Intramurals Volunteer Staff Opportunities

Intramurals Volunteer Staff Opportunities


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Who We Are

Intramurals is a team of 120 passionate volunteer student staff who organize UBC’s most iconic events, leagues, and marketing initiatives. With support from 7 professional staff members with experience in sport management and student development, all of our student staff are challenged to grow as individuals and innovate within their roles as student leaders.

Apply now to volunteer for Intramurals and have an impact on thousands of participants every year, contributing to a decades-long legacy of sport community on campus.


What We Do

This sector has 9 teams dedicated to running individual Intramural Sport Leagues for thousands of participants each week. Staff work closely with participants during on-site supervisory shifts, as well as familiar with the back-end of League Sport management by taking on a key administrative role within their team. The 10th team in this sector is dedicated to facilitating the hiring, training, and development of community for all League Sports Officials.

Number of Roles Available: 10 Directors, 58 Assistant Directors

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Experience delivering outstanding sport programming for a diverse set of participants from across the entire UBC community
  • Development of a variety of skills related to sport administration, including professional communication, data management, and use of Microsoft Office
  • First-hand experience in a variety of situations involving customer service and conflict resolution, including the development of a thorough understanding of policy development and enforcement

The Events Sector is made up of 6 small teams that work together collaboratively to put on a variety of events for the UBC community. Staff are challenged to use their skills in organization, logistics, and creative vision in this professional event planning environment, with a focus on learning and personal development.

Number of Roles Available: 6 Directors, 18 Assistant Directors

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Hands-on experience in a variety of event areas including staffing, race logistics, scheduling, scoring, atmosphere, and more
  • Experience handling a variety of customer service situations, professional communication skills, Microsoft Office and other administrative skills
  • Exposure to a variety of development opportunities both in Sport and Recreation Management and Student Leadership

Digital Marketing Team

This team is focused on driving awareness and registration for all Intramural Events programming through the creation of innovative content for a variety of professional digital channels.

Number of Roles Available: 1 Director, 5 Assistant Directors

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • How to create strategic online content plan and social media calendar
  • How to create and execute a digital marketing campaign from start to finish
  • How to create captivating online content for a wide variety of platforms from website blogs to social media

Community Development Team

This team is focused on cultivating community development within Intramural Leagues participants through the creation of innovative content for digital channels and creative participant-centric programming.

Number of Roles Available: 1 Director, 3 Assistant Directors

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • How to create strategic online content plan and social media calendar
  • How to create and execute a digital marketing campaign from start to finish
  • How to create captivating online content for a wide variety of platforms from website blogs to social media


Media (Photo/Video) Team

This team produces high-quality visual imagery for both Intramural participants and staff. Team members are encouraged to bring their own creative ideas into the team's projects.

Number of Roles Available: 1 Director, 5 Assistant Directors

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Experience with post-processing/editing of photo and video content
  • An understanding of how to capture unique moments from large-scale events to individual portrait style photography
  • Experience with project planning including story-boarding and production

Student Engagement Team

This team develops and maintains long-term relationships with key campus partner groups, working to foster a positive and healthy UBC community through the promotion of sport and recreation.

Number of Roles Available: 1 Director, 5 Assistant Directors

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Background in small to mid-size event administration, planning, management and evaluation
  • Experience with marketing, communication, public speaking and presentation planning
  • Skills in partnership development and minor sponsorship


What Types of Roles Are There?

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT TEAM
This team focuses internally to take care of the program’s staff, alumni, and legacy. Made up of three senior Intramurals staff, the Program Development team is responsible for coordinating Hiring, Training, Retreats, Committees, and Formal Banquets, as well as day-to-day support for all staff members.


DIRECTOR TEAM
Directors hire, train, and manage their own team of 3-10 Assistant Directors, coaching them to grow and succeed in their roles throughout the year. Directors also work closely with Intramurals Professional Staff to manage their workflow and develop personally and professionally over the course of the year.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR TEAM
Assistant Directors make up the majority of the Intramurals staff base, designing and delivering outstanding programming for participants. In this on-the-ground role, staff form close relationships with participants, develop within their roles, and collaborate with other student leaders.


Current Opportunities

2019-20 Academic Year Opportunities

2019-20 Assistant Director Team Opportunities

Both the Digital Marketing and Community Development teams are looking for people who are wanting to learn more about digital marketing, social media, and building communities around recreational sport. You can state your preference in the application.

