Volleyball Lead

YMCA of Greater Saint John - Saint John, NB (30+ days ago)

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The YMCA of Greater Saint John is working hard to address the critical issue’s facing the region; the health crisis, population decline, youth outmigration and child poverty. At the Y, we are striving to build a diverse and inclusive community where each person is valued for the unique perspectives and contributions they bring.

The Y offers a diverse set of programs at 19 locations in the city and surrounding municipalities. We are a community of 300 employees and 750 volunteers. If you don’t have a Y story yet – now is your opportunity to get involved. We invite you to come see what the power of belonging can do for you, your career and your community.

What We Offer

YMCA membership
In - house training and professional development opportunities
Uniform and uniform allowance
Personal “Y Day”
Competitive compensation package, including benefits and pension plan
Opportunities for career growth
Opportunities for cross training across department
Paid job related certifications (ie. First aid/CPR)

The Opportunity

As Volleyball Lead you will be the sole contact and facilitator of Volleyball on the Boardwalk (VOTB) before, during and after the season. (April- September).

Coordinate leagues, tournaments and various fun events for beach volleyball courts;
To act as the public relations person as well as promote the leagues and tournaments;
Supervise all games and events that are held on the courts;
Manage and report all financial records and registrations that are associated with the project (including game results, league standings and court usage);
To maintain and groom courts and surrounding areas on a daily basis as well ensure proper signage is visible during league play;
To maintain rentals of the courts throughout the season;
Maintain Volleyball website and other registration software.

Skills and Qualifications:
Field of study: Physical Education, Kinesiology, Outdoor Recreation, and Recreation Management;
Strong volleyball background at the administration and/or player level and to be able to demonstrate the ability to organize events;
Criminal Record Check and First Aid/CPR (or be willing to obtain);
Strong scheduling and administration skills & financial abilities. Outgoing and strong public relation skills;
Reliable and mature individual;
Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills;
Proven communication skills both verbal and written;
Ability to communicate with participants of all ages and skill levels;
Employment is contingent on having a clean Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search along with clearance from Department of Social Development.

As a Y employee, you will:
Model appropriate behaviours in line with the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s mission, vision and values; establishes rapport and maintains effective relationship building behaviour with staff, volunteers and members.
Represent the YMCA of Greater Saint John in a professional manner.
Understand and integrate the value of philanthropy and volunteerism and imparts this knowledge and beliefs upon staff, volunteers and members.
Be responsible to follow and abide by YMCA standards to ensure our centres are clean and well-maintained.

We ask qualified applicants to submit their cover letter and resume by March 31, 2020. The YMCA of Greater Saint John appreciates the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.