Sport Club Manager Position Description
To coordinate, document and maintain athlete and volunteer records pertaining to the administration of the sport club.
Minimum Qualifications/Skills Required:
Thoroughness in record keeping and documentation.
Strong administrative and communication skills.
Enjoyment working with athletes with an intellectual disability.
Provincial Team Liaison (PTL) Position Description
To distribute all pre-event information, and team uniforms, to Team Ontario Members (athletes, coaches and families) within their District. To ensure that all required information is returned completed to the Chef de Mission by the required deadline.
Provincial Games Sport Technical Consultant Position Description
To provide sport specific technical support to the Games Organizing Committee & to Special Olympics Ontario coaches and staff. This volunteer position will be a member of the Provincial Games Organizing Committee.
Roles & Responsibilities
Provide sport specific technical expertise and support to the Games Organizing Committee, Venue Manager & Special Olympics Ontario coaches and staff
Be available to answer/consult on sport specific questions via email, phone or conference call leading into the games
Be available to consult with the Games Organizing Committee and Venue Manager on topics that could include; scheduling, rules, officials, venue & competition requirements
Attend the provincial games in their entirety in the capacity of Technical Consultant
May be required to attend the Games Venue Tour
May be required to attend the Volunteer Orientation Session
Work in conjunction with the Manager, Major Games and Venue Manager on any and all sport technical items related to Provincial Games
The Technical Consultant will be required to attend the Provincial Games in their official capacity as advisor to the Games Organizing Committee, not as a Coach or Team Manager
Review the games technical packages and provide suggestions/changes to the Manager, Major Games
Ensure consultation with the Games Organizing Committee and Venue Manager on scheduling, venue sites, rules, officials, competition format and standards
Consult with the Manager, Major Games on the process of divisioning to ensure Special Olympics Ontario divisioning requirements are met
Maintain constant communications with the Venue Manager and the Sport Technical Committee of the Games Organizing Committee
Copy the Manager, Major Games on all technical issues and communications with the Organizing Committee
Prior to the games, have a meeting with the head of officials
During the Games, meet with all officials prior to competition to conduct an overview of a Special Olympics competition, and review the rules and regulations, to ensure that the Provincial rules are being followed, and to ensure the safety of the athletes
During the Games, function as a member of the Divisioning Committee and assist in divisioning of the athletes, be a member of the Protest committee
After the Games, compile and submit a report and evaluation of the Games to the Manager, Major Games & the Games Organizing Committee
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong administrative skills
Coaching experience within the sport
Experience in planning Special Olympics competitions
Experience coaching athletes with an intellectual disability
Ability to work independently
Fully certified NCCP Level 1 Special Olympics coach and a fully certified NCCP Level 1 coach in the sport they coordinate or a certified official in the sport.
Provincial Games Caddie Position Description
Caddies will be selected by their athletes to attend Provincial Games and they are required to make a commitment to their athlete, their sport, and to the District Team. Caddies will ensure that their athlete has a successful and fulfilling experience at the Provincial Games and performs to the best of his/her ability before and during the games.
National Games Mission Staff Position Description
To ensure that all Team Ontario members have a successful and fulfilling experience at the National Winter Games. To assist with the overall management of Team Ontario.
Sport specific mission staff
General mission staff
Medical Mission Staff
All mission staff must be 18 years of age or older.
District Team Manager (DTM) Position Description
To ensure District Team members have a successful and fulfilling experience at the Provincial Games.
Minimum Qualifications/Skills Required:
District Team Manager must possess the following attributes:
outstanding leadership abilities and ability to work as a team member
past experience in a Games environment would be considered an asset
excellent written and verbal communication skills; and,
excellent organizational and administrative skills.