RUGBY YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OFFICERS
Position Available: Sport Administration Intern
Term: 8 week terms; May-June or July-August
Hours: 30 hours per week
Compensation: $16.00 per hour
Position Locations: Red Deer
Titans Rugby Club has received funding under Service Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs Program for the employment of individuals for 30 hours per week for 8 weeks during the 2019 summer period. There is some flexibility in terms of the contract periods and could be May-June or July-August.
The Youth Development Officer Intern will be a motivated and energetic person looking to develop their skills and experience in sport management and administration, teaching, recreation or non-profit areas.
Under Service Canada’s requirements of the Canada Summer Jobs program, to be eligible the individual must:
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment,
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment,
- have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
Grant Information:As this position is funded by Service Canada, the funds must be applied for therefore are not guaranteed. Notification of success is likely to be received in late April, early May.:
Experience or current post-secondary enrollment in one of the following fields of study is preferred:
- Recreation and Sport ManagementEducation
- Non-Profit ManagementEvent
- Community DevelopmentVolunteer Management
Provide a current Criminal Record Check with specific reference to the Vulnerable Sector
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Engage and develop relationships with local elementary and middle schools with the goal of conducting Rookie Rugby sessions in PE classes and afterschool programs.
- Organize and conduct a Rugby Try Days for local junior high schools. Engage and develop relationships with local community groups (ideally one under-served community) with the goal of conducting Rookie Rugby sessions in these groups (includes after school, weekend, and summer programs).
- Assist in the training of school teachers, community staff, and club volunteers in Rookie Rugby Instructor Training sessions.
- Support the local community rugby clubs in relevant minor club development, promotion, and activities (including organizing and hosting Try Rugby Days).
- Grounds keeping, maintenance around the club and facilities
- Assist with the club house and facilities
Skills / Requirements:
- Self-starterEnjoys working with children
- Able to work both independently and with a team
- Excellent communication skills
- Current understanding of the game of rugby
- Strong leadership and organizational skills
- Computer aptitudes
- Experience coaching children (Preferred)
- Rugby experience (Not required, but preferred)
Please submit your resume and cover letter by May 4 2019
Youth Member-at-Large – Caroline Tindall – firstname.lastname@example.org