Camp Sports Instructional Specialist


  • Ability to deliver content in one (1) sport, based on athletic expertise
  • Assist in teaching and supervising other sport activities as needed
  • Plan, organize and facilitate skill instruction periods
  • Oversee game periods (timekeeping, refereeing, etc.)
  • Coordinate daily and weekly camp schedule with SportsLab Director
  • Run weekly tournaments for campers
  • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
  • Work effectively with other Instructional Specialists and Coaches; collaborate on daily responsibilities
  • Complete assigned paperwork
  • Exhibit ESF core values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
  • Have fun
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Position Competencies for Success

  • Understand and support the mission of the organization
  • Commit to the growth and development of youth
  • Work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills; using clear, concise and professional language when interacting with campers, camp families and colleagues
  • Be responsible, reliable and safe
  • Always have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Be patient, caring and creative
  • Produce consistent, high-quality work
  • Demonstrate excellent judgment; identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
  • Be a flexible, adaptive and a team player
  • Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

Experience Requirements

  • Youth coaching and/or teaching experience required, examples include but are not limited to; coaching, babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, etc. or one (1) year of ESF experience
  • Previous experience working with children in a supervisory/leadership capacity
  • Previous camp experience preferred
  • Prior experience playing high school, club or college sports preferred

Certification Requirements

  • Teacher certification preferred

Education Requirements

  • Minimum two (2) years of college completed

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports directly to the SportsLab Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus
  • Work outside, upright and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
  • Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
  • Possess physical capacity to fulfill all essential job functions responsibilities listed above

This job description is subject to change at any time.

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