Join the team! Events & Outreach Intern

Join the CCR Events & Outreach team!

Events and Outreach Intern (September 2021 to April 2022)

Locations: North Campus (Van Vliet Complex)

Position Type: Casual

Time Commitment: 35-40 hours a week: Hours are variable, evenings and weekends are required.

Rate of Pay: Grade 3 (Step 1 - 4): $18.07/hr - $20.02/hr (based on education and experience)

The Campus & Community Recreation (CCR) Programs, Events & Outreach Intern is a member of the campus and Community Recreation Program Team. This Intern positions’ primary responsibility is the coordination and delivery of wellness programs and workshops, special events, and outreach activities.

The events intern will work with a CCR Staff and will take the lead in coordinating all start-up outreach and
awareness programming for CCR including but not limited to: Find What Moves You Events, Welcome to Campus programming, Active U, and our virtual run and wellness challenges.

Some events will occur in the evenings and weekends, the Intern will be required to work some evenings and weekends.

This position is designed as an advanced leadership opportunity for those interested in gaining further experience in the area of recreation, leisure, and wellness.

Learning Opportunities

With the support of the CCR Full Time Staff, the Events Intern will gain:

  • Experience in customer service.
  • Activity/event management, including program development, promotion, implementation, and assessment.
  • Part-time staff supervision.
  • Increased knowledge of sport administration, recreation administration and health promotion.
    Development of personal skills, including leadership, problem-solving, conflict management, effective
    communication, teamwork, and organization.
  • Increased knowledge of Intellileisure recreation management software and web-based programs.

Events, Activities & Programs

  • Planning, organizing, and executing event and activities logistics for Campus & Community Recreation
    special, outreach, and awareness events.
  • Communicates and collaborates with CCR programmers and facility services staff as necessary, to ensure
    cooperation and assistance in the professional execution of each event/activity.
  • Meet regularly with various representatives of the university to coordinate and develop components of
    September Start-Up activities and events.
  • Develops event plans and carries out all arrangements around preparation for and managing successful
  • In consultation with Associate Director and CCR FTS programmer, develop and manage a budget plan for
    each specific event/activity.
  • Strives for superior customer service to ensure all participants have a safe and enjoyable experience
    Responsible for developing and implementing event management and a risk management plan for each
  • Develops, recommends and implements policies, protocols and procedures affecting event planning and
    administration of various events
  • Help support the delivery of wellness programs and workshops to the UofA student community. Tasks would include, but are not limited to designing and delivering presentations, coordinating instructors and booking facilities, coordinating staff, and planning social media content.
  • Responsible for the coordination of Find What Moves You Program for various groups.

Unit, Events, and Programs Promotion

  • Works as part of the Marketing & Communications team to implement marketing and promotional
  • Coordinates delivery of promotional materials, tabling events schedules, and staffing.
  • Responsible for presentations about Units, Events, and Programs.
  • Identifies and takes part in community events, on-campus and off, that will enhance the brand of CCR.
  • Responsible for the inventory of uniforms and promotional items.

Other Duties

  • Assist in other specific program area events/activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Assets

  • Post-secondary education and some experience in the event coordination field, preferably in the recreation
  • Must have exceptional organizational, listening, facilitation, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be available for dates of employment and attend training sessions.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and computer skills are an asset
  • Responsible, resourceful, and willing to work variable hours and as part of a team
  • A pleasant personality together with a positive attitude is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of
    constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to communicate, orally and written, effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment, get along and work well with members of the department, supervisors, and other employees of the university.
  • Ability to motivate, supervise and support the development of students, part-time staff.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Knowledge of Social Media Platforms, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and related programs.
  • Current SFA/CPR Certification

Application Instructions

Send Cover Letter and Resume to:

Applications are due: Sept 10, 2021

Only Candidates who are offered an interview will be contacted


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Contact Us

General Inquiries:
2-670 Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta

Ph: 780.492.2555

If the staff member’s recertification date for Standard First Aid* and/or CPR level C** is due within the first 3 months of employment, they must recertify prior to beginning employment.

*Standard First Aid - (Recertification: every 3 years)
**CPR level C - (Recertification: annual / every 1 year)