Careers



South Bronx United is hiring. Additionally, there are travel soccer coaching positions are available. These come with a small coaching stipend. Feel free to inquire by sending a cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org.

South Bronx United is currently hiring for the following positions:
Social Work Program Manager
Social Work Program Coordinator
College Access Coordinator
Office Coordinator
Soccer Coordinator, Coach, & Mentor (FT or PT, AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach) (August 2021 start date)
Volunteer Coordinator (FT, AmeriCorps VISTA) (August 2021 start date)
Soccer Coach-Mentor (PT, evenings/weekends)
After School Soccer Coach (PT, evenings/weekends)
Regents Prep Instructor, Math (Evenings, September Start Date)

South Bronx United is currently hiring for the following Summer positions:
Summer Teacher (Math and Humanities-based) (July 1, 2021 start date)
AmeriCorps Summer VISTA: Program Operations (June 21 - August 21, 2021)
FLIA Summer Soccer Scholars Fellow (June 1 - August 20, 2021)
Summer Soccer Scholars Internships (June 28 - August 13, 2021)
Summer Soccer Camp Coaches (PT) (June 28 - August 13, 2021)

For school year and summer internships (unpaid), visit here.

If you are interested in a position, please email your resume and cover letter to info@southbronxunited.org


SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM MANAGER

SCOPE
South Bronx United Inc. (SBU) is a sports-based youth development organization that uses soccer as a tool for social change. Its mission is to prepare youth to succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. SBU serves more than 1,300 boys and girls annually through programming on the field and in the classroom, including academic enrichment and tutoring, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, immigration legal services, and other individual and family supports. The majority of youth served are from immigrant families and many were born outside of the country. While the South Bronx has the nation’s highest poverty rate and low educational outcomes, SBU makes a significant difference in the lives of its youth. In the last five years, 100 percent of youth in the organization’s core program, the SBU Academy, have graduated high school, 92 percent have graduated in four years, and 94 percent have gone on to attend college.

South Bronx United seeks a Social Work Program Manager with a background in Social Worker, Counseling, Youth Development, or Case Management to help the organization meet the social-emotional needs of its youth; manage cases of at-risk and immigrant youth; refer youth and families to outside social services; support outreach efforts for immigration legal services and Know Your Rights sessions; and work with program staff to ensure the continuation of strong academic and social outcomes. The individual will primarily with the SBU Academy, which serves approximately 190 youth, ages 12-19, during the school year. Nearly all of these students are from immigrant families, about one-third were born abroad. The position must work collaboratively with program staff, coach-mentors, and volunteers to achieve the organization’s mission and impact youth outcomes.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide social and emotional support to help youth develop into civic minded leaders.

Main Activities:
• Manage individual youth cases, including meetings, referrals, and coordination with school, family, and other providers.
• Coordinate social, emotional, and behavioral interventions.
• Hold individual and group counseling for select youth.
• Address emergency mental health needs.
• Plan and conduct workshops to promote character development, conflict resolution, and leadership development.

2. Work with program staff to ensure youth meet academic, college preparatory, and social outcomes:

Main Activities:
• Collect and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on attendance, behavior, and performance trends.
• Develop strategies to increase and maintain students’ engagement in academic programs.
• Institute program-wide practices for individual goal setting.
• Conduct periodic interviews with youth to assess student progress and emerging needs.
• Collaborate with and supervise program volunteers, mentors, and junior staff in delivering youth programming and serving as youth mentors.

3. Partner with external organizations and referring youth for outside services.

Main Activities:
• Coordinate referrals for youth and families to outside agencies (including education, mental health, legal services, physical health).
• Build partnerships with community organizations that serve as youth resources.
• Manage relationships and facilitating communication with youth’s schools, teachers, and counselors in order to collect student data and communicate regarding youth attendance or other concerns.

4. Facilitate family/parent communication and involvement.

Main Activities:
• Communicate with parents and families on issues and activities concerning their children.
• Organize family-oriented and community-based programs and events as needed (immigration seminar, health/wellness day, clothing/equipment drives).
• Coordinate family education and parent meetings.

5. Support outreach, education, and advocacy efforts around immigration and other social services:

Main Activities:
• Conduct outreach to youth and families on various services provided by SBU.
• Provide basic information to youth and families regarding potential avenues of immigration relief.
• Complete training for Department of Justice Office of Legal Access Programs (BIA) accreditation.
• Work with Immigration Services Program Manager to support youth and families and to plan and deliver Know Your Rights Sessions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
A strong candidate should meet the following requirements:
• MSW or BSW with at least two years of experience in youth development is strongly preferred.
• Sports-based youth development, youth services, or case management experience
• Experience working closely with youth and families
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds
• Interest in addressing immigration issues with youth and families
• Strong team and communication skills
• Strong interpersonal, mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment, juggling multiple responsibilities within a young, developing nonprofit organization
• Flexible and adaptable to work in a variety of settings
• Strong administrative and computer skills
• Familiarity with the South Bronx community or other neighboring communities is preferred
• Spanish speaking strongly preferred. French speaking is a plus.

SCHEDULE
Full-time, hours are aligned with programs which include two evenings during the school year and occasional weekend events. This requires in-person programming.

