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Become a Regional Sport Consultant (Cape Breton Region)

Sport Nova Scotia is seeking an ambitious and motivated individual with proven experience in sport development at the community level.

A true self-starter, the Regional Sport Consultant is responsible to work with community sport organizations, provincial sport organizations, schools and community groups to identify, collaborate and support the continuation and creation of sustainable sport opportunities in the Cape Breton region.

Reporting to the Manager of Participation Development, the Regional Sport Consultant will be based in Sydney and work closely with the regional manager for the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary designation in a related field or equivalent work experience in sport administration at the local, provincial or national level. Experience working with multiple stakeholders, communicating effectively, and meeting coordination would be considered assets.

A full job description is available here.

If you get excited by the idea of making more sports available to more people in more areas, please email your resume and cover letter by noon on Friday, October 12th, 2018 to Helen Goodwin at employment@sportnovascotia.ca. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those being selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sport Nova Scotia is a non-profit, non-government, equal opportunity organization dedicated to the development, administration and promotion of amateur sport.


National Coaches Week 2018

National Coaches Week (September 22nd- 30th, 2018) is a time to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach

During National Coaches week the Coaching Association of Canada is offering Free NCCP online training, please visit Coaching NS for more information.


Sport Fund Success Story

Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating

Two years ago, the Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating Club (DCSSC) consisted of just two coaches with a four-year plan and a vision to grow their sport. With the promise of a new facility in the works, the organization was resolute in gaining momentum to establish a short-track speed skating program.  READ MORE

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