We are pleased to offer volunteer opportunities for interested candidates ages 13-18 to support and participate in our programs!
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Sport Leadership Program
Interested in Joining our Team?
UR Evolution Sports is an initiative of the Urban Rec Society, a not for profit organization founded to work in alignment with the Sport For Life model in advancing recreational sport participation, sport infrastructure and employment opportunities in the recreational sport space so that everyone can engage in sport for life.
Position: Sport Leader (volunteer position)
Term: June 1 – Sept 3, 2021
Hours: ~10 hours/week; Sundays, Tuesdays, and/or Thursday afternoon/evenings
Location: Combination of virtual and on-site at South Surrey Athletic Park
The Sport Leader position is an opportunity for high-school students to get volunteer hours and valuable experience by promoting and participating in a fun new recreational sports program for teens in South Surrey/White Rock. In this role, you will have an opportunity to learn about the process of starting up a business and you will help coordinate and support sporting activities for high school aged participants like yourself during the summer months.
- Participate in online sessions with UR Evolution’s resident entrepreneur and coach, Chris McNally, and the other UR Sport Leaders to learn about the business planning process
- Provide input to the program planning process, including making presentations to your peers and UR Evolution staff about your ideas
- Come out and play! Participate in fun, co-ed sports with your friends and other participants
- Be a welcoming “face” of UR Evolution, greeting participants, coordinating teams, playing with new people and groups, and helping out where needed to ensure a positive experience for participants
- Help ensure the safety of all participants by following all safety rules including COVID protocols
- Help with the set-up, organization, and take down of applicable sports equipment
- Eager and willing to learn, ideally interested in learning about starting up and running a business
- Track record and commitment to good sportsmanship
- Personable and friendly
- Loves to get out and play!
What We Offer:
- UR Evolution Merch. (T-shirt and possibly more items TBD!)
- A chance to play a role in deciding on the programs that we deliver.
- Participation in UR Evolution sports programs for free!
- Get 2 Free Play Cards so that you can invite friends out to play with you for free!
- Learn from successful entrepreneurs and sports league managers.
- Build your resume! We will provide a reference letter with your total volunteer hours recorded and a reference letter highlighting your achievements in your work with us.
- Get great experience and give yourself a head start on being considered for future paid positions with UR Evolution Sports!