The BC Games Society is seeking enthusiastic, experienced people to serve as volunteer Team BC Mission Staff for the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta.
Every four years, British Columbia assembles a team of athletes, coaches, managers, and mission staff to represent the province at Canada's premiere multi-sport events – the Canada Winter Games and Canada Summer Games. They represent the best in BC and are known as Team BC.
The 2019 Canada Winter Games will be held February 15 – March 3, 2019 in Red Deer, Alberta. The Games will bring together over 3,600 athletes, coaches, managers, and officials from every province and territory in Canada. Team BC athletes are the next generation of junior national and national team athletes. They are positive role models to British Columbians and inspire youth to be physically active and lead healthy lifestyles.
Mission staff candidates have strong communication and administration skills, an understanding of BC’s amateur sport system, interest in and enthusiasm for working in a fast paced multi-sport environment, the ability to operate independently and in a team atmosphere, the confidence to perform functions and duties outside of their assignment, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to provide excellent service. As well, the ideal candidates will have previous experience as a volunteer, athlete, or coach at a multi-sport games and demonstrate a strong commitment to the games movement.