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About the Position
Position #: 19789
OrganizationSpecial Olympics Ontario Kitchener-Waterloo
Position: Head Coach Softball
Location: Sheppard Public School, Weber Street East, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Special Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports.
Description: To develop and implement sports skills training and competitive opportunities for athletes with an intellectual disability.

-Knowledge of specific sport discipline
-Organized, independent, and self-motivated
-Strong Leadership skills
-Make all arrangements for sport training sessions including facilities, equipment, etc.
-Work as a team with assistant coaches and encourage further certification
-Obtaining additional NCCP qualifications such as Introduction to Competition Part A and B, 50 hours of Practical Experience, as well as sport specific Technical training is highly recommended

Time Requirement:

Three to five hours per week is the estimated time commitment during the season.
Training Details: Volunteer training will also include on-the-job training and may utilize a buddy system for support and education.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Practices are Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm
Age: 12+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Coaching, Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Tannis Gayler
Phone: 519-578-3113
Address: Box 40107 Waterloo Town Square Waterloo, N2J 4V1


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