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Basketball Referee Boys/Girls 1st & 2nd Grade October - March

Jewish Community Center Omaha, NE

Job Description


October 2017 - March 2018


The JCC is looking for outgoing individuals who enjoy working with children to assume responsibilities as game officials for the upcoming Little Lions Youth Basketball league.  The Sports Referee assists the Athletic Department in the safe operation of the Basketball League, games, and the JCC Facility.  Duties include assisting setup for games, officiating and cleanup. 


  • Game officials work under the direction of the Director of Athletic Programs and the Basketball Coordinator.  Referees will assist in the facilitation, implementation, and supervision of the Little Lions Basketball Games. 
  • Referees are to use appropriate and professional behavior at all times, and is a role model for youth and parents alike.
  • Referees must be constantly concerned and aware of safety issues along with the continual development and implementation of safety practices.
  • This job description may change and it may be necessary to perform other duties based on the needs of the agency.
  • This job requires hands-on interaction. 
  • The person in this position should be able to have demonstrated good teaching skills and be able to positively interact with younger children through the game of basketball.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Experienced and demonstrated knowledge of basketball.  Previous officiating and/or trainings are a plus.
  • Individual must gain a thorough understanding of the basic philosophy, nature and goals of the JCC.
  • Sunday availability will be required.
  • Applicant must have a clean background and experience working with children.


The JCC Basketball Coaches shares in the agency's commitment to provide excellent customer service. Some ways to implement this are to be patient, understanding and professional in his/her relationships with customers; to look at people and be attentive; to use members' names as often as possible; to be friendly, to be visible and accommodating.

Job Details

Date Posted August 31, 2017
Date Closes September 30, 2017
Address 333 South 132nd Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
Sun: 12 pm to 5 pm
Hours Games scheduled beginning midday on Sunday
SOC Category 27-2023.00 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
Zipcode 68154
Name Lynette Brannen
Phone 402.590.2144