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Camp Coach at Haverford
ESF Inc Haverford, PA

Camp Coach at Haverford

Haverford, PA
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Join our Haverford team in Haverford, PA: Be a Hero to Campers as a Coach at ESF Camps!

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling adventure filled with laughter, learning, and unforgettable moments? At ESF Camps, we are on a mission to create a summer like no other for campers from preschool to 8th grade. We are looking for energetic and passionate people to join our team and make a positive impact while having a blast!

A Coach handles camper group management and assists with sports instruction and games in SportsLab, ESF’s multi-sports camp, powered by Under Armour. Coaches are hired in one of the following age groups:

  • Rising 1st grade
  • Rising 2nd & 3rd grades
  • Rising 4th & 5th grade
  • Rising 6th-9th grades

Why ESF?

  • Inspire Young Minds: Make a meaningful difference in the lives of children while receiving comprehensive training and support.
  • Unleash Your Potential: We offer internships, fieldwork, and overall professional development opportunities.
  • Become a Leader: Gain valuable leadership experience as you supervise and mentor children.
  • Positive Environment: Experience being part of a team guided by ESF Core Values.

Extra Perks:

  • Convenient Summer Schedule: Enjoy nights and weekends off.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program: Increase your earnings through referrals from your network.
  • Free Certifications: Reimbursements are available for qualified roles.
  • Camp Tuition: Enjoy a significantly discounted tuition rate exclusively for Team members’ children.


  • Sports Background:
    • Experience playing youth, scholastic, or college sports preferred, especially soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, football, and/or lacrosse.
    • Prior experience playing high school, club, or college sports preferred.
  • Experience: We are looking for experience working with children.
    • Previous experience working with children in a camp setting is preferred. 
    • Youth coaching experience preferred.
  • Age Requirements: Must be at least age 18 by the start of camp.
  • Hours: Typically, from 8:30 am to 3:40 pm, Monday to Friday, with opportunities for extended hours for additional income.
  • Schedule Commitment: Any schedule changes or time off must be pre-approved by the site director.
  • Required Training: Complete all required ESF and state-mandated training and onboarding.
  • Dress Code: Maintain the "ESF Look" (camp uniform) and embody the spirit of the camp.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Dive into the Camp Day! Promote and participate in daily sports activities with enthusiasm, collaborating effectively with fellow coaches.
    • Assist with skill instruction periods in various sports including baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, flag football, team handball, lacrosse, and street hockey
    • Help to instruct and act as a referee in various sports.
  • Safety & Positive Group Management: Ensure the safety and well-being of campers with an emphasis on positive behavior and effective group management. Promptly report any concerns to the Site Director.
  • Be the Ultimate Role Model: Supervise campers, while fostering a positive, welcoming, and safe environment.
    • Demonstrate ESF Core Values & Code daily, from “Gratitude” to “Bring It” daily.
    • Model the ESF Virtues of Character (Gratitude, Respect, Trustworthiness, Effort, Kindness, Positivity, Resilience, Community) in camp daily.
    • Adhere to all company policies.
    • Communication: Maintain clear, concise, and engaging communication with campers, families, peers, and our leadership team.

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports directly to and takes direction from the Camp Director, with additional accountability to the Site Director.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Push/pull, lift, and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus. Work outside, upright, and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day  
  • Respond to emergencies, including running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion.  

This job description is subject to change at any time.



Haverford, PA
19041 USA


Sports and Recreation

Posted date

19 days ago

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