Summer Program Assistant

Reporting to:  Senior Director & Program Coordinator

ParaSport® Ontario is a not-for-profit provincial sport organization that provides leadership, resources, and opportunities to ensure a strong community for persons with a disability in the Ontario sport and recreation community.

Our key initiatives include:  providing multi-sport competitions for our member organizations; the delivery of Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA), a community outreach program; providing adaptive equipment for various events; and supporting and promoting the Paralympic movement.

The Summer Program Assistant will assist ParaSport® Ontario staff in providing assistance with the RWA Program, including coordination and delivery of sessions & researching & contacting various organizations (i.e., schools, rehab facilities, etc.) to express interest in hosting a RWA session; assist with the coordination of adaptive equipment for school programs; and updating office resources.

The Summer Program Assistant will also work on the following:

  • Research Fundraising and Sponsorship opportunities
  • Updating social media Sites and website
  • Assist with promoting parasports in the community
  • Other areas where the Summer Program Assistant may express interest in gaining experience.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Ready, Willing & Able (RWA)

  • Promote RWA to potential host organizations (including schools, rehabilitation centers, etc.)
  • Attend and assist in delivery of RWA sessions within Toronto
  • Follow up with program participants to encourage and support further involvement in sport
  • Support Program Assistant in organizing logistics of RWA sessions
  • Enter participant information into ParaSport® Ontario’s database

Miscellaneous

  • Various administrative duties
  • Update Resource Directory
  • Assist Senior Director with fundraising & sponsorship initiatives.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in an office environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
  • Knowledge of the amateur sport community in Ontario
  • Knowledge of disability sports and/or the Paralympic movement
  • Strong computer skills – including Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Professional and friendly telephone, email and in-person communication skills
  • Willingness to attend events/meetings on some evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver’s license an asset

Term: June 12 – August 11, 2017 (9 weeks)

Salary:  $11.40 per hour for 30 hour week

Deadline for resumes is: May 26, 2017

Note: Must be a full-time returning student to be eligible.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter & resume including two references 

ParaSport® Ontario

3701 Danforth Avenue

Toronto, ON   M1N 2G2

Telephone: (416) 426-7187

Email: info@parasportontario.ca

Website: www.parasportontario.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

ParaSport Ontario is an equal opportunity employer


Summer Resource Assistant

Reporting to:  Senior Director & Program Coordinator

Date: May 17, 2017

ParaSport Ontario is pleased to offer an employment opportunity to secondary and post-secondary students who were registered as a full time student during the preceding academic year and who intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year.

ParaSport Ontario is a not-for-profit provincial sport organization that provides leadership, resources, and opportunities to ensure a strong community for persons with a disability in the Ontario sport and recreation community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research new Ready Willing and Able program opportunities within the GTA & Ontario; participate in the Outreach Program; follow up with participants to encourage & support further involvement in sport; and update ParaSport Ontario’s database of participants.
  • Research areas for new grant, fundraising & sponsorship revenue.
  • Update the current online Resource Directory & source new clubs/organizations.
  • Contribute to ParaSport Ontario’s social media platforms & update website information

Experience:

  • Knowledge of the Paralympic movement and Ontario Sport System
  • Knowledge & experience with event management and fundraising.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills – including Microsoft Office and Excel. Photo editing & design programs, an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Able to attend events on some evenings and weekends.
  • Access to a vehicle an asset.

Term: June 12 – July 21, 2017 (6 weeks)

Salary:  $11.40 per hour for 30 hour week

Deadline for resumes is: Friday, May 26, 2017

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter & resume including two references 

ParaSport® Ontario

3701 Danforth Avenue

Toronto, ON   M1N 2G2

Telephone: (416) 426-7187

Email: info@parasportontario.ca 

Website: www.parasportontario.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

ParaSport Ontario is an equal opportunity employer