Apply Now for Team BC Mission Staff

Apply Now for Team BC Mission Staff

Author: BC Games Society/Friday, January 10, 2014/Categories: 2014 News, Team BC News

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The BC Games Society is seeking enthusiastic, experienced people to serve as volunteer Team BC Mission Staff members for the 2015 Canada Winter Games and 2015 Western Canada Summer Games.  As part of Team BC, you will help BC’s athletes have the experience of a lifetime at their respective premier multi-sport event.

Every four years, British Columbia assembles a team of athletes, coaches, managers, and mission staff to represent the province at Canada's premiere multi-sport events - the Canada Winter Games and Canada Summer Games. They represent the best in BC and are known as Team BC.

The 2015 Canada Winter Games will be held February 13th to March 1st, 2015 in Prince George, BC.  The games will bring together over 3,600 athletes, coaches, managers, and officials from every province and territory in Canada.  Team BC athletes are the next generation of junior national and national team athletes.  They are positive role models to British Columbians and inspire youth to be physically active and lead healthy lifestyles.

British Columbia also supports a team of athletes, coaches, managers, and mission staff to represent the province at the Western Canada Summer Games. These games bi-sect the Canada Summer Games cycle and provide an opportunity for BC's top age-class athletes to test their athletic talent against the best in the West.

The 2015 Western Canada Summer Games will be held in Wood Buffalo, Alberta from August 7th to 15th, 2015. The Games will bring together approximately 2,300 athletes, coaches, managers and officials from four provinces and three territories for ten days of high calibre multi-sport competition.

Team BC is seeking individuals who possess the following skills and attributes:
•    strong communication and administration skills
•    thorough knowledge of BC’s amateur sport system
•    interest in and enthusiasm for working in a fast paced multi-sport environment
•    ability to operate independently and in a team atmosphere
•    ability to perform functions and duties outside of your assignment
•    strong interpersonal skills and an ability to provide excellent service to the assigned sports.

As well, the ideal candidate will have extensive and varied experience as a volunteer, athlete, or coach at multi-sport Games and demonstrate a strong commitment to the Games movement.

Deadline for submission is Friday, January 31, 2014 (4:00pm PST).

For more information, and to submit an application for this incredible opportunity, click here.

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