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POSITION: Head Coach  – TMU Bold Men’s Rugby Club


SALARY: Potential for honorarium

POSITION TERM: Immediately – April 30, 2024 (annual contract)

REPORTS TO: Competitive Clubs Coordinator

About TMU

At the intersection of mind and action, Toronto Metropolitan University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

TMU welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The Opportunity

The TMU Bold Men’s Rugby Team is a Varsity Club team that represents TMU in interuniversity sport competition. The Department of Athletics is seeking an experienced and energetic person to serve as the Head Coach and Supervisor of the program. This individual will work under the direction of the Competitive Clubs Coordinator and the Manager, Sport Operations. The position is responsible for coaching, administration and development of the team. Key roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Coordinating the direction and operation of the program, including training and competition.

Student athlete recruitment, mentoring, development, and retention.

Preparation and supervision of all team practices and training events.

Ensure athletes and team personnel meet the expectations and guidelines outlined in the student-athlete and coach’s code of conduct.

Securing additional volunteer support staff, where needed.

Providing regular and frequent communication with athletes and team personnel.

Attend all meetings and in-servicing as prescribed by the Competitive Clubs Coordinator.

Ensuring athletes meet eligibility and participation requirements.

Preparation and execution of an annual team budget that includes coordinating revenue generating activities such as fundraisers, external awards and grants.

Work with Athletics to coordinate travel and accommodations as required for off-site competition.

Actively engage in risk management oversight and mitigation.

The rugby season begins in September and finishes in mid-to-late October. Training and registration in non-sanctioned competition throughout the year may be permitted.

The candidate needs to be a strong leader with diverse coaching knowledge and ability to work well with others. It is essential that the candidate act in accordance with documented procedures and policies set by TMU and the appropriate governing bodies. Effective communication, management, and organizational skills are required.

Position requirements include:

NCCP Competition certification or equivalent sport specific certification

CAC Safe Sport Training

Three years of coaching at the university level, or an equivalent level.

Current CPR/1st Aid Certification

Ability to provide a satisfactory criminal reference check.


Coaches receive a free membership to the TMU Athletics and Recreation MAC and RAC recreational facilities. 

Interested applicants should email their cover letter and sport resume, along with references to Ryan Danziger, Competitive Clubs Coordinator, TMU Department of Athletics and Recreation at or 416-873-3467. All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.


(Ottawa, Ont.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) is seeking a dynamic and organized team player for an exciting and challenging summer student employment opportunity.

Position – Programs Assistant (Full-Time Summer Student Contract)

Looking for a creative, detail-oriented and project-driven individual that is capable of managing short- and long-term objectives to meet project deadlines.

In this position, the candidate will design a national brand awareness campaign and develop a digital learning management platform.

The Programs Assistant will contribute to a world-leading amateur sport organization and report to the Program Manager.

Responsibilities / Experience

Lead the development of online National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) coach training resources

    • Populate an online platform
    • Streamline event registration process
    • Develop relevant content in French and English

Coordinate national awareness campaign

    • Logistics and administration
    • Design and distribute merchandise
    • Liaise with contractors, research team and provincial partnersContribute to monthly partner updates and e-newsletter segments

Administer national granting program

    • Be the point of contact for grant funding questions
    • Collect and report on funding applications

Assist in the day-to-day operations of multiple departments

Additional Responsibilities

The Programs Assistant shall also undertake other tasks, activities and responsibilities as they deem to be appropriate to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, and as agreed to by the Program Manager and Executive Director.

All employees must be aware that as an employee of WBC, they are an ambassador of the association to the WBC membership, and to the national and international sport community and must represent the association in a professional and appropriate manner at all times.


  • A passion for sport and experience working in a sport environment;
  • Post-secondary education or experience in sport administration;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, time management and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to take direction and multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
  • Team player with ability to work independently and take initiative;
  • Proficiency with computers, technology and the internet required;
  • Experience with Canada Basketball’s Game Plan is considered an asset;
  • Oral and written fluency in French is an asset.

Terms of Contract

  • Full-time 2-month contract position (June/July to August 2023);
  • Travel may be required;
  • Located in Ottawa, ON (virtual office with some in-person events)

This position will be subject to approved Service Canada funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program. To be eligible to apply, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of the employment*; and;
  • 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.
  • Please note all employees will need to submit a Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screen.

The application deadline is June 9, 2023. We thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Sean Liebich
Program Manager
Wheelchair Basketball Canada
Suite M1062-27 Auriga Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2E 0B1

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

About Wheelchair Basketball Canada

Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sports governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization that is committed to excellence in the development, support and promotion of wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians from grassroots to high performance. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem around the world for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last seven Paralympic Games.

For more information, visit:


Position Overview: We are seeking a creative, self-starting individual to support CCPSA’s events, communications, and development activities.

