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Head of Athletes – Interim (Maternity Leave)

Classroom Champions

Posted 4 months ago



Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Type

Job Description

  • Manage and grow the Classroom Champions Athlete Mentor Program while overseeing the execution of day-to-day activities of the Athlete Mentor Manager
  • Lead the Classroom Champions Athlete Mentor program strategy, including but not limited to:
  • Implementing the Athlete Mentor recruitment plan
  • Working with existing partnerships and connecting to new contacts via NGBs, NSO’s, organizing committees, agencies, and other organizational partnerships to create diverse and powerful team of Athlete Mentors
  • Implementing projects within the Classroom Champions strategic plan
  • Work closely with the Director of Education and Strategy on looking across the internal organization to expand opportunities for the Athlete Mentor program on special projects, partnerships, and initiatives that require Athlete Mentor involvement
  • Continue to cultivate relationships as it relates to Classroom Champions and the Athlete Mentor program

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Qualifications Required

  • A strong desire to leverage sport and athletes as vehicles for social change
  • Elite athlete with Olympic, Paralympic, or NCAA/National experience preferable
  • Experience working with elite athletes highly preferable
  • Experience managing/recruiting volunteers
  • Management experience preferable
  • Knowledge of K-8 education is a bonus
  • Familiarity with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Vimeo, Canva, and Google Suite*
  • Enthusiasm for embracing new technological tools
  • Highly organized and self motivated
  • Eagerness to jump in and learn to solve problems as they arise
  • Collaborative, with the ability to work with a diverse and remote team

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