in 1996, SquashBusters is the first-ever youth program to use squash as
a vehicle to improve the lives of urban middle and high school students.
SquashBusters is a non-profit organization that combines squash with intensive
academic tutoring, community service, cultural enrichment and school counseling
to help its student-athletes strive toward excellence in their lives.
SquashBusters currently works with 90 ethnically diverse students in the
Boston Public School system in a state-of-the-art facility on the campus
of Northeastern University.
seeks a passionate, reflective, detail-minded, and goal-oriented squash
instructor to select, lead, and teach squash to a team of 30 boys and
supervise, and direct intensive and creative weekday afternoon and Saturday
morning squash practices throughout the school year for 30 students
fitness program and evaluate student fitness gains
coordinate, train, and manage volunteer coaches for each practice
as volunteer in each weekday homework tutoring session
a variety of summer squash opportunities for students
in all community service projects and field trips
and coach kids in tournament play, private school matches, and league
SquashBusters’ equipment inventory and budget line items, i.e.
team uniforms, tournament expenses, instructional materials and trips
relationships with each individual student in the program and their
families through constant communication, including making evening and
weekend phone calls, conducting student and family functions, and in-person
meetings at students’ homes
in implementation of program evaluation as it relates to squash; collect
data including fitness tests, match and tournament results, SquashBusters
attendance, and volunteer and parent surveys
students from their schools to practice four times each week
plan and lead team trips and cultural outings
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member of an expanding organization, work on varied projects as requested
seeks a high-energy, hard-working person with strong communication, organizational,
and interpersonal skills with a BA/BS or higher degree preferred. We are
looking for candidates who demonstrate excellent critical thinking, have
the ability to cultivate high-level relationships with children, take
initiative, and who believe deeply in our organization’s mission. The
ideal candidate must have a thorough knowledge of the game of squash and
a demonstrated passion for making a difference in the lives of urban youth.
Applicant must hold a current driver’s license in good standing.
A readiness to work most Saturdays throughout the school year is essential.
Commensurate with experience, plus benefits.
please direct cover letter and resume by mail, fax or e-mail to:
Dominique Farinaux-Dumas, Human Resources
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