BENEFITS
Salary range of $50,000-$60,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include: employer-covered health insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k option, a professional development fund, and more.

START DATE
Immediately

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to info@southbronxunited.org
Hiring Manager: Mario Biancamano, Director of Operations

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MANAGER

SCOPE
South Bronx United Inc. (SBU) is a sports-based youth development organization that uses soccer as a tool for social change. Its mission is to prepare youth to succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. SBU serves more than 1,300 boys and girls annually through programming on the field and in the classroom, including academic enrichment and tutoring, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, immigration legal services, and other individual and family supports. The majority of youth served are from immigrant families and many were born outside of the country. While the South Bronx has the nation’s highest poverty rate and low educational outcomes, SBU makes a significant difference in the lives of its youth. In the last five years, 100 percent of youth in the organization’s core program, the SBU Academy, have graduated high school, 92 percent have graduated in four years, and 94 percent have gone on to attend college.

South Bronx United seeks a Youth Development Program Manager with a background in Social Worker, Counseling, Youth Services, or Case Management to help the organization meet the social-emotional needs of its youth; manage cases of at-risk and immigrant youth; refer youth and families to outside social services; support outreach efforts for immigration legal services and Know Your Rights sessions; and work with program staff to ensure the continuation of strong academic and social outcomes. The individual will primarily with the SBU Academy, which serves approximately 190 youth, ages 12-19, during the school year. Nearly all of these students are from immigrant families, about one-third were born abroad. The position must work collaboratively with program staff, coach-mentors, and volunteers to achieve the organization’s mission and impact youth outcomes.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide social and emotional support to help youth develop into civic minded leaders.

Main Activities:
• Manage individual youth cases, including meetings, referrals, and coordination with school, family, and other providers.
• Coordinate social, emotional, and behavioral interventions.
• Hold individual and group counseling for select youth.
• Address emergency mental health needs.
• Plan and conduct workshops to promote character development, conflict resolution, and leadership development.

2. Work with program staff to ensure youth meet academic, college preparatory, and social outcomes:

Main Activities:
• Collect and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on attendance, behavior, and performance trends.
• Develop strategies to increase and maintain students’ engagement in academic programs.
• Institute program-wide practices for individual goal setting.
• Conduct periodic interviews with youth to assess student progress and emerging needs.
• Collaborate with and supervise program volunteers, mentors, and junior staff in delivering youth programming and serving as youth mentors.

3. Partner with external organizations and referring youth for outside services.

Main Activities:
• Coordinate referrals for youth and families to outside agencies (including education, mental health, legal services, physical health).
• Build partnerships with community organizations that serve as youth resources.
• Manage relationships and facilitating communication with youth’s schools, teachers, and counselors in order to collect student data and communicate regarding youth attendance or other concerns.

4. Facilitate family/parent communication and involvement.

Main Activities:
• Communicate with parents and families on issues and activities concerning their children.
• Organize family-oriented and community-based programs and events as needed (immigration seminar, health/wellness day, clothing/equipment drives).
• Coordinate family education and parent meetings.

5. Support outreach, education, and advocacy efforts around immigration and other social services:

Main Activities:
• Conduct outreach to youth and families on various services provided by SBU.
• Provide basic information to youth and families regarding potential avenues of immigration relief.
• Complete training for Department of Justice Office of Legal Access Programs (BIA) accreditation.
• Work with Immigration Services Program Manager to support youth and families and to plan and deliver Know Your Rights Sessions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
A strong candidate should meet the following requirements:
• BSW, MSW, or relevant degree, with at least two years of experience in youth development is strongly preferred.
• Sports-based youth development, youth services, or case management experience
• Experience working closely with youth and families
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds
• Interest in addressing immigration issues with youth and families
• Strong team and communication skills
• Strong interpersonal, mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment, juggling multiple responsibilities within a young, developing nonprofit organization
• Flexible and adaptable to work in a variety of settings
• Strong administrative and computer skills
• Familiarity with the South Bronx community or other neighboring communities is preferred
• Spanish speaking strongly preferred. French speaking is a plus.

SCHEDULE
Full-time, hours are aligned with programs which include two evenings during the school year and occasional weekend events.

START DATE
Immediately

BENEFITS
Salary range of $50,000-$60,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include: employer-covered health insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k option, a professional development fund, and more.

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to info@southbronxunited.org
Hiring Manager: Mario Biancamano, Director of Operations

SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM COORDINATOR

SCOPE
South Bronx United Inc. (SBU) is a sports-based youth development organization that uses soccer as a tool for social change. Its mission is to prepare youth to succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. SBU serves more than 1,300 boys and girls annually through programming on the field and in the classroom, including academic enrichment and tutoring, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, immigration legal services, and other individual and family supports. The majority of youth served are from immigrant families and many were born outside of the country. While the South Bronx has the nation’s highest poverty rate and low educational outcomes, SBU makes a significant difference in the lives of its youth. In the last five years, 100 percent of youth in the organization’s core program, the SBU Academy, have graduated high school, 92 percent have graduated in four years, and 94 percent have gone on to attend college.

