Alfred Zarlengo Latino Soccer Program Manager

About the Position

Location: Denver, CO – travel throughout Colorado required

Hours: Salaried, full-time
Reports to: Kincaid Schmidt, U4-U10 Assistant Program Director

Job Summary:
The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club has created the Alfred Zarlengo Latino Soccer Program to provide access to high quality, developmentally appropriate soccer for Latino children in under-resourced areas. Rapids Youth Soccer is seeking a Program Manager who will be responsible for implementing all aspects of the program. The Program will have two components:
? The Alfred Zarlengo Latino Endowment will provide a bridge for the Rapids Youth Soccer’s Soccer for Success players to continue in a Denver metro area league.
? The Alfred Zarlengo Latino Initiative will give Latino children access to soccer clinics and leagues in targeted areas outside of the Denver Metro/Front Range area.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

? Build partnerships with other organizations and/or schools
? Identify and secure facilities for programming
? Recruit, hire, train and manage coaches
? Work closely with Soccer for Success staff and partners to identify and register players for programs
? Organize equipment for each program
? Support and evaluate coaches on a regular basis
? Ensure Rapids Youth Soccer curriculum is effectively implemented in all programs
? Work with Rapids Youth Soccer staff to publicize the program and to recruit new participants, volunteers and staff

Required Qualifications:
? Bachelor’s degree
? Native Spanish speaker
? Passion for urban education, youth development and soccer
? Background in program management
? Excellent organizational skills
? Computer literacy, excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Excellent people skills in a diverse environment
? Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with administrators, coaches, parents and players
? Ability to motivate others around you and work as part of a team
? Ability to travel throughout Colorado
? Must pass a background check
Preferred Qualifications:
? USSF license or equivalent
? Familiarity with Latino communities in the state of Colorado
? Experience working with soccer organizations in the state of Colorado
Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package. Please include salary
requirements in your cover letter.

To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to by
April 4, 2014. No phone calls please.

The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club is an equal opportunity employer and does
not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex,
national origin, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran
status, or genetic information.

Apply Now if you are interested!