YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

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Basketball Official/ Umpire

Basketball Official/ Umpire

Job ID 
2018-11043
Center 
Rauner
Posted Date 
4/9/2018
Address 
2700 S. Western Ave.
# Positions 
1
City 
Chicago
Category 
Sports & Recreation
State 
IL
Type 
Regular
Hours per Week 
15-20
Variable Schedule 
Monday-Friday

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Responsibilities & Requirements

Be Part of Our Mission


The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. Our network of 23 membership centers, five camps, early learning,  school-aged and other programs at 100+ sites in the city and suburbs provides everyone with a safe place to learn, play and grow. In this role, you'll be an integral part of ensuring the YMCA continues to be a leader in making our city a world-class place to live and raise a family. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.

 

Job Summary:

 

Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Sports Official / Umpire will call games and maintain structure for YMCA leagues. Also known as a referee.

 

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for being prompt and professional during all games and program activities.
  • Interact with coaches, other sports officials / umpires, youth, parents and YMCA staff.
  • Enforce program rules and policies by maintaining constant surveillance of program participants.
  • Set up facility or equipment, store equipment, and secure facility upon completion of games/program (on an as needed basis).
  • Report equipment problems. Ensure safety of members/participants.
  • Respond to and report accidents and incidents to appropriate staff.
  • Support the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed.

Child Abuse Prevention:

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

  • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
  • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
  • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
  • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

Commitment to Inclusion:

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations. Appropriate training and development will be provided to YMCA team members based on your role and responsibilities.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of sports officiating / umpire experience.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of the sport and league rules.