South Bronx United seeks a Social Work Program Coordinator with a demonstrated interest and capacity in Social Work, Case Management, Youth Development, or Sports-Based Youth Development to help the organization meet the social-emotional needs of its youth; manage cases of at-risk and immigrant youth; refer youth and families to outside social services; support outreach efforts for immigration legal services and Know Your Rights workshops; and work with program staff to ensure the continuation of strong academic and social outcomes. The individual will primarily with the SBU Academy, which serves approximately 190 youth, ages 12-19, during the school year. Nearly all of these students are from immigrant families, about one-third were born abroad. The position must work collaboratively with program staff, coach-mentors, and volunteers to achieve the organization’s mission and impact youth outcomes.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide social and emotional support to help youth develop into civic minded leaders.

Main Activities:
• Manage individual youth cases, including meetings, referrals, and coordination with school, family, and other providers.
• Support social, emotional, and behavioral interventions.
• Facilitate group workshops and leadership programs.
• Plan and conduct workshops to promote character development and conflict resolution.

2. Work with program staff to ensure youth meet academic, college preparatory, and social outcomes:

Main Activities:
• Collect and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on attendance, behavior, and performance trends.
• Develop strategies to increase and maintain students’ engagement in academic programs.
• Institute program-wide practices for individual goal setting.
• Conduct periodic interviews with youth to assess student progress and emerging needs.
• Collaborate with and supervise program volunteers, mentors, and junior staff in delivering youth programming and serving as youth mentors.

3. Partner with external organizations and referring youth for outside services.

Main Activities:
• Coordinate referrals for youth and families to outside agencies (including education, mental health, legal services, physical health).
• Build partnerships with community organizations that serve as youth resources.
• Manage relationships and facilitating communication with youth’s schools, teachers, and counselors in order to collect student data and communicate regarding youth attendance or other concerns.

4. Facilitate family/parent communication and involvement.

Main Activities:
• Communicate with parents and families on issues and activities concerning their children.
• Organize family-oriented and community-based programs and events as needed (immigration seminar, health/wellness day, clothing/equipment drives).
• Coordinate family education and parent meetings.

5. Support outreach, education, and advocacy efforts around immigration and other social services:

Main Activities:
• Conduct outreach to youth and families on various services provided by SBU.
• Provide basic information to youth and families regarding potential avenues of immigration relief.
• Complete training for Department of Justice Office of Legal Access Programs (BIA) accreditation.
• Work with Immigration Services Program Manager to support youth and families and to plan and deliver Know Your Rights Sessions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
A strong candidate should meet the following requirements:
• Sports-based youth development, youth services, or case management experience
• Experience working closely with youth and families
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds
• Interest in addressing immigration issues with youth and families
• Strong team and communication skills
• Strong interpersonal, mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment, juggling multiple responsibilities within a young, developing nonprofit organization
• Flexible and adaptable to work in a variety of settings
• Strong administrative and computer skills
• Familiarity with the South Bronx community or other neighboring communities is preferred
• Spanish speaking strongly preferred. French speaking is a plus.

SCHEDULE
Full-time, hours are aligned with programs which include two evenings during the school year and occasional weekend events.

START DATE
Immediately

BENEFITS
Salary range available by request. Benefits include: employer-covered health insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k option, a professional development fund, and more.

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org
Hiring Manager: Mario Biancamano, Director of Operations


COLLEGE ACCESS COORDINATOR

SCOPE
South Bronx United seeks a College Access Coordinator to launch a new program with its Global Youth League beginning in September 2021. The position will work with high school students who participate in the program to assist them in preparing for college and careers and support seniors through the college application and enrollment process. The majority of youth are from immigrant backgrounds. The coordinator will work with one cohort who attend various schools and a second cohort from a specific school partner.

The coordinator will work independently but receive support from SBU’s Director of College Guidance, who supports seniors in the SBU Academy. In that program, 100% of the high school seniors in the past nine years have graduated high school, and 93% have gone on to attend college. Collaboration with other program staff, volunteers, and soccer coaches is needed to achieve the overall mission of the organization to impact youth outcomes and organization development.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Coordinator’s responsibilities will include:

1. Plan and facilitate weekly college prep sessions for high school students.
• Set objectives and target outcomes for a year-long college prep workshop.
• Plan a syllabus of college prep sessions for high school seniors and juniors, including a writing and college awareness focus for juniors.
• Facilitate weekly afterschool or evening sessions with several student cohorts.
• Assess success at reaching session and workshop objectives and students’ target outcomes.

2. Counsel high school seniors through the college selection, recruitment, application, and enrollment processes.
• Evaluate students’ academic profile to ensure they have completely relevant requirements to graduate high school.
• Analyze students’ personal, academic, and financial profiles to best counsel them on what colleges or what types of post-secondary options might be good fits.
• Support seniors through the financial aid and scholarship process.
• Support students in the preparation and transition from middle school to college.

3. Support students through other post-secondary and career options.
• Evaluate post-secondary options for each student include those who might not be on track for college.
• Research and work with non-college, post-secondary, and career preparation opportunities and programs.
• Work with individual students for whom other post-secondary options might be most appropriate for their long-term goals and success.
• Help students find summer internships and/or other enrichment opportunities.

