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Opportunities2021-12-15T08:18:03-05:00

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Bring your passions and talents – we’ll match them with our ministry opportunities so you can discover the calling of God on your life.

Internships

Are you a university student or recent graduate looking for work experience in your field of study? Through the Athletes in Action Canada Internship program, you will have the opportunity to work closely with staff across the country to impact the lives of athletes as well as take part in a personal discipleship and mentorship program.

AIA Campus Internship

Athletes in Action
Position Type: Campus Staff Internship (September – May)
Job Region/Location: Hub Campuses across Canada
Working Conditions: Office/Campus
Funding: Ministry Partner Development (MPD)*
*This position requires Ministry Partner Development where the successful candidate will be required to build a team which provides financial and prayer support for salary and ministry expenses including benefits coverage.

Ministry Overview

Athletes in Action (a division of Power To Change) is a ministry that seeks to collectively as well as individually, help people know Jesus and experience his power to change the world through sport. No matter what type of work those involved with AIA do, whether they are staff or volunteers, we understand that our work collectively is to further this overall mission. Athletes in Action is a team on mission who lives out three Core Values: We are passionately committed, live in authentic community, and we play together.

Position Overview

AIA Campus intern Staff are responsible for the fulfilment of the mission and vision of Athletes in Action on their local campus and beyond. This role consists of helping those in varsity athletics discover Jesus, grow in their faith, develop their unique potential and put their faith into action as they impact the world.

Primary Objectives for Campus Staff

    1. Share the gospel with not yet believers and disciple to deeper maturity those who know Jesus already
      • Through personal relationships and authentic community, athletes are cared for through discipleship and evangelistic opportunities 
      • Outreaches, events or activities are organized to give more athletes an opportunity to hear about Jesus, be a part of AIA, and make a decision to follow Jesus
    2. Equip student to become leaders on their team and to boldly share their faith
      • Identify athletes who align with our mission and fit our core values to become interns and/or AIA staff members
      • Teach and equip athletes to share their faith
      • Challenge athletes to share their faith with their teammates and peers
      • Identify and develop their unique gifts and purpose
      • Be equipped for a lifetime of Kingdom impact
    3. Network and build relationships with key influencers on campus in order to open doors with different teams
      • Reach out to Athletic Directors, coaches, trainers, and other influencers 
      • Respond to opportunities to go international with the gospel

Education and Experience:

  • You have university degree or equivalent
  • You have varsity/post secondary sports involvement
  • You have experience in sharing your faith
  • You have intentionally walked alongside other believers to grow in their faith

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • You have networking skills and the ability to meet new people
  • You have strong interpersonal skills 
  • You have the ability to work well with others in team setting 
  • You have the able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings 
  • You have the ability to manage your time effectively to achieve objectives

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • You have an understanding of and passion for the athletic world
  • You have a heart for Evangelism and the ability to communicate the gospel clearly
  • You have a self-starter mentality and like variety in tasks and schedules
  • You have a willingness to join and serve in the most needed places across Canada

Please send your resume and cover letter or inquiries to: info@athletesinaction.ca

Job Opportunities

Are you looking for a career in sports ministry, using sport as a platform to share your faith? Whether you feel called to serve in an office or on the field, working behind-the-scenes or on the front line, we would love to have you join the AIA family and use your gifts to support the needs of athletes.

AIA Campus Staff

Athletes in Action
Position Type: Full Time: 40 hours/week (Commissioned Staff)
Job Region/Location: Hub Campuses across Canada
Reporting/Relationship: Reports to local Hub Director
Working Conditions: Office/Campus
Funding: Ministry Partner Development (MPD)*
*This position requires Ministry Partner Development where the successful candidate will be required to build a team which provides financial and prayer support for salary and ministry expenses including benefits coverage.

Ministry Overview

Athletes in Action (a division of Power To Change) is a ministry that seeks to collectively as well as individually, help people know Jesus and experience his power to change the world through sport. No matter what type of work those involved with AIA do, whether they are staff or volunteers, we understand that our work collectively is to further this overall mission. Athletes in Action is a team on mission who lives out three Core Values: We are passionately committed, live in authentic community, and we play together.

