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Job Details

Job Number:  56858
Program Leader
Job Posted: Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 16 September 2019
(closing today)
Burnaby MoreSports Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Burnaby Salary: Starts at $16.08 + 4% vacation pay

Position:        Program Leader

Employer:      Burnaby MoreSports Society


Job Description

Burnaby MoreSports Society (BMS) is a registered charity providing free after-school sports programs to elementary school children in underprivileged communities. BMS is seeking motivated Program Leaders who can thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy work environment, working with senior staff to deliver high-quality sports programs for children and youth in Burnaby.


The Program Leader is responsible for supervising children (ages 6-12), implementing sports lesson plans, supporting youth volunteers and leadership students, liaising with school staff/parents, and providing a safe, supportive environment for all participants. The Program Leader will be flexible, while working within established structures and routines to consistently meet program objectives.


Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate for this position would meet all of these criteria:

  • Experience planning and leading activities for groups of children in a recreational sports setting
  • Basic practical knowledge of program sports (i.e., basketball, handball, floor hockey, and soccer)
  • Working knowledge of child development, physical literacy, behaviour management, health and safety, with counselling experience an asset
  • Strong group management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Cultural and social sensitivity that embraces diversity and multiculturalism
  • Certified in emergency child first aid with CPR (or willing to certify)
  • Criminal record check in place for working with vulnerable children
  • Certified in HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD)
  • Fluent in English, with second language capabilities an asset

Terms & Conditions

This is a part-time contract position working weekday shifts from 2:30-5:30pm, for 3-9 hours per week at multiple school locations on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The hourly wage starts at $16.08 per hour + 4% vacation pay. The position will run from late September to early December and may extend into the winter months.



If you are at least 18 years of age, love working with young people, and think you are the right person for this role, BMS looks forward to hearing from you! Previous BMS youth coaches are encouraged to apply!


Thank you for your interest and application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit your resume and cover letter (with details on your availability) electronically.
Contact Details
Maria Bamba
Program Coordinator
Burnaby MoreSports Society
www:   burnabymoresports.ca

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