We are hiring for a new Sports Inclusion Coordinator right now! Apply today
Terms of Employment: Full-Time
Anticipated Start Date: March, 2017
Salary: $29,000-$33,000; with optional benefits package
Languages: English (French is an asset)
Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration.
Experience: 3-5 years of experience designing, implementing, managing educational programming; 2 years of volunteer coordination;. Also experience working with youth; with sports organizations; community outreach; office administration; report writing and inter-departmental communication are required.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: fast paced environment; work under pressure; attention to detail; large workload; ability to travel; multi-disciplinary; and collaborative
Background & Mandate of the Organization: The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy. Our resources and programming can be used to uplift gender and sexual minorities, as well as give the tools to wider populations in building allyship. For more information, please visit our website at www.ccgsd-ccdgs.org.
The CCGSD strongly believes in equitable practices, and as such, strongly recommend that individuals of gender, ethnic and sexual minorities apply.
Summary of Position
The CCGSD is seeking a Sports Inclusion Coordinator with strong understanding of LGBTQ+ communities, sports and a passion for social justice. The Sports Inclusion Coordinator is responsible for providing workshops to train amateur athletes and coaches across Ontario to challenge homophobia and transphobia in sports. This position involves reaching out to and collaborating with communities across Ontario that have a need for diversity programming (ex. support, resources or training) in their sport communities and businesses.
Sports Inclusion Coordinator Responsibilities
Prepares a work plan with timelines, goals and activities, and monitors the progress throughout the duration of the program;
Prepares, monitors, and maintains a transparent budget for the program;
Coordinates marketing, promotion and media relations;
Recruits, interviews, and trains volunteers;
Networking, cold-calling and building relationships with sports organizations across Ontario to determine needs with regards to sports inclusion and booking workshops;
Creating, tailoring content, and facilitating workshops for LGBTQ+ inclusion in sports settings across Ontario;
Monitor, track, evaluate and report on the progress of the program to the senior management team, staff and external stakeholders;
Represents the CCGSD at sport inclusion partnerships, suppliers’ organizations, events and committees;
Collaborate with, and maintain, the Sports Inclusion Program’s Advisory Committee;
Must be willing to travel frequently within and outside of Ottawa to conduct workshops and training for sports leagues/organizations/businesses.
Responsible for logistics pertaining to facilitating workshops (ex. booking travel and accommodations)
In addition, the successful candidate can expect to take on a range of other related duties as necessary, and to participate fully in the meetings and activities in the office as required by the Director and Senior Management Staff.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, continuous proactive skill and/or abilities required. Applicants must also be able to speak to the intersection of oppression in sports, either lived or observed.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the tasks required for the job.
Skills & Abilities
Proficiency in French is an asset;
Ability to write reports, correspondence, procedure manuals and proposals;
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of athletes, coaches, directors or parents.
Knowledge of a variety of software programs and online platforms, which can include Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, etc. (training using these programs will be part of the orientation process);
Manage basic audio-visual and multi-media, as needed for workshops and program;
A willingness to learn new software and programs is a must.
LGBTQ+ personal experience;
Self-motivation and monitoring;
The ability to work with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds;
Strong communication skills;
Diplomacy, tact, and a sense of humour are important to the success of this person.;
A driver’s license would be an asset;
ASIST training and any support work credentials/experience are an asset;
Anti-oppression training would be an asset.
Along with a cover letter and resume, please provide what you would consider to be an outline of a sports inclusion workshop (1 page, bullet form) as a writing sample and demonstration of your understanding on this subject.. Please send cover letter, resume and portfolio of past events to Natasha, Office Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by March 10, 2017. Interviews will take place March 13 & 14, 2017. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.
Please note: incomplete applications will not be considered and only successful applicants will be contacted.