Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a 2020 NAIG Sport Manager. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.
The Manitoba Aboriginal Sports & Recreation Council (MASRC) is now accepting applications for SPORT MANAGER volunteer positions. Positions are available for the various sports held at the 2020 North American Indigenous Games.
The MASRC is the recognized Province/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Body (P/TASB) that oversees the operations of Team Manitoba, which will be comprised of approximately 400 athletes, 80 managers/coaches/chaperones and 20 mission staff. The team will be managed by the Mission Staff (MASRC appointed representatives, NAIG Manager, NAIG Manitoba Committee and Sport Managers), whose main responsibility will be to oversee all aspects of team operations and logistics.
In conjunction with the MASRC, the Sport Manager will create awareness of the 2020 NAIG to increase participation in their respective sport(s) across Manitoba. Sport Managers must ensure their sport(s) meets all deadlines and requirements, and adhere to all administrative, technical and disciplinary guidelines. They must set a strong leadership example as a fair, supportive, encouraging and proud sport participant. Sport Managers are required to abide by the policies; rules and regulations; and other guidelines handed down by MASRC, the NAIG Council and the NAIG Host Society.
Pre-Games: Assist with athlete identification camps, qualifying events/camps, and athlete registration. Provide ongoing athlete training and monitoring from selection to competition. This includes organizing and creating opportunities for teams/individuals to practice.
Games-time: Mentorship, supervision and evaluation. In partnership with the coaches/chaperones, 24/7 supervision of the athletes is required. The sport manager in partnership with the coaches/chaperones will also be doing perimeter and bed checks at curfew.
Post-Games: A written evaluation of all aspects of team operations relating to managing staff duties, responsibilities and general event overview.
Must be at least 20 years of age when application is submitted
Must be of good character
Must be physically fit (Ability to stand for long periods of time, walking long distances)
Aboriginal Coaching Module (ACM) certification
Respect in Sport certification (available online only)
First Aid/CPR is an asset
Valid Driver’s License is an asset
Preference will be given to Sport Managers of Aboriginal descent (First Nation, Métis, and Inuit).
If selected as a manger for NAIG 2020, criminal record and child abuse checks will be required.
In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?
From this list, please state which sport(s) you are interested in managing.
Please provide a brief description of past/present managing experiences
Please list two references to verify your skills and abilities.
[Both cannot be family and MASRC staff are not eligible for references.]
MASRC has now started sending out email newsletters. These newsletters will have coaching opportunities and sport certification opportunities. Would you be interested in signing up to the email newsletter? In the space provided below, please indicate "yes" or "no".
I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a sport manager, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet.
If selected, I will provide MASRC with my Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.