aboriginal sports employment

Provincial Coordinator – Performance Sport

The mission of the Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council (Partners Council) is to improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal people across British Columbia by supporting and encouraging physically active communities. The programs delivered by the Partners Council are designed to build capacity and increase access to sport, recreation and physical activity in First Nations, Aboriginal Friendship Centres, Métis Chartered Communities, schools and other delivery agencies throughout the Province.

General Description

The Partners Council is currently recruiting for the newly established position of Provincial Coordinator – Performance Sport. Reporting to the Director of Sport, the primary role of the Provincial Coordinator – Performance Sport is to oversee the Partners Council’s youth-based competitive sport programs, inclusive of Provincial Championships, Athlete Development Camps, and all related Team BC initiatives. The Provincial Coordinator – Performance Sport will coordinate and facilitate the decision-making processes of the organization’s Provincial Sport Committee’s and establish collaborative partnerships with First Nations, Aboriginal Friendship Centres, Métis Chartered Communities, and Provincial Sport/Multi-Sport Organizations to assist in the design, delivery, and evaluation of these programs.

Competencies and Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess an extensive background in sport and have established networks/connections among Aboriginal communities and organizations throughout the Province. Other qualifications include: