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.


UBC Intramural 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: 

2018-2019 Applications

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Please note specific details may vary from position to position - please read job descriptions carefully.

Applications for 2018-19 Directors are open for the following positions - Apply Here
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

Applications for 2018-19 Assistant Directors are now open.

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

LeaguesEvents - MediaSponsorship - Student Engagement - Digital Communications

 


Have Questions?

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

Current Employment Opportunities

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.

(POSITIONS FILLED) Now Hiring: UBC Recreation Intramural Events Intern

Have you ever wanted to work for UBC Recreation and plan exciting UBC events like Storm the Wall, Day of the Longboat and the UBC Triathlon? UBC Recreation Intramurals is currently hiring for a paid events internship. This is an excellent position for new graduated students with event management experience and an interest in sports/recreation.

  • July 1 2018 – April 30 2019
  • Full Time – Salary $3000 Monthly
  • Job Summary: Under the direction of the UBC Recreation Intramural Events Coordinator, the Events Intern is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations of the UBC Intramural events programs. The events portfolio operates primarily from September to May, including frequent evening and weekends. Working along the Intramural Program professional staff team, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of at least 3 tournaments and events.

If you or someone you know would are interested, we are accepting applications starting immediately. Applications will close on June 18 2018.

 

(POSITIONS FILLED) Now Hiring: Summer Promotions Team Members

Promo Booth | UBC Recreation

We are currently looking to fill some spots on our Promotions team for some events in the summer! These 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 May and work throughout the summer for 5 to 10 hours per week. This is a very flexible role to help supplement your income this summer. Some weeks are very light on events for the promo team, other weeks have multi day events and you can work up to 10 hours.

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
  • Flexible hours that will fit around your student schedule
  • Make new friends and join a vibrant community

Please review the job posting and then email your resume & cover letter to recreation.marketing@ubc.ca.

NOW HIRING! Sport Facility Staff Positions Across Campus

We are currently hiring for Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter 2018.  There are a variety of paid part-time positions available for students starting in May. If you are a UBC student who is looking for a flexible work environment, you can apply to work at one of the many locations we have on campus including the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, UBC Tennis Centre, War Memorial Gymnasium, and many more.

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
  • Flexible hours that will fit around your student schedule
  • Make new friends and join a vibrant community
  • Work on campus

Applications are open from Feb 9th -28th on Careers Online!

We’re Hiring Flag Football Officials!


The Flag Football league plays on Sunday Nights and is looking for some additional officials. No previous experience needed!

Why Work for UBC Recreation?
  • Flexible hours designed to fit around your student schedule
  • Join a community of other fun and like-minded students
  • Convenience of working on-campus (no commute!)
  • Work in a university environment

Applications are availalbe on Careers Online

Are you a Student Looking for Part-Time Work this Semester?

There are a variety of part-time positions available for students throughout the semester!

Why Work for UBC Recreation?
  • Flexible hours designed to fit around your student schedule
  • Join a community of other fun and like-minded students
  • Convenience of working on-campus (no commute!)
  • Work in a university environment
What Positions are Available?
  • Promotions Team (5-10hrs per week)
  • Personal Trainers/Boot Camp Instructors (flexible hours)
  • League Officials (2-10hrs per week)
  • Lifeguards at the UBC Aquatic Centre (2-30 hrs per week)

Applications are availalbe on Careers Online