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Sports Program Director Position Available

by Scott Brunskill
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PROGRAM LEADER – NATIONAL PADDLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

As part of Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan (CKS), the Regina Marathon Canoe Club (RMCC) is a local not for profit community group with a goal of promoting personal excellence in long distance marathon paddling.  RMCC offers fitness, marathon and long-distance paddling programs in the Regina and Area Community. We train and develop competitive and recreational coaches, youths and adults for competitive, recreational and fit-for-life paddling. 

By joining our team, you are committed to being adaptable and flexible, willing to tackle opportunities as well as challenges with creativity and a positive attitude. You are passionate, enthusiastic, result driven and a creative thinker. You work collaboratively with others and act, focussing on solutions within your scope of knowledge. You are open to sharing your perspective in other areas and continually seek to broaden your experiences and knowledge to increase your overall contribution.

Applicant Eligibility

  • Applicant must have smartphone for phone use and with data plan that is capable of connecting to Google gmail and related applications (at their own expense);
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in post-secondary education;
  • Applicant must be between 17 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; 
  • Applicant must 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**; and,
  • Applicant 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.

Direct Supervisor:

  • RMCC Board of Directors

Supervisory Accountability:

  • Paddling Instructor
  • Paddling Coordinator

Specific tasks of this position include:

  • working closely with your supervisors under guidance of the leadership plan;
  • organize and manage a paddling test event in preparation for the 2022 Canadian Marathon Canoe Nationals;
  • develop an innovative digital cloud-based platform in conjunction with the national marathon canoe body to showcase the national paddling event;
  • draft a procedure manual effectively communicating the framework to run a national paddling event;
  • create an online cloud database of marathon canoe photos accessible by other to shared within Canoe Kayak Canada’s social media feed;
  • lead a coaching committee, working and communicating with a national network of marathon coaches, to organize and manage the development of virtual coach education sessions targeting senior marathon paddlers;
  • develop innovative, online, aesthetically inviting material to market national and provincial marathon paddling events; 
  • adapt and incorporate new health guidelines and recommendations into current program planning as they become available (ie sanitation of equipment, physical distancing while retrieving equipment);
  • clearly articulating both in writing and verbally, oversee club equipment use by members;
  • actively participate in fixing and repairing equipment, learning skills from those in current position; 
  • coordinate, communicate and execute the clubs COVID-19 policies & procedures to members and participants;
  • other tasks as assigned by the RMCC Board of Directors.

Work Experience

  • paddling experience would be an asset
  • lifeguarding experience would be an asset
  • Marketing experience would be an asset
  • Business experience would be an asse

Skills

  • Client Services – interacting with others
  • Teamwork
  • Communication – Oral and written
  • Leadership – inspiring others
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Digital skills

Education

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in post-secondary education with specific interest in  Kinesiology, Sport Administration, Recreation Management, Recreation and Community Development, Health Promotion, Education or related field 

Send resume to: rmccsask@gmail.com

Sports Coordinator Position Available

by Scott Brunskill


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PROGRAM LEADER – PADDLING INSTRUCTOR

As part of Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan (CKS), the Regina Marathon Canoe Club (RMCC) is a local not for profit community group with a goal of promoting personal excellence in long distance marathon paddling.  RMCC offers fitness, marathon and long-distance paddling programs in the Regina and Area Community. We train and develop competitive and recreational coaches, youths and adults for competitive, recreational and fit-for-life paddling. 

By joining our team, you are committed to being adaptable and flexible, willing to tackle opportunities as well as challenges with creativity and a positive attitude. You are passionate, enthusiastic, result driven and a creative thinker. You work collaboratively with others and act, focussing on solutions within your scope of knowledge. You are open to sharing your perspective in other areas and continually seek to broaden your experiences and knowledge to increase your overall contribution.

Applicant Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have smartphone for phone use and with data plan that is capable of connecting to Google gmail and related applications (at their own expense);
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary education;
  • Applicant must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; 
  • Applicant must 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**; and,
  • Applicant 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.

