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Canadian Paralympic Committee

Application Deadline: March 13, 2013   

Position: Assistant Coordinator (Ontario), Recruitment Programs

Job Description:
Position Profile
Assistant Coordinator (Ontario), Recruitment Programs

Job Purpose
The Assistant Coordinator (Ontario), Recruitment Programs supports the Sport Development staff in implementing the CPC’s strategies, programs and initiatives designed to remove barriers to participation and promote the wide range of opportunities available for people with disabilities to become involved in sport. In addition, the Coordinator will enhance the Ontario content in the CPC’s Get Involved Portal in order to promote parasport opportunities across the province in the lead up to the 2015 Parapan American Games. The Assistant Coordinator will also support the Coordinator of Recruitment Programs through Ontario Grant and Festival collaborations. This position will play an important role in contributing to the CPC’s strategy priority of developing a sustainable, world class Paralympic sport system in Ontario.

Type: Part-Time
Reports To: Coordinator, Recruitment Programs
Location: Flexible, Ottawa or Greater Toronto Area preferred

Primary Responsibilities
• Lead the expansion of the ‘Find a Club’ database and ‘Calendar of Events’ on the CPC’s Get Involved Portal for all Ontario parasport member organizations
• Enhance CPC relations with Ontario grantees and parasport Festival partners, with particular emphasis on participant tracking and post-Festival community support
• Contribute to the creation and establishment of Paralympic sport development strategies, programs and initiatives to increase awareness and participation in Paralympic sport

• Post-secondary education, preferably in Sports Administration/Management

Knowledge and Skills
• Knowledge and understanding of the Ontario parasport and sport systems, particularly focused on the successful recruitment and retention of new participants
• Strong knowledge of the specific issues and barriers to getting people with disabilities active in sport and recreation
• Understanding of the key partners involved in the successful recruitment of new participants with a disability into sport and recreation
• Strong relationship and partnership building skills, establishing credibility and trust quickly
• Proficient computer skills for:
o Database management
o Internet use and research
o Email
o Word processing
• Solid written, presentation and verbal English communication skills
• Strong written and verbal French communication skills is considered an asset

• Approximately one to three years’ experience working within the Ontario sport system, ideally with a focus on the early stages of the LTAD (Awareness, First Contact, Fundamentals, etc)
• Experience working with people with disabilities, ideally related to recruitment of new participants
• Experience managing databases
• Experience working with volunteers and committees

Personal Characteristics
• Structured & organized
• Productive
• Able to follow-through on expectations and meet deadlines
• Energetic
• Outgoing and able to establish interpersonal relationships
• Cooperative
• Innovative

Working Conditions
• Work is primarily in an office environment

Type of Position:
Part Time - Employee

Contact Information:
Human Resources
Canadian Paralympic Committee
310-225 rue Metcalfe Street
Ottawa , ON, Canada
K2P 1P9
Tel. 613-569-4333
Fax. 613-569-2777


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