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October 24/11 15:47 pm - Opportunity with Team Ontario for 2013 Summer Games Mission Staff

Posted by Editoress on 10/24/11

Application Deadline: November 18, 2011

Position: Team Ontario Mission Staff - 2013 Canada Summer Games

Job Description:
The Sport Alliance Ontario is seeking enthusiastic, experienced people to serve as volunteer Team Ontario mission staff for the 2013 Canada Summer Games. As mission staff you will be responsible for supporting Ontario’s coaches, managers and athletes to ensure everyone has the experience of a lifetime at Canada’s premier multi-sport event. The mission team is lead by Blair McIntosh, Chef de Mission, Rick Beaver, Assistant Chef de Mission and core team members Cathy Vincelli, Steve Sevor, Laura Jarvis, and John Sims.

The 2013 Canada Summer Games will be held August 2-17, 2013 in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The Canada Games are a national multi-sport competition featuring high performance participants from every province and territory in Canada.

As part of the mission team you will work over the next year and a half to ensure all aspects of Team Ontario’s preparations are in place for a successful and winning team. Tasks include coordinating a variety of athlete services such as registration, transportation, uniform distribution, media relations and mandatory non-sport training. You will work with highly skilled, professional staff support from the Sport Alliance Ontario. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in Ontario’s sport development system.

Positions are available for 11-13 mission staff. Mission staff must be prepared to attend for the full duration of the entire Games. Due to travel costs there will be no positions for one week only available. Position descriptions are outlined on the following pages.

We are seeking individuals who have:
• strong communication, customer service and administration skills;
• a thorough knowledge of Ontario’s amateur sport system;
• an interest in and enthusiasm for working in a fast paced multi-sport environment;
• the ability to operate independently and in a team atmosphere;
• the ability to perform functions and duties outside of your assignment;
• strong interpersonal skills and an ability to provide excellent service to your assigned sport.

As well, the ideal candidate will have extensive and varied experience as a volunteer and be prepared to demonstrate strong commitment to the event. Ability to communicate in both official languages is an asset.

If you are interested in this special opportunity, please forward a completed application form, resume outlining related skills and experience and references. Also required is a letter from your current employer/organization to confirm you will be able to attend the Games from July 31 to August 18, 2013 and commit to full-time participation during the games and to several pre and post games meetings. Applications must be sent to Team Ontario c/o Blair McIntosh, Chef de Mission for Team Ontario by Friday, November 18th, 2011. You may reply by letter or e-mail.

Type of Position: Volunteer

2013 Mission Application Form

Contact Information:
Blair McIntosh
Sport Alliance Ontario
3 Concorde Gate - Suite 313
Toronto , ON, Canada
Fax. 416-426-7381


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