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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

Job Description:

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.

Eligibility:

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
  • Planning/Management
  • 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)

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter by May 4 2019

Youth Member-at-Large – Caroline Tindall – ymal@titansrugby.com

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