Direct Supervisors:

  • Sports Program Director – National Paddling Championship

Indirect Supervisors:

  • Regina Marathon Canoe Club Board of Directors

Peers

  • Sport Leader

Specific tasks of this position include:

  • working closely with the RMCC supervisors to plan, organize and manage a paddling test event in preparation for the 2022 Canadian Marathon Canoe Nationals;
  • develop new innovative ad creative, paddling programming, tailored towards existing club members, seniors and new Canadians;
  • assist in the delivery and evolution of new club paddling programming through effective communication, seizing opportunities and adapting to cultural differences ensuring all members feel welcomed;
  • lead and assist with the co-ordination of special events;
  • assist with the development of an innovative, digital cloud-based media platform showcasing and celebrating club successes and opportunities;
  • maintain accurate records of equipment use;
  • assist with all marketing, communication, hosting and marketing of all club programming through social media;
  • adapt and incorporate Saskatchewan Health guidelines and recommendations into current program planning as they become available (ie sanitation of equipment, physical distancing while retrieving equipment, etc.);
  • as a team member of the RMCC summer staff, assist with coordinating, executing and communicating, both in writing and verbally the clubs COVID-19 policies and procedures to members and participants;
  • others tasks as assigned by direct and indirect supervisors.

Work Experience

  • paddling experience would be an asset;
  • lifeguarding experience would be an asset

Skills

  • Client Services – interacting with others
  • Teamwork
  • Communication – Oral and written
  • Digital skills
  • Leadership – inspiring others
  • Initiative
  • adaptability

Education

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary education with specific interest in  Kinesiology, Sport Administration, Recreation Management, Recreation and Community Development, Health Promotion, Education or related field 

Send resume to: rmccsask@gmail.com

Sports Leader Position Available

by Scott Brunskill
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PROGRAM LEADER – PADDLING INSTRUCTOR/CLUB BASED

As part of Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan (CKS), the Regina Marathon Canoe Club (RMCC) is a local not for profit community group with a goal of promoting personal excellence in long distance marathon paddling.  RMCC offers fitness, marathon and long-distance paddling programs in the Regina and Area Community. We train and develop competitive and recreational coaches, youths and adults for competitive, recreational and fit-for-life paddling. 

By joining our team, you are committed to being adaptable and flexible, willing to tackle opportunities as well as challenges with creativity and a positive attitude. You are passionate, enthusiastic, result driven and a creative thinker. You work collaboratively with others and act, focussing on solutions within your scope of knowledge. You are open to sharing your perspective in other areas and continually seek to broaden your experiences and knowledge to increase your overall contribution.

Applicant Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have smartphone for phone use and with data plan that is capable of connecting to Google gmail and related applications (at their own expense);
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary education;
  • Applicant must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; 
  • Applicant must 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**; and,
  • Applicant 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.

Direct Supervisors:

  • Sport Program Director – National Paddling Championship

Indirect Supervisors:

  • Regina Marathon Canoe Club Board of Directors

Peers

  • Sport Coordinator – Paddling

Specific tasks of this position include:

  • provide onsite leadership and supervision of the paddling program;
  • working closely with the National Paddling Championship Program Leader, Paddling Instructor and RMCC Board of Directors to organize and manage a paddling test event in preparation for the 2022 Canadian Marathon Canoe Nationals;
  • assist with the development of an innovative, digital, cloud based media platform showcasing and celebrating club successes and opportunities;
  • as a member of the RMCC nationals team, assist in drafting a procedures manual outlining the framework to run a national paddling event;
  • manage the boat house, including setting up and communicating paddling partners, and ensuring all equipment is available and in good repair for members;
  • adapt and incorporate new health guidelines and recommendations into current program planning as they become available (ie sanitation of equipment, physical distancing while retrieving equipment);
  • coordinate, execute and communicate, both in writing and verbally the clubs COVID-19 policies and procedures to members and participants;
  • develop an inventory system that maintains accurate records of equipment use;
  • actively participate in fixing and repairing equipment, learning skills from those in current position;
  • assist with communication, hosting, and marketing, of all club programming through the club’s social media as directed by the National Paddling Championship Program Leader;
  • assist in the delivery and evolution of innovative club paddling programming aimed at seniors, new Canadians and existing club members;
  • others tasks as assigned by direct and indirect supervisors.