You are a great fit for this role if you have:

  • A love for crafting the perfect Instagram Story, an innovative Snapchat series, or capturing and creating a captivating video for your Facebook community
  • You have a passion for building a supportive and inclusive community around recreational sport
  • You are organized and have a strategic mindset

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • How to create strategic online content plan and social media calendar
  • How to create and execute a digital marketing campaign from start to finish
  • How to create captivating online content for a wide variety of platforms from website blogs to social media

This application closes on March 6, 2019 @ 11:59 PM | Download the Job Description

The Media team is looking for individuals keen to utilize their photography and videography skills to produce high quality visual imagery for both participants and Intramural staff. Media is a highly creative and versatile department. You will provide appropriate portfolios in your application.

You are a great fit for this role if you have

  • Experience with photography and videography. Familiarity with Lightroom, Premiere and Final Cut an asset
  • A passion creativity and storytelling through the visual identity of the Intramural community
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Experience with post-processing/editing of photo and video content
  • An understanding of how to capture unique moments from large-scale events to individual portrait style photography
  • Experience with project planning including story-boarding and production

This application closes on March 6, 2019 @ 11:59 PM | Download the Job Description

The Student Engagement team is single-handedly responsible for developing relationships with campus partners to foster a positive and healthy UBC community through sport and recreation. This is accomplished through strong presence in the UBC community and collaboration with campus groups.

You are a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Strong self motivation with abilities in communicating with multiple individuals with diverse goals and interests
  • A passion for relationship building and connecting UBC students to community through sport and physical activity
  • Previous experience in UBC communities such as Greek Life, Residence Life, Student Development, Peer Programs, Orientations etc.

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Background in small to mid-size event administration, planning, management and evaluation
  • Experience with marketing, communication, public speaking and presentation planning
  • Skills in partnership development and minor sponsorship

This application closes on March 6, 2019 @ 11:59 PM | Download the Job Description

The Events Sector is seeking applicants who want to take their skills in organization, logistics, and creative vision to the next level by applying them in a professional event planning environment.

You are a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Enthusiasm for crafting outstanding event experiences through thoughtful planning and delivery
  • Passion for learning new skills, producing high quality work, and working collaboratively
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills, including managing individual work within a collaborative work timeline

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Experience planning and delivering events of varying scales, themes, and goals
  • Development of a diverse set of skills related to event planning, including administration, event timeline development, and staff recruitment and training
  • Individual growth, especially in transferable skills including communication, organizational skills, and time management

This application closes on March 6, 2019 @ 11:59 PM | Download the Job Description

All 9 League Sports departments are based on staff with strong customer service skills, passion for fostering community, and interest in learning administrative skills. Staff work closely with participants to provide exceptional weekly sport programming.

You are a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Enthusiasm for taking initiative, developing a variety of skills, and taking on new challenges
  • A passion for people and creating community by providing outstanding sport programming and exceptional customer service
  • A desire to work in a fun, team-based environment surrounded by other student leaders

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Experience delivering outstanding sport programming for a diverse set of participants from across the entire UBC community
  • Development of a variety of skills related to sport administration, including professional communication, data management, and use of Microsoft Office
  • First-hand experience in a variety of situations involving customer service and conflict resolution, including the development of a thorough understanding of policy development and enforcement

This application closes on March 6, 2019 @ 11:59 PM | Job Description Coming Soon!

This team is dedicated to facilitating the hiring, training, and community development for all Intramurals Officials. This team works closely with the other 9 teams in the League Sports sector.

You are a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Enthusiasm for taking initiative, developing a variety of skills, and taking on new challenges
  • A passion for people and creating community by providing outstanding sport programming and exceptional customer service
  • A desire to work in a fun, team-based environment surrounded by other student leaders

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Experience delivering outstanding sport programming for a diverse set of participants from across the entire UBC community
  • Development of a variety of skills related to sport administration, including professional communication, data management, and use of Microsoft Office
  • First-hand experience in a variety of situations involving customer service and conflict resolution, including the development of a thorough understanding of policy development and enforcement

This application closes on March 6, 2019 @ 11:59 PM | Job Description Coming Soon!

2019-20 Director Team Opportunities

Applications are now closed for the 2019-20 Director Team. For any questions, please e-mail im.prod@ubc.ca.

2019-20 Program Development Team Opportunities

Applications are now closed for 2019-20 Intramural Program Development Team. For any questions, please e-mail im.prod@ubc.ca.


2018-19 Academic Year Opportunities

Applications are now closed for all 2018-19 Intramurals staff positions. If you would like to get a taste of what it's like to work with Intramurals staff, check out our Event Day volunteer opportunities. Applications for 19/20 Intramural Staff positions are posted above.