Activities involved
Sport Coach
Requirements:
  • Intervention Record Check (formerly known as Child Welfare Check)
  • Police Check
Also required for this position: Letter of Interest
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth

Volunteer Community Youth Soccer Coach

2-5 hours / weekly
Seasonal. Indoor & Outdoor
Edmonton North Zone Soccer Association, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of youth soccer players in North Edmonton, and we are looking to hire Volunteer Youth Coaches. We look to provide wherever possible, soccer playing opportunity for every youth in its zone, regardless of gender, skill, ability, level or race. To foster and encourage good character and sportsmanship through the principles of fair play and to ensure the welfare and fulfillment of everyone.

Coaching is a challenging task, not for the faint of heart. The job of a coach is to enable the athlete to achieve levels of performance to a degree that may not have been possible if left to his/her own endeavors or more simply, the role of the coach is to create the right conditions for learning to happen and to find ways of motivating the athletes.

Participating as a Volunteer Youth Soccer Coach you will have the opportunity to give back to youth within your community. We are always looking for Head Coaches, and Assistant Coaches. A successful candidate to both roles will coach, mentor, and develop players while creating and fostering a team atmosphere. 

A successful Coach / Assistant Coach will also:
•	Be able to be security cleared including vulnerable sector searched.
•	Be encouraging, enthusiastic and positive.
•	Be a positive influence on youth in the North Zone.
•	Promote Fair Play.
•	Create and/or follow provided session plans.
•	Be able to attend coach meetings.
•	Attend and complete required coach training sessions.
•	Review and understand the Rules of the Game.
•	Is present and on time for practices and games.
•	Follow any protocols as laid out by the association.
•	Demonstrate respect for team members, opponents, referees, parents & Spectators.
•	Understand children mature at different levels. 
•	Promotes diversity and equality within the team.
•	Is an effective communicator to players and parents.
•	Be able to perform well under pressure. 

Time commitment will range from 2 – 3 sessions a week with your team, beginning from late September to end of Fenruary.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Training and Coach meeting sessions will be provided and expected to be completed in order to be successful in your role. A volunteer must apply through the association and pass a security clearance / vulnerable sector search prior to being approved to coach.
Certification or Education Required
Coaching NCCP Certificates an asset but not required.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
No experience coaching is necessary, but all coaches must attend the required NCCP Level Training. Training information will be provided to the volunteer and covered by the association upon completion. 

This volunteer position is a great role for many people looking to be ambassadors in their community and expand on leadership skills. 

A reference letter for all our volunteers can be supplied by the Executive Director upon request.
Activities involved
Sport Coach
Requirements:
  • Intervention Record Check (formerly known as Child Welfare Check)
  • Police Check
Also required for this position: Letter of Interest
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth