Employment Opportunity (Part-time)

Employment Opportunity (Part-time)

 Program Manager, SportWORKS

Are you passionate about sport and what sport can do for youth in developing Commonwealth countries? Do you want to make a difference? Commonwealth Games Canada is currently inviting applications for Program Manager, SportWORKS. This position is responsible and accountable for the planning and execution of CGC’s successful and award winning International sport development and sport-for-development program, SportWORKS . A complete job description is available upon request.

The ideal candidate holds a degree in Sport Management, International Development, or equivalent, and at least four (4) years’ experience working in related fields. This position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Also required is experience in planning and executing programs and events, including related promotion and funds development. Technology skills (Windows OS, MS Office & Outlook, presentation and database management software) and the ability to communicate in both Official Languages are considered assets.

This is a part-time, employee position (3 days / week with the possibility of full-time pending available funds) and starts as soon as possible. Location is Ottawa and may require occasional out-of-country travel and irregular working hours. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Starting remuneration range is $31,800 – $34,200 per annum, plus benefits.

If you want to be a member of CGC’s Family and believe you are an excellent candidate for this position, please submit your resume, along with a covering letter, outlining your skills, knowledge and experience. Send it via e-mail in Word or PDF format by 4:00 p.m. ET, November 17, 2017, to:

Kelly Laframboise, Commonwealth Games Canada


Subject line: “Program Manager, SportWORKS”

Only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward this ad to anyone who may be interested.

About Commonwealth Games Association of Canada

By building champions and communities through sport, Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) builds a better Commonwealth. CGC does this by delivering sport programs for athletes, coaches, sport leaders and youth in Canada and across the Commonwealth. Incorporated in 1979 CGC is a registered non-profit, private charity comprised of 36 Members (individuals and organizations), governed by an elected Board of Directors and supported by a small office and staff in Ottawa. CGC is a member of the Commonwealth Games Federation participating in, and occasionally hosting, the Commonwealth Games, and delivering sport development programs internationally. CGC is the only Canadian sport organization using the transformative power of sport to enrich the lives of Canadians and citizens of the Commonwealth.