Job title: Sport Program Lead

Company: MLSE

Job description: Company DescriptionAt Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential.We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose – to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.Job DescriptionAbout MLSE Launchpad
MLSE LaunchPad is a 42,000 sq. ft. Sport For Development facility where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential. Supported by MLSE’s professional sports teams- the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Argonauts and Toronto FC, it is the first facility of its kind in North America. As a collaborative space promoting social change by leveraging sport, education and research, our programming is focused on four pillars: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Ready for School and Ready for Work. To learn more visit MLSELaunchPad.org.

  • Making MLSE LaunchPad the best place it can be;Fostering a culture of warmth, acceptance and fun at MLSE LaunchPad while ensuring adherence to expectations, and that respect and kindness are prioritized.
  • Executing in-person MLSE LaunchPad Sport For Development programs;Leading the design, implementation, and evaluation of a sport program schedule for program participants that includes age-appropriate activities and all elements of MLSE LaunchPad core programming standards.
  • Leading a team of Sport Program Assistants; Liaising with Sport Program Assistants to ensure a complete understanding of program plan delivery, objectives, expectations, and individual roles and responsibilities.
  • Prioritizing safety and FUN; Making sure that all of our youth are physically and mentally safe while participating in programming and that FUN is always top of mind.
  • Participating in special projects and other related duties as required: We are one big team and we support each other on projects, proposals and events. Everything is “our job”.
  • Living our core values; Knowing and living our core values is a key component of this job. We expect our youth to behave with our core values top of mind, and our staff have to model that behaviour.

QualificationsNote: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience. We invite you to please share this with us in the “Message to the Hiring Manager” section of our online application.You have a desire to better our community and city by working with young people
We actually believe that sport can change the world and want the people that we work with to share that same conviction.You are excited to interact with diverse communities and community organizations
Special events, special guests, partner programs, parents, neighbours – everyone is welcome here at LP and we need staff who make them FEEL like they are welcome. If you have high energy and can keep track of multiple priorities at the same time, this could be the role for you.You have experience delivering youth sport programming
As a Sport Program Lead, a strong background and knowledge in children and youth sport, recreation, and/or physical activity programs is considered an asset. You must have or be willing to get youth sport certifications, including HIGH FIVE training, NCCP Certifications, Mental Health First Aid, and other sport specific coaching certifications.You have or are willing to get Standard First Aid and CPR certifications and a clear Vulnerable Sector background checkYou are available to work flexible hours.
This is an in-person job and we are looking for someone with open availability in this role.You care.
Our hourly staff team is at the core of everything that we do and is a differentiator for us in terms of the quality of our programming, our ability to build relationships with youth, and our commitment to being representative of and embedded in the community that we serve. At the core, we are looking for someone who cares. Someone who shows up, someone who is kind, empathetic, fun, patient, and who does the right thing when noboby is looking.Additional InformationApply by: May 16th 2024We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization.We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email . Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

Location: Toronto, ON

Job date: Sat, 11 May 2024 04:10:06 GMT

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