Location: Ottawa or Montreal, telework options can be discussed

Reporting Relationship: This position reports to the Program Manager


Assist Program Manager with the following:

·       Provide Pre-event and logistics support for Take the Shot community activations

·       Provide pre-event logistics support for the 2023 Canadian Boccia Championships in Richmond, BC

o  Assist with online registration, accreditation, travel and other pre-event logistics

o  Assist with ordering awards, certificates, and prizes

o  Assist with merchandise order

·       Assist with frame running pilot program

·       Assist with other miscellaneous administrative tasks and special projects, as required.

Assist Communications Lead & National Team Coordinator with the following:

·       Provide support to CCPSA and Boccia Canada websites and social media platforms (Facebook,
Twitter, Instagram, YouTube), including content development, curation, posting and monitoring

·       Label pictures on Server

·       Update media release distribution lists

·       Support communications for the 2023 Canadian Boccia Championships, including:

o  Update event schedule and webpage

o  Create bilingual messages for social media

·       Electronic organization and categorization of photos on file

·       Update content on the website, working in the backend frequently, with assistance from the
Communications Lead & National Team Coordinator.

·       Assist with other miscellaneous administrative tasks and special projects, as required.


June 19th, 2023, to August 25th, 2023. Total of 10 weeks.

·       5 days per week, 35 hours per week, $15.50 per hour


·       Eligibility includes all youth aged 15-30, to complement the Government of Canada Youth
Employment and Skills Strategy

·       Completed or currently registered in a college or university program in sport management, kinesiology, marketing, communications, business, or related field

·       Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been
conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

·       Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial
legislation and regulations

·       Bilingualism considered a very strong asset

·       Experience in communications related activities

·       Demonstrated work ethic, marked by creativity, enthusiasm, and a knack for putting ideas into

·       Excellent computer skills – particularly MS Office Suite, Adobe Premiere Pro, Canva and
social media platforms

·       Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

·       Ability to work quickly and accurately, with strong organizational skills

·       Excellent team and independent work skills

·       Knowledge of, or interest in, Boccia and Paralympic sport

This position is part of the

Part-Time Contract Positions (Employee Group)

One of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities and a Top Employer in Hamilton-Niagara, Brock University is an inclusive, welcoming campus community that offers a wide range of unique career opportunities for those with passion, energy and expertise. We’re looking for team members who want to help us continue to deliver an exceptional student experience, perform impact-driven research and generate life-changing breakthroughs for our world. Ignite new possibilities for your career. Break through at Brock.

Post End Date:

Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed .

June 12, 2023

The Head Coach, Women’s Softball will oversee a university varsity program that consists of up to twenty (20) student-athletes and a coaching staff of up to three (3) assistant coaches and support staff if applicable. The Head Coach, Women’s Softball shall personify the values of Brock Sports, exemplifying equity, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of student-athlete development in a safe sport environment.
Start Date: August 1 (administrative), training & competitive season begins in September
Competitive Season End Date: October 31
Expected Hours: 9 hours per week, plus competition days during season
This position is a part time 12 month renewable contract. Candidates must be available evenings and weekends during the competitive university sport season September 1 through to October 31.
Please note, this position is a stipend-based position.
A Day in the Life…

Reporting to the Associate Director, Brock Sports, and on a daily basis is responsible to the Manager, Varsity Operations, the Head Coach, Women’s Softball shall perform all coaching duties consistent with the operation of a successful varsity sport program including:

What you will need to succeed:

Please include in your application: cover letter with position title, resume/CV, and a list of three (3) references (including both email and phone contact information).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants are required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Brock University recently paused its COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirement although masks are still required in instructional spaces. This decision is subject to change on short notice should the public health situation require it. If the University once again requires all employees working on campus and/or in-person with other employees, students, or members of the public to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination.  Those who meet specific and limited medical or human rights accommodation criteria may be required to participate in rapid antigen testing and enhanced screening protocols.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples including those who identify as members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, members of visible minorities and racialized groups, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employment Accommodation Policy Please advise:  to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Summary

The Varsity Operations Assistant supports the planning, organizing, and executing of varsity games and events on UBC’s Vancouver campus for the UBC Department of Athletics and Recreation.

The position is an integral member of the varsity team and works closely with the Manager, Varsity Operations, Varsity Head Coaches and Administration Staff. The Varsity Operations Assistant will receive training and hands on experience working in a large-scale institution and department that engages student-athletes, alumni and community members from various backgrounds. The incumbent will gain exceptional experience in event management and sport administration, while developing skills in the areas of leadership, communication, teamwork, administrative skills, critical thinking and problem solving.

Reports to the Manager of Indigenous Initiatives

Sport for Life is recognized as a team of global experts on the Canadian Sport for Life movement, Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity, and physical literacy development. The purpose of the Canadian Sport for Life movement is to improve the quality sport and physical literacy ecosystems. Sport for Life links sport, education, recreation, health and governments to align community, provincial and national programming. Through Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity and physical literacy development, Sport for Life works to be a catalyst for positive change.

