Community Association Opportunities

Children's Sports Instructor

Applications are now being accepted for a Children’s Sports Instructor 1 positions at Thompson Community Centre. This position involves the delivery and leadership of inclusive, safe and well managed sport programs, featuring an introduction to a variety of fundamental movements and sports such as Floor Hockey, Soccer and Basketball.

Job Location
Thompson Community Centre

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, instruct and lead sport related activities for ages 3-11yrs (some programs require parent participation)
  • Supervision and care for children, ensuring a safe learning environment
  • Communicate with parents, participants and staff
  • Lead games and activities for children
  • Teach developmentally appropriate sport skills
  • Set-up and clean-up of equipment

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of Grade 11 and 2 years' experience coaching or instructional experience, OR
  • Completion of 1st year university or college and 1 year coaching or instructional experience
  • Program planning for 3-11 years old
  • Ability to break down sport specific skills and fundamentals for variety of abilities
  • Current Standard or Emergency First Aid and CPR C
  • A successful PIC


  • NCCP Coaching Certification
  • Hi-Five Training
  • Second Language
  • AED Training


  • 8:45am - 3:30pm Monday to Friday
  • July 4 to August 18, 2017
  • Hours subject to change based on registration

Compensation and Benefits

  • $14.01 - $14.86/hr. depending on experience and qualifications

How to Apply
Applicant should submit a detailed resume with optional cover letter that reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position, no later than 5:00 pm,  Friday, May 26, 2017 to:

Thompson Community Centre
Renata Turick, Thompson Community Association
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC V7C 1E6
Fax: 604-238-8433

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Duties may be carried out in a City owned facility, however the City is not the Employer for this position

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

5/18/2017 4:44:34 PM