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Aquatic Centre

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NOW HIRING: SWIM INSTRUCTORS/LIFEGUARDS FOR THE SPRING 2017 SEMESTER!

Please apply by April 24th, 2017.
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor is a must!


Required Awards: Valuable Awards:
  • National Lifeguard: Pool – within 2 years OR 
    Red Cross Pool Lifeguard – within 2 years
  • Water Safety Instructor – within 2 years
  • Standard First-Aid – within 2 years
  • CPR-C/AED – within 1 year
  • CALA (Aqua-fitness)
  • Pool Operator 1 and 2
  • Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner
  • Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner
  • WHIMIS, TDG, and Confined Spaces

Physical Requirements for all UCAC Instructors and Lifeguards

  • 20m sprint, victim recovery, 20m victim carry, in less than 60 seconds
  • 10:00 of treading water (both wrists out of the water)
  • 20lbs brick retrieval from bottom of the deep end (5m or 16’)
  • A pulmonary assessment test
    All UCAC Instructors and Lifeguards are required to teach one (1) complete set of Saturday swim lessons per year to maintain active status.    
Applications must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Copy of your awards
  • Minimum of three (3) references
  • Criminal Record Check (With Vulnerable Sector)
Deadline to apply:   April 24th, 2017
Interviews: April 6th and 21st
Mandatory New Staff Training: April 28th, 9:00-5:00p
Mandatory All Staff Training: April 30th, 9:00-5:00p
Spring Lesson Dates: April 29th - June 24th

All applications should be directed to:

Aquatic Manager
2500 University Drive
Calgary, AB
T2N 1N4
Fax 403-284-5867
E-mail: swim@ucalgary.ca

We thank you for your interest; however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bowness Park

Climbing Centre

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Are you an energetic, self-motivated individual seeking a fun and challenging opportunity working with children and/or adults who loves Climbing? If so you may be just the person we’re looking for!

University of Calgary Climbing Instructors are responsible for ensuring that the UofC Climbing programs are taught according to the extremely high standards established by the University of Calgary in every class, every day. Our classes are all taught in a fun, safe and professional environment, which encourages participants to develop at their own pace. The curriculum for each lesson will be provided to instructors.

Our in-house training and mentorship program ensures that staff from any background can run successful programs while acquiring the skills and experience needed to progress to higher levels of instruction.

What do I need to work at the U of C climbing gym?

  • Bouldering or top-rope climbing experience required
  • Passion for climbing
  • A good attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability & punctuality
  • Some daytime availability
  • Experience working with youth is an asset
  • Instructional experience is an asset

Resumes may be submitted to the Outdoor Centre in Kinesiology B-180 Attn: Ashley & Nick or e-mailed to Climb@ucalgary.ca


Design Camp

Fitness Centre

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If you are in Kinesiology, and are interested in practical experience working in a world class fitness centre, drop off your resume at the Fitness Centre front customer care desk for:

Floor Staff
Personal Training Staff


Gymnastics Centre

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Are you an energetic, self-motivated individual seeking a fun and challenging opportunity working with children and/or adults who loves Gymnastics? If so you may be just the person we’re looking for! A background in physical education and/or gymnastics is preferred.

University of Calgary Gymnastics Coaches works very closely with the Programmers, and are responsible for ensuring that the UCalgary Gymnastics programs are taught according to the extremely high standards established by the University of Calgary in every class, every day. All lesson plans and set ups will be provided to coaches.

The UCalgary Gymnastics Centre, home to the Canadian Men’s National team, sets the standard for progressive motor-skill development, by providing children with a foundation of confidence through non-competitive, circuit based gymnastics programs which are revamped based upon coaches feedback every year.

Our Parent/Child, Preschool, Grade School and Adult classes are all taught in a fun, safe and professional environment, which encourages participants to develop at their own pace.

Why is the UCalgary Gymnastics Centre a great place to work?

  • Keep fit as you work
  • Competitive compensation
  • Fun, high energy work environment
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Access to other UCalgary Active Living programs
  • Paid First Aid/CPR training annually
  • Located close to transit
  • Work with professionals and professors from around campus
  • Be part of our new programs - Rhythmic Gymnastics, Adaptive Gymnastics, Performance Team Gymnastics

Active Living Gymnastics Centre

University of Calgary

(403)220-7010


Intramural Sports

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Officials

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Each term the IMS program employs referees for all competitive sports. Referee responsibilities are to ensure safety of participants through direct supervision and rule enforcement. We offer training, however, having experience in the field is an asset, and furthermore current or expired certification is preferred. We accept applications throughout the year and may be submitted to the intramurals office in KNA 101 or Client services KNA 104.

