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Program Coordinator

Ontario Volleyball Association

Posted 5 months ago



Toronto, ON, Canada

Industry Areas

Amateur Sport

Job Type

Job Description

The Program Coordinator plays an administrative and event management role in delivering the Competitions program for indoor and beach. The Program Coordinator collaborates with various OVA staff and Committee members to organize competitive tournaments for Ontario teams across age divisions and assists in planning and executing Canada’s largest provincial volleyball Championship tournaments.

Over the summer, the Program Coordinator supports the Athlete Development staff with the coordination and delivery of Team Ontario programs as required at various locations across the province and Beach events.

Competitions Support – Indoor and Beach

  • Creating and managing registrations in the Membership Registration System (MRS)
  • Verify, record/post all team rankings throughout the season
  • Verify, record/post, and manage competitions results on the OVA website
  • Liaise with Competitions Hosts to trouble shoot issues
  • Liaison to teams leading up to tournaments via email and phone communication
  • Ensuring referees are assigned via the Arbiter online assigning platform
  • Communicate with Referee Assignors to ensure assignments and monitor referee invoicing for every tournament
  • Manage specific competitions pages of the OVA website to ensure content is concise and up to date
  • Assisting with distribution of host packages
  • Develop post season and event feedback surveys
  • Facilitate team entries for National Championships and provide seeding information to Volleyball Canada

Ontario Championships

Assist the Manager of Indoor Programs and Manager of Beach Programs with the organization and delivery of Ontario Championships competitions including, but not limited to:

  • Coordinate event registration planning and execution
  • Schedule and seeding of assigned age groups
  • Coordinate the collection and verification of all rosters
  • Support event logistics– shipping, booking set up and tear down crews, etc
  • Booking accommodation for referees
  • Attend all Indoor Championship events in April
  • Attend one of the Beach Championships events in August
  • Assist with post event survey creation and reporting as required

Athlete Development Support

Support the Athlete Development staff with the coordination and delivery of Team Ontario programs as required, including but not limited to:

  • Communicate schedules for camps with coaching staff, chaperones, integrated support team and facility contacts
  • Facilitate the distribution of clothing packages to athletes and coaches
  • Provide on-site support to athletes and coaches during training camps and be the onsite liaison to participants and the Facility Operation staff
  • Communicate key information to athletes/parents and respond to questions and inquiries in a timely fashion
  • Track and submit program expenses to the Athlete Development Director
  • Participate in meetings with Athlete Development staff


  • Assess event/program feedback and provide innovative improvements and/or enhancements
  • Attend staff, committee, stakeholder meetings and Board meetings as required
  • Provide support to OVAtion Awards Banquet and Special Projects as requested
  • Act as an Ambassador for the OVA
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications Required

  • A college or university degree preferred
  • Event management or sport association experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, time management and attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to prioritize
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment (must include Excel)
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team or work independently and under minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact with membership
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekend and extended hours as required
  • Travel is necessary – valid driver’s license required

The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes that reflect the OVA’s Organizational Standards:

Our Standards

  • Foster an inclusive community
  • Treat all people with dignity and kindness
  • Act with integrity in all that we do
  • Utilize collaboration to meet our common purpose
  • Embrace innovation with bold creativity
  • Challenge excellence and continuous learning, always

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Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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