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Baseball Referee

Company: The Villages at Carver Family YMCA
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

As a thought-leader and best-in-class provider in education, wellness, youth development, and community-building, The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is one of the oldest, most nimble and essential nonprofits in Atlanta. Mission-bound to serve, we are an organization designed to meet all people where, how and when they need us. In times of peace, we are a catalyst for connection; in times of crisis, a source of comfort and security. Join us as we carry out our commitment to positively impact lives and communities across the state.

The opportunities to serve are vast, and we're looking for a diverse mix of people, who share our values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY, to join us and do their best work.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in our people, our members, and our partners. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Nature of Scope:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Sports Director or Coordinator, the Sports Referee or Umpire is responsible for officiating youth, teen or adult sporting events including, but not limited to: baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, etc. This position requires individuals to monitor play, ensure safety of all coaches and participants.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Exemplify and accept YMCA values, ideals, leadership qualities, and professional image.
  • Must maintain required knowledge and certifications necessary for this position and complete all training deemed necessary by the YMCA of Metro Atlanta.
  • Must have an eye for detail, quick decision making and ability to recognize and remedy hazardous/dangerous situations.
  • High degree of interpersonal communication, conflict management skills to tactfully enforce all rules and regulations.
  • Dedicated to member safety and the mission/values of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta.
  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity that may include standing for long periods of time, walking, running, crouching, kneeling, bending, twisting and reaching.
  • Must be available nights and weekends.
  • Pass the criminal background check and drug screening.


    • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.
    • Ensure that the rules of the games are being followed by all players and coaches. Officiate events according to general rules of the sport as well as any rules specific to the YMCA of Metro Atlanta.
    • Responsible for inspecting equipment and/or participants to ensure safety standards are met.
    • Displays regular attendance and punctuality. Shows up to scheduled games on time and stays for the duration unless prior arrangements have been made with the supervisor.
    • Must perform duties in accordance with the policies, goals, mission, values, and objectives established by the YMCA of Metro Atlanta Branch Strategic Plan, Safety Protocols Including COVID, Member Services Guidelines, and Non-Negotiables. Emphasis will be placed on member service, program knowledge, member/staff safety, and communication with members and staff.
    • Implements the YMCA safety protocol both related to COVID and branch operations.
    • Immediately reports problems, inappropriate situations or behaviors to Sports Monitor and/or Director.
    • Responds to safety and emergency situations and maintains/reports accurate incident/accident forms.
    • Listens to concerns, answers questions and addresses coaches, players, and parents in a calm, fair and professional manner.


      Mission: Accepts and demonstrates YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility; demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs; recruits volunteers and supports fundraising activities.

      Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions; builds rapport; seeks first to understand others' point of view and remains calm; speaks and writes effectively; takes initiative.

      Operational Effectiveness: Strive to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members; Makes sound judgments and transfers knowledge from one situation to another; establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings; follows policies and procedures; strives for best practices.

      Personal Growth: Pursues self-development; demonstrates an openness to change; is emotionally mature.

      Ergonomic Requirements : Bending, stooping, standing, lifting up to 25 pounds, seeing, verbal communication and hearing.

      Effect of end Result:

      Children and Families will experience a high-quality sport instruction and skill development. The effectiveness of this position is primarily measured by the stated satisfaction of members and ensuring a safe, clean, controlled and fun environment in accordance with the YMCA of Metro Atlanta Philosophy.

      The Villages at Carver Family YMCA Associated topics: judge, referee, sports official, umpire

Keywords: The Villages at Carver Family YMCA, Atlanta , Baseball Referee, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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