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