Position Information
Shifts: Mon-Thru Evenings, and some weekends
Dates: September to April
Rate of Pay: $12-$20
Location: Kinesiology Complex

The Officials duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Filling in game sheets
  2. Directing the flow of participants to the proper locations
  3. Listening and addressing participant concerns
  4. Enforcing league policies and procedures
  5. Distributing tickets/coupons to participants
  6. Ensuring playing area is safe
  7. Accountable for equipment and its return
  8. Responsible for writing incident reports for any dangerous or irregular behavior/action/equipment issues.
  9. Completing incident reports for any dangerous or irregular behavior/action/equipment issues.
  10. Keep scores of games (Sport specific)
  11. Keep game time
  12. Enforce Sport rules
  13. Mediate conflicts
  14. Control the game to be as safe as possible

The role of an official is first and foremost to ensure the safety of participants in the intramurals league. An official may use a number of intramural resources including rules, and policies to help maintain a fun, friendly, yet a competitive game that helps make our program so successful. Officials must be able to handle conflicts and resolve them rationally, and consistent. They must be able to manage the flow of a game from keeping track of time, to assessing and distributing penalties to run games as smoothly as possible.

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent Communication/Social Skills
  2. Conflict Resolution skills (Being able to enforce sanctions)
  3. Organization and time management skills
  4. Passion for Competition
  5. Punctual
  6. Certification in the Sport would be an asset

Supervisor / First-Aid

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Each term the IMS program hires students as event supervisors/first aid to maintain organization throughout an event, and to administer any emergency athletic first aid if necessary. Students are required to submit a resume to the IMS office in KNA 101 or Client Services in KNA 104. All applications are welcome - having experience with first aid is an asset.

Position Information
Shifts: Mon-Thru Evenings, and some weekends
Dates: September to April
Rate of Pay: $12-$14
Location: Kinesiology Complex

The supervisor/first-aid duties include, but not limited to:

  1. Filling in game sheets
  2. Directing the flow of participants to the proper locations
  3. Listening and addressing participant concerns
  4. Enforcing league policies and procedures
  5. Informing participants of special notices
  6. Distributing tickets/coupons to participants
  7. Ensuring playing area is safe and playable
  8. Accountable for equipment and its return
  9. Completing incident reports for any dangerous or irregular behavior/action/equipment issues.
  10. Administer simple and small athletic first aid needs (Ice packs, Band-aids, Tensor bandages)
  11. Call Campus Security of any incidents beyond control of IMS staff, or for serious injuries.
  12. Keep scores of games (Sport specific)

All these roles of the supervisor/first aid are important to keeping the flow of events running smoothly and without conflict. They are there to ensure the safety of individuals by addressing concerns, enforcing safe measures, defusing conflicts, and administering basic first-aid needs. As well the supervisor is responsible for all intramurals equipment—both distributing it and retrieving it at the end of the night. They function as a liaison between the league coordinator and participants; must be able to communicate well and efficiently with participants and relay all necessary information to event coordinators.

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent Communication Skills
  2. Conflict Resolution skills
  3. Organization and time management skills
  4. Passion for Sport administration
  5. First-aid or CPR training would be an asset
  6. Punctual


Mini University

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Mini University Instructor

Job Title: Mini University Instructor
Faculty: Faculty of Kinesiology
Department: Active Living
Salary Range: $13.25/hour 
Duration of Employment: July and August, 2017

Nature of the work: 

Are you looking for a fun summer job this July and August? Are you positive, enthusiastic and love working with kids? Do you want to change lives and be a good role model for the next generation? If you just got excited, then being a Camp Leader might be the job for you! Mini University is a fun and exciting place to work and is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience working with kids. As an Instructor you will get to create your own lesson plans and instruct a variety of activities and hands-on projects with different grade groups. There will be a maximum of 24 campers in each group with two Camp Leaders to assist and possibly a Jr. Leader. If you are a kid at heart and this sounds like your dream job, apply now to have the time of your life this summer!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the enjoyment and safety of campers at all times
  • Ensuring that campers are listening and respecting themselves, others around them as well as the equipment that is being used in the classroom
  • Plan and implement fun hands-on activities for campers 
  • Explaining to leaders how they can assist in implementing activities
  • Ensuring instructions and time are given to campers to clean up prior to leaving the room on time
  • Ordering the right amount of supplies on time
  • Planning activities and setting up your room before the campers arrive
  • Work with other instructors to collaborate and plan lessons together
  • Delegating roles and duties to the other leaders and junior leaders
  • When required, helping other instructors with the implementation of their activities
  • Supervising lunch once a week for all campers in the gym 
  • Helping and leading groups of campers on field trips off campus 
  • Ensuring their room or area is clean and tidy at the end of each day  
  • Disciplining and instituting group management when necessary
  • Filling out incident reports whenever necessary

