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 families.


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, and evaluation.
  • 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 resume:

  • 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 Google Suite


During the interview, we will be looking for behaviors that demonstrate:

  • Commitment to community
  • 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?

  • Inclusive and welcoming office environment
  • Work in community and with community members
  • $50,000 – $55,000
  • 3 weeks vacation


To Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to

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:; Volunteer Specialist at Umoja Community Mosai