Esports Coach (part-time) - #111023

YMCA Calgary


Date: 1 week ago
City: Calgary, AB
Salary: CA$16.4 - CA$19.66 per hour
Contract type: Full time

Why should you join our team?

YMCA Calgary is a charity that ignites the potential in Calgarians. Since our inception in 1902, we have evolved into a vibrant organization operating in every quadrant of the city.

Guided by our core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, YMCA Calgary offers a growing hub of programming & services to address the needs of our community including connection and belonging, child-care support, language instruction, mental health support, lowered financial barriers, and more. This impact takes place across our 7 health and wellness facilities, 6 childcare centres, 2 outdoor camps and 12+ community programs, empowering people of all ages and life stages to belong, grow, thrive and lead.

Esports Coach
Multiple Locations - Primarily Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge and Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton
Salary: $16.40/hour - $19.66/hour
Start Date: Immediately

You can make an impact in the community - locally and across the globe. You will work with a fun culture of people and enjoy many of the benefits and opportunities the YMCA offers:
  • Complimentary YMCA Calgary membership including a linked membership for dependent children;
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits. Premiums paid in full by the Association;
  • Pension or student loan repayment plan with specified contribution matched by the Association;
  • Anniversary flex day and gifts given to celebrate each year of employment;
  • Program discounts;
  • Ongoing leadership development and opportunities;
  • Leadership award opportunities;
  • Scholarship opportunities;
  • Paid recertification and training.

What qualifications are we looking for?

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge and experience in the esports and video gaming sector

  • Familiarity with consoles and software such as Nintendo Switch, Discord

  • Experience working with children and youth

  • Competency in oral and written communication skills, including basic use of technology

  • Maturity and the ability to work independently

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C

  • Evidence of a cleared Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Search

  • Three professional reference

What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?

Duties and Responsibilities include;

Operational Excellence

  • Provide active in-ratio Esports program delivery to children and youth ages 8 – 17

  • Execute program curriculum content

  • Develop positive relationships with children, youth, and families

  • Collect feedback and report incidents and trends to the Esports Supervisor

Health & Safety

  • Follow all YMCA Calgary Emergency Procedures, Health & Safety, and Child Safety & Protection/Safeguarding policies

Staff Development and Capacity Building

  • Provide support and mentorship to program volunteers

What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff and Volunteers?

Our diverse team of staff and volunteers are committed to making a positive impact in the community. In addition, they model and are committed to the following competencies:

Developing Self and Others: Developing people with a view toward present and future capacity
Building Purposeful Relationships: Relating to people authentically with their best in mind
Creating a Culture of Community: Gathering people to purpose and vision
Making Intentional Impact: Intending to make a difference every day
Thinking and Acting Strategically: Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision
Applying Business Acumen: Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model
Innovating: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions

Please note that evidence of a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search is a requirement

YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. YMCA Calgary is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally

Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview. This posting will close when a suitable candidate is found

All applications are to be submitted online but for any position specific concerns or questions, please email [email protected].

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