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth and children
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and teamwork skills 
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C
  • A clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search

Positions Available:

Active Gamers Instructor

Are you looking for a fun summer job this July and August? Do you like to play Wii U and Xbox One motion-sensor games? Do you know how to make simple video games on the iPad and play a variety of classic board games? Mini University Summer Camp is currently seeking a Mini Active Gamers Instructor for this summer’s camp season. The instructor will have the opportunity to design and execute lessons that lead campers into the world of active gaming. This instructor will be responsible for teaching campers how to design their own computer game using Rapid Game Development computer software as well as other gaming activities for campers ages 5-14 over a seven-week period. Mini University provides a fun and exciting work environment with other post-secondary students while teaching and inspiring kids to live a healthy lifestyle while participating in gaming! If this sounds like the job for you, apply now to join Mini University for this coming July and August!

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to miniu@ucalgary.ca


Mini University Instructor

Job Title: Mini University Leader
Faculty: Faculty of Kinesiology
Department: Active Living
Salary Range: $13.25/hour
Duration of Employment: July and August, 2017

Nature of the work:
Are you looking for a fun summer job this July and August? Are you positive, enthusiastic and love working with kids? Do you want to change lives and be a good role model for the next generation? If you just got excited, then being a Camp Leader might be the job for you! Mini University is a fun and exciting place to work and is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience working with kids. As a Camp Leader, you and your partner Leader will be responsible for leading a group of 18 to 24 campers to specialized instructors around campus. Throughout the summer, you will get to do different themed camps and work with different grade groups (K-8) as well as organize small games, assist instructors and mentor Junior Leaders. If you are a kid at heart and this sounds like your dream job, apply now to have the time of your life this summer!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the enjoyment and safety of campers at all times 
  • Participating at all times in activities as designated by instructors or while children are completing activities 
  • Ensuring that campers are listening and respecting themselves, others around them as well as the equipment that is being used in the classroom 
  • Planning and organizing body breaks which include taking campers to the washroom, filling up water bottles, eating a snack and giving campers a brain break by playing games or singing songs 
  • Supporting the instructor in implementing their lessons by asking what role you need to take. This may include helping set up, demonstrating projects or experiments reiterating instructions for campers who need extra help and cleaning up 
  • Take attendance and meet with parents at Sign In / Sign Out. During this time it is important that you ensure that you are on Field 1 across from lot have parents initial that they have dropped off / picked up their child, give parents feedback about their child’s day at camp and keep campers busy with low energy games and activities 
  • Ensuring all parents sign their children out and continually perform headcounts. 
  • Transporting campers to and from activities in a fun and engaging way 
  • Disciplining and instituting group management when necessary 
  • Filling out incident reports whenever necessary 
  • Support and mentor Junior Leaders that you are partnered with

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth and children 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and teamwork skills 
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C 
  • A clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to miniu@ucalgary.ca


Mini University Junior Leader

Job Title: Mini University Junior Leader
Faculty: Faculty of Kinesiology
Department: Active Living
Salary Range: $12.20/hour
Duration of Employment: July and August, 2017

Nature of the work:
Are you looking for a fun summer job this July and August? Are you a positive and enthusiastic person who loves playing with kids? If you just got excited, then being a Junior Leader might be the job for you! Mini University is a fun and exciting place to work and is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience working with kids. As a Junior Leader, each week you will be partnered with two experienced Camp Leaders who will mentor and support you. You will get to participate in all of the activities, organize small games with the campers and help out the instructors. Each week you will get the opportunity to work with different Leaders, participate in different camps and play with campers. Apply now if you want to have fun, make friends and gain leadership skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Working cooperatively and open to learning from other staff members
  • Ensuring the enjoyment and safety of campers at all times
  • Participating at all times in activities as designated by instructors or while children are completing activities
  • Ensuring that campers are listening and respecting themselves, others around them as well as the equipment that is being used in the classroom
  • Transporting campers to and from activities in a fun and engaging way

