Hockey/Skating Coach

(Joy of Learning Centre)

Position ID: V-HVC0988 Last Full Update: 03 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
CommentsChallenger skating/hockey is skating and hockey skills program for players with a disability or special need to enjoy the full benefits of participation in skating and hockey at a level structured to their abilities. 
We run two programs: A Milton program which is a skating/hockey skills program, and an Oakville program which is a full-equipment hockey program
ContactAline McMullen, Coordinator, Challenger Sports League; Email:
DutiesMilton Skating and Hockey Skills: assist players on the ice with fundamentals of skating and hockey. Encourage participation. 
Oakville Rangers Hockey: organize and run practice drills, assist players on the ice, assist players in the dressing room, encourage participation, coordinate games
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Recreation & Sports ; Seasonal Support (Summer) ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - October to March
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesSaturday: Afternoon (5:15pm - 6:05pm) 
Sunday: Afternoon (3pm - 4pm) 
Please indicate which program(s) you are interested in, in your application
SeasonsFall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationSaturdays: Sixteen Mile Creek - Oakville, Sundays: Milton Sports Centre
Number of PositionsMilton: 5 individual(s) ; Oakville: 5 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable sector police check required.
Start DateOn or after 15 Oct 2022
Agency Details
Organization NameJoy of Learning Centre
Office Phone905-847-2938
Address & Map
Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Old Tyrell House
1219 Burloak Dr
Oakville, ON L6M 4J7
Mailing Addressc/o The Joy of Learning Centre