For the LOVE of the GAME

 

We are excited to present Westkhoops, West Kelowna's newest non-profit Youth Basketball Organization servicing the Westside and neighboring rural communities. We are looking for your skills and experience to help us with our upcoming Youth Program for Athletes Ages 10-15 this October through December 8, 2023.

 

Are you looking for a gig this fall that lets you share your love for the sport while having a blast? Well, we've got the perfect opportunity for you!

 

We're seeking energetic, hoop-happy individuals to join our team as Part-Time Volunteer Assistant or Head Coach for our Youth Fall Basketball Program. If you can spin the ball like a Harlem Globetrotter and motivate young athletes like Coach Carter, then lace up those sneakers and keep reading!

 

Westkhoops prides itself on providing a safe, fun, and inclusive environment for athletes of all ages to enjoy while developing and improving their basketball skills. We are looking for individuals to fill our part time positions that have a passion for working with youth and take pride in the athlete’s development.

 

Hours: 2 ‚Äď 3.5 per week (part-time) - This is a fun, volunteer opportunity for basketball lovers!

 

Who we are looking for:

‚ěĒ People who have a passion for working with children/youth athletes
‚ěĒ People who have a love and passion for the sport of basketball.
‚ěĒ People who are fun, and outgoing with kids.
‚ěĒ People who are willing to be leaders and set a passionate tone for the children.

‚ěĒ People who love to represent their community.

** Standard First Aid Certification and CPR training is an asset **
** Previous competitive basketball experience at the youth level is an asset **

 

Candidates must possess and be open to the following:

  • Must be willing to learn how to teach the¬†westkhoops¬†way

  • Must be willing to take feedback and adjust

  • Must be willing to follow all health and safety measures

  • Must be willing to follow practice plans presented by the program director

  • Must be willing to submit a Criminal/Vulnerable Sector Check (+18)

 

Please Note:

This volunteer opportunity is a part-time commitment. Your commitment to participate in our 8-week program here on the Westside would require one hour for practice and one hour for game time per week. Head coaches may also require some off-court planning or prep time, along with some team administration duties, in addition to their 2-hour gym time each week.

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Opportunity is best suited for people who enjoy teaching basketball or working with youth age athletes.

  • Coaching packages with daily camp schedules & routines, athlete warmup, skill development drills, fun games, scrimmage rules and camp policies and procedures will be provided to each coach and jr. assistant.

 

Benefits (Perks):

  • Flexible part-time hours that won't interfere with your other responsibilities, time at the beach, or your summer vacation plans.

  • The chance to transform lives and inspire the next generation of basketball legends (who knows, you might just shape the future LeBron or Kobe!).

  • The satisfaction of seeing the sparkle in a kid's eyes when they nail that game-winning shot.

  • The priceless satisfaction of witnessing the growth and accomplishment of your players as they conquer the court.

 

Job Type: Part-time

Part-Time Hours: 2 ‚Äď 3.5 per week

Salary: Giving back to your community

Ability to Commute or Transit to Location:

  • Gymnasium located on the Westside

  • Facility: Public or Private Schools, Churches, or Community Centers

Work: In person (Required)

Website: For more information and to apply today please visit westkhoops.ca