Job Posting – Team Manager 2020 Youth National Team

Dec 20, 2019

Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) is seeking one (1) qualified candidate for the position of:

Team Manager – 2020 Youth National Team Program (YNTP).

This is a volunteer engagement which will involve the co-ordination of event logistics for lead, bouldering and speed athletes. The Team Manager will be part of the Team Canada Officials, which also includes the National Youth Team Head Coach, Assistant Coaches and Team Therapist.

PLEASE NOTE: The Team Manager will attend the selection camp and/or travel with the youth national team to the WYCH dependent upon resources and logistics.

Team Canada Officials will work together to provide the best conditions possible for athletes to prepare and compete at the WYCH. The team officials will undertake the following roles: 

The 2020 Youth World Championships Squad will travel and stay together with the selected team officials. Parents will not be required to travel or chaperone their athletes during the event. Parents who choose to attend the YWCH will not stay with the team. Consequently, team officials will also have the responsibility to chaperone athletes for the entirety of the competition.

  1. The National Youth Team Head Coach is responsible for: the overall administration of the program; gathering input from, and giving direction to, the team officials; team building; all team logistics; all technical and training components; and, supervising all athletes during the selection camp and WYCH. The Head Coach is also a member of the Youth National Team Program selection committee.
  1. The Team Manager is responsible for: coordinating the team application process; researching, planning, and coordinating all travel, accommodation, transportation and meals for the selection camp and WYCH.
  1. The Assistant Coaches are responsible for: assisting in the coordination of the training program for all athletes (lead, bouldering and speed) and the training days leading up to the WYCH; preparation of all athletes during the WYCH; and, supervising all athletes during the selection camp and WYCH. The Assistant Coaches are also members of the Youth National Team Program selection committee.
  1. The Team Therapist is responsible for: developing an injury prevention program for all athletes (lead, bouldering and speed); assessing and monitoring the physical health of all athletes; providing on-site medical response as required; working with the athlete’s personal health providers when necessary; and, supervising all athletes during the training camp and at the WYCH.

Term of Engagement:  The successful candidate will be engaged to provide services until Sep 10th/2020. The CEC and the successful candidate may choose to extend the service period provided the CEC is satisfied with the candidate’s performance.

Compensation:   Travel, accommodation, and meal expenses for the selection camp and for the individual(s) travelling to the WYCH as determined.

Application DeadlineJanuary 3, 2020 midnight PST. 
The successful candidate will be notified no later than Jan 7/2020.

Please e-mail a cover letter and climbing resume to the CEC High Performance Director: cec.hpd@climbingcanada.ca

Youth National Team: Team Manager

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will possess:

  • a current Standard First Aid certification, with CPR C and AED, or equivalent (required)
  • excellent people skills (required)
  • the ability to work with coaches and athletes of all age groups (required)
  • experience planning trips for large groups of minors (preferred)
  • experience caring for large groups of minors in a foreign country (preferred)
  • excellent ability to work with others in a team with varied opinions and approaches (required)
  • bilingual in English and French oral and written communication (preferred)
  • a Criminal Record Check (required)

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to attend the following as determined:

  • Youth National Team Program Selection Camps: Boulder, Mar 4-7, Kanata, ONT
                                                                                              Lead/Speed, June 5-8, Richmond, BC
  • World Youth Championships (WYCH): Voronezh, Russia – August 23-31, 2020

Other responsibilities may include, but may not be limited to:

  • preparing a budget for both the WYCH
  • booking accommodations, organizing food and transportation for Team Officials for the WYCH
  • booking team-building activities, training facilities, and other events for the WYCH
  • preparing the trip information portion of the application package
  • collecting the necessary information to provide care for the athletes and other team officials while at the WYCH
  • caring for the athletes in the host country (during training, at the competition, and at team events/activities) and in assisting team officials with their needs
  • ensuring that proper athlete/team official ratios are maintained, that there is a first aid kit and trained first aider with athletes at all times, and that critical athlete information (allergies, medical information, emergency contact info, insurance info and passport copy), is with the athletes at all times (and carried by an official)
  • acting as a liaison between the team officials and parents
  • coordinating with the head coach to provide updates to Twitter/Facebook or other designated media
  • monitoring the athletes’ overall health and wellness (physical and emotional)
  • assisting with all team functions
  • attending all team officials’ meetings
  • contributing to team planning through the team officials’ Facebook group or other sanctioned media
  • contributing to the final report after the WYCH

Climbing Escalade Canada encourages diversity in our sport and workplace and seeks applications from all qualified persons. Bilingual in French and English will be an asset.

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