Job Opportunities

RUGBY ONTARIO OPPORTUNITIES

Communications Intern


Position Title:
Communications Intern

Position Level:
240-hour internship
Number of Positions: One (1)
Provincial Office: 111 Railside Road, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario, M3A 1B2
Hours of Work: 24 hours per week x 10 weeks
Compensation Package: $12.00/hr
Parking: Free parking available on site

Primary Objectives and Responsibilities
The Communications Intern for Rugby Ontario’s Communications Department will be responsible for assisting Rugby Ontario in planning, organizing and executing organizational and event communications and promotions related to Ontario’s men’s and women’s provincial teams, club teams, national-level and club-level tournaments, and grassroots rugby. The position will include media archiving and organization, liaising with internal and external media representatives in a communications capacity, supporting event communications and management as required, and some production of written, photographic and social media content.

Complete Communications Intern Job Posting [click to view]

Position Advertising Date:
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Application Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.
Position Start Date: Monday, June 27, 2016

Requirements for Applying:
- Cover letter
- Resume
- References available upon request

Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence, via email, prior to Monday, May 30, 2016 by 5:00 p.m., to
bsmith@rugbyontario.com

Rugby Ontario thanks all those who applied, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.





Competitions Intern


Position Title:
Competitions Intern

Position Level:
240-hour internship
Number of Positions: One (1)
Provincial Office: 111 Railside Road, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario, M3A 1B2
Hours of Work: 30 hours per week x 8 weeks
Compensation Package: $12.00/hr
Parking: Free parking available on site

Primary Objectives and Responsibilities
The Summer Experience Program student will work closely with the Rugby Development Manager (Technical) and Rugby Development Coordinator (Technical) to ensure that the planning, marketing, administration, and overall execution of Rugby Ontario-run competitions operates smoothly, efficiently, and effectively, as a means of serving Rugby Ontario’s 63 member clubs, four branch unions, and over 10,000 participants. The selected individual will interact with the general public and industry partners in a variety of capacities: in-person at competitions, pre/post-competition meetings, as well as online via a consistent presence on organizational email.

Complete Competitions Intern Job Posting [click to view]

Position Advertising Date:
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Application Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.
Position Start Date: Monday, July 4, 2016

Requirements for Applying:
- Cover letter
- Resume
- References available upon request

Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence, via email, prior to Monday, May 30, 2016 by 5:00 p.m., to slesperance@rugbyontario.com


Rugby Ontario thanks all those who applied, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.





High Performance Intern


Position Title:
High Performance Intern

Position Level:
240-hour internship
Number of Positions: One (1)
Provincial Office: 111 Railside Road, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario, M3A 1B2
Hours of Work: 24 hours per week x 10 weeks
Compensation Package: $12.00/hr
Parking: Free parking available on site

Primary Objectives and Responsibilities
The Summer Experience Program student will work closely with the High Performance Manager and High Performance Coordinator to ensure that the planning, marketing, administration, and overall execution of 2016 High Performance provincial programs and national rugby events that Ontario is hosting operate smoothly, efficiently, and effectively. The selected individual will interact with the general public and industry partners in a variety of capacities: in-person at events, pre/post-event meetings, as well as by phone and online via a consistent presence on organizational email.

Complete High Performance Intern Job Posting [click to view]

Position Advertising Date:
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Application Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.
Position Start Date: Monday, June 13, 2016

Requirements for Applying:
- Cover letter
- Resume
- References available upon request

Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence, via email, prior to Monday, May 30, 2016 by 5:00 p.m., to lmankis@rugbyontario.com


Rugby Ontario thanks all those who applied, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.





Ontario Storm Senior Women’s Provincial Team
Manager Position


Rugby Ontario is seeking an individual to fill the following high performance program position with the Ontario Storm senior women’s provincial team.

Please click the position to view its description (.pdf).

Ontario Storm - Manager

The incumbents must demonstrate the following personal attributes that reflect Rugby Ontario’s organizational values:

Accountability: by a
cting in a fiscally responsible and transparent manner with Rugby Ontario funds, governance and operations
Excellence: by designing and delivering the best possible programs and services for all Rugby Ontario stakeholders
Accessibility: to all Ontarians, regardless of gender, ethnicity, ability or socio-economic status
Innovation: becoming the leader amongst sport organizations by continually looking for ways to improve
Fairness: by being consistent in the interpretation and application of policies and procedures, and on all matters related to the governance and operations of Rugby Ontario
Respect: acknowledge and accept the feedback and input from stakeholders in a way that is mindful of diversified viewpoints and engages contributions to Rugby in a spirit of sportsmanship and community.