4. Communicate with and advocate with internal and external collaborators to help students reach college.
• Conduct outreach to college representatives in support of applicants, including school admission personnel, financial aid representatives, and athletic coaches.
• Work with high school guidance counselors, teachers, and other school personnel to support participants.
• Communicate and support parents around key issues and challenges that impact first-generation college student achievement.
• Train and supervise volunteer tutors and mentors to work with participants during the sessions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The College Access Coordinator should meet the following requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree required.
• At least two years of experience working with high school students in teaching, guidance counseling, youth development, or program management.
• Experience with college guidance, college prep programs, and/or other post-secondary programs preferred.
• Knowledge of the New York state college application process and financial aid process, including family requirements.
• Knowledge of the NYC public school system and graduation requirements.
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds.
• Excellent interpersonal, mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
• Independent, flexible, and adaptable to work in a variety of settings.
• Strong administrative, computer, and writing skills.
• Passionate for the mission of South Bronx United.
• Familiarity with the South Bronx community or other neighboring communities is preferred.
• Spanish and/or French proficiency is a plus.

TIME
Full-time, requires some evening and weekend hours.

COMPENSATION
Expected compensation range is $40,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience. South Bronx United offers complete health benefits, including a fully covered health insurance plan, vision and dental options, life insurance, 401k, and other benefits provided through a Professional Employer Organization (PEO).

ANTICIPATED START DATE
Summer 2021

TO APPLY
Please send your cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org with "College Access Coordinator" in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


OFFICE COORDINATOR

South Bronx United seeks an Office Coordinator, an entry level role to assist in managing all office responsibilities, including but not limited to receptionist and customer service duties, office organization, filing and photocopying, ordering, and data entry. This role has opportunities for growth within the organization. SBU will only consider candidates who can speak Spanish.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The position’s responsibilities include:

1. Daily communication for the organization
• Communicate the organization's mission and programs clearly
• Answer phones and welcome office visitors
• Check and responding to general organization emails
• Managing faxes

2. Office space management
• Ensure office space is set up and presentable
• Address maintenance issues
• Manage office events
• Manage office waste organization and disposal

3. Staff support services
• Support staff with filing and photocopying duties
• Complete program and participant phone calls and outreach
• Enter data into online content management systems
• Order necessary supplies, equipment, and food at administration’s direction
• Undertake other support duties
• Assist Director of Operations with Ordering

4. Equipment Management
• Manage athletic equipment and storage space
• Track inventory of electronics, technology

QUALIFICATIONS
Strong candidates should meet the following requirements:
• Spanish proficiency is required. French proficiency is a plus
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Friendly demeanor on the phone and in person
• Strong ability to complete administrative tasks
• Computer proficiency with emails, Microsoft office, and internet applications
• Bookkeeping experience, or ability and interest in learning
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and with a young, developing nonprofit organization.
• Bronx native or familiarity with the South Bronx community and immigrant communities is highly preferred.
• Bachelors Degree is preferred

HOURS
Full-time, generally 10am-6pm

ANTICIPATED START DATE
Immediately

TO APPLY
Please send your cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org. Please do not call. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. To learn more about the organization visit www.southbronxunited.org


REGENT PREP INSTRUCTOR, MATH (EVENINGS)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is a youth development organization serving South Bronx youth through education, mentoring, and soccer programs. Our mission is to use the sport and the strength of mentoring to help boys and girls, ages 4-19, develop as leaders and scholars. South Bronx United is seeking an instructor to lead Regents Prep groups for high school students from the SBU Academy program. Instructors will work with assigned high school students in a small group or class setting to assist them in passing the New York State Regents Exams. Instructors will also work to develop regent prep curriculum for the organization’s program. For the Fall/Winter 2020-2021 semester we are seeking an instructor either in Mathematics (specifically in Algebra and Geometry).

Instructors will work with the same group of students every week. This provides tutors the opportunity to build relationships and to serve as a positive role model in youths' lives while also promoting the importance of education. Students participate in the SBU Academy, attending mandatory academic programming two evenings a week in addition to training and competing with soccer teams. Students attending the group previously failed an exam or were identified of being at-risk of failing an exam.

QUALIFICATIONS
South Bronx United is looking for instructors with the following experience and qualifications:
• Highly motivated and energetic
• Passionate about South Bronx United’s mission
• Experience teaching NYS Regents exam content in either Science or History
• Strong knowledge of the current NYS Regents exams in Mathematics subjects, including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
• Curriculum development and lesson planning experience
• Experience working with students from underserved communities
• Ability to engage students who have previously struggled on exams
• Patient, positive, and caring when working with youth

TIME
Instruction Time: Monday and/or Wednesdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Prep/Grading Time: 2 Hours per week paid
16 weeks, September 21 to January. Contract extendable after January.

LOCATION
South Bronx United, inside the Boys Prep Charter School, 192 E 151st Street, Bronx, NY 10451

ADDITIONAL COVID-19 INFORMATION
This is an in-person position although remote components may arise. The building is new (less than 2 years old with windows and good airflow). South Bronx United has a detailed safety plan (including daily room cleanings, mandatory face coverings, social distancing, symptom and temperature checks at the door) that can be accessed via the website.

COMPENSATION
$40/hr

HIRING
Email cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org. Address to Hiring Manager, Maria Damato, High School Education Director.


