Referee & Scorekeeper Job Program

🏀 Join the Newtown Basketball Team as a Referee or Scorekeeper! 🏀

Are you a high school student looking for an exciting and rewarding job opportunity? Newtown Basketball is seeking enthusiastic and responsible students to join our team as referees and scorekeepers!

Who Can Apply? Any high school student can sign up, regardless of previous experience.

Training Sessions: All applicants must attend an initial training session, even if they have worked with us in previous years. Those interested in refereeing must also attend at least one in-person referee training session.

Scorekeeping Responsibilities: As a scorekeeper, you'll learn to run the scoreboard and keep the scorebook. You'll have the opportunity to work games from 3rd grade through Senior League, ensuring accurate scores and smooth gameplay.

Refereeing Responsibilities: Student referees will work alongside adult referees in leagues from 3rd through 8th grade. Younger referees will only be assigned to the younger divisions, ensuring a comfortable and appropriate experience for all.

Assignment Process: Assignments are done on a weekly basis, and each student is expected to keep their availability updated. While there is no guarantee of being assigned, students with more availability and a strong work ethic will be assigned more frequently.

Why Become a Referee or Scorekeeper? By joining the Newtown Basketball team as a referee or scorekeeper, you'll:

  • Gain valuable work experience in a fun and dynamic environment
  • Develop leadership, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Support the local basketball community and help young athletes grow
  • Earn money while enjoying the exciting world of basketball

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to be a part of the Newtown Basketball family! Sign up today to become a referee or scorekeeper and make a difference on and off the court! 🏀📋

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We are a not-for-profit sports organization supporting the community of Newtown, Connecticut.  As an all-volunteer organization recognized as the Newtown Parks & Rec department, we are the preferred organization for the use of town facilities.

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PO Box 196
Newtown, Ct, 06470