Club Job Postings/Events

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October 4, 2017

Thornhill Figure Skating Club – OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

The Thornhill Figure Skating Club currently has an opening for a highly organized and capable individual to take on the role of Office Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Accept and process all registrations, answer inquiries through phone, email and in person.
  • Maintain up-to date registry of members, sessions and attendance
    General office duties including but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mailing, creating labels, file maintenance.
    Prepare announcements, posters, and other documents as required. This includes email blasts to club members.
  • Input STAR 1-5 test online once a month and assist the Test Chair to organize test days.
  • Organization of CanSKATE: Work closely with the CanSKATE Coordinator(s) to ensure skaters are in correct level, communicate with coaches availability, maintain coach student ratio, ensuring skaters receive their badge/ribbon when they pass a level.
  • Test scheduling, liaison with Skate Canada, and website management (training to be provided).
  • Assist Treasurer with accounting and banking duties (training to be provided).
    Ordering office supplies and program supplies.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of office.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills to be able to work closely with new and existing club members, board of directors, coaching team and program coordinators.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Office suite, Google Docs and web based data entry.
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Extensive office administration experience and excellent organizational skills.
  • Dedication to the sport of figure skating and familiar with Skate Canada programming.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Must have knowledge and/or experience in the sport of figure skating.

Office Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Note: Some day and evening hours may be modified throughout the season, specifically spring sessions (April-June). An additional 10-15 hours may be required outside of our operating office hours during busy registration periods.

If you are organized, efficient and detail oriented, then this may be the opportunity for you!

Please forward your resume and cover letter to: thornhillfsc@gmail.com
With the subject line of: TFSC Office Administrator Opportunity
Deadline for applicants is October 15, 2017.


October 4, 2017

Nepean Skating Club – Office Manager Opportunity

The Nepean Skating Club is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated professional to become our Office Manager.

We are a club with more than 50 years of history, operating primarily out of the Nepean Sportsplex in west Ottawa. We offer programming seven days a week ranging from Learn to Skate classes for all ages to competitive figure skating, serving over 1,000 members.

Information about our club is available at www.nepeanskatingclub.com.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills to be able to work closely with our coaching team, the Board of Directors, program coordinators and club membership
  • Extensive office administration experience and excellent organizational skills
  • Dedication to the sport of figure skating and familiar with Skate Canada programming
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Knowledge of accounting and ability to use QuickBooks
  • Ability to set up and manage online registration through Uplifter
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Office suite
  • Detail oriented

This position requires approximately 40 hours per week. Remuneration is commensurate with qualifications. Please send resume in confidence to David Miriguay at President@nepeanskatingclub.com by October 20, 2017.


September 21, 2017

Director of Skating Programs – Thunder Bay Skating Academy

LOCATION: THUNDER BAY

This position reports directly to the club executive and is responsible for the delivery of all Thunder Bay Skating Academy programs, ensuring that each program meets and surpasses the program delivery standards set by Skate Canada.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
● Deliver all Skate Canada programs offered by the club, meeting all Skate Canada standards including on-ice delivery and off-ice administration
● Lead, supervise and support all coaching staff
● Be up to date on all Skate Canada program changes
● Keep records of all programs, athletes, coaches and attendance
● Work with the executive to meet club goals and participation targets
● Create all program schedules for ice time, staffing, lessons and events and submit them to the executive for approval
● Create and deliver annual Ice Show in coordination with executive and coaching staff
● Ensure Talent ID, testing and competition opportunities are communicated to athletes and parents
● Attend all board meetings and report to the Executive on program requirements, activities and progress
● Develop, in consultation with the President, the coach employment contracts and performance review tools
● Invoice club and skaters for all hours worked and lessons provided for all coaches
● Payroll submissions for all coaching staff

An hourly wage based on experience and certification is paid for all on-ice and off-ice program delivery hours, and an administration wage will be negotiated.

Currently our club operates from January to March delivering CanSkate and CanPowerskate programs at various arenas in Thunder Bay. We run approximately 15 hours of ice per week during the winter session.

The programs we offer include, but are not limited to:
● CanSkate
● CanPower Skate

We are planning an expansion of our operations to include 1-2 more communities or arenas to deliver CanSkate & CanPower Skate programs. We are also planning on extending our season, starting in October 2018, running through to December for 10
weeks.

