Volunteer Opportunities

Coach - Impact the lives of children and have fun while you volunteer as a coach! Use your talents to teach sport fundamentals as well as the value of sportsmanship, teamwork, integrity and respect for authority.

Never coached before? Don’t worry! Upward Sports will train and equip you with all the resources necessary to teach the sport, share life lessons and coach your team.

*Click here for a coach application*

 

Assistant Coach - Have fun and make a difference in the lives of children by helping the Coach teach both athletic skills and life values for success on and off the field. Use this season to see if you might want to be a coach in the future.

*Click here for a coach application*

 

Cheer Coach/Assistant - Impact the lives of children and then have fun while you volunteer as a Cheer Coach! Use your talents to teach Cheer fundamentals as well as the value of sportsmanship, teamwork, integrity and respect for authority. Never coached before? Don’t worry! Upward Sports will train and equip you with all the resources necessary to teach Cheerleading, share life lessons and coach your team.

*Click here for a coach application*

 

Referee - Did you play basketball growing up or have a good understanding of the rules of the game? Never Refereed before? Don't Worry! Our training will teach you to develop and use this gift to have fun and make an impact in the lives of our players and their families as an Upward Referee.

*Click here for a referee application*

 

Prayer Partner - We are in need of those who will commit to praying each day for the Upward Basketball season to positively change lives.

 

Clean-up Crew - Help us make sure everything is put away and ready for the following week. Volunteer to be part of this crew on Saturdays (post game).

 

Set-up Crew - Help us make sure everything is ready for the children to have the best sports experience possible. Volunteer to be part of the crew that sets up the fields during the week (practice set-up) or on Saturdays (pre-game).

 

Score Board/Time Clock - Help keep the game time and score for our Saturday games. You will be fully trained.

 

Snack Bar – Assist Upward Sports to deliver a first-class sports experience by taking orders for snacks, food and drinks at our games. You can impact the lives of parents and children through your acts of hospitality and friendliness.

 

Photographer – Use your passion for photography to take pictures of the teams and players at the Upward Basketball Games. Must have own camera.

 

Announcer – Do you have a great speaking voice and are not afraid to use it? We need individuals with an upbeat voice and delivery to clearly announce each team's players and coaches before every game!

 

Half-Time Devotions/Testimonies - Have you ever considered how others would be impacted by hearing you speak about the difference Christ has made in your life? We would love for you to share what God is doing in your life during a ten minute Upward Game Day half-time devotion.

 

***Please note that all Community Upward Sports volunteers are required to complete background check documents and meet background clearance requirements, for the safety of the children in the league. Community Upward Sports covers all fees pertaining to background checks. Please note that even if you have had background checks completed for your place of employment or another volunteer position, you will still be required to complete all background checks for Community Upward Sports.***