Each year a variety of paid positions will be available and open to an application process. Employees from previous seasons must reapply each year. Positions that are typically open to the application process include umpires, concession stand workers and grounds crew. Applications are available below and application deadlines will be posted each year to the League Calendar.
ALYB umpires are needed to cover four of the five age divisions offered during the Summer League and typically two age divisions during the Fall League.
Umpires will be scheduled to work Opening Day (Saturday) and weekdays (Monday-Thursday) during the Summer League and occasional weekend games when needed.
•Umpires working A League (12U) or B League (10U) games are expected to work one game behind the plate and one game in the field on weekday evenings they are scheduled. Knowledge of current Little League rules and special ALYB rules is required.
•Umpires working C League (8U) games administer the game from the pitching machine position. Knowledge of current Little League rules and special ALYB rules is required.
•Umpires working Pony League (15U) games are required to have IHSA Certification and to be knowledgeable of current year IHSA Rules.
Concession Stand Workers
ALYB Concession Stand Workers are needed during the Summer and Fall Seasons on all days that games are scheduled. Typical weekday shifts are 5 – 9 pm with occasional shifts needed on weekends.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, food preparation, attending to customers, and end of shift clean up.
Grounds & Facility Workers
ALYB Grounds & Facility Workers are needed primarily during the Summer Season and occasionally during the Fall Season. Workers will have some scheduled duties, but will also be expected to be “on-call” during times when inclement weather has affected playing fields.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, emptying of garbage cans, cleaning of restrooms and mowing of grass on fields and throughout the grounds.