Reporting to the Manager, Mascots & Entertainment, the Washington Nationals Ball Girls are a staple on the field. Ball Girls are responsible for fielding foul balls and giving them to Nationals fans. They also bring a pitcher's jacket from the bullpen to the dugout when a new pitcher enters the game.

The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Field foul balls and give them to Nationals fans.

  • Interact with the fans near respective ball girl posts (down first and third base lines).

  • Retrieve bullpen jackets when a new pitcher enters the game.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Previous organized softball experience preferred.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Must have the physical ability to perform athletic activities in all weather conditions.

  • Must have strong communication skills, with a positive, energetic personality.

  • Must be knowledgeable about the game of baseball to be able to avoid fair balls and field foul balls and know the difference between the two.

  • Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports. It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Game day Seasonal: Job requires employee to function in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue. May work at heights. Employee will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances, and climb up/down stairs. The employee is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or sit and must lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.

All applicants for employment at the Washington Nationals are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Applicants with qualifying disabilities or bona fide religious objections may be exempted from this requirement or otherwise accommodated if they are unable to be vaccinated.