Staff Roles Maccabi International Youth Games
Listed below are the available roles for the Maccabi International Youth Games in Israel. Please read the descriptions carefully before applying. Please note you can apply for more than one role if desired, but if selected, you will only be eligible to fill one staff position.
The goal of the Team Manager is to ensure the smooth operation and compliance of their assigned team as well as the well-being and safety of their athletes.
The Team Manager is responsible for one specific team. They work closely with the Coach to ensure the scheduling and smooth operation of all aspects relating to athlete identification and recruitment, training, competing and well-being. As the head of logistics for the team, the Team Manager is responsible for enforcing and executing all guidelines, timelines and policies set by the Maccabi Canada head office, including athlete registration, payment schedule, competition uniform, communication and information distribution.
During the Games this role includes supervision and management of the athletes, assisting the coach before, during and after competition in ensuring that all logistical needs are being met for the team.
A Team Manager does not need to have coaching experience, but must be familiar with all aspects of the sports they are applying to manage.
The goal of the Coach is to guide and lead their athletes providing their expertise in order to achieve sports excellence and the best obtainable outcome for their team.
The Coach is responsible for one specific team. They work closely with the Team Manager to identify and recruit athletes in their sport. It is the coach’s responsibility to plan, attend and execute all tryouts and training camps where applicable.
During the Games, the Coach is required to attend the coaches’ technical meetings and, if necessary, any meetings relating to athletic participation, security, medical access, and any other issues as required by the Maccabi Organizing Committee and Maccabi Canada. During the Games this role includes supervision and management of the athletes.
A Coach needs to have extensive coaching experience in the sport they are applying to coach.
If selected as a staff member for the Maccabi International Youth Games, your participation cost is a one-time donation of $950 to Maccabi Canada. You can choose to donate this amount yourself or fundraise the funds. A tax receipt will be issued for this contribution. You will be required to provide a Police reference check dating no earlier than July 2016. If you do not have one, you will need to complete one at your own expense. Staff are responsible for their own airfare to and from Toronto. In addition, you will be required to sign a Code of Conduct document in relation to the terms and conditions governing your participation in the Games. Staff members need to have an unlocked phone.
All staff applications will be reviewed and our office will contact you with further information.
To apply for a staff position please contact Ashley Kochman, our athletic director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our National office at 416-398-0515.