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Thank you for your interest in working for America SCORES New York to impact the youth of NYC through our soccer and poetry after-school program! Below are the current job openings we have at this time. 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to newyork@americascores.org

  • Part-time Soccer and Writing Coaches

iPart-time Soccer and Poetry Coaches 


Manhattan, NY
$1,500-2,500 Season Stipend (Part-time)

Description: Our after-school program coaches are responsible for planning and conducting soccer practices and/or community service workshops and games for a team of 17 elementary or middle school student-athletes, two to five days per week during the after-school hours (2-5pm). The teams all participate on a soccer team as well as receive community service instruction for a 10 week fall season. 

The goal for each session is to teach leadership, teamwork, commitment and promote the full participation and self-improvement. Have FUN!


Other details include:

  • Complete SCORES Professional Development Program requirements, including training courses and workshops.

  • Distribute, collect, maintain, and return SCORES-issued equipment and supplies.

  • Record student attendance for every practice, class and game.

  • Participate in all program evaluations.

  • Complete the mandatory DOE fingerprinting check before you begin work with the SCORES program.

  • Communicate regularly with other coaches to ensure that students are fully participating in all aspects of the program.

  • Respond to phone and e-mail communication from SCORES office within 24 hours.

  • Attend all SCORES special events, including the season-ending Poetry SLAM


Qualifications and Skills

  • Passionate about service, our mission, urban education, youth development, creative writing and soccer

  • Experience in youth development, sports and/or school-based programming

  • Ability to work independently and report updates in a timely manner to the Program Director

  • Ability to communicate and relate well with both children (ages 8-14) and adults

  • Excellent organizational abilities and capacity to manage multiple projects

  • Excellent people skills in a diverse environment; a team player

  • Experience coaching soccer and/or leading service projects

  • Proactively identifies and creatively solves problems

  • Eager for ongoing learning and self-improvement in the role

  • Knowledge of or ability to develop certain safety protocols, including CPR/First Aid certification

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

  • High School diploma or equivalent


Please contact us at newyork@americascores.org if you are interested in this position.