Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) is seeking a dedicated, energetic, service-oriented individual that is looking to serve their community by supporting our youth and adult sports programs. FYSA is the home of more than 2000 players and is not the only largest soccer program in Fairbanks, but one of the largest in Alaska. We are looking for a part-time-to-full-time individual to serve as a Program Assistant.
You can find the application here:
A Program Assistant provides support in our primary functions of providing soccer and other youth sports related events to the Fairbanks and interior Alaska communities. The role will involve both administrative functions and direct interactions with youth and adult players and families. A background in soccer or youth sports administration is useful but not required. Comfort using computers and online management tools is important. Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills and roles is important. But mostly we want an individual who wants to make a difference for kids and adults in the Fairbanks community.
FYSA is very supportive of our staff. We look to not only train our employees to do a great job for us, but to prepare our employees for their next great opportunity. We provide training and leadership experience that transfers outside our industry and we have opportunities for advancement and pay increases within our organization.
The position will vary in the number of hours over the year, ranging from full-time during late spring and summer to part-time in the fall and winter periods. The position requires flexibility in work hours and may require some evenings. There are opportunities for additional paid work within our organization. Position pay begins at $16/hour but depends on experience and capabilities.
Here are examples of what our program assistants do:
Assist members with registration
Answer questions regarding program details via phone, social media, email & in-person
Assist with keeping our website up to date with accurate information
Assist members with purchase of player gear.
Keeping inventory of player gear and program supplies organized
Distribute player gear purchases once all materials have arrived
Take payment for purchases or registration
Assist with recruitment of volunteer coaches and referees
Prepare equipment and documents for coaches and managers.
Maintain and be familiar with a variety of detailed spreadsheets that help keep all information for the season organized such as teams, schedules, gear purchases, etc.
Communicate program specific details via bulk or direct emails, phone calls, social media posts, etc.
Assist with efforts pertaining to sponsorships with local businesses
Monitor program activities and assist with resolving minor issues on-site during the season for game nights, practices, camp weeks, special events, etc.
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