Basketball Convenor - Board Position

Organization Details
Organization Name: Valley Gardens Community Centre
Address: 218 Antrim Road
Winnipeg MB  R2K 3L2
Organizational Description: Valley Gardens Community Center is a growing recreational facility that offers programs, recreation and drop-in opportunities to the members of it community. VGCC serves East Kildonan, North Kildonan and Transcona areas
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4193
Description of Duties:

Valley Gardens Community Centre is located in East Kildonan

- Attend Spring and Winter season general meetings with the WMBA office
- Attend team building session to create teams based on the number of registrations in the area
- Responsible for recruiting coaches for the teams and the centre hosts, which could include volunteering to coach yourself or reaching out to the WMBA to find potential coaches
- Ensures child abuse, respect in sport, and any other required documents from the WMBA office are filled out by coaches at the start of the season
- Work directly with coaches to schedule gym time
- Hand out basketballs and uniforms to the coaches, and retrieve them at the end of the season
- Attend monthly board meetings at Valley Gardens Community Centre

Skills Required:

Organizational skills, computer experience, working with others, team building and cooperation, maintaining a budget. All experience is appreciated but we will train and support.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Collaborating within a group dynamic and holding a board of directors seat. Leadership skills, team management and team cooperation. An interest in community service.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Some daytime correspondence calls made/taken. Emails can be handled evenings and weekends. Will be required to attend monthly board meetings. You are expected to attend club initiated events.

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: Uses a mobility device
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Speaks another language (other than French or English): Must be able to speak English as well.
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Mar 1, 2025
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