COACH-MENTOR (PT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United (SBU) is seeking energetic individuals with a passion for youth development and sports to join our team of SBU Coach-Mentors. In the position the individual will serve as the Team Mentor and Head Soccer Coach for a travel team of boys or girls within the SBU Academy Program. As a mentor, the individual serves as the first point of contact for any issues regarding SBU student athletes on the team and as a positive influence promoting education, character, and community. As a coach, the individual will run twice-weekly soccer trainings and coach the team at weekend games. The coach will have the goal of keeping youth active, instilling fun, and helping youth grow as both athletes and students.

This is a part time position requiring approximately 8-12 hours/week during the fall and spring seasons. Hours will decrease during the off-season.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Serve as a Mentor for a team of approximately 20 youth (mentees):
• Serve as first point of staff level contact for the mentees.
• Help plan, set, and keep students on their program schedule.
• Maintain weekly contact with each mentee in person and via phone.
• Maintain regular contact with mentees’ parent/guardian.
• Help SBU Education Director monitor student academic performance and assist in the collection of student report cards, transcripts, and school documents.
• Work with SBU Youth Counselor and Education Director to identify social, emotional, and academic issues or concerns.
• Check email daily and maintain good communication with SBU office staff
• Hold a weekly call with SBU office staff to discuss progress of each student-athlete on the team.
• Schedule one monthly in person meeting with program directors.
• Complete progress reports for each mentee two times per year.
• Attend program orientation/training (2 trainings per year)

2. Serve as Head Coach a travel youth soccer team
• Plan and lead training sessions at least two times per week during the season and at least one time per week during the winter.
• Coach and manage team at games.
• Coordinate team travel and traveling with students to games and events.
• Track attendance data from soccer and academic sessions.
• Attend coach training sessions and coach meetings
• Communicate effectively with youth regarding soccer and academic events.
• Enforce attendance and program policies on the soccer field.
• Work collaboratively with an assistant coach where applicable.
• Coordinate with the Director of Soccer Operations on all soccer matters

SCHEDULE
Coaches must be able to commit to coaching for at least one program year, August 14, 2019 - June 30, 2020. Approximately 8-12 hours per week during the seasons. The precise schedule will be known ahead of each season (fall, winter, spring). Activities include:
• Two practices per week (generally T/Th, 6-8pm in fall/spring but may vary)
• One or two practices per week in the winter (January- February)
• Weekend games
• Weekly phone call with program coordinator
• One in-person meeting per month
• Record keeping and communication with youth and parents

COMPENSATION
Base of $5,500 for 10 months.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Enthusiastic and positive working with you.
• Experience and passion for working with youth from diverse backgrounds
• Committed to holistic youth development with a strong knowledge of soccer.
• Previous soccer coaching experience is highly preferred but not a necessity.
• Coaching license is highly preferred.
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds
• Spanish and/or French fluency is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume.


AFTER SCHOOL SOCCER COACH (PT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking coaches that not only want to share the joy of playing the sport but also want to reinforce the values that sport helps develop (teamwork, discipline, respect, etc) for its after school soccer programs. SBU, a sports-based youth development organization, runs after school sessions for boys and girls ages 6-19, 3-5 days a week. Coaches work with one age group of 10-20 youth for 2-3 hours each week.

WHEN
Weekdays 3/4pm-6pm (days are variable)
Fall Season: Early September – Early November
Spring Season: Mid-March – Mid-June

WHERE
Mullaly Park, Jerome Avenue at 165th St, Bronx NY 10452, and various schools in the South Bronx

COMMITMENT
This is a part-time position requiring approximately 15 hours/week during the fall and spring seasons, with potential opportunities for more hours on Saturdays. Hours will decrease during the off-season.

QUALIFICATIONS
Previous coaching experience is not required, but enthusiasm for working with children and background playing the sport is needed.

TRAINING
We will provide coaches with orientation materials, coaching training, and a coaching manual. A formal orientation/ training will be held prior to each season.

BENEFITS
In addition to helping provide the resources and support to allow underserved and under-resourced youth the opportunity to participate in a safe, structured environment, coaches will have opportunities for professional coaching trainings and will be connected to a network of caring volunteers for fun soccer related events throughout the year. Support for coaching licenses is provided based on tenure.

COMPENSATION
Starts at $15/hour, increasing based on experience.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send resume and cover letter to info@southbronxunited.org


UP2US COACH & MENTOR (PT or FT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking energetic individuals with a passion for youth development and sports to join the Up2Us Coaching program. Each South Bronx United Up2Us member will serve as the Team Mentor and head or assistant soccer coach for a team of youth within the SBU Academy Program. In addition to mentoring and coaching a competitive soccer team, the Up2Us member will have an additional focus area, either helping with coordination and coaching of SBU’s Community Soccer Programs OR assisting with coordination and program delivery of the SBU After School Tutoring/College Prep Programs. Up2Us members will have the opportunity to see the inner working of a small, growing non profit and gain professional experience and skills in the fields of education, teaching, counseling, and coaching.

As a part time position this requires approximately 15-20 hours/week. The full time position requires 35-40 hours a week. A living stipend will be offered in accordance with the Up2Us part-time position policies. Additionally, those who complete the year will be considered for further paid SBU coaching positions.