Work Experience

  • paddling experience would be an asset;
  • lifeguarding experience would be an asset

Skills

  • Client Services – interacting with others
  • Teamwork
  • Communication – Oral and written
  • Leadership – inspiring others
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Digital skills

Education

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary education with specific interest in Kinesiology, Sport Administration, Recreation Management, Recreation and Community Development, Health Promotion, Education or related field 

Send Resume to: rmccsask@gmail.com

2020 Summer Jobs Available with Regina Marathon Canoe Club


Paddling Event Programmer

We require a Paddling Event Programmer to held lead our new and innovative programming initiatives this season.

This is a 2020 Canada Summer Grant position therefore we are accepting applicants under 30 years old and whom are enrolled in kinesiology, sport admin, recreation management, recreation and community development, health promotion, education or a related field.

Paddling and lifeguarding experience is an asset.

Send resumes to rmccsask@gmail.com.


Paddling Events Assistant

We require a Paddling Event Assistant to assist our new and innovative programming initiatives this season, manage the boathouse and execute our COVID-19 policies and procedures for this season.

This is a 2020 Canada Summer Grant position therefore we are accepting applicants enrolled in high school or whom are enrolled in kinesiology, sport admin, recreation management, recreation and community development, health promotion, education or a related field. Applicants must be over 15 and under 30 years of age to apply.

Paddling and lifeguarding experience is an asset.

Send resumes to rmccsask@gmail.com.

Regina Marathon Canoe Club COVID-19 Update

Hello all paddlers!

Boathouse Orientations – New Members

If you are new to the club please contact me directly with your preferred dates and times to meet me for orientation to the boathouse. At our orientation you will be assigned a key, combinations to the lockers and general review of equipment and procedures. 
I am available to meet Monday to Friday 9AM to 6PM and can also meet over lunch. 

COVID-19 Policy and Procedures

Our board of directors are working out the final details of our COVID-19 Policies and Procedures and once completed will be posted on our website. Stay tuned for the latest updates.

Equipment 

 All members must wipe down all club equipment before and after use. Members must utilize their personal cleaning products until the club implements a permanent onsite cleaning system. 

Equipment – C1s

Members are authorized to utilize our C1s, SUPs and Kayaks.

Equipment – C2s

Until further notice, members may have two or more people in the same canoe only if they reside from the same household
We will provide further updates on mixed-household paddlers when our policies and procedures are released.

Paddling in Groups

Members are authorized to paddle in groups of C1s and C2s as long as the group size does not exceed 10 people and boats are able to keep a social distance of 6 feet while on the water or in-transit from boathouse to on-water.

PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices)
Members are asked to wear their own PFD’s. Club PFD’s are not available for use.  

Programming

Formal programming is suspended until May 15th. We anticipate releasing our programming in late May and June utilizing our COVID-19 Policies and Procedures.


“Practice safe social distancing by paddling in a marathon canoe!“


Scott Brunskill, RMCC Coordinator, rmccsask@gmail.com

2018 Canadian Whitewater National Championships in Kananaskis

The registration is now open for the 2018 Canadian Whitewater National Championships in Kananaskis, Alberta from July 31 st – August 6 th . In order to reach as many potential participants as possible we ask that you disseminate the below information to your communities.

As there will be canoe/kayak slalom, kayak freestyle, downriver and slalom cross events we are expecting to see some cross-pollination of disciplines and we encourage athletes to register in multiple events.

Learn more at http://canoekayak.ca/event/2018-canadian-canoe-slalom-championships/