Job Posting - Pemberton Canoe Association
Position— Head Coach—Sprint Flatwater Program
Status: full time position from May 1—August 31, 2020 (average 35 hours per week) - potential for extension in fall with reduced hours
Salary: Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Pemberton Canoe Association is situated in beautiful Pemberton, BC, just north of Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway. The club runs most of its programs on a small lake, called One Mile Lake, near the edge of the village. The club has a boat house at the lake which stores dragon boats, outrigger canoes, sprint canoes and kayaks, and a variety of other boats. The club has approximately 150 members and runs training programs for dragon boat, flat water, and outrigger canoe, as well as various camps during the summer. The flat water program currently has about a dozen paddlers.
Head coach for sprint flat water program. This position will entail running training sessions for beginner, developmental and advanced paddlers, as well as attending regattas with these paddlers at various locations around the province throughout the summer. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist with the running of the club’s other paddling programs. Primarily, this will be to support and supervise the camp coordinators hired for the club’s summer camp programs. There will, however, be some work involved with the club’s other programs. Finally, this person will need to respect the club’s policies regarding fair play and equity and they are expected to help promote fun, supportive, and well organized programs in a safe environment.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, with a cover letter, by email, no later than April 3, 2020 to:
Canoe Kayak BC is the Provincial Sport Organization for the paddle sports and actively encourages and provides opportunities to enjoy, participate and excel in them. Members include competitive athletes, developing athletes, enthusiasts, coaches, officials, administrators and supporters of the sport. The association's mission enourages and promotes personal growth and success for our members through participation and performance in paddle sports.