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About Maccabi Canada

Maccabi Canada’s mission is to develop and promote a Jewish identity in our youth, so they can become the future leaders of our community. We achieve our goal through the passion of sports.

The Maccabiah Games, a prominent international sports competition, often referred to as the “Jewish Olympics” have become the largest regularly held international event in Israel. In July 2017 the Maccabiah hosted 10,000 athletes representing 80 countries, making it the third largest athletic event in the world, behind only the Summer Olympics and the World University Games. Maccabi Canada sent 700 athletes and staff to the last Maccabiah games and was the second largest international delegation.

Maccabi Canada focuses on creating a path of engagement with the Jewish world, Jewish Identity and Israel by engaging youth and young adults through passion for sport. Maccabi Canada takes athletes who are Jewish to Israel, gives them an Israel Experience of a lifetime and brings back Jewish athletes.

The Junior Village is where the entire junior team, athletes and staff are accommodated, along with medical, communication and logistics team.

Head of Logistics at The junior village
Volunteer Position 
 

 Job Description:

The Head of Logistics will report to the Head of the Junior village and will work in partnership with teams’ coaches and managers to support their experience at the Junior village in Israel. The role requires travel to Israel between July 6-26, 2022 (dates subjects to change) with the Junior delegation and oversees all logistics operation of the village.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accommodations: Ensuring that the accommodation and rooms assigned to athletes and staff clean, safe, functioning and deal with any unexpected issues that may come up.
  • Transportation: Oversee teams transportation schedule and verify its smooth execution. Ensure ad-hoc transportation needs are met as they come up.
  • Working with the organizing committee in Israel to ensure water supply, and meals timely delivery.
  • Work closely and develop rapport with the relevant staff of the local Maccabiah organizing committee.

Key skills:

  • Strong team player who can operate under pressure and execute within tight timelines.
  • Outstanding problem solving, real-time trouble shooting and organizational abilities.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in both English and Hebrew.
  • Highly organized with strong time management, and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, open, and international environment.
  • Must be able to drive in Israel.
  • Passion for Sport and Jewish Identity!  

To learn more about the 2022 Maccabiah Games please click HERE.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to lee@maccabicanada.com.

Only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

Job Type: Volunteer position in Israel  

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Team managers: Junior Golf Team & Open and Masters Golf Team 
Volunteer Position

 Job Description:

Maccabi Canada is seeking Team Managers for their Junior Golf Team and their Open and Masters Golf Team, each of which will be competing at the upcoming 21st Maccabiah Games in July 2022. Staff to do not need to adhere to the Jewish faith.  

Junior Golf Team Manager – Travel to Israel between July 6 – 26, 2022*
Open and Masters Golf Team Manager – Travel to Israel between July 12 – 26, 2022*

Purpose of Role:

  • To act as a liaison between the Maccabi Canada Head Office, organizing committee and volunteers and the team including athletes, parents (as required) and supporters.
  • To work alongside the Organizing Committee towards the success of the team both on and off the golf course.
  • To work alongside other lay volunteers and members of the staff on all aspects of sporting team affairs.
  • To support the core aims and objectives of Maccabi Canada.
  • To support and participate fully in all social and cultural aspects of the Games.

Key Responsibilites:

  • Be familiar with international rules governing the golf competition, as applicable to the Games. Games rules will be made available on our website (www.maccabicanada.com).
  • Help identify and recruit prospective athletes.
  • Oversee and organize the golf tryouts at Cherry Downs Golf Club, Pickering, Ontario on August 28 & 29, 2021.
  • Communicate directly with athletes (and parents as required) to inform them of all due dates for submitting personal information, forms and their financial responsibility.
  • Oversee and organize a training camp in Toronto 2-3 days prior to departure in July 2022.
  • Each manager will be required to stay in the same accommodation as their team and/or athletes for the entire duration of the Games.
  • Attend all golf-related technical meetings.
  • Support your athletes throughout the duration of the Games both on and off the golf course.

To learn more about the 2022 Maccabiah Games please click HERE.

Interested applicants should contact Ashley Kochman, Maccabi Canada National Athletic Director, at  ashley@maccabicanada.com.


Job Type: Volunteer position in Israel   

*Dates are subject to change

 

 

Coaches: Community Sports

Maccabi Canada is looking for coaches for our on-going Community Sports Development programs

Sports: Basketball, Catchball, Soccer and Volleyball

Position: Part time

Location: Toronto, Richmond Hill & Vaughan, Ontario

Time: Weeknights and Sundays (on weekdays programs start at 6:30pm).

Qualification based pay level

Responsibilities

  • Design program outline
  • Teach the fundamental skills
  • Demonstrate & run drills
  • Introduce concepts of team play
  • Supervision of participants
  • Meet and greet parents
  • Program Administration may be required at practices

Requirements

  • Experience working with youth a must
  • Coaching Certifications
  • Maccabi experience an asset
  • First Aid & CPR
  • If hired, a Police Check will be required

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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

 

 

Sports Maccabi Liaison Program

Maccabi Canada provides quality community skill and development sports programs for youth ages 6-15 from grass roots to elite. Our Maccabi Sports Programs are continuing to grow and expand and we are seeking to hire Maccabi Program Liaisons (program supervisors) to assist in the weekly programs in Toronto and Vaughan. The Maccabi Sports Program Liaison would be representing Maccabi at the venue and with the participants.

  • Position: Part time
  • Days available: Sunday – Thursday
  • Time: Weekdays range: 6:00pm-10:00pm (based on location); Weekends range: 3:45pm-7:15pm (based on location)
  • Location: Toronto & Vaughan, Ontario
  • Qualification based pay level

Responsibilities

  • Supervision and safety of participants
  • Respond and nurture the participants
  • Meet and greet parents and field questions
  • Ensure gym and equipment is available and in good condition
  • Assist the coach with the practice (warmup, skills and drills), is an option but not mandatory
  • Program Administration may be required at practices
  • Commitment to be in attendance at weekly program sessions assigned

Requirements

  • Experience working with youth a must
  • Camp Counselor experience an asset
  • Coaching experience an asset
  • Maccabi experience an asset
  • First Aid
  • CPR not mandatory but an asset
  • If hired, a Police Reference Check will be required
  • Applicant must be 17 years of age to apply

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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

 

 

Maccabiah Games Staff

For information about staff and sports team positions contact Ashley at ashley@maccabicanada.com;
for medical team positions contact Lee Mes at lee@maccabicanada.com

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Volunteers  

Maccabi Canada’s is built on a strong foundation of volunteers. If you are passionate about sports, the future of our youth, and Israel then the Maccabi family is the right place for you!

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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

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