Run Jump Throw Coaches – Employment Opportunity

April 22, 2013

The Richmond Olympic Oval is looking for several SPORT CAMP LEADERS.  Application deadline is Friday April 26, 2013.

Read about the opportunity here 


Run Jump Throw Instructor Job Board

May 22, 2012

Announcing the Run Jump Throw Instructor Job Board!

Located on the RJT Webpage, the Job Board will serve as a posting ground for organizations looking for RJT instructors for camps or ongoing programs within their own organization.

If you are looking for an RJT instructor for an ongoing program you would like to offer in your club or recreation center, you can have it advertised on the Job Board for instructors and prospective instructors to see!

Send your RJT job description to Taunya Geelhoed at taunya.geelhoed (at)

Check it out: CLICK HERE 


Multi-Sport School Program Training Weekend

October 4, 2011

RJT will be taking part in a Multi-Sport School Program training weekend in partnership with Gymnastics BC’s ‘Kids CanMove’ and Curl BC’s ‘Rocks and Rings’ program. Pre-Registration is required, registration for individual programs or any two of the above will also be accepted. 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 6-9 PM: “Rocks and Rings” Training (Curl BC) at Sport BC building, Richmond ($30)

SATURDAY OCTOBER 15, 2-9 PM: “RunJumpThrow” Training (Athletics BC) at Langara YMCA ($30)

SUNDAY OCTOBER 16, 2-9 PM: “Kids CanMove” Training (Gymnastics BC) at Langara YMCA ($60)

• Available for daytime, weekday, paid contract work?
• Passionate about promoting active living for children age 6-12?
• Willing and able to complete a Criminal Record Check for working with Vulnerable Sector?
• Interested in learning more about these school programs and how you can train to be a RunJumpThrow Instructor? A Rocks & Rings Instructor? And/or a Kids Can Move Instructor?

Cost for all THREE training modules: $120 + HST ($134.40) (*or purchase separately as indicated above)

Regular price $190 + HST ($212.80)


Contact for more information! 

RunJumpThrow NCCP Course – Victoria – January 13-15, 2012

September 23, 2011


RJT NCCP Course: January 13 – 15, 2012 

MacKinnon Building, University of Victoria 

Course Details and Registration 

Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council (BC) – Employment Notice

July 18, 2011

Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council (BC)


Regional Sport & Physical Activity Coordinators

The overarching mission of the Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council (Partners Council) is to improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal people across British Columbia by supporting and encouraging physically active communities and by expanding access to sports and recreation opportunities. The Partners Council has established six regions across BC inclusive of the Northwest, Northeast, Interior, Fraser, Vancouver Coastal, and Vancouver Island. This structure brings together community sport, recreation, physical activity and health leaders from within each Region to establish committees, set priorities and create annual plans for advancing sport, recreation and physical activity in their area.

General Description

The Partners Council, in collaboration with its Regional Committees, is hiring six Regional Sport & Physical Activity Coordinators—one per region. Working closely with the Manager, Regional Engagement, and reporting to core members of the Regional Committee, the primary role of the Regional Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator is to engage stakeholder groups in the development and implementation of regional programs, as identified by the Regional Committee, designed to develop and enhance sport, recreation and physical activity in First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities and Friendship Centres. Ideal candidates will possess extensive backgrounds in the areas of sport, recreation and physical activity and have established networks/connections among Aboriginal communities and organizations within their Region. Successful applicants will be required to reside in and work from within their regional boundary (regional maps can be found on our website listed below).

Competencies and Requirements

  • Applied knowledge of Aboriginal community issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Available to travel within your region for promotion and delivery of programs (valid Class 5 driver’s license required)
  • Criminal record check
  • Work experience in the field of sport/recreation/physical activity will be an asset

Term: September 2011–March 31, 2012

To Apply:  Please forward a cover letter that clearly identifies the Region you are applying to serve in, your resume and three references (name and contact info) no later than: ** 5:00 pm PST, Thursday, August 4, 2011 **

Applications must be submitted by email to the attention of Joe Akerman—Manager, Regional Engagement, at

In meeting the objectives and philosophies of the organization, preference will be given to qualified individuals of Aboriginal ancestry. 

All applications are appreciated.  However, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

For more information, please visit: or

Head Coach, Okanagan Athletics Club

March 14, 2011

The Okanagan Athletics Club has an immediate opening for a Head Coach. This position involves ten hours of scheduled practices per week for eleven months of the year, in addition to other off-track duties. The Head Coach is responsible for developing the overall training structure of the club, appointing the volunteer coaching staff, coordinating training opportunities for athletes and coaches, and ensuring the club’s athletic programs meet the needs of both its recreational and high-performance athletes. In addition, the Head Coach will be responsible for an assigned event area.

The Head Coach is a member of the club’s Executive Committee, and is supported in his/her administrative duties by a working Board of Directors and a paid club Manager. In 2011, the work of the Head Coach will be recognized by a $5,000 payment. Expenses for meet travel are reimbursed in accordance with club policy.

Ideally, we are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic coach willing to grow with us. For further information and a detailed job description, please contact Karen Hatch at Applications for this position will be accepted until Friday, March 18, 2011.

Cross Country & Middle Distance Head Coaching Opportunity

January 13, 2010

Trinity Western University invites fully qualified candidates to apply for this pioneering position. The successful candidate will have fully embraced the beliefs and lifestyle of an evangelical Christian, will be supportive of the University’s mission and will be able to contribute positively to the advancement of this evangelical Christian community.

In this part time coaching opportunity, the CIS Head Coach will provide excellence in vision, leadership, direction and support of the Complete Champion Approach™ focusing primarily on:

  • Recruiting and developing highly skilled character student athletes
  • Developing a perennial national contender and,
  • Creating a following of loyal supporters and partners to help financially
  • Providing coaching leadership in the ongoing development and improvement of the student athletes and overall men’s and women’s cross country and middle distance running program. 

 These responsibilities will be fulfilled through coordination, planning, evaluation, and implementation of programs, as well as recruiting highly qualified CIS caliber student athletes. Additional responsibilities include the legal responsibility to ensure proper training techniques, equipment and methods of physiological injury prevention are used, safe facilities are provided, and that all coaching staff is properly certified. Other duties include teaching motor and life skills through regular practice using reinforcement and feedback. Coaches will orchestrate successful fund and friend initiatives to meet specified goals. The coach will work cooperatively with the Spartan Staff team in event scheduling, facility issues, travel planning, budgeting, purchasing of equipment and apparel, and completing administrative requirements. The coach develops recruiting networks through contact with secondary school athletes, coaches, clubs, teachers, parents and Spartan U – summer camp programs, academies, etc., as well as to promote the team through the local media and school districts.

The ideal candidate will be a friendly, results oriented person with business acumen. An ability to work with student staff and volunteers, and strategic and tactical thinking are core competencies required for this position. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, NCCP Level III coaching certification, class IV BC Drivers License or equivalent, and several years of successful coaching at the university or equivalent level. Superior interpersonal, organizational, leadership, coaching, and technical skills are required. A pleasant personality together with a positive, friendly attitude in the midst of a busy and challenging atmosphere is essential. If you have a record of coaching excellence and accomplishment, an ability to take initiative, strong relationship skills, and can work collaboratively, Trinity Western University offers an exciting opportunity to be a major contributor to the success of Spartan Athletics through our Complete Champion Approach™.

In the first instance, this position is offered to Canadian Citizen’s or those with Permanent Resident status who will receive preference. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, however; candidates who apply by March 10 will be given preference. Serious achievers should submit application, attach resume and cover letter online at: