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Mission Staff Sport Liason - Volunteer Opportunity

“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 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta.  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 2019 Canada Winter 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. 

Please click here for the job description and here for the application form.

Mission staff must be available to attend the Canada Winter Games February 15 – March 3, 2019.

Candidates must forward their completed application form and resume before noon on Monday, April 2, 2018 to:


c/o Sport Nova Scotia

Attn: Helen Goodwin

5516 Spring Garden Rd. 4th Floor

Halifax, NS B3J 1G6

e-mail: hgoodwin@sportnovascotia.ca

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

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