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Fuerza Latina Community Organization

Application Deadline: March 17, 2013   Starting Date: March 18, 2013

Position: Sports Coordinator Volunteer

Job Description:
Fuerza Latina Community Services is a registered not-for-profit organization that empowers youth and their families by promoting the well-being of the Vaughan Community through Sports, Culture, and Support Groups. We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive community for youth and their families to increase their self confidence, social skills, and embrace a second chance. We have teamed up with the York Regional Police and the City of Vaughan for a number of youth initiatives.

The Sports Coordinator will work with the Project Coordinator and volunteers to manage and ensure a successful 2013 Soccer Tournament. Our Annual Soccer Tournament will be held on May 25, 2013. The Tournament started in 2006 with 6 teams and has expanded in size to include 13 + teams, over 100 youth.

The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter who works well as part of a team and is looking for a chance to develop their Sports Management Skills. Strong organizational skills and a greater understanding of Soccer are crucial for the success of this role. Must be able to commit to the full 4-month term with 10-15 hours of work on a weekly basis. We want people who are passionate about making a difference Vaughan and enriching the lives of youth.

• Experience working with youth aged 13-22
• Be able to provide a vulnerable sector screening upon hiring
• Be able to communicate both verbally and in writing
• Enjoy team work and be willing to assist other youth program leaders
• Be able to provide clear direction to youth participants
• Be able to identify issues and provide feedback to ensure smooth execution
• Manage and prioritize multiple tasks
• Excellent problem solving and time management skills

Duties Include:
• Organize and implement Soccer Tournament
• Serve as support to the Project Coordinator and President
• Coordinate and Manage volunteers (coaches, referees, student volunteers)
• Serve as support for all the participants in the sports programming
• Ensure safe set up of equipments and gym
• Excellent problem solving skills.
• Interact with Community Groups, Sports Venue, and Sponsors as necessary.
• Ensure Soccer rules and guidelines are met
• Interact with youth and manage teams

How to Apply:
Please send a detailed cover letter outlining why you are the ideal candidate for this position with your recent resume. Send your application to, with "Sports Coordinator" in the subject line.
We'll be setting up interviews starting on March 10.

Type of Position:
Part Time - Volunteer

View Attachment: Sports Coordinator

Contact Information:
Fuerza Latina Community Organization
10190 Keele Street, Lower Level
Maple , ON
L6A 1R2
Tel. 905-553-0937


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