SPORTS - Sports Officials, Youth

Location: Dallas, TX (White Rock YMCA - 7112 Gaston Avenue)

Job Description


Are you enthusiastic about sports and love working with youth? Applications for Youth Sports Officials are now being accepted at the YMCA.  Sports Officials must be energetic, friendly, and confident.  The candidate must call games as fairly as possible and be able to make quick decisions to the best of his/her ability. The candidate must also be very knowledgeable of all sports. He/She is the sole representative at many of the YMCA games, and is to take and maintain control of the games at all times. This is a great start for those who would like to gain experience officiating games and make it a profession for the higher level sports. Are you up for the job? Apply now!





Days and Hours

Mostly Saturdays and some weeknights

Schedule varies depending on the number of leagues and teams


  • Must be knowledgeable of all sports including but not limited to: basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, and/or baseball
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Must be able to walk, run, crouch, and stand for long periods of time in order to officiate games
  • Must be able to communicate with others effectively and professionally
  • Must be energetic, enthusiastic, motivational, and have strong human relation skills
  • Required to inspect sporting equipment and/or participants in order to ensure safety
  • Must be open minded, honest, composed, and fair; able to make calls and teach/explain game rules when necessary
  • Must be dependable and prompt, mindful of game times and locations to ensure games start and end on time.
  • Must have a clear understanding of the YMCA and its mission to deliver a good quality program for the youth and parents
  • Must attend required training courses including first Aid/CPR, Child Abuse Awareness, and other trainings as outlined by the YMCA
  • Must be 14 years of age or older