Optional Duties & skills to improve on:

  • Ensuring all parents sign their children out and continually perform headcounts.
  • Disciplining and instituting group management when necessary
  • Planning and organizing body breaks which include taking campers to the washroom, filling up water bottles, eating a snack and giving campers a brain break by playing games
  • Supporting the instructor in implementing their lessons by asking what role you need to take. This may include helping set up, demonstrating projects or experiments reiterating instructions for campers who need extra help and cleaning up
  • Take attendance and meet with parents at Sign In / Sign Out. During this time it is important that you ensure that you are on Field 1 across from lot have parents initial that they have dropped off / picked up their child, give parents feedback about their child’s day at camp and keep campers busy with low energy games and activities

Qualifications:

  • Some experience working with youth and children 
  • Good interpersonal communication and teamwork skills 
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C
  • A clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to miniu@ucalgary.ca

Outdoor Centre Youth

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ASSISTANT YOUTH LEADER

Salary Range: $104.00/day
Duration of Employment: Camps run from Jul 4th – Sept 1st (Monday – Friday) Staff Training June 26th-30th, 2017

A. NATURE & SCOPE
Assistant Youth Leaders introduce kids to the best outdoor activities within the city limits! Through cycling, wall climbing, rafting, swimming, and many more fun activities, we get youth active and outside! This position is responsible for providing a fun, safe, and healthy environment for children (ages 5-18 years) registered in our summer outdoor programs. Assistant Youth Leaders are required to supervise children and implement weekly activities for a variety of different camps. Leaders will report to the Youth Program Coordinator. If you want to spend your summer outside floating down the river on a raft, leading a bike trip, or going for a hike with a group of kids then this position is for you!

B. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Enthusiasm for working with young people in the outdoors 
  • Meet and greet parents and campers on arrival and departure from camp 
  • Implement all aspects of the daily schedule with the help of 1-2 other leaders
  • Provide quality care, fun, and supervision to all campers 
  • Participate in all group activities and encourage camper participation. Activities include (but not exclusive to): cycling, wall climbing, rafting on the Bow River, swimming, longboarding, and hiking 
  • Provide first aid care when necessary and notify the Youth Program Coordinator 
  • Provide weekly written reports to Youth Program Coordinator 
  • Abide by the Outdoor Centre’s Policies and Procedures

C. QUALIFICATIONS

  • General knowledge and experience of outdoor activities in and around Calgary 
  • Must be available and willing to work Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • To be available for staff training dates (listed above)
  • Experience working with youth (ages 5-18) 
  • Valid (or intent to get) Standard First Aid and CPR 
  • Valid (or intent to get) a security clearance check for the vulnerable sector

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS April 6th, 2017
WE WILL START INTERVIEWS PRIOR TO DEADLINE

Please Submit Resumes to Bridget and Dena at outkids@ucalgary.ca


OUTDOOR YOUTH INSTRUCTOR: Longboarding

Salary Range: $110.00-$117.00 /day
Duration of Employment:
Option A (full summer): July 4th – Sept 1st (Monday – Friday), Staff Training June 26th-30th, 2017
Option B (only longboarding camps): July 4-7, July 10-14, July 24-28, July 31-Aug 4, Staff Training Monday, June 26th

A. NATURE & SCOPE
We are looking for a passionate educator, outdoor enthusiast, and avid longboarder. This position will be responsible for taking the lead on 4 weeks of Keiki Longboarding camp for youth in grades 5-9 (from novice to intermediate levels). Each week they will be exploring new locations around Calgary by longboard and are required to supervise children and implement weekly activities such as swimming and games. Instructors will be given the camp manuals in advance and will be compensated for time spent on updating and improving them.
If you are interested in working the entire summer, the remaining 5 weeks will be spent on other Outdoor day-camps such as MegaVenture, Tots on Treks, Climb On, etc. If you want to spend your summer outside teaching young people the basics about longboarding, pathway etiquette, board maintenance, and more, then this position is for you!

B. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Enthusiasm for working with young people in the outdoors, rain or shine 
  • Meet and greet parents and campers on arrival and departure from camp 
  • Implement all aspects of the daily schedule 
  • Provide quality care, fun, and supervision to all campers 
  • Participate in all group activities and encourage camper participation. Activities include (but not exclusive to): cycling, wall climbing, rafting on the Bow River, swimming, longboarding, and hiking 
  • Provide first aid care when necessary and notify the Youth Program Coordinator of actions 
  • Provide weekly written reports to Youth Program Coordinator 
  • Abide by the Outdoor Centre’s Policies and Procedures

C. QUALIFICATIONS

  • General knowledge and experience of outdoor activities and city pathways around Calgary 
  • Must be available and willing to work Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • To be available for staff training dates 
  • Experience and/or educational training working with youth (ages 5-18) 
  • Valid (or intent to get) Standard First Aid and CPR 
  • Valid (or intent to get) security clearance check for the vulnerable sector

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS April 6th, 2017
WE WILL START INTERVIEWS PRIOR TO DEADLINE

Please Submit Resumes to Bridget and Dena at outkids@ucalgary.ca

Outdoor Centre

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University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Outdoor Centre Positions

Salary Range: Starting at 12.20/hr

Duration of Employment: June - End of September (potential for students to stay)

Would you like to have a summer job that is fun, active, and outdoors? Come join the University of Calgary Outdoor Centre where employees work as a team to provide high quality equipment rental services and program registrations to the University community and the general public. These positions are ideal for students and those looking for a short-term position. Hours of work will be proximate to operating hours. Which, in the summer, are 8am-8pm from Sun-Sat. Shifts range from three to eight hours per day, two to five days per week.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing exceptional customer service
  • Processing rental orders and program registrations
  • Preparing gear for outdoor programs
  • Repair and maintenance of outdoor gear, which may require heavy lifting (approx. 50 lbs).

Qualifications:

  • Minimum age: 18 years.
  • Must have full weekend availability.
  • Must be available to attend group interview (April 8th, 9am-noon).
  • Must attend training dates (June 13th-15th, noon-4pm).

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in one or more outdoor activities.
  • Basic computer keyboarding skills.
  • Experience with maintenance & repair of outdoor gear an asset.
  • Telephone, reception and cash handling experience is an asset.
  • Previous experience in a customer service related field considered an asset.
  • First Aid / CPR certification is an asset.

In order to receive an application form, please submit your resume and cover letter to activejobs@ucalgary.ca.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 31ST, 2017.

Racquet Centre

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Racquet Centre Staff (Seasonal Sept-Apr) - NOT HIRING AT THIS TIME

The University of Calgary Racquet Centre is looking for individuals who love playing Racquet Sports and want to work in a squash & racquetball environment.

Qualifications/Expertise:

  • Available for evenings and weekends shifts
  • Strong secretarial / clerical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and posse excellent time management skills
  • Possess and maintain current First Aid/CPR certification

Accountabilities, Tasks, and Duties

Office Administration

  • Develop excel spreadsheet for staff duties, staff schedule, court maintenance, players list
  • Help organize tournaments, programs and leagues for student, members and non-members

Customer service

  • Promote Racquet Centre programs and services to customers and players
  • Ensure court bookings and player check-in are enforced
  • Address customer complaints and exercise discretion in decision making concerning policies and procedures
  • Ensures players and customers are dealt with in a kind and courteous manner

Communication

  • Work with the Racquet Centre supervisor to coordinate daily work tasks
  • Assist or back-up other staff as needed to cover vacations or sick leave
  • Monitor publications inventory and re-stock the general Racquet Centre displays as required
  • Maintain high quality signage and a clean appearance in the Racquet Centre
  • Enforce policies and procedures to facility users

Court Maintenance

  • Clean and maintenance the court facilities
  • Ensure a clean and safe environment for players and staff
  • Ensures equipment and rentals are cleaned and safe for users
Please send your resume to
University of Calgary
Active Living Racquet Centre
racquet@ucalgary.ca

Racquet Centre – Squash Instructor - NOT HIRING AT THIS TIME

The University of Calgary Racquet Centre is currently seeking a talented, service-focused Squash Instructor with excellent communication skills.

The successful candidate must demonstrate superior playing and coaching ability and be able to train a broad range of players: from Beginner to Open.  This position requires participation in all aspects of the squash program; including teaching private and group lessons, organizing tournaments, setting up ladders and leagues.  This position will include mornings, afternoon, evening and /or weekend shifts. 

Applicant must be a certified level 1 Squash Instructor (Level 1) with a minimum of one-year experience coaching adults and youths of various skill levels.

Interested? Please email Tina Istace at racquet@ucalgary.ca


Sport Clubs

Sport Clubs are interested in staff for:

Officials
Supervisors
First Aid

Fill out an application form at the Campus Recreation Office, Client Services KNA 104.

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