Resources

KSRAA is committed to the lifelong learning and engagement of our alumni members. Below is a compilation of websites and job boards to get you started in finding a position in your field. Make sure to visit here for professional development opportunities and special alumni deals and discounts.

Job Search

Website Types of Postings Location Degree applicability
City of Edmonton Varied Edmonton All
Government of Alberta Varied Alberta All
City of Calgary Varied Calgary All
Edmonton Public School Board Teaching Edmonton BKin/BEd
Edmonton Catholic School Board Teaching Edmonton BKin/BEd
Alberta Recreation & Parks Association (ARPA) Primarily recreation Alberta BARST/BKin
British Columbia Recreation & Parks Association Recreation British Columbia BARST/BKin
SIRC Volunteer and paid positions in sports related fields Canada All
CAPS Varied Alberta All
NIRSA Intramurals & recreation, primarily at the university/college level USA BKin & BARST
Charity Village Mostly non-profit and NGO postings Worldwide All
Sports Hiring Varied Canada All
Jump in Sport Varied Worldwide All
Recreation Internships Internship USA BKin & BARST
Indeed Varied Province-wide BScKin
Idealist Varied North America All

Professional Development

Course or Event Topic(s) Type Dates Notes
Sport and Recreation Management Graduate Certificate Online program aimed at enhancing management and leadership skills in the fields of recreation, sport, and health. Professional Development All Offered through the Faculty
Indigenous Sport and Recreation Graduate Certificate Designed to help working professionals gain a deeper understanding of the cultural context of Indigenous communities through sport and recreation Professional Development All Offered through the Faculty
APRA Conference & Energize Workshop Recreation Conference October Alternates yearly between Lake Louise and Jasper Park Lodge
YDRS Bi-Annual Conference Youth Development through Recreation Services Symposium Conference Fall bi-annually
NIRSA Collegiate recreation Conference Spring
International Physical Literacy Conference Physical Literacy Conference Spring Alternates with International LTAD conference.
Sport Leadership Sportif Conference (CAC) Sport leadership, coaching -- Coaching Association of Canada Conference November
Alberta Sport Leadership Conference Sport leadership, coaching Conference Spring

Alumni Discounts and Deals

Where What How to access
PAW Centre - Van Vliet Complex Discounted membership for a VVC Membership pass Visit the Facility Services desk located on the lower level of VVC
Manulife Health & Life Insurance Visit here
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Discounted rate on car and home insurance Visit here

Take advantage of exclusive alumni savings. From discounts on the hottest Broadway shows to savings on home and auto insurance and credit cards, we've got you covered. Visit the Alumni Relations website here.