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Junior Giants Commissioner - Job Openings


Logo of "Junior Giants" with stylized text and a baseball. Black and orange colors dominate.



Under the supervision of the Mt. Shasta Recreation and Parks District Administrator, the Junior Giants Commissioner is  responsible for overseeing the Junior Giants summer baseball program and serves as the main point of contact for the Giants Community Foundation.  

This is part-time seasonal employment. Hours/week depending on program activity level. Primarily 2-3 hours on week day evenings.

Position open until filled



This is an unpaid position in regard to the Giants Community Fund. Compensation is offered through the Host Agency:  Mt Shasta Recreation and Parks District. 


The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Commissioners may not be required to perform all the duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Act on behalf of the Junior Giants host agency (Mt. Shasta Recreation and Parks District).
  • Ensure that those connected with the league always engage in conduct that is representative of the mission and standards of Junior Giants  by following and teaching the Junior Giants Code of Ethics. 
  • Attending Commissioners Meeting & Recognition Night at Oracle Park (optional)
  • Supervising the AmeriCorps Ambassador throughout the season
    • Commissioners will be considered additional AmeriCorps Ambassador Supervisors and will work with the Giants Community Fund staff on:
      • Ensuring that each AmeriCorps Ambassador has a specified service schedule and is adhering to it.
      • Ensuring AmeriCorps Ambassadors are supervised at all times during service hours.
      • Reviewing member time cards to make sure that (a) they are completed accurately and submitted in a timely fashion; (b) AmeriCorps Ambassadors are adhering to their service schedules; and (c) AmeriCorps Ambassadors are on track to complete their service requirements.
  • Completing day-to-day tasks associated with running a youth baseball/softball league:
    • Ensuring that the facilities are prepared for use before the arrival of participants. 
    • Enforce rules and policies as they pertain to the District and the Junior Giants program.
    • Recruiting players and volunteers 
    • Ensuring volunteers complete a background check.
    • Hosting meetings to train parents and volunteers
    • Creating rosters 
    • Scheduling games and practices 
    • Distributing supplies
  • Ensuring that all league responsibilities are completed 
  • Taking inventory of supplies at the end of the season 
  • Submitting an end of season evaluation to the GCF
  • Greet participants and guests with enthusiasm and with a smile.
  • Participate in keeping all areas of use neat, clean, and safe at all times. These duties include but are not limited to organizing inventory,  removing trash, and general cleaning.



  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to work varied hours including evenings.
  • Must have reliable transportation 
  • Any combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position.  
  • Desired Qualifications
    • Basic knowledge of baseball rules.
    • Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
    • Public relations techniques.
    • Record-keeping procedures. 
    • Basic principles of supervision and training. 
    • Rules, practices and equipment used in specialized recreation activities.  
    • Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of developing and organizing group recreation and social activities.



•   The estimated working positions will be standing, walking, and sitting approximately 90% of the time.

•   Occasionally climbing stairs, ladders, and crawling.

•   Occasional reaching overhead and stretching, kneeling and squatting.

•   Some bending and occasional work on rough, uneven terrain.

•   Occasional handling and dexterity.

•   Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying abilities under 75 pounds.

•   Reasonable accommodations provided.



•   If required, individuals must pass the District pre-employment medical examination.

•   If required, individuals must be fingerprinted and meet legal requirements to work as a supervisor or discipline authority over minors. 

• In accordance with District Policies individuals may be subject to drug testing. 

MSRPD is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status

Employment Application

Return completed application to the District Office located in Mt. Shasta City Park

1315 Nixon Rd. Mt. Shasta.

or email  completed application to