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About the Position
Position #: 19649
OrganizationSpecial Olympics Ontario Kitchener-Waterloo
Position: Community Sport Technical Coordinator
Location: Waterloo Town Square
Impact Statement: Special Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports.
Description: To provide a resource to community volunteers looking for specific sport information and to monitor the overall quality of experience in community sports programs through interacting with parents, coaches, and athletes.
A general knowledge of the rules and regulations of each sport, good communication and interpersonal skills and access to computer and e-mail strongly recommended.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Interact with parents, coaches, and athletes to ensure that sports programs are being run in accordance with Provincial and Regional guidelines

Ensure participation ratios of athletes to coaches are within safe and effective limits

Educate the importance of and monitor completion of SOC NCCP coaching courses of all SOO coaches

Ensure ample competitive opportunities are available to all sport programs; work with Conference Convenors if opportunities are lacking.
Training Details: Orientation and training is available through the Community Council and/or representatives from the Provincial Office
Working Conditions: Various sport facilities
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Age: 21+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Problem Solving, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Tannis Gayler
Address: Box 40107 Waterloo Town Square Waterloo, N2J 4V1


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151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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Friday: 9 am - 12 pm