In addition to site-specific duties at South Bronx United, members are also responsible for the following Up2Us program requirements: Completing timesheets; Attending the Up2Us National Coaching Institute, Attending professional development and training seminars every other month; Reflecting on their work in guided reflection logs; and Participating in a National Day of Service

The Up2Us program is an intense experience and members are asked to go above and beyond each and every day at their hosts site (South Bronx United). Being a part of the Up2Us program connects members both with their local communities and a larger national movement of people dedicated to serving youth through sports. Up2Us positions are offered in conjunction with the Americorps or Office of Juvenile Justice mentorship programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES
As a Team Mentor & Coach, the Up2Us member will:
• Serve as first point of staff level contact for a group of approx 20 youth (mentees)
• Help plan, set, and keep students on their program schedule
• Maintain weekly contact with each mentee in person and via phone,
• Maintain regular contact with mentees’ parent/guardian
• Monitor student academic performance, and assist in the collection of student report cards, transcripts, and school documents,
• Work with SBU Youth Counselor and Education Director to identify social, emotional, and academic issues or concerns
• Check email daily and maintain good communication with SBU office staff
• Enforce attendance and program policies
• Serve as a head or assistant coach for 1 SBU travel soccer team, planning and leading training sessions, coaching at games, and travelling with students to games and events.
• Track attendance data from soccer and academic sessions.
• Complete progress reports for each mentee two times per year.

Additionally Up2Us Coaches will either:
• Assist with coordination and program delivery of the After School Tutoring Program and/or College Prep program, helping managing the learning environment, tracking student attendance and providing direct academic support
OR
• Assist with the coordination of the SBU recreational program, supporting volunteer soccer coaches, leading recreational practices, and helping with coach trainings.

SCHEDULE
The term of service runs August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020. The following hours are approximate, times may change slightly.
Team Coach & Mentor w/Soccer Focus
• T/Th, 6-8pm (Academy Soccer Practice)
• T/W/Th, 3:30-6pm (Recreational Practice) OR Sat, 8-3pm (Recreational Games)
• Sun (dependent on game schedules)
Team Coach & Mentor w/Academic Focus
• M/W, 5:30-8pm OR T/Th, 3:30-6pm (Tutoring/College Prep)
• T/Th, 6-8pm (Academy Soccer Practice)
• Sat or Sun (dependent on game schedules)
**Those serving in a full time capacity will coach and mentor 2 teams and will assist with soccer programming on both Saturdays and Sunday**

COMPENSATION
Coaches will receive a living stipend for their service over the course of 12 months as well as a bonus upon successful completion of their one year term of service. All HR related matters are handled by Up2Us. Learn more about the Up2Us program at https://www.up2us.org/coach-across-america.
**Those working full time will receive approx 16,000 and a 5,700 educational award**

QUALIFICATIONS
Enthusiastic to work with youth, committed to holistic youth development with a strong knowledge of soccer. Previous coaching experience is not a necessity. Coach/Mentors with an Academic Focus should have a strong academic background and feel comfortable with SAT level math and English. Coach must also be a us citizen or permanent resident.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume.


AMERICORPS VISTA DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE (FT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking energetic, caring individuals who are passionate about helping provide youth in the South Bronx with the resources they need to succeed, to join our staff as an Americorps VISTA Development and Communications Associate. The Associate will increase South Bronx United’s capacity for development, fundraising, and marketing. He/she will have hands on work contributing to strategic and development plans, planning guides, donor databases, research and prospect lists, promotional materials, social media and newsletters, press releases, media inquiries, and more.

This is a full time position. A living stipend will be offered in accordance with an full-time position offered through the Americorps VISTA Program. The South Bronx United VISTA position is a partnership with Up2Us.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Event Planning & Coordination: The Development Associate will assist with the planning and coordination of SBU’s Annual Benefit, as well as supporting other fundraising events.
• Marketing & Public Relations: Associate will coordinate periodic marketing/promotional events and analyze their impact on the organization. Associate will work closely with the SBU Junior Board and the Executive Director on marketing, public relations, and community presence efforts, while playing an important role in maintain/improving SBU’s social media presence.
• Communications: Associate will support communications activities, including social media, newsletters, web presence, and direct outreach.
• Building Relationships and Donor Database: Associate will prospect for potential donors, sponsors, and supporters, cultivate relationships with existing donors, and document fundraising strategies.
• Fundraising Research: Associate will learn and implement strategies for researching potential new funders.

SCHEDULE/LOCATION
• Monday – Friday, 10:00-6:00; Occasional Saturday/Sundays for weekend events

COMPENSATION
A living stipend is provided of approximately $20,500. An educational award of $5,775 that can used towards student loans or future educational expenses is provided on successful completion of the one year service term. Certain benefits are also provided. Learn more about the VISTA program at http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista

