Employment Opportunity

Team Nova Scotia

“Participating in Canada Games as a sport liaison was one of my most rewarding sporting experiences. I felt very fortunate to be part of such a wonderful, cohesive and supportive mission staff team and thrived on the incredible learning that the Games provided. It was such a youthful and invigorating  environment - not to mention incredibly fun!”

- Lori Lancaster, 2015 Canada Winter Games Mission Staff

Team Nova Scotia consists of the athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff who will represent Nova Scotia at the 2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ontario. The mission staff lead and support Team Nova Scotia, liaise with the host society, and work prior to, during and after the Games to ensure that our athletes, coaches, and managers can concentrate on their competitions and performances while at the Games.

Volunteer Opportunity

The Canada Games Management Committee (“CGMC”) is seeking enthusiastic, dedicated, volunteers to serve as mission staff for the 2021 Canada Summer Games.

Mission Staff – Sport Liaison

Working as members of the mission staff team, sport liaisons will act as the primary link between Team Nova Scotia and the sports competing in the Games. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: building a strong relationship and familiarity with assigned sports, completing designated pre-Games tasks, facilitating communication and flow of pertinent information, providing Team NS participants with support and assistance in the Games environment, and handling emergency situations. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and administrative skills, function well in both a team and individual environment, have a comprehensive knowledge of the Nova Scotia sport system, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment and have high standards of service and professionalism.

A full job description can be found here.

Mission staff must be available to attend the Canada Summer Games August 6 – August 21, 2021

Candidates must forward their completed application form and resume before noon on Friday 17th July 2020 to:


c/o Sport Nova Scotia

E-mail: employment@sportnovascotia.ca

Click here for the application.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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