• Job Posting: Assistant Program Coordinator

  • massive-dev  |  April 12, 2017

BC Wheelchair Sports is seeking an individual to fulfill a fulltime contract position as Assistant Program Coordinator.  Programs may include:  BCWSA ‘Bridging the Gap’ (BTG) recruitment and retention program, wheelchair loan program, junior sport camp program, special events, and other programs and services as required.  The successful candidate will report to the BCWSA Program Manager & Program Coordinator. 

Wage: $14 per hour

Application Deadline: April 24th

Dates: May 8 – Aug. 25th 

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Event Management – support the delivery of the Vancouver International Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, and the Kamloops Legacy Games including: volunteers, food services, transportation, accommodations, information, sport technical, leadership workshops, ceremonies, medical services, registration, promotions, awards

  • Junior Sport Camps & Community  Programs – assist with the coordination of junior sports and community sport program related arrangements including: facilities, transportation, promotions, equipment, recruitment, activities, leaders, medical support

  • Bridging the Gap-Getting Physically Active Program – assist with program delivery elements including: promotions, facilities, clinics, introductory programs, leaders, equipment

    General Administration duties related to the position

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a good understanding of working with people with physical disabilities.

  • Must be able to work efficiently, independently and be able to multi task

  • Must be willing to have a criminal record check

  • Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

  • Must have knowledge in working with computers including Word and Excel

  • Must have an outgoing personality and ability to network

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

  • Knowledge of sports wheelchairs an asset and ability to deliver wheelchair loan program requirements

  • Knowledge and experience working in the sport system is an asset

  • Public speaking training and experience is an asset

  • Working with youth is an asset

  • Class 4 driver’s license is an asset

  • First Aid training is an asset

  • Physical ability to move and lift heavy objects is an asset


The applicant must meet the Canada Summer Jobs eligibility requirements:  15 – 30 years of age; Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or person to whom refugee protections has been conferred; Full Time Student intending to return to studies in the next school year; legally entitled to work in Canada

SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Gail Hamamoto, Executive Director, BC Wheelchair Sports gail@bcwheelchairsports.com   780 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver BC V6P 5Y7  p.604 333 3520  www.bcwheelchairsports.com

Note: Only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted