come work with us this summer!

Please check detailed position descriptions below.

The Richmond Hill Canoe Club strives to be the best place to paddle in Canada! We aim to give our
members a transformational canoe club experience. The RHCC is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic
individual to fill the position of Sprint Program Coach – Lead for the 2022 paddling season.
Reporting to the Head Coach, the Sprint Program Coach will work within both youth and adult
programming, engaging with athletes of all skill levels.
This coach will display in their attitude and actions a desire to align with the club’s broader vision and
goals as well as have an ability to recognize people’s strengths and communicate their potential
consistently.


Period of Employment: Cover letter should indicate the time periods available.
● Spring: May 2 to June 30, 2022
● Summer: July 2 to September 2, 2022
● Fall: September/October (TBD)


Hours of Work: Full Time (35 hrs per week), to include evening and weekends.


Salary: TBD (Based on experience and qualifications)

 

Responsibilities

General:
● A strong communicator who is open to feedback, curious to learn, takes initiative, and works well
with others.
● An individual committed to being world class at the basics (aspects of paddling, fitness, relating
to others).


Specific
● Reporting to the Head Coach, plans and implements programming for various levels of paddlers,
from youth to adults.
● Assists in responding to inquiries from parents and the general public in a timely and professional
manner whether in person or via email.
● Works collaboratively with both the Youth and Adult Programs Coordinators and acts as a
back-up in their absence.
● Participates in weekly coaching meetings.
● Works with and supports other coaches and volunteers in the delivery of programming
● Responds to emergency situations as they arise, with a demonstrated knowledge of emergency
procedures.
● Assists with the coordination of intra-club regattas. Coordinates entries for inter-club regattas
(divisional, provincial, national).
● Communicates effectively and regularly with the Head Coach.
● Demonstrates knowledge of the CKC Safe Sport Policy, RHCC Harassment Policy and RHCC
Code of Conduct.
● Demonstrates knowledge with and enforces Covid-19 safety protocols, policies and procedures.


Qualifications:
● Experience in teaching canoeing and kayaking at various levels (youth and/or adult)

 

Sprint Program Coach – Lead
(Instructor Sports)

● Experience in racing and/or coaching canoe or war canoe an asset
● Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard Certification an asset (Please provide the Lifesaving Society
verification code)
● CKC CanoeKids certification an asset
● NCCP certification an asset (Please provide NCCP #)
● SafeSport training and screening required
● Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card required
● Demonstrated knowledge of practices, procedures, activities, and programs as they relate to
youth/child athletics
● Demonstrated ability to be dependable and punctual
● Ability to work independently, take initiative and be proactive
● Ability to work in a team environment, to collaborate and to communicate effectively with staff,
participants, parents and the general public


Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to rhccupdates@rhcc.on.ca by February
28, 2022.

The Richmond Hill Canoe Club strives to be the best place to paddle in Canada! We aim to give our
members a transformational canoe club experience. The RHCC is seeking dynamic and enthusiastic
individuals to fill a number of coaching positions for the 2022 paddling season.
Reporting to the Head Coach, the Sprint Program Coach will work within both youth and adult
programming, engaging with athletes of all skill levels.
All coaches will display in their attitude and actions a desire to align with the club’s broader vision and
goals as well as have an ability to recognize people’s strengths and communicate their potential
consistently.


Period of Employment: Cover letter should indicate the time periods available.

● Spring: May 2 to June 30, 2022
● Summer: July 2 to September 2, 2022
● Fall: September/October (TBD)


Hours of Work: Cover letter should indicate preference in either full time or part time.
● Full Time (30 hrs + per week) or
● Part Time (10 to 30 hours per week)


Salary: TBD (Based on experience and qualifications)

 

Responsibilities

General:
● A strong communicator who is open to feedback, curious to learn, takes initiative, and works well
with others.
● An individual committed to being world class at the basics (aspects of paddling, fitness, relating
to others).


Specific:
● Reporting to the Head Coach, plans and implements programming for various levels of paddlers,
from youth to adults.
● Assists in responding to inquiries from parents and the general public in a timely and professional
manner whether in person or via email.
● Works closely with the Youth and Adult Programs Coordinators with regards to administrative
and scheduling matters.
● Participates in weekly coaching meetings
● Works with and support other coaches and volunteers in the delivery of programming
● Responds to emergency situations as they arise, with a demonstrated knowledge of emergency
procedures.
● Assists with the coordination of intra-club regattas.
● Communicates effectively and regularly with the Head Coach.
● Demonstrates knowledge of the CKC Safe Sport Policy, RHCC Harassment Policy and RHCC
Code of Conduct.
● Demonstrates knowledge with and enforces Covid-19 safety protocols, policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications:

Sprint Program Coach (Instructor Sports)
● Experience in teaching canoeing and kayaking at various levels (youth and/or adult)
● Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard Certification an asset (Please provide the Lifesaving Society
verification code)
● CKC CanoeKids certification an asset
● NCCP certification an asset (Please provide NCCP #)
● SafeSport training and screening required
● Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card required
● Demonstrated knowledge of practices, procedures, activities, and programs as they relate to
youth/child athletics
● Demonstrated ability to be dependable and punctual.
● Ability to work independently, take initiative and be proactive
● Ability to work in a team environment, to collaborate and to communicate effectively with staff,
participants, parents and the general public


If you are an energetic person interested in sharing your passion for the sport of canoe/kayak, please
provide your cover letter and resume to rhccupdates@rhcc.on.ca by February 28th, 2022.

The Richmond Hill Canoe Club strives to be the best place to paddle in Canada! We aim to give our
members a transformational canoe club experience. The RHCC is seeking a dynamic and responsible
individual for the position of Adult Program Coordinator/Coach for the 2022 paddling season.
Reporting to the Head Coach, the Adult Program Coordinator will be responsible for promoting and
coordinating the Adult Intro and Masters programming, in addition to coaching responsibilities.
Throughout the spring and summer, this individual will also be expected to assist with registration and
program coordination as well as supporting club promotional activities and events.
This individual will display in their attitude and actions a desire to align with the club’s broader vision
and goals as well as have an ability to recognize people’s strengths and communicate their potential
consistently.


Period of Employment:
● Spring/Summer: May 2 to September 2, 2022 – Full time (35 hours/week)
● Fall: September/October – Part time (10-30 hours/week)


Salary: TBD (Based on experience and qualifications)

 

Responsibilities

General:
● A strong communicator who is open to feedback, curious to learn, takes initiative, and works well
with others.
● An individual committed to being world class at the basics (aspects of paddling, fitness, relating
to others).


Responsibilities:
● Oversees the planning, coordination and implementation of Adult Intro and Masters
programming.
● Assists with RHCC communication, responding to inquiries in a timely & professional manner,
whether in person or via email.
● Attends and participates in weekly coaching meetings.
● Plans and coordinates intra-club racing events. Coordinates entries for inter-club regattas
(divisional, provincial, national).
● Works with and supports other coaches and volunteers in the delivery of programming.
● Responds to emergency situations as they arise, with a demonstrated knowledge of emergency
procedures.
● Communicates effectively and regularly with the BOD and Head Coach.
● Demonstrates knowledge of the CKC Safe Sport Policy, RHCC Harassment Policy and RHCC
Code of Conduct.
● Demonstrates knowledge with and enforces Covid-19 safety protocols, policies and procedures.


Skills & Qualifications:
● Minimum 1 to 2 years’ experience coaching canoe/kayak. Experience coaching adults is an asset.


Adult Program Coordinator/Coach
(Coordinator Sports Program)
● Current CPR & Standard first aid certification required.
● Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard Certification an asset (Please provide the Lifesaving Society
verification code)
● NCCP certification an asset (Please provide NCCP #)
● SafeSport training and screening required
● Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card required
● Ability to lead and participate in program activities for adults.
● Ability to work independently, take initiative and be proactive.
● Ability to work in a team environment, to collaborate and to communicate effectively with staff,
participants, parents and the general public


If you are an energetic person interested in sharing your passion for the sport of canoe/kayak,
please provide your cover letter and resume to rhccupdates@rhcc.on.ca by February 28th, 2022.

The Richmond Hill Canoe Club strives to be the best place to paddle in Canada! We aim to give our
members a transformational canoe club experience. The RHCC is seeking dynamic and enthusiastic
individuals for the 2022 paddling season for the following two coordinator positions: Youth Program
Coordinator (U14) AND Canoe Kids Coordinator.
Reporting to the Head Coach, the Youth Program Coordinator will be responsible for leading all youth
programs under the U14 umbrella (Racing Development U12 & Competitive U14). The Canoe Kids
coordinator will oversee this introductory 2 week program. Throughout the spring and summer, these
individuals will be expected to assist with registration, inquiries, and program coordination as well as
supporting club promotional activities.
These individuals will display in their attitude and actions a desire to align with the club’s broader vision
and goals as well as have an ability to recognize people’s strengths and communicate their potential
consistently.

Period of Employment:
● Spring/Summer: May 2 to September 2, 2022 – Full time (35 hours/week)
● Fall: September/October – Part time (10-30 hours/week)

Salary: TBD (Based on experience and qualifications)

 

Responsibilities

General:
● A strong communicator who is open to feedback, curious to learn, takes initiative, and works well
with others.
● An individual committed to being world class at the basics (aspects of paddling, fitness, relating
to others).

Specific:
● Oversees the planning, coordination and implementation of general youth programming, from
Canoe Kids to Competitive
● Assists with RHCC communication, responding to inquiries in a timely & professional manner,
whether in person or via email.
● Liaises with parents including hosting of information sessions
● Assists with the management of RHCC social media accounts.
● Attends and participates in weekly coaching meetings.
● Plans and coordinates intra-club racing events as well as entries for divisional regattas.
● Works with and supports other coaches and volunteers in the delivery of programming.
● Responds to emergency situations as they arise, with a demonstrated knowledge of emergency
procedures.
● Communicates effectively and regularly with the Head Coach.
● Demonstrates knowledge of the CKC Safe Sport Policy, RHCC Harassment Policy and RHCC
Code of Conduct.
● Demonstrates knowledge with and enforces Covid-19 safety protocols, policies and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

Youth Program Coordinator/Coach
(Youth Development Coordinator)

● Minimum 2 years’ experience in camp or youth programs, or working with children
● Current CPR & Standard first aid certification required
● Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard Certification an asset (Please provide the Lifesaving Society
verification code)
● CKC CanoeKids certification an asset
● NCCP certification an asset (Please provide NCCP #)
● SafeSport training and screening required
● Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card required
● Ability to lead and participate in program activities for youth
● Ability to work independently, take initiative and be proactive
● Ability to work in a team environment, to collaborate and to communicate effectively with staff,
participants, parents and the general public

If you are an energetic person interested in sharing your passion for the sport of canoe/kayak, please
provide your cover letter and resume to rhccupdates@rhcc.on.ca by February 28th, 2022.

To join our team,
please apply here

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