At I·SPARC, we’re committed to working with First Nations, Métis and Indigenous Communities and sport and physical activity stakeholders to deliver community-based programs designed to promote active lifestyles and support the desire for transformative change in the health and well-being of Indigenous communities, families and individuals across BC.
Competencies and Requirements
- Post-Secondary degree or diploma in sport management, physical education, education, or recreation with 5+ years experience working in sport/recreation management or not-for-profit program management
- Exemplary organizational, event planning, and project management skills and proven experience at leading staff, volunteers, and stakeholders
- Demonstrated abilities to build and maintain trusting and collaborative partnerships with stakeholders and aptitude in consensus building
- Effective oral and written communications, and strong presentation and facilitation capabilities
- Knowledge of the Indigenous and non-Indigenous sport and recreation systems, physical activity landscape, and the Aboriginal Sport for Life programs
- Applied knowledge of Indigenous communities (issues, cultures and backgrounds) and their physical activity and health related needs.
- Detail and service-oriented with the ability to listen, understand and respond to client needs
- Able to take initiative, adapt to change, set priorities, seek feedback, organize work, and make independent decisions that align with the I·SPARC mission, vision and strategic plan
- Willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule and available to travel throughout BC
- Class 5 Driver’s License, a clear drivers’ abstract, and regular access to a vehicle
- Successful completion of a criminal and vulnerable sector record checks
Term: Permanent full-time employment contingent on annual funding
All applications are appreciated, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.