Youth Sports Assistant

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families

April 14, 2021

Position: Youth Sports Assistant

Hours: 15 hours per week – Determinate to March 31, 2022

Salary Range: $17.34 - $21.89 per hour + vacation pay


POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Manager of Youth Programs, the Youth Sports

Assistant performs the assists the Sports Coordinator in their role and taking the

lead of the sports program when absent. The Youth Sports Assistant will be

responsible for assisting and leading the sports program with the Coordinator. In

addition, the Youth Sports Assistant will develop and plan sports evenings with the team.


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Deliver programs and activities for youth;

• Designated lead in absence of Sports Coordinator;

• In collaboration with the youth team plan, schedule and deliver weekly Sports

After School program and activities;

• Facilitate a positive experience for participants;

• Plan and organize field trips;

• Supervise participants in activities at all times;

• Adapt programs to include all participants;

• Provide emotional support and encouragement to all participants;

• Provide and prepare nutritious meals for participants;

• Always ensure participant and staff safety;

• Communicate with DNT, parents, and other staff;

• Upkeep all administrative records (e.g. attendance);

• Assist in preparation of reports as required by funders;

• Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required;

• Promote the regular exchange of information about children and program,

between staff and parents;


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

• Fluency in Inuktitut would be an asset;

• Experience working with Inuit or Indigenous communities;

• Knowledge of the needs of Inuit children and families;

• Knowledge of Inuit culture and community;

• Knowledge of behaviour management strategies for children and youth;

• Knowledge of Inuit and non-Inuit community services and supports for children

and youth;

• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;

• Ability to operate computer systems and relevant software;

• Effective leadership skills;

• Ability to respond effectively in crisis situations;

• Ability to work in a collaborative team environment;

• Ability to function effectively in a high-stress, high noise environment;

• Flexibility; and

• Enthusiasm and commitment to children.


QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

• Inuit descent preferred;

• High School Diploma or equivalent;

• Post-secondary education in Physical Education, Sports (or equivalent);

• Written and spoken fluency in Inuktitut an asset; and

• Experience working with Inuit or Indigenous communities


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

• Medical certification of good health;

• TB Test, if applicable, and other immunizations up-to-date;

• Negative COVID-19 test;

• Police Record Check – Vulnerable Sector required in keeping with Inuuqatigiit

Centre Personnel Policies and Procedures; and

• First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to become certified.


Please apply with cover letter and resume by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,

April 23, 2021 to: hrmanager@inuuqatigiit.ca

• We thank all who apply for this position. Only those applicants selected for an

interview will be contacted.

• When two equally qualified candidates are considered for the same position,

preference will be given to the candidate of Inuit descent