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Cross Country Ski Ontario (XCSO)  invites applications for the position of Executive Director (FT).  The Executive Director position is collaborative in nature and working with clubs, coaches, officials and sport partners will be an integral part of the role. 

Cross Country Ski Ontario is the provincial sport organization which governs cross country skiing in Ontario.  XCSO is home to 4 Districts: Lake Superior Ski District (LSSD); National Capital District (NCD); Northern Ontario District (NOD); Southern Ontario District (SOD); the National Team Development Centre, one of Canada’s nationally sanctioned cross-country ski training centres.

Job Overview:

The Executive Director oversees operations and achieves the goals and objectives of the organization. The Board looks to the Executive Director to provide initiative, leadership, and strategic vision within the organization. The Executive Director will facilitate open, effective communication and dialogue to ensure a strong, integrated organization driven by a focused and shared vision. The Executive Director is responsible for the administration of all services and programs, management of finances, administrative programs, promotion and communication.  The Executive Director acts as spokesperson for the organization


  1. University degree in Business Administration/Sport Management or other related disciplines. 

  2. Experience with Sport/Recreation Management, human resources and/or non profit organizations is an asset. 

  3. Knowledge and experience in the areas of cross country skiing, administration and youth is an asset 

  4. Experience in managing volunteers, athletes, sports, or education related organizations

  5. Experience in initiating, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services

  6. Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations

  7. Strong strategic planning and organizational abilities with attention to detail and the ability to articulate a vision

  8. Demonstrated expertise in the development of policies and plans in support of programming, special events and fundraising/sponsorships. 

  9. Demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills with a strong track record of creating healthy workplaces with engaged and motivated staff

  10. Proven human resource, financial management and administration skills 

  11. Superior verbal and written communication skills with a focus on customer service and dealing effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders/members 

  12. Working knowledge of standard office software and social media platforms.

Job Description:

Implement board policy and decisions:

Operational planning and management:

Act as a role model of respect for self and other senior athlete leaders:

Program planning and management:

Human resources planning and management:

Financial planning and management:

Risk management:

Additional Information:

Anticipated start date: Mid June (negotiable) 

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and education. 

Work environment:  Remote (home) based office

Applications will be received on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.  A review of applications submitted will begin on April 18, 2023

Email documents as a single PDF with the subject line “Executive Director” to:

Athletics Canada – Employment Opportunity
Coordinator, Digital Communications

Location: Athletics Canada National Office (Ottawa) or Toronto
Reports to: Director, Operations
Classification: Full Time

Athletics Canada is the national sport organization for track and field, cross county, road, mountain, ultra and trail running. Its purpose is to support high performance athletics excellence at the domestic and international level and to provide leadership in developmental athletics in partnership with its provincial/territorial branch partners. Athletics Canada is a not-for-profit, charitable organization operating under a Board of Directors elected by provincial/territorial members.  Reporting to the Director, Operations, the Coordinator, Digital Communications contributes to the growth and development of Athletics Canada’s digital properties. Working with the Director, Operations and the Specialist, National Team Communications, the Coordinator, Digital Communications will support the design, development, and maintenance of all Athletics Canada’s varied and integrated communications products and services including web, newsletters, social and digital media,

• Coordinate Athletics Canada’s communications efforts.
• Maintain the organization’s website (WordPress based).
• Oversee Athletics Canada email campaigns and newsletters.
• Develop and execute Athletics Canada content calendar.
• Create engaging and original content for Athletics Canada social media channels: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
• Review analytics and performance tracking on all digital campaigns
• Assist the Specialist, National Team Communications with media information, press kits and other duties
• Review and provide insight and suggestions on how Athletics Canada can optimize engagement

Education and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, or related field.
• Prior experience in WordPress, Google Analytics, as well as social media management Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube is strongly desired.
• Creative and thoughtful on how new media technologies can be utilized.
• Self Starter and innovative thinker.
• Ability to project manage and adjust to shifting priorities.
• Energetic, self-reliant, good problem solver, and results oriented.
• Bilingualism is considered a must.

The application deadline is Friday April 7. We thank all candidates who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Athletics Canada is an equal opportunity employer.

Athletics Canada – Employment Opportunity

Coordinator, Communications

Location:                    Athletics Canada National Office (Ottawa) or Toronto

Reports to:                 Director, Operations

Classification:            Full Time


Athletics Canada is the national sport organization for track and field, cross county, road, mountain, ultra and trail running. Its purpose is to support high performance athletics excellence at the domestic and international level and to provide leadership in developmental athletics in partnership with its provincial/territorial branch partners. Athletics Canada is a not-for-profit, charitable organization operating under a Board of Directors elected by provincial/territorial members.

Reporting to the Director, Operations, the Coordinator, Communications contributes to the growth and development of Athletics Canada’s digital properties. Working with the Director, Operations and the Specialist, National Team Communications, the Coordinator, Communications will support the design, development, and maintenance of all Athletics Canada’s varied and integrated communications products and services including web, newsletters, social and digital media,


Education and Qualifications

The application deadline is Friday April 7. We thank all candidates who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Athletics Canada is an equal opportunity employer.


STATUS Part-Time Term (3 days per week)
Manager, Projects
of Sport, Ottawa, ON
(2 days at the office, 1 day work from home)
LANGUAGE Bilingualism
is an asset (English and French)


The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches.

The CAC is dedicated to offer a diverse and inclusive workplace and to create a culture and commitment that align with our aspirational values.

The CAC understands the diversity of its workforce and offers different opportunities through its practices and policies to promote a work-life balance for its employees.

The CAC is searching for an enthusiastic individual to join our team. Working directly with the Manager,
Projects, the Special Projects Intern will support the administration of the CAC’s special mental health project and the Mental Health and Sport Resource Hub with their hands-on attitude, sound decision-making, and organizational prowess.



·        Coordinate logistics and communications for calls and meetings with stakeholder groups,
team meetings and other events;

·        Provide administrative and logistics support prior to and during meetings;

·        Assist with post-meeting communications and reports;

·        Follow up on meeting action items and deliverables;

·        Manage and track various expenses within the CAC’s Provincial and Territorial Coaching Representative (PTCR) partner organizations’ delivery budget.


Support the PTCRs in the promotion and reporting of National Coaching Certification
Program (NCCP) deliveries;



The following knowledge, skills, abilities, and other factors, gained through work experience, education, or a combination thereof, are essential for success in the role:

o User experience-oriented mindset with strong attention to detail

o Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Microsoft                     Teams, or ability to learn

o Experience with budget management tasks such as processing invoices and tracking                     expenses

o Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

o Realizes a sense of pride in doing quality work

o Accurate file/records management

o Scheduling meetings, including preparation of meeting agendas and relevant                 documentation

o Ability to determine priorities and work with minimal supervision

o Ability to identify when an issue should be escalated

o Collaborative team player

o Effective and professional communicator, verbal and written

o Ability to accurately interpret and implement instructions as provided


The CAC 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, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, record of offences, age, marital status, family status or disability. Salary based on previous experience and education.

Please send your resume and cover letter by April 10, 2023 to All responses are appreciated, however, only those selected for an interview will receive a reply.


The future is bright for tennis in Canada, and you will be right in the middle of it all at Tennis Canada! A national sport organization with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to become a world-leading tennis nation, Tennis Canada seeks to grow participation across the country and develop champions on the international stage. Tennis Canada also owns and operates the world-class National Bank Open presented by Rogers tournaments in Toronto and Montreal, two of the best-run sporting events on the planet which annually bring the globe’s best tennis players to Canada and continue to break attendance records year on year. In recent times, Canadian tennis has enjoyed many historic achievements, including a first Grand Slam singles title at the 2019 US Open as well as a first appearance in the Davis Cup final in Madrid and increased participation and interest in the sport. Join us as we look to build on this exciting momentum and continue to produce incredible results. We are a team of innovators, who are passionate about our work and pursue excellence together everyday.




Reporting to the Field Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the execution of marketing tasks as well as providing support for the volunteer program up to and during the week of the 2023 National Bank Open presented by Rogers. Your main responsibilities will be: 

Promotions Coordination

·      Coordinate all media partner on-site activations.

·      Perform day-to-day administrative support related to marketing and promotions.

·      Work closely with the corporate partnerships team and associated partners leading up to and during the event to develop a plan to ensure all activation sponsor needs are met.

·      Assist with the management of all on site promotions.

·      Assist with event day operations – layouts, min-by-min / scheduling, audio/VB for promotions, ceremonies, show fulfilment.

·      Distribute promotional material (posters, brochures, etc.) to clubs and camps within the GTA.