To Apply:

Positions Advertising Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Application Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2016 by 5 p.m.

Requirements for Applying:
- Cover letter
- Resume

Please forward your cover letter and resume via email to: 

David Butcher
High Performance Manager
Rugby Ontario
dbutcher@rugbyontario.com    




Rugby Referees


Rugby Ontario is looking for new energetic and motivated referees to join our team. Our referees enjoy a rewarding pathway which includes the opportunity to travel Ontario and overseas while developing their own game.

We are looking for ex-players, high schools seniors and anyone with an understanding of Rugby that would like stay in the game! Referees from other sports are more than welcome.

If interested in becoming a referee with Rugby Ontario, please send an email to Sarah Lesperance, Rugby Development Coordinator - Technical at slesperance@rugbyontario.com or at (647) 560-4790 x109.


ADDITIONAL RUGBY OPPORTUNITIES


Hamilton Hornets RFC
Under-18 Boys Program Head Coach


Hamilton Hornets Rugby U18 Boys Program - Head Coach Job Description

The Hamilton Hornets Under-18 boys program is currently seeking new candidates for head coach of our 2016-2017 program. Interested parties can contact Alex Paris, Junior Development Officer at
aparis202@gmail.com


Qualifications and Attainments
:

- Minimum NCCP Level 1 trained or working towards World Rugby certification, Rugby Ready

Knowledge and Experience
:

- Experience of working with age-grade rugby teams
- Track record of identifying players with potential
- Successful track record developing age-grade players
- Knowledge and understanding of Rugby Union and the development of team and individual performance
- Effective Team Training
- Plan well structured team training and maximize the usage of time and resources available
- Plan and run team training that relate to individual, team unit and team performance reviews and match preparation
- Provide and facilitate technical and tactical coaching to individual players and units within the team as appropriately
- Use and facilitate the use of technical specialist coaches where required
- Encourages players to have input info, and take ownership of training sessions.

Plan and run effective training sessions that provide team progressions in the areas of
:

- Tactical game understanding
- Skill development
- Set play
- Attack
- Defense
- Open Play



Rogers TV
Broadcast Volunteers

 

Rogers TV is looking for some keen males and females who are interested in joining the Rogers TV broadcast team that brings Ontario club rugby to viewers across the province.

Rogers TV is seeking volunteers to join their rugby broadcast team for Marshall Premiership, Marshall Championship and Ontario Women's League club rugby matches this season, with matches played weekly out of Douglas Horn Stadium at Fletcher's Fields in Markham, Ont.

Rogers TV will provide training, teaching valuable skills in television production and broadcasting. You quickly become part of the Rogers TV crew, with responsibilities that include operating a camera, running an audio board, and operating the graphics computer on site in Rogers TV's multi-million dollar mobile truck.

Applicants must have knowledge of the sport of rugby union.

To apply to Rogers TV, please contact:

Gary McMahon
Rogers TV
Coordinator of Volunteer Resources

gary.mcmahon@rci.rogers.com



Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation
Media & Communication Intern 

Position Title: Media & Communication Intern
Job Posting: Tuesday May 10 2016
Start Date: Immediate
Status: Flex-time, Internship
Location: 1503-5000 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2N 7E9
Reports to: Executive Director

Company Profile:

The Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation (TIRF) is a rugby-centred community development non-profit organization. TIRF seeks to build communities through rugby and rugby through communities. TIRF has built relationships with all stakeholders in the rugby landscape to ensure that youth in Toronto’s Neighbourhood Improvement Areas have opportunities to participate in rugby. In addition to support from Rugby Canada and Rugby Ontario, TIRF is funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) and various corporate sponsors.

The TIRF Media and Communication Intern will be a motivated and energetic young professional seeking to gain skills and experience in the Sports Media and Non-Profit sectors. The Intern will support TIRF in engaging youth through rugby related and non-rugby events and activities. They will work to ensure that TIRF youth are aware of and engaged in TIRF programming.

