2017 Junior Giants Ambassador Application

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Junior Giants Ambassador
 
Junior Giants, the flagship program of the Giants Community Fund, is a free, noncompetitive and innovative baseball program for over 24,000 underserved boys and girls ages 5-18 years old.  Junior Giants focuses on the Four Bases of Character Development -- Confidence, Integrity, Leadership and Teamwork -- and offers programs in Health, Education, and Bullying Prevention. 
          
Ambassador Summary:
The Giants Community Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is looking for student Ambassadors to serve as liaisons between the Fund’s office in San Francisco and Junior Giants leagues located in targeted regions throughout California, Nevada and Oregon.  Ambassadors will work directly with their respective league organizer to ensure a high quality program is being delivered to the community and will be trained as research assistants to collect data from parents and coaches (surveys) and participants (interviews). Ambassadors will also be asked to assist with various special events at the league level (First Pitch Meeting, Coach and Team Parent Meetings, game days, practices, etc.) as well as special events at AT&T Park (Coaches Clinic, Junior Giants Festival, Junior Giants Day) and regional events in Sacramento, San Jose and Fresno.  Four Junior Giants staff members in our San Francisco office will manage and oversee Ambassadors in their assigned regions.  Ambassadors are required to report on a weekly basis to each respective Coordinator/Manager. This is a paid position.

Ambassador Locations
Junior Giants leagues are located throughout California (Northern/Central) and into Western Nevada and Southern Oregon.  Ambassadors will be asked to choose 3 locations they are available to work when completing the online portion of the application. 

Qualifications:
  • College student obtaining a degree in recreation, sport management, child development or related majors preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.  Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to interact with diverse populations and age groups
  • Strong organizational and leadership abilities
  • Transportation to league sites in targeted region
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Must be available:
  • Mid-May/early June to mid-August with a flexible schedule to work selected weekdays, but primarily weeknights and weekend days.  Exact schedules and game times vary by region.  Expected 10-20 hours per week.
  • Selected applicants will be required to attend an interview at AT&T Park in January/February/March. Upon passing a background check and acceptance into the Ambassador program, a required Ambassador Orientation will be held in May at AT&T Park. 

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter in PDF format to jrgiants@sfgiants.com and
refer to “Junior Giants Ambassador” in the subject field.

We will be accepting applicants on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled.