USTA New England (USTANE), one of 17 regional sections across the country that comprise the United States Tennis Association (USTA), is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting and developing the growth of tennis and increasing participation in the sport in New England by offering quality recreational and competitive programs for people of all ages and abilities. For more information, visit www.usta.com.
POSITION: Summer Community & Development Engagement Coordinator (Americorps VISTA)
DESCRIPTION: We are seeking a qualified Summer Community & Development Engagement Coordinator from June 13 to August 14. The coordinator will be responsible for a variety of community tennis programming as well as help oversee development of our New England Tennis & Education Foundation. The opportunity is best suited for someone who is interested in learning more about non-profit management and is also passionate about tennis. This is a paid volunteer position supported by Americorps. Before applying please review the federal Americorps program here.
COMMUNITY TENNIS RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work with our Tennis In the Parks program – manage specific player data, procurement & inventory – mailing/delivery of program equipment and t-shirts and program support as needed
- Assist D&I Manager as needed with updating demographic data and program information
- Attend and assist with all League championship matches
- Attend all board meetings and grant meetings
- Assist with donor database
- Assist in planning events
- Maintain department files, assist with mailings, filings, and special projects
SUPERVISORS: Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Manager, Tennis in the Parks, Director, USTA League
TIME COMMITMENT: Approximately 40 hours per week, including evenings/weekends for events.
BENEFITS: A living stipend of $2440 plus travel reimbursement (mileage) will be offered. The candidate will also be able to select between an education award of $1300 or $300 once they have completed their service term. A laptop will also be provided for the duration of service.
- Initiative and enthusiasm
- Solid organizational skills
- Ability to think independently and problem solve
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work as a team player
- 18 years of age or older
- Knowledge of tennis or experience playing is a preferred but not required
- College Degree preferred but not required