Volunteer Positions

Head 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! Our training class will train and equip you with all the resources necessary to teach the sport, share life lessons and coach your team.
Time Commitment: 2 ½ - 3 hours per week (1 hr practice; 1 hr game; 30 min - 1 hr prep. time)

Assistant Coach - Have fun and make a difference in the lives of children by helping the Head Coach. Use this season to see if you might want to be a coach in the future.
Time Commitment: 2 ½ - 3 hours per week (1 hr practice; 1 hr game; 30 min - 1 hr prep. time)

Referee - Never Refereed before? Don't Worry! Our training class will train and equip you regarding the rules of the game. Have fun and make an impact in the lives of our players and their families as a Referee.
Time Commitment: 1 – 2 hours per week (On Upward Basketball Game Days)

Prayer Partner - We are in need of those who will commit to praying each day for the Upward Basketball season to positively change lives.
Time Commitment: 5 or more minutes per day for each day of the season

Snack Bar Help deliver a first-class experience by taking orders for snacks, food and drinks on game day. You can impact lives through your acts of hospitality and friendliness. 
Time Commitment: 1 - 4 hours per week. Saturday only

PhotographersUse your passion for photography to take pictures of teams, players and families on Saturday game days. Must have your own camera. 
Time Commitment: 1 - 2 hours per week. Saturday only.

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 announce team pre-game introductions and general announcements. 
Time Commitment: 1 - 4 hours per week. Saturday only

Pre-Game Set-Up Crew - Help 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 area on Saturday morning. 
Time Commitment: Approximately 1 - 2 hours per week. Saturday.

Post Game Clean-Up Crew - Help make sure everything is put away and ready for the following week. Volunteer to be part of this crew after Saturday games. 
Time Commitment: Approximately 1 - 2 hours per week. Saturday only.

Pre-Season Evaluation Team - Be part of one of the most important elements of Upward Sports. Volunteers set the first impressions that a child and their parents have of their season. Help make this an exciting and welcoming experience. 
Time Commitment: 1 - 2 hours per pre-season evaluations.

Videographer  Use your passion for video to take clips of the teams, players and families on game day. They may be used in the End of Season Celebration presentation. Must have your own video camera. 
Time Commitment: 1 - 2 hours per week. Saturday only.

Practice Night Coordinator Are you a responsible and on-time person? Help on practice nights set-up fields for practices and lean-up afterwards. 
Time Commitment: 1 - 2 hours one evening per week.

Field Striping Crew Are you a responsible person? Help in a big way by striping the fields every Friday evening for Saturday games using an inverted paint sprayer Equipment provided.  
Time Commitment: 1 - 2 hours one evening per week.

Event Planning Team  Are you detail oriented and full of creative ideas? Be part of a team to create and organize seasonal Upward Sports events.  
Time Commitment: As needed with a team meeting.

Advertising Team Are you outgoing and like interacting with people? Be part of a team to distribute Upward Sports materials on the upcoming sports season at church and into the community.   
Time Commitment: As needed pre-season distribution.

Kiosk Attendant – Are you outgoing? We need people to work the kiosk booth passing out sport season informational materials, register players and answer questions. 
 Time Commitment: 1/2 hour. Sunday morning services. Before, after or both if able.

For more info, please call (909) 875-5566, or send email to upwardsports@sunrisechurch.org.