Park Spark - Sport Host

Sport Host Volunteer Job Description

 

Title:

Park Spark Program – Sport Host

 

Objective:

To enhance the sport experience for the public by providing site-specific information and expertise.  Performing tasks to keep Coquitlam parks accessible, safe and clean.

 

Qualifications:

 

§     13 years of age or older

§     Ability to work outdoors and walk distances

§     Background in outdoor sport, recreation.

§     Local knowledge of the park, or willingness to learn (site specific training available)

§     Friendly, with good communication skills

§     Problem solving skills

§     Police information check and 2 references

§     Attendance at an orientation session and training session

 

Responsibilities:

 

§     Act as an ambassador for the park, answering questions from the public and sharing park information (field locations, washrooms, etc.)

§     Lend out sporting equipment

§     Participate/ assist in outdoor sport activities

§     Observe and report on sport field conditions

§     Pick up litter and other small maintenance tasks as required

§     Opportunity to lead sport amenity tours

§     Model appropriate behaviour by maintaining the integrity of Coquitlam Parks (including dress, grooming, and language)

 

Training/Support:

Necessary equipment and uniform (branded vest) provided.  Orientation session, training and support provided by the Parks staff.

 

Commitment:

A minimum of 8 hours/month for at least one year (Most shifts between April-August)

 

Benefits:

Meet new people, increase physical fitness and healthy living, share your knowledge with others and connect new residents to Coquitlam outdoor sport amenities.

 

Direct Supervisor:

Park Spark Program Leader

 

Location:

Town Centre Park in the City of Coquitlam

 

Contact Person:

Paul Radnidge Tel:  (604) 927- 6327  Email: pradnidge@coquitlam.ca

 

Qualifications Required

  • Age Category Must be at least 13 or older