Shooting Touch is an international sport-for-development organization that uses the power of sport to educate and empower at-risk youth, women and their communities to live healthier lives. Since its inception in 2007, the organization has impacted over 25,000 youth and women worldwide through its innovative, outcome-driven programing. Today the organization leverages the sport of basketball to extend health services and health education in both Boston and in Rwanda.
The organization is seeking a Shooting Touch Boston (STB) Program Director. The position will primarily be responsible for running all aspects of the organization’s domestic programming currently providing 150 girls ages 9-17, with opportunities to participate in supportive and female-friendly programming that provides on- and off-court health education, mentorship, empowerment and academic support.
The position will be based in Boston, MA and salary is commensurate with experience.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with all female youth participants, parents, coaches, volunteers, and Boston Police Department Officers
Manage day-to-day operations of the STB program including curriculum, implementation, monitoring, evaluating, reporting, and surveying
Assist in designing the STB curriculum and pre- and post-surveys
Manage all head coaches, program deliverers, and the facilitation of the STB AAU program
Develop relationships with key City officials and partners to increase the number of females enrolled in the STB program
Work with STB program staff to manage all event, fundraisers, and social gatherings
Serve as main contact for the Shooting Touch Boston Program and primary contact and logistical coordinator for all “earned income” events, including but not limited to - road race/athletic events and online fundraising initiative
Be present, visible, and active at all after-school STB programming
Be a thought and action partner for Shooting Touch’s Executive Director; serve as the eyes and ears of the organization on the ground
Work with the Executive Director on the intersection of programming, business, and fundraising strategies
Work with the Shooting Touch Executive Director, Director of Operations, and Grants Consultant on grants and partnership proposals
Be a strong voice of opinion in the 5-year strategic plan
An individual that has a sincere passion for urban female youth development, social impact, basketball and public health
Experience with basketball, either coaching or playing
Experience working with youth; someone who can easily relate to the girls and be viewed as an ally and role model
Someone who is willing to go above and beyond; an individual that truly believes in Shooting Touch’s mission
A problem solver who takes initiative and delivers results without need for constant supervision; also someone who knows when to ask for help and when to bring in other team members
A self starter who is quick, efficient, and thinks ahead
Reliable, organized, and detail-oriented; someone who can be trusted once delegated a task that it will be completed in a timely, calm, and considered manner
Smart communication skills and savviness with social media; can effectively communicate updates to the Hive partners and broader team
Someone who has a flexible approach and willingness to go the extra mile to deliver great work
An overall team player that is willing to be a part of a small and growing team; no job is too big or too small for any member of our team
Interested applicants should send cover letters and resumes to the Executive Director, Lindsey Kittredge for review - firstname.lastname@example.org.