Employment at UBC Recreation

Employment Opportunities at UBC Recreation

UBC Recreation is always looking for great people to join its team of staff and volunteers. We rely on both paid staff and volunteers to operate every aspect of our programs.


Intramurals Volunteer Positions

UBC Intramurals Volunteer Staff
Through the Intramural program, there are multiple opportunities to get involved as a student volunteer. Volunteers fill roles in game management, event planning, sport officiating, human resources, public relations, facility supervision, marketing, program delivery and much more. Our student leaders often describe their experience with the program as life altering. We offer a unique leadership development program that will assist students in all their future endeavors whether it’s a career in sports management or any other field, our students will leave the program with leadership skills, extensive practical experience and memories that will last forever. No matter what your major is here at UBC, there is a role that can benefit you as well as your resume.

The following volunteer Intramural Staff positions are currently open:

Please note specific details may vary from position to position - please read job descriptions carefully.

2018-19 Sponsorship Director

Applications are still open for the 2018-19 Sponsorship Director position.
Please note the following:

  • Applications for the Director positions will remain open until a suitable candidate is found
  • All dates as per job descriptions will apply except where the date has passed
Director Job Descriptions:

Sponsorship Director Job Description


2018-19 Assistant Directors

Applications are now open for select spots within the 2018-19 Intramural team for Assistant Directors.
Please note the following:

  • Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis
  • Applications will remain open until a successful candidate is found
  • Applicants are able to submit multiple applications to different departments
Leagues Department Job Descriptions

Leagues Assistant Director Job Description

Events Department Job Descriptions

Events Assistant Director Job Description

Marketing Sector Job Descriptions

Media Assistant Director Job Description
Sponsorship Assistant Director Job Description
Student Engagement Assistant Director Job Description
Digital Communications Assistant Director Job Description


2019-20 Program Development

Applications are now open for 2019-20 Intramural Program Development Team. Applications will close on January 13.
Program Development Job Description


Have Questions?

Please contact the Program Development team should you have any questions. ~ im.prod@ubc.ca

Current Employment Opportunities

NOW HIRING: Spin/Cycle Instructors

UBC Recreation is looking for fun and engaging Spin/Cycle Class Instructors for Term 2! Responsible for leading and instructing groups through programmed sessions and providing a high level of service delivery, instructors will nurture a sense of community amongst participants and ultimately help people move more! Candidates with strong relationship building skills and a sound knowledge of fitness theory are encouraged to apply.

  • Instructors can expect to work approximately 1-3 hours per week
  • Fitness Classes begin January 2, 2019
  • If you’re looking for a fun and dynamic role that focuses on helping others feel their best and live well, then look no further!

 

Apply before December 27, 2018 on UBC Careers Online.

[Applications Closed] Part-Time Promotions Positions Available

Promo Booth | UBC Recreation

Interested in gaining experience with promotions and marketing? At the heart of it, the Recreation Promotional Team is here to animate spaces and engage people. We believe in the idea that there is something for everyone within UBC Recreation and we connect them with the right experience. We’re looking for people who can start in December 2018 – April 30, 2019. Hours are anticipated to be regularly 5-10 hours per week, with January 3 – 14, 2019 being a larger time commitment of approximately 10 hours per week.

 

Promotional Team Member Positions (3-5 available)

  • Educate and promote UBC Recreation Programs to students, staff/faculty, and community members
  • Approach and engage people in conversation
  • Manage the set up and take down logistics of displays and promotional materials at activations both on and off campus
  • Report statistics around promotional events
  • Preferred start date in December, with mandatory training also in December.
Why should you work for UBC Athletics and Recreation?
  • Help impact the way recreation is delivered on campus
  • Gain real-world, practical workplace skills and experience in a fun, fast paced environment
  • Build your network and gain valuable work experience
  • Deliver exception recreation experiences to the UBC community
  • Hours that will fit around your student schedule
  • Make new friends and join a vibrant community

 

Please review the job postings (links below) and follow the application instructions in the documents.

The position has closed, if you are still interested, please check back in March or April for summer opportunities.

NOW HIRING: Intramurals Assistant Directors for Term 2

UBC Intramurals Volunteer Staff
The Intramurals team is hiring student volunteers for Term 2! There are positions available in all departments including events, leagues, and marketing.
Join a community of over 100 other students from all faculties.

Job descriptions are available on the Employment page. Simply click the accordion titled “Volunteer Positions – Intramurals” for more information.

[Applications Closed] : UBC Camps Administrative Positions

Interested in gaining work experience in sports administration while working with a diverse range of people?

UBC Camps is a leading provider of high quality camps for children aged 3-18 years. UBC Camps offers a vast selection of spring, summer, fall and winter camps, including adventure, art and music, enrichment, sport and recreation, specialty camps, day camps, and more. In addition to extensive summer camp programming, winter break camps, spring break camps, pro-d day camps, and other year-round programming is offered for the local Vancouver community.

You will work in a fast paced environment, and gain valuable experience in program planning, project management, and problem solving. The two roles that are currently available include:

    • Program Lead – Overnight Camps
      • Responsible for day-to-day operations of UBC Camps Overnight Programming including planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Future Global Leaders non-classroom activities.
      • Duration of Position: January 7 – August 30, 2019
      • Paid Position (Salary)
    • Program Assistant – Customer Relations
      • Responsible for customer service, registration assistance, and communicating with parents, campers, staff, and administrative members to ensure efficient operations.
      • Duration of Position: January 28 – August 30, 2019.
      • Paid Position (Salary)

 

Applications must be submitted by Friday November 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm.

[Applications Closed] Move UBC Coordinator

Inspire people to more more!