Position Overview

AIA Campus Staff are responsible for the fulfilment of the mission and vision of Athletes in Action on their local campus and beyond. This role consists of helping those in varsity athletics discover Jesus, grow in their faith, develop their unique potential and put their faith into action as they impact the world.

Primary Objectives for Campus Staff

    1. Share the gospel with not yet believers and disciple to deeper maturity those who know Jesus already
      • Through personal relationships and authentic community, athletes are cared for through discipleship and evangelistic opportunities 
      • Outreaches, events or activities are organized to give more athletes an opportunity to hear about Jesus, be a part of AIA, and make a decision to follow Jesus
    2. Equip student to become leaders on their team and to boldly share their faith
      • Identify athletes who align with our mission and fit our core values to become interns and/or AIA staff members
      • Teach and equip athletes to share their faith
      • Challenge athletes to share their faith with their teammates and peers
      • Identify and develop their unique gifts and purpose
      • Be equipped for a lifetime of Kingdom impact
    3. Network and build relationships with key influencers on campus in order to open doors with different teams
      • Reach out to Athletic Directors, coaches, trainers, and other influencers 
      • Respond to opportunities to go international with the gospel

Education and Experience:

  • You have university degree or equivalent
  • You have varsity/post secondary sports involvement
  • You have experience in sharing your faith
  • You have intentionally walked alongside other believers to grow in their faith

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • You have networking skills and the ability to meet new people
  • You have strong interpersonal skills 
  • You have the ability to work well with others in team setting 
  • You have the able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings 
  • You have the ability to manage your time effectively to achieve objectives

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • You have an understanding of and passion for the athletic world
  • You have a heart for Evangelism and the ability to communicate the gospel clearly
  • You have a self-starter mentality and like variety in tasks and schedules
  • You have a willingness to join and serve in the most needed places across Canada

Please send your resume and cover letter or inquiries to: info@athletesinaction.ca

Director of Ministry Domains

Athletes in Action – National
Position Type: Full Time: 40 hours/week
Job Region/Location: Preferably Langley, BC
Reporting/Relationship: AIA National Director
Funding: Ministry Partner Development (MPD)*
*This position requires Ministry Partner Development where the successful candidate will be required to build a team which provides financial and prayer support for salary and ministry expenses including benefits coverage.

Ministry Overview

Athletes in Action (a division of Power To Change) is a ministry that seeks to collectively as well as individually, help people know Jesus and experience his power to change the world through sport. No matter what type of work those involved with AIA do, whether they are staff or volunteers, we understand that our work collectively is to further this overall mission. Athletes in Action is a team on mission who lives out three Core Values: We are passionately committed, live in authentic community, and we play together.

Position Overview

The Director of Ministry Domains is responsible for the leadership and management of the Community, University, Pro, and Elite Amateur domains with Athletes in Action. These domains are the primary way AIA fulfills its mission and therefore it is key to have a leader who can set vision, help plan for growth and greater fruitfulness, as well as encourage, support, and coach the leaders of these respective areas. This key leadership role needs a strong leader with experience in managing teams. This person has a heart to share the love of Christ and will lead out of this place and inspire their team to a bigger vision.

Primary Objectives

    1. AIA has strong ministry domain leadership at the national level
      • Fully participate as a member of the National Leadership Team, including regular and impactful
        meeting attendance
      • Leadership of special projects as required
      • Lead and exemplify the AIA core values
    2. Community, University, Pro, and Elite Amateur domains are growing in their ministry impact
      • Leaders are inspired with a God-sized vision
      • Leaders are seeking and testing opportunities for growth in their ministry areas
    3. Domain directors receive effective leadership and management in their work to fulfill the AIA mission
      • Domain Council meetings are planned and led effectively
      • Direct reports and their teams aim high and are held accountable to achieving results,
        celebrating wins, and growing, both personally and professionally
      • Domain leaders are being inspired in their roles, and receive both functional and spiritual
        leadership
      • Budgets, staffing, and priorities of the domains align with the core mission, vision, and values
        of AIA

Education and Experience:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • You have experience leading a team
  • You have a proven track record of managing a team to achieve results

Requirements:

  • A deep and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • You have a passion and commitment to communicate and live out the gospel
  • You are committed to Athletes in Actions’ leadership, methods and ministry models
  • You have the ability to lead and manage a team to achieve results
  • You are a visionary who can inspire others to action
  • You have the ability to take something that is working and improve it

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • You are empathetic and have good interpersonal skills
  • You are creative and have the ability to think innovatively
  • You have strong self-management skills
  • You have previous experience playing sports or being involved in sport

Please send your resume and cover letter or inquiries to: dave.olson@p2c.com

Social Media Coordinator

Athletes in Action – National
Position Type: Part Time: 15 hours/week
Job Region/Location: Langley, BC or Remote
Reporting/Relationship: Manager of Marketing and Development
Funding: Salaried

Ministry Overview

Athletes in Action (a division of Power To Change) is a ministry that seeks to collectively as well as individually, help people know Jesus and experience his power to change the world through sport. No matter what type of work those involved with AIA do, whether they are staff or volunteers, we understand that our work collectively is to further this overall mission. Athletes in Action is a team on mission who lives out three Core Values: We are passionately committed, live in authentic community, and we play together.

Position Overview

The Social Media Coordinator will support the Marketing and Communications department to increase digital engagement with Athletes in Action (AIA) stakeholders and audiences and help them connect to AIA’s mission. As a creative member of this team, you will help AIA create engaging content that inspires, resources, and informs the various audiences, staff, volunteers and the public; ultimately growing our audience(s) in number and in engagement. You will report to the Manager of Marketing and Communications and work collaboratively with the Communications and Development team.

Primary Objectives

  1. Content and Social Media Strategy
    • Manage content and proactively engage with audiences on all primary social media platforms (i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & YouTube)
    • Generate and share content that seeks to inspire, resource and inform AIA audiences with a desire to see increased digital engagement across all social media platforms leading to real world actions such as:
      • Subscribes to AIA email marketing list, ticket sales for fundraisers and outreach events, registrations for summer camps, clubs, and various Campus events, and a growing recurring monthly donor base
    • Collaborate on social media campaigns (if relevant) with AIA domains, the Power to Change social media team as well as other P2C ministries and external partnerships
    • Create content applicable to current or upcoming ministry seasons, events, and AIA donor campaigns
    • Collaborate and curate stories across the AIA team to highlight impact and transformation
    • Produce posts and stories utilizing a variety of creative mediums, including photos, videos, written content, and graphic design
  2. Industry trends and Updates
    • Research and recommend best social media platforms or strategies to reach AIA’s audiences
    • Maintain consistent branding across all official social media platforms and AIA Social Media sub-accounts, using the AIA Brand Guidelines
    • Understand and leverage key metrics to increase our engagement
    • Using social listening tools and monitoring strategies to be up-to-date on conversations happening online, and culturally relevant to AIA

Education and Experience:

  • University degree or equivalent experience in social media marketing
  • Experience in higher-level sport community is an asset

Requirements:

  • You have a deep and growing personal relationship with Jesus;
  • You have a genuine desire to serve others well both within and outside of the ministry;
  • You have a professional approach and demeanour
  • You are a reliable, dependable and collaborative team player;
  • You are design-minded and working knowledge of Canva (Adobe creative suite or program alike);
  • You have filming and editing experience for social platforms
  • You possess strong writing and editing skills;
  • You understand how to engage with our audience across Canada through social media platforms
  • You know how to design and implement content strategies that build AIA online presence.
  • You will be comfortable working on social media platforms, such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and willing to learn any other relevant platforms.

What We Offer Our Staff:

  • Paid vacation
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Weekly Chapel services
  • Semi-annual Day of Prayer participation
  • Discounts at our P2C Store

Please send your resume and cover letter or inquiries to: andrew.warkentin@p2c.com

The mission of Power to Change is to further the movements of Christian evangelism and discipleship. All Power to Change staff members and volunteers work collectively to further this overall religious mission. The successful candidate for this position must have a pre-existing belief and demonstration of lifestyle as outlined in the Power to Change Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith. The successful candidate must agree to, sign and, in all good conscience abide by the biblical principles outlined by these documents. It is a pre-requisite of employment at Power to Change that any and all staff members and volunteers sign and abide by these documents throughout their course of involvement at Power to Change. For a copy of the Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith, please contact Human Resources.

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