·      Develop a promotions binder that tracks all promotions information.

·      Develop promotional binder with critical paths and action plans for each promotional activity.

·      Work with Ops to coordinate all daily signage needs for promotion activations.

·      Assist with the management and maintenance of the promotions area.

·      Support the marketing and operations teams with implementation of the promotions committee volunteer program.

·      Coordinate all equipment/power/storage/ needs, etc.

·      Coordinate set-up and dismantle of all on-site promotions.

·      Assist with any pre-event/off site promotions.

·      Coordinate various programming suppliers including but not limited to musicians, entertainment, coaches, etc.

·      Coordinate Employee Days as required.

·      Develop rain plan.

·      Coordinate tournament messaging matrix ensuring all programming is communicated effectively on various platforms (i.e., website, video boards, hand outs, app, etc.).  

Free Community Weekend Coordination

·      Assist in the coordination and supervision Free Community Weekend set-up prior to the event.

·      Work directly with Account Executives and Associated sponsors to ensure all sponsor needs are met.

·      Oversee the management of Free Community Weekend during the event.

·      Develop critical paths.

Assist in the management of volunteers assigned to assist with Free Community Weekend coordination during the event.

·      Ensure all promotional materials displayed for Free Community Weekend on site are in good condition and any collected ballots are returned to appropriate person at the end of Family Weekend.

·      Oversee the tear down of all Free Community Weekend items following the day.

·      Assist in the organization of any additional promotions connected with Free Community Weekend.


·      Bachelor’s Degree, business, or marketing focus (preferred).

·      1-2 years of experience in a marketing and/or in an event management role.

·      Highly motivated and a team player.

·      Creative thinking and high level of adaptability and prioritization.

·      Strong organizational, time-management and project-management skills.

·      Ability to work wit a team as well as independently, ability to take initiative.

·      Possess leadership skills and a strong desire to meet and exceed expectations.

·      Strong communications skills, both written and oral.

·      Excellent attention to detail.

·      Passionate and self-motivated with a winning and positive attitude.

·      The flexibility to work as required within the time commitment requirements necessary for special events.

·      French is an asset. 


·      Term of contract: May 1, 2023 – August 18, 2023, Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm.

·      Some evening and weekend work is required and extended hours will occur during the National Bank Open.


·      Join the team that’s making Canadian tennis history.

·      Be behind the scenes of the National Bank Open.

·      Work in a dog friendly office.

·      Benefit from a generous organisation that truly cares about its employees.


Supervisor’s Title: Kelvin Cheng, Operations Lead

Position Level: Contract (part-time)

Contract Term: May 19, 2023 to August 20, 2023

Compensation: $125/day for setup days and $225/day on tournament dates

Closing Date: Until Filled

Ontario Volleyball Association

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 and beach 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.

Job Summary

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.

Between May and August, the OVA will host approx. 14 beach tournaments throughout Ontario including Ontario Championships and Nationals. Beach Crew members help facilitate the operation of each tournament from start to finish. It is expected that OVA Beach Crew members will be willing to complete all tasks as required to support tournament delivery, including some aspects of physical labour.

Key Responsibilities

• Set up and take down for tournaments, including but not limited to fixing posts, hanging volleyball nets, setting up portable net systems, setting up lines, raking sand, setting up tents, setting up sound system, etc.

• Lifting up to 50lbs

• Tournament Director Duties, including but not limited to handing out schedules and scoreboards, recording results, creating playoff brackets, delivering players’ and playoff meetings and medal/prizes presentations.

• Monitoring and supervising courts to ensure there are no issues with players, referees and spectators

• Ensuring the safety of members

• Liaising with onsite referees and medical staff

• Venue & shed maintenance

• Inventory and maintenance of equipment

• Beach clean-up

• Customer Service: For participants and partners, answering questions or resolving conflicts as they occur

• Other tasks as assigned by OVA Staff or the Beach Tour Assistant Coordinator


• Able to work all weekends (Fridays to Sundays) for all events on OVA Beach Tour schedule (14 weekends between May – August)

• Familiarity with creating volleyball schedules

• 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

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

• Excellent customer service skills

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.