Position Opening: Move UBC Coordinator

Based out of the Student Recreation Centre in the Physical Activity Department, the Move UBC Coordinator will support the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Move UBC Campaign from November 19, 2018 – March 29, 2019. The goal is to launch a successful campaign in February 2019, one centred around encouraging people to be less sedentary and move more.

We’re looking to build a diverse team to promote the importance of moving more at UBC to become one of the healthiest campuses in Canada. This is a paid student position and the job posting is available on UBC Careers Online. Applications for the Move UBC Coordinator role are open until Sunday November 4.

Click here for more information about the Move UBC Coordinator role.

Now Hiring: League Officials

Are you looking to get involved with the UBC Intramural program and make a difference in your community?

We are currently hiring officials for the following Leagues:

  • Basketball
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag Football
  • Futsal
  • Ice Hockey
  • Inner Tube Water Polo
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

 

As a member of our Officials Team you are empowered to be creative, communicate effectively and resolve to fun, safe and fair play. You are responsible for maintaining the tempo of a game, mediating game play and ensuring safety of all participants.

You will work in a fast paced environment in a role that will be supported through ample training and a strong community. We offer lots of opportunities to connect and have fun with other Intramurals staff!
Please be aware of the following important dates.  Candidates must be available to attend at least one of the following hiring fairs:

    • 1st Hiring Fair: Sunday, September 16th*
    • 2nd Hiring Fair: Monday, September 17th*
    • Sport-specific Training Dates:
      • Basketball: Thursday, September 20th 7-10pm
      • Dodgeball: Tuesday, September 18th 7-10pm
      • Flag Football: Wednesday, September 19th 5-8pm
      • Innertube Water Polo: Sunday, September 16th 12-3pm
      • Ice Hockey: Tuesday, September 18th 8-11pm
      • Soccer: Wednesday, September 19th 5-8pm
      • Futsal: Wednesday, September 19th 7-10pm
      • Volleyball: Thursday, September 20th 6-9pm

POSITION FILLED — Assistant Coordinator – UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs

Make an impact on the newest competitive program in UBC Recreation – UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs. Supporting over 275 student athletes in 11 sports, the Assistant Coordinator will work collaboratively within a team overseen by the Sport Clubs Coordinator. Sport Clubs are student-led groups that aim to represent the university in non-varsity sports such as Alpine Skiing, Lacrosse, Sailing, Tennis, Ultimate and much more!

What you can gain in this role: 

  • Strong sport administration skills by working on a variety of tasks and projects within the department
  • Experience within a program area that operates like a start up organization – everyone wears many hats!
  • Confidence to effectively work within a team and independently
  • Dynamic work environment and a fun community to be part of
  • Mentorship and personal leadership development

 

Interested? View the job description and apply at UBC Careers Online before August 15, 2018.

[Positions Filled] Move U Crew and Captain

Inspire people to move more, and sit less!

The Move U Crew, staff based out of the Student Recreation Centre in the Physical Activity Department, host stretch/dance/cheer related breaks to interrupt people sitting in meetings, classes, and other events on campus to get moving! The Crew is comprised of one Captain who leads the team, and a group of 5 other undergraduate or graduate students. This team also hosts free walking programs and help with walking challenges including the Faculty of Education’s Walkabout.

We’re looking to build a diverse team to promote the importance of moving more at UBC to become one of the healthiest campuses in Canada. These are paid student positions and the job postings are available on UBC Careers Online. Applications for Move U Captains and Move U Crew applications close August 12.

(POSITIONS FILLED) Part-Time Promo Team Positions Available

Promo Booth | UBC Recreation

Interested in gaining experience with promotions and marketing? At the heart of it, the Recreation Promotional Team is here to animate spaces and engage people. We believe in the idea that there is something for everyone within UBC Recreation and we connect them with the right experience. These two paid part-time positions are being filled ongoing on a first-come best-suitable-applicant basis. We’re looking for people who can start in August and September 2018. Hours are anticipated to be regularly 5-10 hours per week, with September and January shifts being 10-15 hours per week.

 

Promotional Team Member Positions (5-7 available)

  • Educate and promote UBC Recreation Programs to students, staff/faculty, and community members
  • Approach and engage people in conversation
  • Manage the set up and take down logistics of displays and promotional materials at activations both on and off campus
  • Report statistics around promotional events
  • Preferred start date in August, however will have a second hiring round in September on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

Promotional Team Lead Position (1 available)

  • Same responsibilities as a Team Member with the addition of administrative duties which include the following details.
    • Liaise between the Promotional Team Members and Marketing Coordinators when appropriate
    • Assist with scheduling of Promotional Team Staff for events and rotational shifts.
    • Brainstorm, organize, and execute ideas to make promo booths exciting, fun, and engaging.
    • Assist with preparing materials required for activations prior to each shift throughout the year.
    • Manage equipment and inventory levels in collaboration with the Marketing Coordinator.
Why should you work for UBC Athletics and Recreation?
  • Help impact the way recreation is delivered on campus
  • Gain real-world, practical workplace skills and experience in a fun, fast paced environment
  • Build your network and gain valuable work experience
  • Deliver exception recreation experiences to the UBC community
  • Hours that will fit around your student schedule
  • Make new friends and join a vibrant community

 

Please review the job postings (links below) and follow the application instructions in the documents.

Promotional Team Member Job Description – due soon!

Promotional Team Lead Job Description – due soon!

Three Amazing Ways You Can Work at the UBC Pool

The UBC Aquatic Centre is looking for three great people to join our team! We are currently hiring for the positions of:

  • Head lifeguard (job ID:30660)
  • Shift supervisor (job ID: 29853)
  • Pool operator (job ID: 29302)

To find out more information or apply, please visit UBC Human Resources and search for the job IDs listed.