HOW TO APPLY
Email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume


AMERICORPS VISTA VOLUNTEER AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH ASSOCIATE (FT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking energetic, caring individuals who are passionate about helping provide youth in the South Bronx with the resources they need to succeed, to join our staff as an Americorps VISTA Volunteer and Community Outreach Associate. The Associate will support volunteer recruitment and management as well as community outreach activities. This is a full time position. A living stipend will be offered in accordance with an full-time position offered through the Americorps VISTA Program and the New York Immigration Coalition.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Volunteer Recruitment and Management
• Recruit, interview, and place volunteer candidates
• Track and interpret statistics on recruitment and retention
• Develop consistent practices and communications around targeted recruitment, retention, recognition and volunteer leadership development.
• Research effective volunteer training methods, working with staff to strengthen volunteer training, including trainings manuals
• Collaborate with staff to implement effective volunteer orientation and training sessions
• Maintain a database of volunteers, which includes volunteer attendance
• Provide ongoing professional support, encouragement, and recognition for volunteers through their term of service.
• Manage and support volunteers at their sites of service

2. Community Outreach
•  Development strategies to increase program involvement from varies youth and family constituencies.
•  Research opportunities for the organization to spread awareness and participate in community events.
• Spearhead staff and program participation in community events and fairs.
•  Cultivate community partners.
•  Conduct analysis demographics that the organization is less successful in reaching.

3. Collaborate with staff and program
• Maintain strong relationships with supervisors, staff, volunteers, youth, and other organization members
• Attend monthly professional development workshops hosted by NYC Service as well as the Americorps National Day of Service.

SCHEDULE/LOCATION
• Monday – Friday, 10:00-6:00; Occasional Saturday/Sundays for weekend events

COMPENSATION
A living stipend is provided of approximately $20,500. An educational award of $5,775 that can used towards student loans or future educational expenses is provided on successful completion of the one year service term. Certain benefits are also provided. Learn more about the VISTA program at http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista

HOW TO APPLY
Email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume


VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR - AMERICORPS VISTA

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United (SBU) is seeking enthusiastic and caring individuals with a passion for youth and community development to serve as NYC Service Civic Corps members. Civic Corps members will serve as one of two South Bronx United Volunteer Coordinators, supporting the recruitment and management of SBU’s volunteers, a community of over 200 individuals passionate about youth development and community enrichment through sports. The Volunteer Coordinator will specifically work to recruit and manage tutors, mentors, volunteer teachers, and soccer coaches. The member will collaborate with staff and volunteer leaders to strengthen volunteer processes and training materials with the goal of recruiting more volunteers, improving the volunteer experience, improving program quality through volunteer training and preparation, and retaining more volunteers for longer periods of service.

Each Volunteer Coordinator helps with recruitment and management of volunteers in SBU's core program areas: academics, soccer, and immigrant services. After ten months, the member will have helped recruit more volunteers, encouraged volunteers to stay for the next semester or year, improved our volunteer management process, and have had a direct impact on the lives of over 1000 students by improving their experience in South Bronx United and providing a mentors that they can count on.

RESPONSIBILITIES DETAILED
• Recruit, interview, and place volunteer candidates
• Track and interpret statistics on recruitment and retention
• Develop consistent practices and communications around targeted recruitment, retention, recognition and volunteer leadership development.
• Research effective volunteer training methods, working with staff to strengthen volunteer training, including trainings manuals
• Collaborate with staff to implement effective volunteer orientation and training sessions
• Maintain a database of volunteers, which includes volunteer attendance
• Provide ongoing professional support, encouragement, and recognition for volunteers through their term of service.
• Build the SBU Volunteer Ambassador program on local college campuses
• Manage and support volunteers at their sites of service
• Maintain strong relationships with supervisors, staff, volunteers, youth, and other organization members
• Attend monthly professional development workshops hosted by NYC Service as well as the Americorps National Day of Service.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Has served as a volunteer in some prior capacity
• Ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals.
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and with a developing nonprofit organization.
• Flexible and adaptable to work in a variety of settings
• Strong administrative, computer, and writing skills.
• Proficiency with email, Google documents, and Microsoft Office
• Punctual and team-oriented
• (Preferred) Spanish and/or French fluency
• (Preferred) Experience in youth development
• (Preferred) Experience working with low-income, at-risk, or immigrant communities

SCHEDULE
The term of service runs August/September – mid July. The following hours are approximate:
• Monday, Wednesday 12pm-8pm; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-6pm
• or Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm

COMPENSATION
• A living stipend of approximately $22,000 for twelve months (exact amounts according to Corporate for National and Community Services AmeriCorps VISTA rates and Up2Us contract)
• An educational award of $5,775 that can be used on student loans or future educational expenses is provided upon successful completion of the 10 month service term
• Health coverage
• Unlimited monthly metro card when in-person programming is operating
All HR related matters are handled by Up2Us. Learn more about the Civic Corps program at https://www.up2us.org/about-vista

HOW TO APPLY
To apply email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume. Please be aware all applications must complete a formal application through the AmeriCorps eGrants program.


SUMMER TEACHER (MATH AND HUMANITIES-BASED)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United's mission is to use soccer as a vehicle for social change, helping youth build character, teamwork, and leadership skills so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx serves 900 boys and girls, ages 4 through 19, each year by combining soccer with academic enrichment, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, and legal and support services for immigrant youth.

