Cleveland Youth Baseball & Softball (formerly Sellwood Junior Baseball & Softball) is a non-profit and all volunteer-run community baseball and softball league for kids in Southeast Portland. Older players participate in Clackamas County Junior Baseball (

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Events coordinator

Description of role: Coordinate and lead the following league events:

  • Opening Day – may include a potential fundraiser, so will work with Sponsorship committee
  • MLB Pitch/Hit/Run competition
  • End of year celebration

Needed skills:

  • No baseball/softball knowledge necessary.
  • Requires strong organization, planning and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to create clear tasks for delegation and assistance.
  • This would ideally also be a role that had a committee.

Opening Day 

Opening Day is typicall the third week of April.

This position does the following:

  • Coordinates with NW Sports Photography for team photos
  • Puts together scrimmage schedules for Cleveland National League Teams
  • Ensures the bouncy house is rented
  • Puts together photo schedule for teams and communicates this to coaches
  • Works with Sponsorship to ensure the Pickle's ticket sale tent is open and staffed all day
  • Ensures trash cans, chairs, tables, and tents are delivered and hauled away


  • Organize running the bases by T and Farm teams
  • Organize scrimmages by available Junior and Senior Teams
  • Organize and staff skills stations and mini-competitions
  • Coordinates food trucks for the event