Applicants for the position should have a variety of the following qualifications:
● 2 year diploma in Sport or Business Administration
● Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Psychology, Coaching, Kinesiology, Physical Education or related field
● 10 years’ experience as an NCCP certified Provincial (or higher) figure skating coach
● 10 years’ experience working with a Volunteer Board of Directors
● 10 years’ experience working in various roles within Non-profit organizations
● NCCP ISPC Certification or higher and proven intention to gain further certification
● NCCP CanPower Skate certification
● Successfully completed the Skate Canada NCCP CanSkate recertification
● Successfully completed the Skate Canada STAR teaching & assessing modules
● Proven track record of delivering above standard Skate Canada programs
● Ability to work in a team coaching environment
● Experience producing Ice Shows with more than 100 skaters
● Experience in event management – Competitions, Test Days, Seminars
● Experience in conflict resolution
● Experience determining ice time requirements and securing ice contracts
● Experience working with municipalities and staff regarding facility rentals and use
● Experience creating athlete season plan(s)
● Experience scheduling private lessons for multiple skaters, coaches and facilities
● Experience in creating program budgets and operating within those budgets
● Experience registering skaters on the Skate Canada website and the Uplifter platform
● Experience ordering program supplies and awards from Skate Canada
● Experience supporting athletes in Testing and Competition
● Up to date knowledge of Skate Canada program changes and pilot projects
● Skilled at using the Skate Canada website and tools
● Exceptional writing and communication skills
● Currently registered as a Skate Canada Professional Coach

Applicants should submit cover letters and resumes to thunderbayskatingacademy@gmail.com no later than Thursday, October 5, 2017 . All resumes received will be held in the strictest of confidence.


September 21, 2017

Skating Programs Coordinator – Thunder Bay Skating Academy

LOCATION: THUNDER BAY

This position reports directly to the Director of Skating Programs and is responsible for assisting in the delivery of all Thunder Bay Skating Academy programs, ensuring that each program meets and surpasses the program delivery standards set by Skate Canada.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
● Assisting in the delivery of all Skate Canada programs offered by the club meeting all Skate Canada standards including on-ice delivery and off-ice administration
● Support the Director of Skating Programs in communications and development of coaching staff
● Be up to date on all Skate Canada program changes
● Assist in keeping records of all programs, athletes, coaches and attendance
● Assist in creating and delivering annual Ice Show in coordination with executive and coaching staff
● Ensure Talent ID, testing and competition opportunities are communicated to athletes and parents
● Report to the Executive at all Board meetings on program requirements, activities and progress in the event of absence of the Director of Skating Programs

An hourly wage based on experience and certification is paid for all on-ice and off-ice program delivery hours, and an administration wage will be negotiated. Currently our club operates from January to March delivering CanSkate and CanPowerskate programs at various arenas in Thunder Bay. We run approx. 15 hours of ice per week during the winter session. We are also planning on extending our
season, starting in October 2018, running through to December for 10 weeks.

The programs we offer include, but are not limited to:
● CanSkate
● CanPower Skate

We are planning an expansion of our operations to include 1-2 more communities or
arenas to deliver CanSkate & CanPower Skate programs.

Applicants for the position should have a minimum of the following qualifications:
● Diploma or degree in Sport/Business Administration/Sport Psychology/Coaching or related field
● 3 years’ or more experience as an NCCP Provincial (or higher) certified figure skating coach
● 3 years’ or more experience working with a Volunteer Board of Directors
● 3 years’ or more experience working in various roles within Non-profit organization
● NCCP ISPC Certification or higher and proven intention to gain further certification
● NCCP CanPower Skate certification
● Successfully completed the Skate Canada NCCP CanSkate recertification
● Successfully completed the Skate Canada STAR teaching & assessing modules
● Proven track record of delivering above standard Skate Canada programs
● Ability to work in a team coaching environment
● Experience producing Ice Shows
● Experience in event management/coordination – Competitions, Test Days, Seminars
● Experience in conflict resolution
● Experience creating athlete season plan(s)
● Experience scheduling private lessons for multiple skaters and coaches
● Experience in creating program budgets and operating within those budgets
● Experience registering skaters on the Skate Canada website and the Uplifter platform
● Experience ordering program supplies and awards from Skate Canada
● Experience supporting athletes in Testing and Competition
● Up to date knowledge of Skate Canada program changes and pilot projects
● Skilled at using the Skate Canada website and tools
● Strong writing and communication skills
● Currently registered Skate Canada Professional Coach

Applicants should submit cover letters and resumes to thunderbayskatingacademy@gmail.com no later than Thursday, October 5, 2017 . All resumes received will be held in the strictest of confidence.


August 23, 2017

Newmarket Skating Club – Seminar on Friday, August 25

2:00-5:00 pm

Open to all skaters…if you are not registered in our summer full day camp this week, the cost is $25!

Creative movement: A seminar for figure skaters

Created by: Maxime Nadeau and Andrew Wiseman

A message from the presenters:

We’ve developed a seminar to help skaters perform at their best, using expression and dance as an integral part of their training.

Within our ISU judging system, it is ever more important to ensure each skater has strong basic skating skills, as well as strong performance skills.

The Program Component score has often been the determining factor in competition when the Technical Scores are close.

