Volunteer!

It takes a whole lot of volunteers to run SYSA. We rely on close to 200 volunteers every year to make sure that our organization runs smoothly and efficiently!  Please consider volunteering for one of the jobs as described below.  Volunteer!

Youth sports & parent volunteerism go hand in hand. Check out our VOLUNTEER WALL OF FAME!

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Volunteer!

    • Long-term continuity and success of SYSA.
    • Report to President
    • Time Commitment: 4-6 meetings per year + service on a committee.
COACHING 

Head Coaches Volunteer!
    • Share in meeting all the requirements of our league affiliates and assuring the programs run according to SYSA policies.
    • Coach practices & games following SYSA Curriculum [Positive attitude for encouraging children to learn & have fun playing soccer]. 
    • Attend SYSA training & preseason meeting.
    • After 12 months of coaching, Competitive coaches must become certified in OYSAN U10/12 Course (12 hours of practical instruction, 2 hours of self guided instruction; additional info here).
    • Report to Directors of Coaching & President
    • Time Commitment: Significant – 
      • Competitive Coaches: 3x/wk during the fall and spring seasons, 2 x/wk during winter seasons.
      • Challenge Coaches 2x/wk fall/spring, no winter commitment).
    • Child's fees discounted.
Assistant Coaches Volunteer!
    • Help Coach with practices & games with a positive attitude for encouraging children to learn & have fun playing soccer.
    • Attend coaches curriculum training & preseason meeting.
    • After 12 months of coaching, Competitive coaches must become certified in OYSAN U10/12 Course (12 hours of practical instruction, 2 hours of self guided instruction; additional info here).
    • Time Commitment: Significant – 
      • .Competitive Coaches: 3x/wk during the fall and spring seasons, 2 x/wk during winter seasons
      • Challenge Coaches 2x/wk fall/spring, no winter commitment).
    • Child's fees discounted.
TEAM SUPPORT POSITIONS

Team Managers Volunteer!
  • Liaison between Exec. Director and team.
  • Distribute rosters, game and practice schedules.
  • Establish weekly communication with team providing driving directions, game confirmations, practice and game changes.
  • Re-schedule canceled games as needed (competitive teams only).
  • Report to Exec. Director
  • Time Commitment: Moderate, during game seasons.
Team Tournament Managers Volunteer!
  • Organize registration of team for one Fall and one Spring Tournament, as recommended by Coach. 
  • Responsible for upfront payment of Team Fee, and collection from team to reimburse self.
  • Report to Team Coach & Exec. Director
  • Time Commitment: Fair to Easy
CLUB SUPPORT POSITIONS

League Reps Volunteer!
    • Attend travel league meetings (4-6 per year), report proceedings.
    • Schedule games for outdoor seasons, as well as responsible for re-schedules. Computer literacy essential. 
    • Child plays free. 
    • Report to President, Directors of Coaching & Exec. Director
    • Time Commitment: Major & essential, almost year round
Referee Manager Volunteer!
    • Schedule and train referees for SYSA Challenge games.
    • Calculate and pay referees with SYSA funds.
    • Schedule and organize a referee certification class in Shaker through the GCSOA. 
    • Report to Assistant Director of Coaching
    • Time Commitment: Moderate – Fall & Spring. Must be a certified referee.
Equipment Manager Volunteer!
    • Collect equipment at end of season.
    • Maintain inventory of equipment.
    • Assess team equipment needs, order, label & distribute at start of season.
    • Report to Directors of Coaching
    • Time Commitment: Fair to Easy – summer – early fall
Uniform Coordinator Volunteer!
    • Assign and keep track of player uniform numbers.
    • Liasion with uniform vendor as needed.
    • Report to Exec. Director
    • Time Commitment: Fair to Easy – summer – early fall
T-Shirt Distribution Manager Volunteer!
    • Survey players for player T-shirt sizes, package and distribute T-shirts for each team.
    • Report to Exec. Director
    • Time Commitment: Easy - Spring to Late Spring

Need more information?  Contact loramesiano@shakeryouthsoccer.org












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