Saturday, January 16, 2010

CYA Employment Opportunity: Training and Competitions Administrator


Hey, this looks like a fun job. It's at CYA HQ in Kingston. That is not within commuting distance to Montreal, but it isn't far. They have vastly better winds then we do here! Click here for further info. - Ralph, Montreal Sailing


The Canadian Yachting Association (CYA) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill the full time position of Training and Competitions Administrator. The position will have the individual working at the CYA office in Kingston, Ontario. The Assistant reports to the Training and Competitions Manager.

The key areas of responsibility for this position include, but are not limited to:

Assisting day to day activities of the Training and Competitions Manager, who oversees initiatives of -
  • Long Term Sailor Development - Review and Implementation
  • Coach Education
  • National training standards for sailors, coaches and officials
  • National competitions – hosting and sailor tracking
  • Sport Development and Participation
Administration of -
  • Coach registrations and communications
  • Official certifications and communications
  • National and International event hosting programs
  • Resource updating and development
  • Meetings of committees and volunteer groups
  • Participation initiatives
  • Website and database
  • Communications
 This position includes occasional travel and work in evenings / on weekends.