The Sports Official supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. This position requires knowledge and application of the specific sport’s rules/regulations. The Sports Official will act
as a mentor and model behaviors acceptable of a professional at sporting events.

Essential Functions:

  1. Ability to observe and monitor behavior of all participants, and spectators, and enforce safety rules.
  2. Ability to instruct program participants.
  3. Ensure equipment and playing area are in safe and proper working order.
  4. Report results, cancellations to leadership following the game(s).
  5. Attend all meetings and training as is required.
  6. Knowledge of score-keeping as you may be required to keep score during.
  7. Ability to remain mobile for long periods of time.
  8. Ability to work in a relatively noisy environment during sporting events.
  9. Ability to de-escalate situations with participants and/or spectators.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of YMCA’s online training within seven days of hire.
  • CPR/AED, and First Aid certifications required within thirty days of hire.
  • Specific knowledge and application of game rules.
  • Experience as a referee.
  • Experience with officiating JUCO, NAIA, NCAA, etc. preferred.
  • Evidence of ongoing training, sport specific.
  • Continued commitment to the YMCA cause and availability for the Sports Program.

All employees will lead by example to teach participants the importance of the YMCA core values: Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility. A post offer background screening is required for this part-time position. The schedule will be dependent on business needs to include early mornings, evenings and weekends.

To apply, send your resume to carolyns@tucsonymca.org or pick up an application at your local YMCA branch and turn in the completed application along with your resume to:

YMCA of Southern Arizona
Attn: Carolyn Schwartz
60 W Alameda ST
Tucson, AZ 85701

** Please note, we will not accept resumes or applications, for this position, if you apply through a third party vendor.**