Jays Care Baseball For Development Coach

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Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

 

JAYS CARE BASEBALL FOR DEVELOPMENT COACH

 

Jays Care Foundation | Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

 

Are you excited to create opportunities for children and youth facing barriers in sport? Are you ready to join an award-winning team of innovators, creators and dreamers? If you answered yes, we are looking for someone like you!

 

Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, uses the power of baseball to create positive social change in communities across Canada. Are you interested in working for an award-winning organization committed to levelling the playing field for kids facing barriers across Canada? Join our team of passionate and dedicated staff working directly with community partners throughout the country to deliver our best-in-class programming. Step up to the plate and apply to join the Jays Care team today!

 

 

JAYS CARE BASEBALL FOR DEVELOPMENT COACH

Jays Care is looking for Baseball For Development Coaches to support the implementation of our RBI Program at schools across Toronto.

 

RBI is an inclusive baseball/softball for development program run in partnership with schools that aims to remove any barriers that students may face getting into the game. As an afterschool extracurricular program, RBI is designed to provide the opportunity for students to represent their school, build relationships with their peers, learn valuable life skills and develop a passion for sport. Over 10 weeks from April to June, students will participate in weekly practices and games against other schools, where they learn the basic rules, fundamentals and life-lessons that come from the game of baseball. Click here to learn more about RBI at Jays Care.

 

REPORTS TO: Project Manager, RBI

CONTRACT DURATION: March 2023 – June 2023

  • 12 weeks, working 5-6 hours each week, two weekday evenings per week (2.5 hours between 2:30pm to 6:00pm)
  • Coaches will be required to attend a paid two-day training at the end of March

WORK LOCATION: Schools across Toronto, coaches are responsible for their own travel arrangements  

COMPENSATION: $20/hour plus travel reimbursement 

 

Jays Care Baseball For Development Coaches will:

  • Attend all weekly practices, games and final tournaments
  • Prepare weekly practice plans that focus on promoting belonging and connection, are trauma sensitive and use variations to keep all students included
  • Ensure that the field and/or practice space is physically and emotionally safe
  • Lead dynamic baseball/softball activities that are wildly fun and engaging
  • Go above and beyond to support schools to remove barriers to participation for their students
  • Act as the liaison between Jays Care and the school in a highly professional manner  

 

A great candidate will have:

  • Experience working with children and youth who face significant barriers to accessing sport and recreation opportunities
  • Experience playing and/or coaching baseball/softball or any other sports (whether you have little or extensive baseball/softball experience, all coaches will be trained to feel comfortable and prepared for the role)
  • High level of energy and a commitment to fostering a safe, inclusive and fun environment for all participants
  • Positive attitude and the ability to motivate and keep children engaged
  • Ability to travel reliably to your assigned school
  • Current Standard First Aid certification, or willing to obtain certification prior to the start of work contract

Jays Care is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. 

 

So, are you ready to make a real difference in the life of a kid? Apply today with a resume and cover letter. 

 

 

 

 

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Schedule: Part time

Shift: Day

Length of Contract: 4 Months

Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON

Travel Requirements: Up to 100%

Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Coordination

Requisition ID: 257280

 

Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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