Community Sport Lead
We are currently looking for a new team
member to join us as our Community Sport Lead on a 12-month, renewable term
starting immediately. Reporting to the Director of Programs and Community
Development, the Community Sport Lead is responsible for the ongoing
support and development of our Soccer Without Boundaries program, and expansion
to other sports in alignment with the Umoja “Sports for Inclusion” program
model. The work includes providing support to permanent and seasonal coaches,
as well as engagement and direct relationship with participant youth and their
A successful incumbent would have experience
working with underserved youth populations and the ability to expand and
sustain a high-profile program by providing leadership, knowledge in
diversity and inclusion, and direction to the development of our local
communities through the power of sport.
As our Community Sport Lead, your day-to-day
responsibilities will include:
- Operational planning,
delivery, and outcome- and financial reporting of the Sports for Inclusion
program, in alignment with Umoja Theory of Change, program model, and health
& safety guidelines.
- Coaching youth soccer during our drop in programs
- Supporting programs
and projects to align with grant terms, conditions, and contractual obligations.
- Providing direct
supervision support to the Sport and Inclusion team.
- Identifying areas for
improvement and setting targets to ensure the outcomes for Sport and Inclusion
are delivered effectively.
- Liaising with Umoja
leadership to ensure effective cross-program communication, resourcing,
- Aligning with
communications team to ensure programs are promoted and communicated and
funders are recognized.
- Working with the Director
of Programs to maintain budgets, including recording and reporting all
income and expenditures.
- Transporting of
equipment and participants to soccer events as needed.
The right candidate will demonstrate on their
- 1-3 years of
experience providing support and guidance to a network of professionals,
volunteers, and youth within Soccer/Sports/Community Development
- Coaching experience –
level C or better
- Experience in
developing and implementing programs, project plans and compiling reports
- Proven ability to
effectively manage others.
- Good level of
competence in using IT and databases, including Microsoft Office and
During the interview, we will be looking for
behaviors that demonstrate:
- Commitment to
- A working
understanding and application of inclusion, equality, and anti –
discrimination, safeguarding and best practices
- Strong written and
verbal communication skills
- Ability to juggle
multiple priorities and deliver results on time and within budget
- A high level of
self-drive and an ability to motivate others
What’s in it for you?
and welcoming office environment
- Work in community
and with community members
- $50,000 – $55,000
- 3 weeks
Please send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com
While we thank all candidates who
apply, we will only be reaching out to candidates who meet the hiring manager’s
requirements on their resume.
Please note, this
position will require a Vulnerable Sector or Police Check. Candidates must also
possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Learning Support Volunteer/Tutor
Volunteer as a learning partner in one of our community partner programs in Calgary, AB. Choose to work one-on-one or in group settings with children or youth. Work directly with learners on their homework assignments, life skills, and other engaging, inclusive, and fun learning activities. On average, tutors spend 1-3 hours per week volunteering. Programs are located in SE, SW, NE, & NW Calgary. Virtual options may also be available.
– An inclusive, respectful approach to working with learners, that prioritizes the learner’s strengths and goals
– A solution-oriented and flexible attitude, as every session can be different
– No teaching or education experience is necessary – our volunteers come from many different backgrounds and experiences!
– Willingness to commit to a regular tutoring schedule and show up for all sessions
What you’ll receive:
– Gain experience working with communities in alternative learning settings, which can present unique challenges and rewards. You will not only build a relationship with program learners and fellow volunteers, but also with our community partners.
– Receive training focused on student-centered individualized learning and anti-oppression, as well as ongoing support from staff, and engagement with your fellow tutors.
– We can provide a reference after 3 months of volunteering, and you can also be added to our internal email list to receive updates on employment postings.
Part-time hours: 1-3 hours per week
Please note that a Vulnerable Sector Police Check must be completed prior to starting the volunteer position.
For more information, please contact Megan Kimler: firstname.lastname@example.org; Volunteer Specialist at Umoja Community Mosai