Mission Staff - Team Manitoba

Organization Details
Organization Name: Sport Manitoba
Address: 145 Pacific Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2Z6
Website: https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/
Organizational Description: Sport Manitoba is the leading planning, programming, and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Our goal is simple: we aim to ensure every Manitoban has access to the resources they need to achieve their full athletic potential, and we do this every day by developing the skill sets of Manitoba's athletes, coaches, volunteers, and officials. The Province of Manitoba supports and enables us to achieve this vision.

Sport Manitoba is a non-profit organization. Revenue generated is reinvested into amateur sport and community programs across the province.

We partner with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in the province and are responsible for programs including the Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro, Sport Manitoba Coaching, Team Manitoba, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, Fit Kids Healthy Kids, and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Manitoba Clinic, Sport Manitoba Performance, Sport Manitoba Fitness Centre, and the Paul Robson Resource Centre for Leadership and Coaching.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Mission staff volunteers work with Team Manitoba's staff to ensure preparations are in place for peak podium performances and a successful 2023 Canada Games. This is a tremendous opportunity to contribute to Manitoba's sport delivery system.

You will provide support to Provincial Sport Organizations, athletes, and coaches/managers leading up to and during the Canada Games in operations, management, and communications, and to Team Manitoba's committees. This requires a dedicated commitment as you will attend all pre-Games meetings, some practices and/or tournaments, team events, and attend the Games from February 18 to March 5, 2023.

Though this is an unpaid position, you will be reimbursed for approved expenses for use of personal vehicle, cell phone, Games-time accommodations, and meals, and your Team Manitoba clothing.

If you have questions, contact drew.todd@sportmanitoba.ca or visit sportmanitoba.ca/team-manitoba

Find the complete detailed description on our website: https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/job/mission-staff-team-manitoba/
Skills Required: - Willingness to make a dedicated 11-month commitment to the program
- Thrives in a fast-paced multi-faceted environment for extended periods with limited downtime
- Knowledge of the sport delivery system, high-performance sport
- Experience as a volunteer, preferably in sport
- Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
- Strong organizational, problem-solving and multitasking skills
- Ability to work independently and as a supportive team player
- Valid driver's license
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Skills Gained/Related Careers: In this role, you can develop new skills, meet new friends, and experience the behind-the-scenes work a team puts into attending a multi-sport Games. You'll travel, work with experts in sport, and support Manitoba's next generation of champions.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Pre-Games meetings are usually held on weeknights. Practices and/or tournaments and team events depend on the sport you are assigned but can vary between weeknights and weekends. The 2023 Canada Games are February 18-March 5, 2023 in Prince Edward Island.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.sportmanitoba.ca/job/mission-staff-team-manitoba/
Closing Date: Oct 29, 2021