YMCA of Greater Omaha

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Sports Official

Sports Official

Sarpy Community YMCA
Job Location 
Youth Sports
Compensation Min 
USD $9.50/Hr.
Compensation Max 
USD $24.00/Hr.

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This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Sports Officials impact the lives of youth and families through implementing the rules, direct care, organization, supervision and well-being of participants in the sports activity. We are currently hiring for flag football, soccer and volleyball officials.


  1. Creates a positive environment for all participants, ensuring growth and development.
  2. Builds relationships among participants and spectators to pro-actively gain and retain members.
  3. Exemplifies appropriate behavior at all times. Acts as a role model for participants and spectators.
  4. Understands and implements rules of assigned sport, focusing on participant experience and safety at all times.
  5. Provides interpretation and demonstration to all participants, including those with special needs.
  6. Actively participates in department meetings and trainings.


Communication & Influence


Functional Expertise

Emotional Maturity


  1. At least 16 years of age
  2. Ability to work with participants of various ages with a focus on youth
  3. Knowledge of the game being officiated and previous officiating and/or trainings a plus
  4. Demonstrated maturity, sound judgment and strong sense of responsibility
  5. Complete before first shift: program-specific training
  6. Complete before first shift: YMCA sports official/referee training
  7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community and successful clearance of background check


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Indoor/outdoor environment, regular walking and running required.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions required.
  • Reliable transportation and on-site, regular weekend schedule required.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.