School Program Coordinator - Ontario Para Network
Post date: Sep. 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep. 26, 2019
Position Start Date: Oct. 7, 2019
The successful, motivated and enthusiastic candidate will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating wheelchair basketball and wheelchair athletics school programs. The programs are designed to successfully educate students and teachers about the sports of wheelchair basketball and wheelchair athletics and inspire students of all abilities to embrace healthy and active lifestyles. Adaptive sport programs promote inclusion and celebrate diversity.
Wheelchair Basketball Component: Armed with sport wheelchairs, you will visit schools in Toronto and the GTA alongside an athlete ambassador to give students a chance to try wheelchair basketball and connect with that athlete ambassador in an interactive, inclusive and informative way. The program provides schools with a wheelchair basketball resource guide and sports equipment in order to incorporate wheelchair basketball programming into their curriculum.
Wheelchair Athletics Component: Visit secondary schools to connect with students who express an interest in wheelchair athletics. Work one-on-one with specific students and teachers to enable the student to try wheelchair racing. Students will be provided with a racing chair in order to compete at an OFSAA track meet.