Project Assistant (full or part time) - Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada

Post date: Sep. 10, 2019

Application Deadline: Sep. 18, 2019

Position Start Date: Sep. 30, 2019

The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) is seeking a dynamic and competent Project Assistant for the 2019 Fall Semester. Reporting to the Director of Operations, and working closely with SDRCC staff, the Project Assistant will be responsible for assisting with several project-based initiatives including:

  • Assisting with planning of the 2020 Mediator and Arbitrator Conference;
  • Reviewing and updating the Guide to Administrative Fairplay;
  • Assisting in the development of a monthly social media plan; and
  • Reviewing NSO websites for updated appeal policies and reference to the SDRCC Early RF program; and
  • Developing new content for the SDRCC roster tool kit.

The Project Assistant will also assist SDRCC staff with other projects and in the day-to-day operations of the Centre, as may be required.


This position will require a high level of attention to detail in the accomplishment of tasks and good interpersonal skills to be part of a small work team. The successful candidate will be autonomous, resourceful, and comfortable working in a busy environment.


This position being offered as part of the SRDCC Student Internship Program, the successful candidate must first and foremost be enrolled in an academic education or internship program, preferably in a co-operative program and relevant to sport management, sport law or alternative dispute resolution.


Qualifications: The successful candidate must also:

  • Be fully bilingual, with solid written and verbal communication skills;
  • Have completed at least one (1) year of study in one of the above-mentioned academic programs; and
  • Have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and the ability to learn other basic computer programs.


Qualities: The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a strong team player and able to collaborate on numerous projects;
  • Be able to work independently and as a team member in a cross-functional office environment;
  • Have knowledge and/or experience with the Canadian sport system;
  • Have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Be able to recognize socially acceptable norms and adopt behaviours that are aligned with the values of the Centre; and
  • Have the ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.

The SDRCC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Thus it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The SDRCC is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise us of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Only applicants selected for interview will be acknowledged. Please, no telephone inquiries.

Duration of Employment: 12-16 weeks between September and December 2019; hours may vary based on internship requirements or the course schedule of the student.

Compensation: This is a volunteer position.


Please send your resume by email at:         



SDRCC will only contact the successful candidates.


Employment Type: Intern / co-op
Salary Range: 

Contact Details

Contact Name: Tanya Gates
Location: Montréal, (Québec)
1080 Beaver Hall Hill
Suite 950
Montreal, QC H2Z1S8
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