2020 Summer Jobs

2020 Job Posting:    

  • Club Manager/Coach (1)
  • Rowing Coaches (1-2)
  • Groundskeeper/Maintenance Person/Coach (1)

General Overview:

The North Star Rowing Club is located on Lake Banook in Dartmouth Nova Scotia and offers rowing programs for learn to row, youth (age 13-18), seniors (age 19-27), para (all ages) and masters (age 21+) rowers. Our athletes compete in local, provincial, national and international level regattas, and some of our members have achieved medals in both World and Olympic competition.

The club is currently seeking up to four (4) coaches/employees to work under the direction of the club Head Coach. This year, North Star would like to hire one individual to act as a Club Manager/coach, one individual to act as a Groundskeeper/Maintenance Person/coach, and 1-2 individuals to act as the main Program Coaches for various programs. The Club Manager role would include: performing many administrative roles and responsibilities, acting as the main contact for the club, and assisting with coaching as needed. The Groundskeeper/Maintenance Person/Coach role would include: overseeing the maintenance of Oakwood House and the boathouse, assisting with the maintenance of rowing equipment, and assisting with coaching as needed. The main Program Coach roles would include: programming for the Masters program and the Junior Day program, delivering the Masters and Junior Day programs, planning and providing LTR courses, and assisting with the Junior and Senior Competitive programs. All must ensure that athletes adhere to all safety guidelines on and off the water and also adhere to the Coaching Code of Ethics.

Specific Responsibilities:

Club Manager/Coach

·     Coordination of all aspects of the club operation, which includes: program registration and planning, regattas registration and planning, fee collection, gear orders, schedules/timesheets, etc

·     Assist Program Coaches in delivering programming for Masters, Para, and Junior programs

·     Assist in the coordination of boat cleaning/repair and general club maintenance

·     Provide leadership to youth and offer a friendly welcoming face to all members of the club


Groundskeeper/Maintenance Person/Coach

·     Coordination of maintenance of Oakwood House, boat cleaning/repair, and general club maintenance

·     Assist Program Coaches in delivering programming for Masters, Para, and Junior programs

·     Assist Club Competitive Coaches with Junior and Senior Development and Competitive programs (excellent coach mentoring opportunity)

·     Provide leadership to youth and offer a friendly welcoming face to all members of the club

Program Coaches

·     Develop and implement daily program for Junior Day Program

·     Develop and implement training programs for Masters and Para rowers

·     Assist Club Competitive Coaches with Junior and Senior Development and Competitive programs (excellent coach mentoring opportunity)

·     Assist in the implementation of all aspects of the club operation, which includes: program registration and planning, regattas registration and planning, boat cleaning and repair, and general club maintenance

·     Provide leadership to youth and offer a friendly welcoming face to all members of the club

Qualifications:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment.
  • Was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year.
  • Intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year.
  • a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

·   NCCP Learn to Row or RCA Coach Trained or Certified preferred (will be required to take).

·     Valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card required.

·     Current Emergency First Aid and CPR Course.

·     Excellent swimming ability.

·     Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills.

·     Experience working with athletes with disabilities.

·     Criminal Record and Vulnerable Person Check required.


Work Schedule
:

·     30-40 hours/week (additional hours possible)

·     May-September and possibly into October

·     Attendance at all shifts and summer regattas

Remuneration:

Salary TBA (based on funding grant)

If interested, please send a complete resume and cover letter before

March 15, 2020 to:

Head Coach Peter Webster peter@northstarrowing.ca

Note: The position is contingent on receiving funding for hiring summer students and a requirement of the grants is that the applicants must be full time students who are returning to studies in September.