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Opportunities at Curl BC

Provincial Draw Coordinator

The Provincial Draw Coordinator will be selected based on his or her level of knowledge and ability in preparing draws. The position is a one-year term, beginning June 15 each year, and is renewable upon the recommendation of the CEO. The Draw Coordinator reports to Curl BC’s HP & Competitions Manager.

The Provincial Draw Coordinator will

  • Work closely with Curl BC’s HP & Competitions Manager to create draws for regional and provincial events
  • Have a strong understanding of the process of draw creation for a competitive event, including all the variables that need to be considered
  • Be detail oriented and experienced working in a deadline driven environment
  • Have strong communication skills for liaison with Curl BC and host committees
  • Be proactive and resourceful with ideas and solutions
  • Be prepared to work evenings or weekends if needed to get draw created in a timely manner
  • Work efficiently without supervision

Remuneration for this position is $25/hour. The successful candidate will be expected to create up to 77 draws over the season. It will be the coordinator’s responsibility to track and submit their hours.

This position is OPEN for the 2017-18 season.
Applications should be submitted to Shannon Aleksic (saleksic@curlbc.ca) no later than May 31st
*Only those successful for the position or an interview will be contacted.

BC Junior Curling Tour Coordinator

The BC Junior Curling Tour is seeking a passionate curler to take on the role of Tour Coordinator for the 2017-18 season. The responsibilities of the tour coordinator are below:

  • Main contact for all inquiries regarding tour
  • Main contact for all event contact/coordinators
  • Assist events with:
    • promoting their event
    • draws
    • ensuring that points are up to date and sends Points Standings and Calculation docs to Communications Manager to post on Curl BC website
  • Assist committees with putting event draws and updates onto playdowns.curlbc.ca
  • contact Curl BC office to assist in promotion of events
  • Maintain and update Tour Points Document and the Best Practices document to support event committees.
  • Develop Sponsorship Opportunities at the regional level to support events.

Work with coach development coordinator and officiating coordinator to enhance events where possible.
Remuneration for this position is $1,000 for the season and the busy period will be from July to September. The position would start immediately.

This position is OPEN for the 2017-18 season.
Applications should be submitted to Will Sutton (wsutton@curlbc.ca) no later than May 31st
*Only those successful for the position or an interview will be contacted.

Provincial Officiating Coordinator

The Provincial Officiating Coordinator will be selected based on his or her level of certification and interest in the program. The position is a one-year term, beginning June 15 each year, and is renewable upon the recommendation of the CEO. The Provincial Officiating Coordinator reports to Curl BC’s HP & Competitions Manager and the Education Manager. The minimum certification required is Level 3.

The Provincial Officiating Coordinator

  • Responsible for determining which officials are assigned to all regional and provincial events and liaises with Competitions Manager
  • Provides officials with up-to-date manuals and resources
  • Encourages officials to upgrade their certification in accordance with Curl BC policy
  • Advises all provincial officials of any changes to Curling Canada (CC) rules or rule interpretations
  • Provides assistance to committees to ensure rules are up-to-date
  • Advises the Education Manager on the officials and timers development programs in BC, developing a plan for all courses and ensuring material is current
  • Receives, reviews, and maintains evaluation on Supervisors and Chief Umpires
  • Works with the Education Manager to maintain a database of officials
  • Reviews and submits CRFs and Practical Forms to Education Manager who then submits to CC.

This position is OPEN for the 2017-18 season.
Applications should be submitted to Shannon Aleksic (saleksic@curlbc.ca) no later than May 31.
*Only those successful for the position or an interview will be contacted.

Coach Development Coordinator

To be considered for a Coach Developer Coordinator assignment, the applicant must have a minimum Level 3 Coaching Certification/Competition Development Coach Certification (NCCP). This position is a one-year term, beginning June 15 each year. This position reports to Curl BC’s Education Manager.

The CDC:

  • Guides the delivery of all NCCP Community Coach and Competition Coach workshops.
  • Liaises with Curl BC on annual plans for NCCP deliverables, Coach Developer (CD) recruitment, training and evaluation.
  • Attends Curling Canada (CC) Technical meetings/conference calls as required
    • Provides a written report to the Curl BC office, highlighting any changes to NCCP new program delivery elements.
    • Reports discrepancies, issues and concerns from Curl BC and its LFs about NCCP modules/process/content to CC
  • Oversees the training and development of CDs in the province, including identification of new CDs and evaluation of their performance.
  • Delivers the pertinent technical material from CC Technical Meetings at the CD training workshop.
  • Participates in the development of new NCCP material, both provincially and nationally.

This position is OPEN for the 2017-18 season.
Applications should be submitted to Will Sutton (wsutton@curlbc.ca) no later than May 31.
*Only those successful for the position or an interview will be contacted.

Provincial Head Statistician

The position is a one-year term, beginning June 15 each year.

The Provincial Head Statistician will:

  • Manage the statisticians development programs in BC, developing a plan for delivery of all courses
  • Assist Curl BC staff in developing policies regarding Course Conductor selection and training
  • Receive, review and maintain evaluations on all statisticians
  • Organize dates and locations for courses each year with the High Performance & Competitions Manager
  • Work with the High Performance and Competitions Manager to maintain a database of statisticians and annually check a copy of the database to maintain accuracy
  • Liaise with the Host Committees and the Curl BC office to determine which statisticians are to be assigned events
  • Encourage statisticians to upgrade their levels of experience and to seek certification once requirements are developed and approved by CC
  • Ensure that a current version of the statistics program is available for statisticians’ laptops
  • Maintain an archive of all events at which the statistics program was in use.

This position is OPEN for the 2017-18 season.
Applications should be submitted to Shannon Aleksic (saleksic@curlbc.ca) no later than May 31.
*Only those successful for the position or an interview will be contacted.

Provincial Ice Technician Team Member – Training/Education

The position is continuous, beginning June 15 each year.
The Provincial Ice Technician Team Member should be certified at least a Level 3 Ice Technician.
He or she:

  • Works with the Education Manager to plan the annual BC Jet Ice Technician training program and to select course locations, dates, and instructors
  • Review recommendations for course content and delivery, and design new material as needed
  • Instruct at ice-making courses and seminars
  • Provide consultations by telephone or email or on-site assistance as required to clubs affiliated with Curl BC
  • Update Curl BC on ice-making issues and concerns, and make recommendations to improve the program
  • Establish and update guidelines for ice-making at events
  • Work in conjunction with the RFABC and BCRPA or other organizations to improve the training of ice-makers in BC, and with Curling Canada to get information on current techniques

AND/OR

Provincial Ice Technician – Championship Events

  • Oversee the installation and maintenance of the ice for televised/web-streamed BC Championships as required
  • Works closely with the High Performance and Competitions Manager and host sites to ensure all aspects related to the details pertaining to the installation and maintenance of the ice are addressed and fully taken care of
  • Assembles a team of highly qualified ice techs/assistants to fulfill this function.

This position is OPEN for the 2017-18 season.
Applications should be submitted to Shannon Aleksic (saleksic@curlbc.ca) no later than May 31st
*Only those successful for the position or an interview will be contacted.

Club Development Coach

Curl BC is currently seeking coaches interested in a one-year contract agreement as a Club Development Coach. Multiple positions are available in each area of the province.

Curl BC receives many requests from curling centres to run or instruct clinics throughout the season, to support recruitment of new curlers and new member retention. Club Development Coaches will be contracted to support curling centres in their region.

Duties:

  1. Connect with curling centres in your region about opportunities available to increase participation & skill of curlers in their facility through delivery of Curl BC Clinics.
  2. Provide support to curling centres in your area by organizing the following (basic clinic outlines & resources will be provided) as requested:
    • Learn to Curl Clinics (2 & 4 hour clinics)
    • Stick Curling Clinics (2 & 4 hour clinics)
    • Skill Analysis Clinics (3 hours)
    • Video analysis of delivery Clinic (3 hours)
    • Strategy clinic (2-3 hours)
  3. Keep up-to-date with current coaching information and theory.

Qualifications:

  1. Candidates for the Club Development Coach positions must be at a minimum of NCCP Competition Coach trained. Individuals who are Competition Coach certified will be a priority.
  2. Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  3. Candidates must be able to work week nights and weekends as required.

Remuneration:
Club Development Coaches will be remunerated directly by the curling centres that hire time. Curl BC recommends the following minimum pay rate:  $20/hour if Competition Coach Trained, $25/hour if Competition Coach or Level 2 certified and $35/hour if Level 3 + certified.

Type of Position:  Part-time, contract position.

Contact Information: Email coaching resume and cover letter to Penny Bartel at pbartel@curlbc.ca.

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