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Job Opportunity:
Para Sports Coordinator

Term: 50% position (0.5FTE), 20h/week, 48 weeks/year, 1 year contract / Negotiable
Location: Home office and various program locations in Calgary/Canmore.
UPSA location: 8336 48th Ave NW, Calgary
Report to: Ultimate Para Sports Association, Board of Directors
Posting date: Sept 4, 2023
Application deadline: Sept 25, 2023
Start Date: October 1, 2023 / Negotiable
Schedule: Administrative schedule is flexible. Programs often run on evenings and weekends.


Ultimate Para Sports Association is a charitable organization providing multi-sport opportunities for
people with disabilities in Calgary and surrounding areas for over 30 years. We focus on para cycling and
para-Nordic skiing, but also provide support in wheelchair racing and para-alpine skiing. We offer adapted
sports equipment, scheduled training sessions, instruction and coaching in a motivational environment.
We have approximately 100 members, and one other part time employee.


We are looking for a Para Sports Coordinator who is versatile, self-driven, creative, well organized and
solution oriented. Our Para Sports Coordinator will primarily be responsible for recruiting people with
disabilities to participate in sport, marketing and assisting with programming.


Roles and Duties

  • Oversee and coordinate programs; planning, execution and evaluation

  • Marketing; maintain a marketing calendar, operate social media, create newsletters and flyers, update website (with assistance from volunteer software engineer)

  • Manage volunteers and provide volunteer training (with assistance from volunteer coordinator)

  • Organize Try It events twice annually

  • Coordinate and maintain equipment inventory

  • Grant writing and reporting

  • Fundraising



  • Strong interpersonal skills, working with individuals, and as part of a team

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong communicational skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong knowledge of social media and other marketing platforms/software

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Mandatory background check

  • Experience in instruction, leading and organizing groups of people an asset

  • Experience in adapted physical activity, para sports and sports for people with disabilities an asset

  • Experience in marketing an asset

  • Experience in non-profit/charitable sector an asset



  • $25 000 – 30 000/year


How to Apply
Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter detailing why you want to work for Ultimate Para
Sports Association, your related experience, and anything else you feel is pertinent to the
position to
Application deadline: Sept 25, 2023. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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