Sport for Life provides opportunities for Indigenous sport and physical activity participants by creating links between Indigenous organizations and communities with provincial and national programming. These processes support our mission to develop physical literacy and improve the quality of sport for
everyone by using the Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity framework. The Indigenous Initiatives support person will support the organization with Indigenous initiatives, particularly work involving
Indigenous Long-Term Participant Development Pathways. Further, it’s expected the position will be held accountable to their role through regular, open and honest reporting and communication. If you see yourself in this description or aspire to work towards these skills, we welcome your application. The successful candidate will receive one-one-one mentorship from Mataya Jim, our Manager of
Indigenous Initiatives.

The Indigenous Initiatives support person will be responsible for supporting the administration of community-based, provincial/ territorial and national Indigenous initiatives. Their main roles and responsibilities will include:·      

Other duties include:

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

Sport for Life is committed to fostering an equitable workplace as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment and social strength, and welcomes applications from anyone who meets some of the following criteria, with preference given to individuals that identify as Indigenous, First Nations, Métis or Inuit:

Special Requirements for applicants as outlined in CPRA YEE Funding:

The hourly rate is $18.00 per hour for 35 hours per week, with a term of 12 weeks. Preferably the start date would be July 15, 2023. However, please let us know if you have other preferred dates. The position will mostly involve remote work and optional in-office work in Victoria, B.C. or Ottawa, ON*. Candidates must have Canadian work credentials. Please submit a cover letter and resume as soon as possible. This position will be open until it is filled. If you would like to speak to Mataya Jim, the Manager of
Indigenous Initiatives, she can be reached at, and she would be more than happy to connect with you.

Sport for Life is committed to fostering an equitable workplace as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment and social strength. We welcome expressions of interest from those who identify with historically underrepresented groups such as: Indigenous, First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples, people of a myriad of gender identities and racialized minorities, people of diverse ethnic origins, and various religious and spiritual beliefs; and people with invisible and visible varied abilities; people at various ages and stages of life; and people of diverse sexual orientation. We recognize this is not an exhaustive list of
all identities.

We believe sharing your identity is your choice in the application process. Therefore, if this job description entices you then you are welcome to apply. If you have any accessibility needs, then please let us know at any point in the application process if you feel comfortable doing so.

For more information: 

Supervisor’s Title: Kelvin Cheng, Operations Lead

Position Level: Full-time seasonal contract

Contract Term: May 15, 2023 to August 20, 2023

Compensation: $125/per day in office and set up, $250/tournament day

Work week: 37.5 hours per week (modified work week)

Closing Date: Until Filled


The Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA) is a non-profit member-based provincial sports organization where dedicated volunteers and professional staff provide leadership in the growth and development of indoor, beach and sitting volleyball for all Ontarians.

It is our vision to be recognized as a leading sport organization in Canada. To that end, the OVA works with its partners to support athletes through excellent customer service and by offering inclusive programming on a foundation of physical literacy for all ages and abilities. The OVA will provide athletes with quality opportunities for meaningful competition and will support coaches and officials with professional development opportunities.


The OVA Beach Tour is the leading beach volleyball tour in Canada. We are looking for vibrant, hard-working individuals who are keen to assist in the delivery of the OVA Beach Tour.

The Ontario Volleyball Association has the following job opportunity available (subject to government funding approval) to all young people aged 15 to 30. The duration of the position is from May to August 2023. Canada Summer Jobs is a government sponsored employment program. The OVA welcomes applications from qualified priority applicants (i.e. students who are members of a visible minority, aboriginal students, newcomers to Canada or students with disabilities).

Between May and August, the OVA hosts 14 weekend beach tournaments throughout Ontario including Ontario Championships & Nationals. The Beach Tour Assistant Coordinator will split their time between the office and the beach to ensure the OVA Beach Tour runs smoothly.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Lead in the organization, management and delivery of Beach Tour competitions including:

o Develop schedules and team seedings

o Create tournament scoresheets

o Verify, record and post results online

o Ensure setup of event onsite (will involve physical labour)

o Manage social media onsite at events

o Book medical staff/athletic therapists

o Schedule security and review all equipment is present on site

o Arrange and organize prizing for tournament winners

o Manage OVA Beach Crew staff members at all tour stops

o Liaise with facility staff onsite

• In conjunction with Operations Lead, manage and adhere to annual OVA Beach Handbook

• Communicate and work with tournament venue hosts

Qualifications & Desired Requirements:

• Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in sport management or similar program

• Able to work Wednesdays to Sundays each week (2 days in office, 3 days on the beach)

• Previous experience with running large scale volleyball tournaments an asset

• Reliable, self-motivated, hard-working individual

• Willing to work in various weather conditions (rain, wind, sun)

• Familiar with tournament scheduling and logistics

• High attention to detail, adaptability and strong problem-solving skills

• Ability and willingness to work independently or as a part of a team

• Strong public speaking ability

• Ability to lift up to 50lbs

The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes that reflect the OVA’s Organizational Standards:

Foster an inclusive community.

Treat all people with dignity and kindness.

Act with integrity in all that we do.

Utilize collaboration to meet our common purpose.

Embrace innovation with bold creativity.

Challenge excellence and continuous learning, always.