Job Description:

Rugby Development (30% of time)
- Facilitate a mini-rugby house league program in the assigned community with TIRF’s partner clubs
- Organize free rugby clinics for players 12 and under in assigned community o Plan and Deliver a “Rugby Try Day” at elementary and middle schools
- Outreach
- Engage TIRF eligible schools and start onboarding process by conducting needs assessment
- Ensure that any students/kids engaged are aware of the opportunities to continue participating in rugby throughout the summer
- Organize and deliver low or no cost “drop-in” neighbourhood rugby programs

Marketing and Communication (70% of time)
- Ensure that all club and TIRF events taking place within designated community are marketed well via conventional and new media
- Keep parents, players, and community up-to-date on events and programs via tools like teamsnap, websites, and social media
- Build multi-media content for the clubs and schools they are working with to showcase players and team accomplishments
- Support content creation for website and social media
- Support internal and external communications planning
- Work with TIRF videographer to create promotional video for the organization as well as document impact of Rugby programming across the city 

Qualifications:
- Must have some rugby experience
- Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Web) and excellent knowledge of social media
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
- Interpersonal skills, ability to build and facilitate organizational partnerships
- Must have an inclusive and respectful attitude towards diversity
- Strong event planning and event management skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Fluency in English a must
- Ability to juggle multiple projects/deadlines
- Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
- Knowledge of local community organizations, socio-economic landscapes in Toronto, and youth issues an asset

You may require:
- Vulnerable Sector Screening (Police Check)

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@TIRFrugby.ca with the subject “[Your Name]: Media and Communications Intern”. Please note only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Rugby Canada
Training and Education Administrator


Title:
Rugby Canada Training and Education Administrator
Type of Position: Part Time
Location: Rugby Canada Head Office, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Rugby Canada (RC) is the national sport organization committed to the domestic development and international success of Rugby for Canada.

General Description: Training and Education Administrator

Job Posting [click to view PDF]

Rugby Canada is seeking a part-time (25 hours per week) Training and Education Administrator to be located at The Rugby Canada Head Office, Richmond Hill. Working under the direction of Rugby Canada’s Development Staff, the successful candidate will undertake daily administrative and operational tasks that support a broad range of Training and Education programs. Ideal candidates will possess the following skills, experience and relevant background:

Competencies and Requirements
- Administrative experience in an office setting
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and experience in (or willingness to learn) other sport-specific computer applications as necessary
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
- Work experience in the field of sport/recreation/physical activity is an asset
- Willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule as necessary (general work hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am – 2.00pm, hours may be flexible)

Key Accountabilities
- Primary point of contact for all of Rugby Canada’s Training and Education enquiries including Coaching, Match Officials, Medical Training and Strength and Conditioning
- Maintenance of the Rugby Canada registration platform, World Rugby Passport database and the National Coaching Certification Locker
- Administrative support for all Rugby Canada clinics, workshops and development events
- Liaise with Provincial Unions on tracking of finances for Training and Education
- Attend Meetings and Conferences as directed by senior staff
- Arrange travel and accommodation for all department staff
- To undertake other duties as required by the development department

Location: Rugby Canada Head Office, Richmond Hill, Ontario

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply in confidence by sending your cover letter and resume by Friday, 27 May, 2016

SUBJECT: Training and Education Administrator

Applications to be submitted to: ahuckle@rugbycanada.ca

The selection review process will commence immediately after this date. No phone calls please. 



York University
Women's Rugby Head Coach


York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada’s most multicultural city.  York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of over 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected.

The
York Lions are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in Varsity Athletics and committed to the development of student-athletes who aspire to become champions at the highest level of academic and athletic performance.  Varsity Athletics is the most visible face of the University in promoting institutional pride and fostering outreach with the community and alumni.

Reporting to the Manager, Varsity Athletics the incumbent is responsible for fostering a winning culture both in and out of the classroom.  The incumbent is responsible for planning, coordination, and implementation of all aspects of the Women’s Rugby program at York University including but not limited to the recruitment and development of players, team practices and training (not including strength and conditioning) as well as all competitions.  In addition, fund raising and alumni relations are integral to the success of the program. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years coaching experience (preferably at the post-secondary, senior high school, or senior club level and have demonstrated a high caliber of leadership, sportsmanship and coaching performance.

Hiring Salary Range:  Honorarium

Hours of Work: Varied including evenings and weekends

Duration:  PT Contract Seasonal

How to Apply:  Please email a cover letter and coaching resume, including 3 references, to Bart Zemanek, Manager Varsity Athletics – bzemanek@yorku.ca

Application Deadline:  June 10, 2016

We thank all applicants for their interest in York University and the York Lions, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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