Requirements for applying:

• Cover letter

• Resume

POSITION:                       Chief Growth and

ORGANIZATION:           Canada Soccer

REPORTS TO:                  General Secretary

LOCATION:                      Canada

DEADLINE:                       April 14, 2023

CANADA SOCCER ( is the National Governing Body for soccer in Canada and a member of FIFA, Concacaf, and the Canadian Olympic Committee. Our Head Office is currently located on the territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation, but our staff and our Member Associations, leagues, clubs, and passionate supporters are spread across the country – working, coaching, refereeing, volunteering, and playing on the lands of Indigenous peoples comprised of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis.

The new role of Chief Growth & Marketing Officer will report to the General Secretary and will be
instrumental in supporting this next evolution of Canada Soccer. As an advocate for the organization this role will build mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to advance our objectives. As an ambassador they will be an active listener and promote the value of
Canada Soccer and the relevance of the brand.  As a leader they will shape the commercial strategy and deliver against the priorities of the business by leveraging and diversifying existing opportunities while identifying and attracting new sources of sustainable revenue.

In addition to the following experience, this role requires a minimum of 10 years of directly related senior management experience in a commercially driven business, and a university degree or college diploma in
business, finance, marketing, sports administration, and/or related area.

–    A proven and respected commercially minded executive. Demonstrated success identifying and driving incremental revenue through multiple revenue streams.

–    An integrated marketing leader with the ability to recognize and capitalize on commercial opportunities while deepening engagement with the brand.

–    An exceptional relationship builder that has worked effectively with and managed a diverse group of stakeholders with competing priorities.

–    Has been a key member of a leadership team with demonstrated experience developing / contributing to an organizations vision and long-term strategic plan and has implemented and operationalized annual plans that support commercial objectives.

–    Has developed and implemented a business strategy around ticketing and hosting large scale events.

–    A proven ability to attract, retain and develop highly qualified individuals into a committed and energized team.

–    Brings strong business and financial acumen, operates with fiscal responsibility demonstrating strong budgeting, business planning and resource management skills.

–    Has an understanding of membership-based organizations.  Engages through consultation and is a consensus builder.

–    Brings knowledge and understanding of professional sports, National Sport Organizations, the Canadian sport system and sport development.  A connection to the soccer federation, association and/or leagues is considered an asset.

–    Strong written and oral communications, public/media relations and events expertise.  Brings a charismatic presence and is an adept public speaker who will enhance the image of the organization.

–    Respect and capacity for contributing to a bilingual national organization with strong oral and written language skills.  

Please indicate your interest by April 14, 2023 by 5pm ET and forward your resume in confidence to  Canada Soccer thanks all applicants but only those who will be invited for an interview will be contacted.

Canada Soccer is committed to ensuring our recruitment and selection processes and work environment are inclusive and barrier-free. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees and believe that having a team of individuals with different backgrounds, views, experience, and capability working together makes us stronger and better as an organization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 To serve as an OPDL Technical Staff member incorporating the Ontario Soccer’s OPDL player identification principles and curriculum as it relates to the talented player pathway

 Attend OPDL matches on weekdays or weekends, as assigned, in full throughout the season

 To submit thorough and accurate player scout reports, and coach/team observations via Ontario Soccer’s Performance Management Platform

 Attend all scheduled meetings and training workshops as assigned by Ontario Soccer staff

 Commit to activities on all scheduled OPDL Identification (ID) Weekends

 Adhere to the OPDL Technical Staff Code of conduct

Qualifications, experience, skills and competencies:

 A minimum of Canada Soccer’s National ‘B’ License or Youth License or foreign equivalent

 Coaching experience at the appropriate youth ages

 Strong teaching, leadership, organization and communication skills

 Understanding of team dynamics and being a team player

 Well-developed time and people management skills

 Personally believes and commits to continual professional development

 Proficient computer skills

Contract Term:

April – November 2023

 Six (6) ID Weekends per OPDL Season (up to 10 hours of scouting per day)

o May 6-7th, June 10-11th, July 8-9th, August 12-13th, August 26-27th, September 23-24th

 Virtual orientation on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 7:00pm

 22-28 hours per weekend (local); travel to Ottawa, Kingston and/or Windsor for overnight assignments may be required resulting in longer hours

Please note: this is a contract position in which the successful candidates will be provided payment and expense allowances as per the contract agreement. More information will be provided by Ontario Soccer to those candidates who are selected for an interview.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 Responsible for working with Ontario Soccer membership to assess all aspects of Club operations to determine successful Club license applications and, where needed, appropriate action plans.

