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Sports Volunteer-Rancho Mission Viejo

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Mission Viejo Family YMCA - Mission Viejo, CA


The YMCA is looking for Volunteers to assist in coaching and supervising youth Basketball in an open gym in the Rancho Mission Viejo area on Monday or Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. The YMCA recognizes the vital role volunteers play in accomplishing its mission of strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. By participating in YMCA activities, volunteers are able to enrich their lives and receive personal satisfaction in assisting others in need.  Volunteers support our programs by creating a positive learning environment where youth can learn skills and character values. 


  • Understand and support the volunteer programs, goals, and objectives of the YMCA as a community organization
  •  Provide guidance and instruction to youth, teens, and/or adults in assigned program area
  • Assist with planning and organizing program schedules and activities
  • Follow and enforce safety regulations and applicable policies, and report any incidents or injuries to YMCA staff
  • Assist with teaching character development values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility
  • Come dressed for the activities assigned (i.e., tennis shoes for sports activities)
  • Ensure that communication with members, staff, and the public is friendly and professional
  • Arrive on time for volunteer assignment and be flexible if needs change for volunteer assignment
  • Carry out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical, and appropriate manner
  • Perform additional enumerated responsibilities of specific volunteer role


Youth Sports 18+ year old volunteers:

  • Organize practices, drills, plans and games
  • Work with the Sports Coordinator in communicating with parents and participants
  • Create rosters, take attendance and ensure ongoing participant engagement
  • Set up and dismantle equipment
  • Engage in fundraising and special events


Experience & Background:

  • Must be at least 18 years or older
  • CPR and First Aid certification required if volunteering without staff present
  • Volunteer should interact well with children, teens, and/or adults
  • Have a professional and positive approach to volunteering
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
  • Ability to be an effective member of a team


Learn more about opportunities at the Y


The YMCA of Orange County staff are committed to teaching youth positive life skills, values and the importance of giving back. In our communities, our staff support and strengthen families by offering quality experiences that are affordable and life-enriching. Our staff encourage participation by all members of our community and create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. Each day, we work side-by-side with others to strengthen the foundations of our communities.


Once a conditional offer is made, candidates will be subject to criminal background check, drug screen, and will be asked to provide criminal history. Criminal history will be analyzed on a case by case basis as it related to the position. YMCA of Orange County participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S

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