Part-Time Youth Coordinator

Website Memphis Athletic Ministries

Founded in 1998, Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) exists to coach, grow, and lead the youth of Memphis by helping
them discover their identity in Christ and their purpose in the community. MAM’s vision is to see identity found, hope
restored, and lives changed. MAM serves more than 1,800 youth through year-round Christ-centered sports and
afterschool programming.

Position Summary
The Part-Time Youth Coordinator is responsible for administering the daily programming and operations of a MAM
neighborhood center. Daily duties include, but are not limited to: Using organized sports and enrichment activities to
draw at-risk neighborhood youth to the site; creating a safe, nurturing environment by managing sports-based youth
development programming that addresses the physical, mental, social, and spiritual needs of youth. The Youth
Coordinator reports to the Neighborhood Director with close guidance and direction from the Operations Management
Team. This role is crucial in engaging youth through organized sports and trauma informed practices to mentor and
minister the gospel of Jesus Christ.

● Ministers to a group of age specific youth and raises up a sports team that will be developed into leaders
● Coaches teams in various sports using trauma-sensitive techniques that engage students from all backgrounds
● Leads Bible studies, enrichment, and youth activities to engage students with the gospel and grow their faith
● Uses systematic processes to track youth in sports, academics, and social-emotional development
● Participates in weekly staff meetings and staff development training, as required
● Develops productive relationships with neighborhood schools, churches, and organizations
● Maintains site cleanliness and maximizes use of equipment and supplies
● Submits regular paperwork in a timely manner; keeping accurate records for the functioning of MAM programs
● Assists in managing part-time staff to maximize impact of sports-based youth development programming

Qualifications and Skills
● A follower of Christ representing our mission, vision, and core values in their life
● Able to effectively communicate the Word of God in all settings
● Comfortable using sports as a connecting point with kids
● In compliance with the MAM “Statement of Faith” and MAM Playbook
● Active member of a local church

Experience and Education
● High School diploma
● College degree preferred but not required

Commitment and Compensation
● $ 15 per hour
● Approximately 20-25 hours per week

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