 Responsible for conducting virtual meetings with Club Leadership, review Club documentation and execute site visits for technical programs.

 Meet, educate and objectively assess Clubs on the criteria associated with Canada Soccer’s Club Licensing and Ontario Soccer’s OPDL scorecards.

 Provide leadership and direction relating to Club licensing criteria and requirements.

 Work with technical and administrative leaders on developing high standards of administration, governance and technical to support implementation of Ontario Soccer philosophies.

 Support the Manager, OPDL & Club Development on the development and coordination of Club Licensing Resource Development to facilitate implementation and stakeholder understanding.

 Engage and support Executive and Technical Directors to enhance Club operations and programs.

 Submit final assessments of Clubs to Ontario Soccer, as assigned, to determine Club standing.

 Develop plans and monitor soccer implementation within Ontario’s education system.

 Secure and maintain confidential all documents received for the purposes of executing the role.

 Support annual performance reviews of Clubs as required by Ontario Soccer.

 Regular communication with assigned Clubs regarding timelines, tasks and related Ontario Soccer programs.



 A comprehensive understanding of the issues facing sport in Ontario and how they impact on the game of soccer in the Province.

 Minimum of five (5) years coaching within Children & Youth aged development programs.

 Experience in delivery of Coach Education and mentorship an asset.

 Knowledge of holistic child & youth development.

 Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to develop and maintain strong relationships.

 Experience in change management and problem solving to build consensus.

 Demonstrated track record of success in youth player development.

 Demonstrable understanding of Ontario Soccer’s policies and procedures as well as OPDL standards for both Grassroots and High performance programs.

Education and Professional Designations:

 A minimum of either Canada Soccer Children’s, Youth or National “B” License.

 NCCP Core Learning Facilitator & Coach Evaluator Training.

 NCCP Mentorship (preferred).

 University degree or college diploma in sport or a related discipline.

 Clean Vulnerable Sector Police check.

 Valid Driver’s License and vehicle.

Skills and Competencies:

 Strong technical understanding and leadership experience within child and youth soccer.

 Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining strong relationships with technical and administrative staff while driving accountability and managing conflict.

 Strong written and communication, and analytical skills.

 Proven experience and success in presenting and facilitating to a variety of different audiences.

 Excellent communicator with demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.

 Demonstrated proficiency in the use of common technology and computer platforms specifically Apple, Google, and Microsoft Office Suites.

 Physical capacity to attend regular on-field and off-field training sessions.

 Subscribes to continual professional development and self-improvement.

 Demonstrated ‘self-starter’, ability to maintain motivation and focus while working remotely.

 Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, with potential for extensive travel throughout the province to meet assigned deadlines and targets.

 Experience developing and implementing technical programming an asset.

Be a part of Canada’s #1 charity devoted to our Olympic Athletes and high-performance sport and help take Sport Philanthropy to the next level. The Canadian Olympic Foundation (Foundation) is a national charitable organization created by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC).  The Foundation’s Mission is to generate philanthropic support to meet the technical, scientific, medical, and coaching needs of Canada’s high performance sport system and assist Canada’s athletes in becoming ambassadors for sport, healthy living and the pursuit of excellence across the nation. Together we shall strive.

The Coordinator, Communications and Events is a dynamic individual who supports stakeholder relations through external communications and events on behalf for the Foundation. Reporting to the Manger, Stewardship and Donor Engagement, the Coordinator, Communications and Events is organized, hardworking, a great communicator, and takes pride in accuracy. With a keen interest in sport, this individual will effectively demonstrate impact and engage the Foundation’s audience through written, digital, and experiential means.


This position will be located in the COC office in Toronto, ON at 250 Yonge St. Suite 3000. We offer a hybrid work model that allows for up to three days of remote work each week.



Education and Experience

Skills and Abilities


Competitive salary based on experience, excellent benefits package.


Please send all cover letters and resumes by April 7, 2023 to, citing the position title in the subject line. No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The COC is committed to ensuring our recruitment and selection processes and work environment are inclusive and barrier-free. At the COC, we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees and believe that having a team of individuals with different backgrounds, views, experience and capability working together makes us stronger and better as an organization.

Accommodation is also available upon request for individuals taking part in all stages of our recruitment and selection processes. Please advise the recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs due to a disability are accommodated. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.