The Summer Soccer Scholars program is held each summer for 80 middle and high school students combining soccer, academics, and life skills to keep youth active and learning during the summer months. SBU Summer Soccer Scholars Instructors will serve as lead teachers during the academic portion of the program. They should attend both the program and the training.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Summer instructors will be responsible for teaching a 5-week academic enrichment course to classes of middle or high school youth. Math and ELA instructors will receive a unit outline and targeted Common Core standards for their specific grade level and subject. Instructors are expected to design the lessons, activities, and assessments for the course in collaboration with the Education Director. Instructors will teach two or three one-hour classes with a teaching assistant to 10-15 students.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Enthusiastic and caring with a specific interest in youth development. Math instructors should have a prior teaching experience, preferably in middle school math, geometry, or algebra. ELA instructors should have experience in teaching middle or high school reading and writing. Teachers should have experience teaching students between ages of 11 and 19, preferably in an inner-city setting. Experience in curriculum development, lesson planning, and differentiated instruction is preferred. Instructors should have strong classroom management skills. A masters or bachelors degree in an education related field is strongly preferred. No soccer background necessary.

SCHEDULE/LOCATION
Training: Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-12:30pm; July 6-9. All instructors will be oriented and supervised by the Education Director. Instructors will attend a one-week orientation before the program begins. Additional training and supervision will be provided by SBU's Executive Director, a career educator and instructional coach.
Program: Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-12:30pm; July 12 - August 13
Where: South Bronx United & Boys Prep Charter School, 192 E 151st Street, Bronx, NY 10451

COMPENSATION
$2,500 - 3 classes

HOW TO APPLY
If interested in the position, please email info@southbronxunited.org with resume and cover letter expressing the reasons for your interest and your availability for the position. Please put the name of the position in the subject line.


AMERICORPS SUMMER VISTA: PROGRAM OPERATIONS

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking an energetic, organized individual to work in the Summer 2021 through the AmeriCorps Summer VISTA program. SBU will hire two individuals two coordinate program operations of the SBU Summer Soccer Camp for elementary age students or the Summer Soccer Scholars program for middle and high school students. The position is ideal for college students and recent graduates looking for a summer opportunity where they can gain administrative, operational, and youth service experience. This program is run by the Up2Us Sports.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Work in coordination with SBU Summer Camp Director or SBU Academy Director to support operations and day-to-day needs of the program.
VISTA will accomplish Goal 1 by:
● Coordinating arrival and departure for program participants each day.
● Coordinating lunch and snack for each camper each day.
● Coordinating attendance record keeping for all campers.
● Coordinating permission and other form collection.
● Supporting the schedule coordination, material (shirt) distribution, equipment coordination, and trips with the coaches and staff.
● Supporting logistics for field trips, including food pickup, transportation, student-staff groupings, attendance, and weather contingencies.
● Supporting communications to family members around camp announcements and other important messaging.

SCHEDULE AND LOCATION
This is an in-person position. Members will serve a 9-week term from June 21 - August 21.
This is a full-time position M-F from 8am-4pm.

ELIGIBILITY
All Candidates must be:
● 18 years old or older
● A U.S. citizen or permanent resident

COMPENSATION
The member will receive an approximately $3,562 living stipend paid by Up2Us and an $1,343 education award or an end of service $311 stipend.

TO APPLY
Please email info@southbronxunited.org. Please clearly put "Summer VISTA" in the subject line.

SUMMER SOCCER SCHOLARS FELLOW

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking a fellow to work with the Summer Soccer Scholars program. The fellowship is run by Future Leaders in Action (FLIA). FLIA cultivates leaders and strengthens youth-oriented nonprofits and organizations through a fellowship program. Fellows, individuals interested in entering the social sector, work on-site full-time at a partner nonprofit to develop or implement a pre-determined enrichment program. Throughout the fellowship, fellows gain various professional skills including fundraising, communication, program development, in a fast-paced, hands-on learning environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Fellow will …
● Support the Summer Scholars Program, where students attend three blocks of classes (humanities, math or technology, and life skills or health) and train on the soccer field
● Support SBU in planning and implementing Summer Scholars Program and the training program for Summer Scholars interns and teaching staff
● Work to improve the current culture and community building components of Summer Soccer Scholars, the “Color Cup”
● Augment and implement outreach efforts to SBU Academy students not participating in Summer Soccer Scholars to keep them connected with SBU throughout the summer
● Actively participate in weekly FLIA professional development responsibilities including check-in calls and virtual weekly leadership workshops

By the end of the fellowship, fellows will have …
● Outlined the Summer Scholars “Color Cup” to be used going forward
● Contacted 100% of SBU Academy youth at least once during the summer
● Raised $500 (with guidance and support from FLIA)
● Written two blog articles
● Completed final report and video

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
● Comfortable working with youth
● Commitment to continuous professional improvement and reflection
● Resourcefulness and initiative
● Passionate about the social sector
● Use patience and tolerance to address problems
● Demonstrate integrity
● Demonstrate ability to work independently and in a team

APPLY
Apply through Future Leaders in Action

SUMMER SOCCER CAMP COACH

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking coaches for its summer camp for children entering grades 1-5. Coaches should have prior coaching experience or high level playing experience. Candidates should display an enthusiasm and a patience for working with young children. Preference will go to SBU Academy and Global Youth League Alumni.

COMPENSATION AND SCHEDULE
June 28 - August 13, Monday- Friday, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
$15/hour

APPLY
Email Andy Jenkins, ajenkins@southbronxunited.org, with the subject line "Summer Soccer Camp Coach application". Preference goes to SBU Academy and Global Youth League Alumni