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Sports Assistant



(Off-Campus/College Work Study Program)


Equal Opportunity Employer 

Work Study Positions are open and available only for students with college Work Study grants approved by a college Financial Aid Office.

Job Title: Sports Assistant

Agency: East Portland Community Center

Bureau:  Portland Parks and Recreation

Contact Person: Gabe Barbee

Phone: 503-823-0206

Address: 740 SE 740 SE 106th  Portland OR  97216

Pay: $10.00/hr                                                          

Description of Duties:

  • Assist in sports classes, after school open gym and 3-4th  grade in-house basketball league.
  • Be a positive role model.
  • Work with the EPCC Recreation Leader.
  • Assist with: coaching (approx. 4 teams); teaching general team sports; supervising drop-in open gym program.
  • Work with parents.
  • Referee games.
  • Promote fair play for all.


  • Individual needs to be mature.
  • Have working knowledge of team sports, rules, and strategies.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Enjoy working with youth ages (6-17)
  • Be able to communicate with parents.

Work Schedule:

  • Monday          – 12:00-5:00
  • Tuesday         –   2:30-6:15
  • Wednesday   – 12:00-6:15
  • Saturday         – 11:30-2:30

*some flexibility with schedule; may be split between more than one person

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