Sport Camp Coach

Edmonton, AB, Canada ● Halifax, NS, Canada ● Langley City, BC, Canada ● Saskatoon, SK, Canada ● Toronto, ON, Canada ● Winnipeg, MB, Canada Req #170
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Job Categories: Coaching  
Position Type: Summer Full-Time (40 hours/week) 
Job Region/Location: BC, AB, SK, MB, ON, QC, ATL  
Reporting Relationship: Regional Director  
Working Conditions: Regional travel  

Ministry Overview  

Power to Change (P2C) seeks to help people know Jesus and experience His power to change the world. 
Athletes in Action (AIA) is the sports ministry arm of Power to Change. We are committed to developing movements of evangelism and discipleship.  Our vision is to have a spiritual multiplier on every team and in every sporting community across Canada. 

Position Overview  

As part of the Athletes In Action’s Camp ministry, you are part of a coaching team that travels from one community to the next focusing on sport (soccer, basketball, volleyball (in Manitoba), and multi-sport) to reach communities across Canada with the Gospel. Imagine coaching children and fighting destructive views of sport culture with the gospel and inspiring others to reach their community. You can be part of this!  

• Coach age-appropriate sport specific skills and physical literacy to children  
• Lead small group discussions with campers to help develop character and explain the gospel 
• Attend coach’s training, camp meetings and orientations  
• Depending on the region, you will work with a summer ministry team and/or church volunteers to ensure the operation of an ‘excellent camp’ 
• Motivate, encourage and inspire volunteers and campers to share their faith with friends, family and teammates and to grow in their relationship with God  
• Share the gospel with children and youth throughout the summer  
• Assist with raising money for the ministry and provide feedback for prayer and financial supporters 
• Submit inventory totals, camp statistics and stories weekly

Required Skills and Abilities:  

• A deep, growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ with the desire to grow as a leader who is Christ-like in character and to be faithful, available, and teachable  
• Experience relating to non-Christians with a genuine desire to see people’s lives changed  
• A desire to learn how to lead others in evangelism and discipleship  
• A passion and commitment to communicate the gospel and a keen interest in Christian ministry work  
• A commitment to Athletes In Action’s leadership, methods and ministry models  
• Basic understanding of coaching soccer, basketball or athletic development  
• Comfortable with public speaking or helping to organize others to put on events  
• Good time management  
• Proven ability to take initiative  
• Willingness to work as part of a team  
• Passion to become an expert at integrating faith and coaching  
• Ability to create a safe, fun and exciting learning environment  
• Advocate of physical fitness and living a healthy lifestyle 
Education & Experience: 
• High School Diploma  
• Club, college, university or pro playing or coaching experience an asset 
This position is centrally funded and coach’s pay begins just above the minimum wage of the province the candidate will be working within.  AIA gains funds through camper registration, grants and donations. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Power to Change; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. In accordance with our mission statement to spread the gospel, everyone who applies to be involved will be required to sign and adhere to the Statement of Faith and Code of Conduct. Candidates who are selected will be required to complete a vulnerable sector check. 

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The mission of Power to Change is to further the movements of Christian evangelism and discipleship. All Power to Change staff members and volunteers work collectively to further this overall religious mission. The successful candidate for this position must have a pre-existing belief and demonstration of lifestyle as outlined in the Power to Change Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith. The successful candidate must agree to, sign and, in all good conscience abide by the biblical principles outlined by these documents. It is a prerequisite of employment at Power to Change that any and all staff members and volunteers sign and abide by these documents throughout their course of involvement at Power to Change. For a copy of the Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith, please contact Human Resources.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Langley City, BC, Canada
  • Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Winnipeg, MB, Canada