistance if eligible, training, health coverage, stipend.

 

Click here to apply.

Bothell youth logo

Northshore Youth Soccer Association

About Northshore Youth Soccer Association (NYSA)

NYSA serves the Northshore School District and is comprised of over 5,000 soccer players age 5
through 18. NYSA is one of the oldest and most well-respected youth soccer clubs under
Washington Youth Soccer (WYS). NYSA offers three levels of play including programs for
recreational players, competitive select soccer through NSC, and the highest-level premier soccer
with Sound FC. (SFC). SFC is the sole provider of premier soccer for both Northshore Youth
Soccer Association and South Snohomish County Youth Soccer Association.
Visit: http://www.northshoresoccer.org/

About Northshore Select Club (NSC)

NSC is comprised of licensed volunteer coaches and leadership who provide select soccer for
players residing within the NYSA boundaries. NSC’s mission is a commitment to provide youth
soccer players ages U10 to U19 with an environment of continual player development in a
competitive atmosphere to help all qualified players reach their full potential.
NSC empowers its Coaches and Teams to embody full sportsmanship both on and off the pitch and
embrace opportunities to give back to the community that we live in.
Visit: http://northshoreselect.org/


Title: NSC Director of Coaching

Reports To: NYSA Director of Coach and Player Development

 

Job Summary:

The Director of Coaching provides an integral role in supporting the Select level player’s
development. The Director of Coaching will help ensure that player pathway development plans
supports NSC values and the position will work directly with the NYSA Technical Committee to
continuously evaluate and recommend programming that is in the best interest of Select players and
their families.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

    • Annually identify and recommend new coaches for the program. Continually observe and
      evaluate weekly training sessions and tournament and regular season matches.
    • Create, implement and manage the training curriculum for the Select program for players U10
      through U19. Develop lesson plans to be delivered and distributed to coaches on a recurring
      basis that align with Washington Youth Soccer and USSF training methodology.
    • Develop and monitor coaching standards and expectations including dedicated goalkeeper
      coaching training plans and evaluations.
    • Partner with the VP of Selection to manage annual tryouts. Provide a comprehensive tryout
      implementation plan to the board a minimum of 30 days prior to the start of tryouts.
    • Attend parent information meetings during tryout/team selection.
    • Oversee and supervise all player development initiatives through working with coaches, NYSA
      Technical Committee and other Director of Coaches from affiliate clubs.
    • Facilitate coaches’ education programming and work with all coaches to determine appropriate
      plan for continuing education.
    • Attend supplemental player assessment sessions as needed.
    • Attend and participate in all scheduled monthly board meetings and NYSA Technical
      Committee meetings.
    • Assess Select teams and advocate for them to be properly placed at the appropriate NPSL league
      level.
    • Review/recommend and approve tournament selections to ensure proper team/player
      development.
    • Assist coaches with resolving all parent and/or player disputes on all Select teams.
    • Oversee coach evaluations (includes collection of parent and player evaluations) and reporting.
    • Implement and facilitate quarterly coaches meetings.
    • Act as an advisor to the board on all relevant youth soccer rules (USSF, WYS and NPSL).
    • Obtain sanctioning and provide support of the annual Cranberry Cup tournament.
    • Operate within approved budgeted funds allocated to support player development
      programming.
    • Provide other services as necessary and as directed by the NYSA Director of Coaching and
      Player Development, NSC Board and NYSA Board.

Qualifications and Experience:
A successful candidate will, at a minimum, have the following qualifications and attributes:

    • At least five (5) years coaching Select and/or Premier level youth soccer programs.
    •  Previous leadership experience and demonstrated, established professional network.
    •  Possess a minimum of a USSF “C” license or NSCAA equivalent.
    • Demonstrate the ability to communicate with youth players of various levels and abilities.
    • Possess strong interpersonal skills with solid written and oral communication skills.
    • Possess proven ability to influence adults and articulate concepts to large audiences.
    • Demonstrate leadership qualities, including the ability to attract, motivate and develop staff and
      volunteers.
    • Possess integrity and follow moral and ethically sound standards.
    • Possess good organizational skills and administrative skills with good time management.
    • Possess a player development policy that is in line with NYSA and NSC mission and objective.
    • Committed to working non-traditional hours, nights and weekends.
    • Comfortable working with multiple supervisory and/or collaborative bodies.
    • Track record of providing strategic direction in inspiring and implementing a shared vision.
    • Possess a current RMA, a valid driver’s license and insurance.

