Tennis Instructor

Job Details


Full Job Description

Are you interested in seasonal and part-time employment? Are you responsible and looking to join a dynamic nonprofit organization and help deliver fun recreational tennis programs to kids, teens, and youth in local schools? Do you enjoy on-court training and mentorship? The United States Tennis Association-Pacific Northwest Section is hiring!

This position is PART-TIME and SEASONAL.

Do you have a passion for helping kids get active, have fun, stay healthy, and learn important life skills? Do you want to be involved in an innovative, entrepreneurial, well-established and well-known nonprofit organization? Are you a leader who loves to work with people and provide excellent customer service? Then this position might just be in your court!

The Pacific Northwest Section of the US Tennis Association (USTA PNW) is a 501(c)3 not-for profit organization which runs programs in schools, gyms, parks, community centers, and all types of indoor and outdoor spaces.

What You’ll Be Doing

Desire to work with children, and to be a positive role model
Strong communication and customer relations skills
Desire and ability to promote the game of tennis through games and activities
Ability to collaborate with other instructors, volunteers, parents and families
Ability to facilitate programs and groups
Ability to pass a full background check


Qualifications and Experience Required:
Create a welcoming, safe and fun learning environment for all participants
Communicate professionally with parents, partners, and community organizations when applicable
Ensure equipment set-up and tear down
Check attendance roll for each session and check-out at the conclusion of each session
Provide instruction at site
Follow all USTA/PNW protocols and procedures at all times
Implement program curriculum
Oversee and maintain equipment
Serve as a primary point person at the site for questions and concerns
Stay at site until all students have been picked up by authorized individuals
Perform marketing tasks including, but not limited to, hanging flyers, working marketing events, etc
Program instruction may take place in indoor and outdoor facilities and may include extreme weather conditions
Other duties as assigned by Site Director or Regional Manager of Recreational Tennis
Represent and support USTA facilities and NetGeneration to further PNW mission and initiatives

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, speak or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; move around; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms
The ability to squat and bend over regularly
The ability to carry out repetitive motions regularly
The ability to lift and carry awkward items from one location to another
The ability to respond quickly to sounds and visual cues (such as alarms and/or safety concerns both on and off court)
The ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces
The ability to see and respond to dangerous situations
The ability to work in extreme weather and indoor/outdoor conditions
This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 40 pounds