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KIDS in the GAME is hiring!

School Outreach Coordinator – Bend, OR

The School Outreach Coordinator will be the primary relationship builder between the schools we are helping and KIDS in the GAME (KITG). This is a part-time (20 hours per week) position working out of our office in Bend, Oregon. 

This position includes reaching out to schools across the country and talking with administrators, educators, Parent Organizations and/or PE teachers about our school-based running program called AMPED. You can learn more about AMPED by clicking here.

This position’s responsibilities will include following up with schools who are running the program and ensuring they are satisfied, sharing best practices with schools, asking schools to send a thank you to their sponsor, asking for testimonials, encouraging schools to use our lap tracking system to enter their laps electronically, and reaching out to new schools to get them excited about starting AMPED. 

You will work out of our office on 3rd Street just south of Wilson every day for 4 hours, exact hours are flexible but must work within requirements of reaching schools from Hawaii to Maine. It will include 2 weeks of paid vacation a year, which will accrue over time. There is an opportunity for this to transition to a full-time position as our programming grows. 

Ideally, the candidate will have some experience working with schools and understands school culture. Candidate must be outgoing, with strong communication skills, and be detailed oriented and can keep track of outreach efforts. Candidate must be passionate about helping kids be healthy. Will be using saleforce.com to track communications with schools so experience using a database a plus but training will be provided. We are a Mac-based office, so must have competency working on a Mac computer or willingness to learn. Candidate must be proficient at using Word, Excel, Google Drive, Google Docs and Sheets. 

Hourly pay, starting at $13-$15/hour depending on experience. No benefits included. Position starts right away. There will be a 120 day trial period.

When applying please include why you are a good fit for this position and what sports/activity means to you.

Send resume and cover letters to KITG Careers.  

Join the board – KIDS in the GAME is seeking 3-4 board members to help lead our organization. Must have prior board experience. Looking for three types of individuals – connectors, strategists, non-profit governance. 

Connectors – individuals who have connections with large corporations and organizations willing to support kids getting active. Must be willing to make introductions and help the organization meet fundraising goals.

Strategists – individuals who have skills at developing long-term strategies that help lead the organization and prepare it for the future.

Non-profit governance– an individual who will ensure compliance with regulations, board structure, and accountability.

If one of these roles on our board appeals to you, please email our Executive Director, Natalie Hummel.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Public Relations – KIDS in the GAME is seeking a PR executive who is willing to volunteer their time to help our organization tell powerful stories of how we are impacting kids across America.

School Champion – interested in bringing AMPED to a school in your community! Become a School Champion. Email our Program Administrator.