 

To Apply:

Please send resume and 3 references via email to: nscdoc@northshoresoccer.org

Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.


Title: Executive Director

Reports To: NYSA Board of Directors

 

Job Summary:

The Northshore Youth Soccer Association (NYSA) is located in the heart of the Northshore School District, serves over 4,500 players age 5 thru 18, and is one of the oldest and most well respected youth soccer clubs in Washington Youth Soccer (WYS).  NYSA offers three levels of play including programs for recreational players, select soccer through Northshore Select Club (NSC), and high level premier soccer with Sound F.C. 

The Executive Director holds an important administrative role in NYSA, including providing oversight in the following areas:

    • Managing office staff.
    • Liaison with key NYSA vendors and partners.
    • Budget management and development.
    • Development of a strategic plan to guide the growth of the association.
    • Fundraising

The Executive Director will report to the NYSA Board of Directors, must also maintain a collaborative working relationship with the entire Office Staff, Sound FC, NSC, vendors, and key staff and volunteers. The Executive Director will be expected to balance the demands of this varied set of relationships.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

The Executive Director is key in ensuring that NYSA continues to provide support to our programs, coaches, and the NYSA Board of Directors.  To ensure success this position needs to be able to form good working relationships with current and future program partners (fields, donors, etc.), create and drive a mission based program, and to maintain the good standing of NYSA in the community. Ability to problem solve, secure major funders, and budget management is essential to job success.

    • Reports to the NYSA Board of Directors: Responsible for assuring the organization has a long range strategy and makes consistent and timely progress to achieve its mission, strategic plan, and financial objectives. Keeps NYSA Board of Directors informed by preparing and analyzing special reports as requested.
    • Manage the NYSA Office, including all employees and contract labor individuals: Direct authority for hiring, terminating, managing the staff of NYSA.
    • Produce, update and execute the association business and marketing plan annually in conjunction with the NYSA Board of Directors. This plan should address any changes needed to address the growth of the game of soccer in the NYSA service area. Long term capital investments in fields/facilities, strategic and financial objectives should be listed in the business plan.
    • Administer and enforce policies established by NYSA Board of Directors. The general Policies and Procedures of the club should be used to guide decision making.
    • Develop, administer, and be responsible for the association budget. Work with the association Treasurer and finance committee to develop an annual budget and work with the staff team to monitor the budget throughout the year.
    • Membership Development: The Executive Director will be responsible for promoting active participation by and recognition of volunteers and broad expansion of NYSA membership.
    • Corporate Sponsorship: The Executive Director should identify grant programs and file appropriate applications and search for corporate partners. All negotiations of contracts with vendors and suppliers is required.
    • Coordination of Fundraising Efforts: The Executive Director is responsible for coordinating, developing, and executing an annual fundraising program.
    • Special Events: The Executive Director agrees to assist or head up special events such as the Annual Membership Recognition Event, Jamboree, and others as specifically requested by the Board of Directors.
    • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
    • Assist in the identification and recruitment of NYSA Board of Directors.
    • Willingness to gain knowledge of NYSA Programs to provide clerical support, administrative support, and ability to answer questions when needed.

Qualifications and Experience:

    • Five or more years experience working in the management of a non-profit organization is required. Prior Experience in the development and construction of fields or sports facility is a plus.
    • Strong leadership and management skills that include the following:
      • Ability to organize and execute multiple projects, tasks, and
        responsibilities simultaneously.
      • Experience managing office staff and support personnel.
      • Extensive computer knowledge including financial management software
        and website experience.
      • Experience managing and administering large events.
      • Possess excellent verbal, phone and written communication skills.
      • Applicants must be able to work flexible hours including weekend events.

 

To Apply:

Please send resume and 3 references to: nysapresident@outlook.com

Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.