From experience over the last 5 years, this kind of training has enabled skaters to reach the podium at several competitions including at the Skate Ontario STARSkate Championships in Ontario, Canada and the South Islands Championships in New Zealand.

Our focus with this seminar is to help skaters feel comfortable expressing themselves on the ice, using outside influences, such a music videos, dance videos and essentially anything they can find on the internet or elsewhere.

They learn how to incorporate those outside influences in their skating performances.

With an emphasis on strong basic skating skills, we transform what we see in our everyday lives into a performance that makes that ‘rocker turn’ completely effortless and captivating to watch.

DO NOT MISS OUT!

Email: skatingprograms@newmarketskatingclub.com


August 8, 2017

Cannington Figure Skating Club – Coach 

The Cannington Figure Skating Club is currently looking for a NCCP Level 2 certified Skating Coach for the 2017/2018 skating season. The club operates out of the Cannington Community Centre.  We are looking for an enthusiastic person, who loves working with skaters of all ages and levels.  We skate Wednesday evenings and the season runs October thru March.  If interested please email your information to info@canningtonfigureskatingclub.ca  or contact Kelly O’Grady (President) @ 705-432-2077.


July 10, 2017

Coaching Opportunity at the Acton Skating Club

The Acton Skating Club is currently seeking 2 NCCP certified, professional coaches for the 2017-2018 season. The ASC is a not-for-profit organization run by volunteers that offers skating instruction from Pre-CanSkate to Power to StarSkate. We operate out of the Acton Arena and Community Centre which is located midway between Brampton and Guelph.

Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, collaborative-minded and enjoy working with skaters of all ages and skill levels. They will be in good standing with Skate Canada, will be trained in the new Star 1-5 program and will ideally be available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. A particular interest in CanSkate or Pre-Power would be an asset.

Please forward resumes and credentials, including current police background check, to:
president@actonskatingclub.com


June 15, 2017

Guelph Skating Club – Competitive Director and a Group Program Coordinator

The Guelph Skating Club currently has openings for a Competitive Director and a Group Program Coordinator.

Competitive Director:  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Competitive Director oversees all competitive programs within the Club and ensures that lessons are carried out by qualified professional coaches and are in compliance with the standards set out by Skate Canada. Working in a management team with the Group Program Coordinator, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring team collaboration while administering the Club’s vision of a positive training environment for all.

Group Program Coordinator:  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Group Program Coordinator oversees and ensures that all group programs offered by the Club (PreCanSkate, CanSkate, PrePower, CanPower, Adult and PreStar) are coached by qualified professional coaches and are in compliance with the standards set out by Skate Canada.  Working in a management team with the Competitive Director, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring team collaboration while administering the Club’s vision of a positive training environment for all.

Job Postingshttp://www.guelphskating.ca/ job-opportunities

Contact:  Please send your resume to the GSC Hiring Committee at – gfsc.membership@gmail.com


June 12, 2017

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Skating Club – CanSkate Administrator

The ArcelorMittal Dofasco Skating Club in Hamilton, Ontario seeks a CanSkate Administrator for our upcoming 2017-2018 season.  We are a small family friendly club of approximately 200 skaters offering CanSkate programs to approximately 100 families in the area.  Our CanSkate Administrator is a key member of our coaching team providing leadership and guidance to skaters, program assistants and other coaches on the sessions.

Job Posting

We look forward to hearing from interested candidates via email at:  kimrussell1414@gmail.com


April 19, 2017

Mariposa Summer Camp July 3 – August 4

The Mariposa School of Skating Day Camp provides a variety of on and off ice activities to accelerate Physical Literacy and Skill Development. Activities are planned to promote fun, inclusive, multi-sport and developmentally appropriate development.

INDOOR ACTIVITIES INCLUDING SWIMMING, FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT SKILLS, STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY TRAINING, GAME DAY/COMPETITION STRATEGIES, BALLET, OFF ICE JUMPS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES INCLUDING FIELD GAMES, TENNIS AND SUPERVISED PLAY

Learn from the Best Mariposa School of Skating has successfully trained athletes from the Canskate level to World, Olympic and Professional Sports. Our staff have extensive training and experience developing successful athletes. We are committed to providing the best programs for athletes of all levels.

For more information visit www.skatemariposa.com or contact info@skatemariposa.com, (705) 721-1223


April 6, 2017

Mariposa Seminar June 26-30

The Mariposa School of Skating offers expert training at all levels from Beginner to World and Olympic caliber skaters. The school was established in 1973, by renowned world and Olympic coach Doug Leigh. It was designed to offer the best facilities and coaching which would stimulate growth and learning in competitive Figure Skating.

For more information visit www.skatemariposa.com or contact info@skatemariposa.com, (705) 721-1223