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Are you so passionate about lacrosse or soccer you wish you could make those sports your job?

Well, now you can.

South Suburban Parks and Recreation is looking to hire lacrosse and soccer players to teach clinics across the south metro area this summer.

The lacrosse instructor job is part-time and seasonal. It pays a range of $7.78 – $11.78 per hour. Applicants must be 16 years or older and CPR-certified.

Here are the job duties from the recreation department’s Website.

“Under the supervision of the Recreation Coordinator, instructors are responsible for the implementation and monitoring of youth lacrosse camps and clinics during the spring and summer season. The instructors follow the curriculum and assist in the planning, preparing, distributing and collecting of equipment and materials, as well as ensuring that camp participants are provided safe and proper instruction. Positions are available for both boys and girls camps and clinics… Ensure safe and proper instruction. Convey ideals of sportsmanship. Communicate South Suburban youth sports philosophy to all participants. Insure safety of all participants. Able to maintain discipline and assist in handling concerns. Oversee field locations and evaluate conditions for safety. Set-up fields for play and coordinate equipment.”

Instructors will be working with youth 6 to 14 years old.

For more information on the lacrosse instructor position, click here.

The soccer coach position is also part-time and pays $7.78 – $10.00 hourly. There doesn’t seem to be a minimum age, but it’s most likely 16.  Applicants must be CPR certified or able to receive training by first day of employment.

Here is the job duties:

“Under the supervision of the Recreation Coordinator, instructors are responsible for the implementation and monitoring of youth soccer instructional classes. Responsible for planning curriculum of soccer skills for youth K-6, preparing, distributing, and collecting equipment and materials. Lead class through fun and basic instruction and organized scrimmages. Include soccer and non soccer recreational games that emphasize learning and participant enjoyment. Ensure safety of all participants, maintain discipline & assist in handling concerns of parents. Must be able to work mornings, Mon-Thurs, June 3-Jul 25 (Centennial and Lone Tree). Comprehension of soccer drills and rules. Able to adapt skills and games appropriate for each age group. Conflict management and communication skills with participants and parents.”

For more information on the soccer coach position, click here.

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