Pod Squad Member (Part-Time) - Santa Cruz Warriors (Santa Cruz · CA)

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About the Position

The Santa Cruz Warriors are looking to hire part-time Pod Squad performers for the 2022-2023 basketball season. We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to provide top quality fun and entertainment. The Pod Squad is responsible for providing in-game entertainment and a positive fan experience.

The position will be responsible for crowd interaction, live promotions, greeting fans, and prize giveaways. If you love sports, enjoy talking to others, and are highly self-motivated, this role is for you. This is an excellent opportunity for you to be a part of our growing and exciting sports and entertainment organization that values your initiative, creativity and drive for results.

Willingness and ability to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination (including booster, if eligible) will be required. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

This is a part-time position located onsite in Santa Cruz, CA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform at home games and community events
  • Represent the organization in a professional and appropriate manner at all times
  • Build new entertainment for use at performances, including on-court skits/dances/stunts, in-stands interaction and improvisation
  • Responsible for set-up, operation and tear down of all interactive elements of fan engagement
  • Hand out premium items, interact with fans and communicate general information
  • Keep all game props organized, in good condition and stored appropriately after each game
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience and Skills

  • The ideal candidate possess an exceptional level of creativity, energy, and spontaneity
  • Ability to excite, motivate, and entertain a crowd; excellent sense of humor is very important
  • Gymnastics and dance experience preferred
  • Strong collaboration skills required
  • Excellent ability to build rapport with others and to build strong interpersonal relationships
  • You use good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be disciplined and demonstrate initiative
  • Needs to be at least 18 years old

Physical Demands

  • Pushing/pulling/carrying and lifting may include up to 50 lbs.
  • Stair climbing and the ability to sit/turn/bend/stand for long periods of time

Time Commitment

  • You must be able to work the majority of home games – 24 regular season games and play-offs
  • 4 hour shifts on game days, typically 5:00pm to 9:00pm


  • $15.00 per hour


Santa Cruz Warriors is an equal opportunity employer.

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