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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.

BC Regional Director

Athletes in Action
Position Type: Full-Time or Part-Time (24-40 hours/week)
Job Region/Location: BC
Reporting/Relationship: AIA Community Camp or Club Director
Working Conditions:Office/Home Office
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 help people know Jesus and experience his power to change the world through sport. No matter what type of work those involved with Athletes in Action (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 an authentic community, and we play together.

Position Overview

The AIA Regional Director encompases a key role in connecting church and non-church partners with opportunities to engage their community with the gospel of Jesus. They will cast a vision for how sport can be used to share about the love of Christ and how it can transform a community. The way this is done with AIA is through working to establish AIA Camps and Clubs in connection with key partners. In addition, this individual will have the opportunity to hire and develop a coaching team, manage an annual budget, and oversee the administrative details necessary to running Camps and Clubs. This position is essential to establishing and maintaining sports ministry opportunities in the region.

About the Role: Primary Objectives:

1. Inspire churches and other organizations with the vision to reach their community with the gospel through sport.

  • Develop a network with provincial church bodies
  • Build relationships with pastors and other key influencers in your region in order to reach more communities with the gospel through sport
  • Explore avenues and opportunities to connect with churches on a personal level, including speaking opportunities to share about the nature and opportunity of sports ministry.
  • Cast vision to pastors and other organizations about how a community can be transformed by the power of the gospel through sport

2. Establish, maintain and grow Action Camps and Clubs across the province.

  • Oversee and implement an annual budget for the region
  • Establish partnerships with churches and other organizations to provide hosts for Action

Camps or clubs

  • Coordinate with the National Camps and Clubs Directors and Operations Manager to implement all details involved in running a camp
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage coaches for the duration of the summer camps and action clubs period with the help of the Coach Development Coordinator
  • Manage summer coaches and provide direction and training to volunteers who serve in summer camps or clubs

 

Education & Experience

  • You have university degree or equivalent
  • You have ministry experience in church, para-church and/or sports ministry
  • You have a deep and growing relationship with Jesus and desire to continue to grow as a leader

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • You have the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of ways (written, spoken, virtually)
  • You take initiative to build new relationships and get projects done
  • You have good relationship skills and the ability to network, and meet new people
  • You have administrative skills
  • You have a working knowledge of Google’s G Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Sites)
  • You have an understanding of and passion for the athletic world and the integration of faith and sport
  • You have the ability to lead others in areas of personal and spiritual development

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • You have good time management, an ability to be flexible and willingness to take initiative
  • You have the ability to relate well to churches, para-church organizations, athletic organizations and administrators
  • You are familiar with Zoom and can work effectively in a remote environment
  • You have the ability to lead and manage coaches in fulfilling their roles

Funding: Ministry Partner Development

Ministry Partner Development is the process of building a partnership team which provides financial and prayer support for the ministry. The financial support will cover the costs of the candidate’s salary and ministry expenses. Power to Change believes that Ministry Partner Development is biblical and God will provide everything necessary to fulfill the calling into ministry: finances, emotional strength and perseverance. Building a ministry partnership team is an integral part of being in ministry. There are many opportunities to bless and encourage the partnership team. Power to Change is committed to providing training and coaching that ensures success in Ministry Partner Development.

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

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 students 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

AIA Campus Campus Managing Director

Athletes in Action
Position Type: Full Time: 40 hours/week (Commissioned Staff)
Job Region/Location: Flexible; preferably Ontario
Reporting/Relationship: Reports to AIA National Campus 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

The AIA Campus Managing Director works closely with the AIA National Campus Director to lead the Campus domain. This is a key role that helps free complement and free the director to provide higher level leadership and growth to the ministry. Through working closely together, these two roles ensure a thriving Campus team, increased numbers of university athletes committing their lives to Christ, and the overall effective fulfillment of the Campus ministry plan.

Primary Objectives for Campus Staff

    1. Work with National Campus Director to ensure effective leadership and
      management of the Campus Domain

      • Fill out budgets and ensure financial accountability
      • Plan and fulfill campus vision and yearly goals
      • Help manage a team of staff leaders
    2. Ensure intentional care and development of Campus staff
      • Work with AIA Director of Staff Partner Development to focus on staff MPD health
      • Identify personal ministry opportunities to have touch points with athletes
      • Plan and execute Hub Director calls and Campus Connect calls
    3. Assist in growing the influence and impact of the Campus Domain
      • Work with AIA HR team to recruit new Campus staff
      • Form partnerships with other AIA divisions and learn from external partners
      • Come up with innovative ways to launch new campuses and resources existing ones

Education and Experience:

  • You have university degree or equivalent
  • You have experience leading a team in accomplishing results and fulfilling strategies
  • You have experience in management and keeping staff accountable
  • You have experience fundraising and asking donors for financial support

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • You have strong leadership skills and the ability to lead a team
  • You have experience and the ability to keep teams and staff accountable to objectives
  • You have networking skills and the ability to meet new people
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • You have the ability to work well with others in a virtual team setting
  • 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 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

Funding: Ministry Partner Development (MPD)

Ministry Partner Development is the process of building a partnership team which provides financial and prayer support for the ministry. The financial support will cover the costs of the candidate’s salary and ministry expenses. Power to Change believes that Ministry Partner Development is biblical and God will provide everything necessary to fulfill the calling into ministry: finances, emotional strength and perseverance. Building a ministry partnership team is an integral part of being in ministry. There are many opportunities to bless and encourage the partnership team. Power to Change is committed to providing training and coaching that ensures success in Ministry Partner Development.

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

AIA Action Clubs Director

Athletes in Action
Position Type: Full-Time or Part-Time (24-40 hours/week)
Job Region/Location: BC
Reporting/Relationship: AIA Community Camp or Club Director
Working Conditions:Office/Home Office
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 help people know Jesus and experience his power to change the world through sport. No matter what type of work those involved with Athletes in Action (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 an authentic community, and we play together.

Position Overview

The AIA Regional Director encompases a key role in connecting church and non-church partners with opportunities to engage their community with the gospel of Jesus. They will cast a vision for how sport can be used to share about the love of Christ and how it can transform a community. The way this is done with AIA is through working to establish AIA Camps and Clubs in connection with key partners. In addition, this individual will have the opportunity to hire and develop a coaching team, manage an annual budget, and oversee the administrative details necessary to running Camps and Clubs. This position is essential to establishing and maintaining sports ministry opportunities in the region.

About the Role: Primary Objectives:

1. Inspire churches and other organizations with the vision to reach their community with the gospel through sport.

  • Develop a network with provincial church bodies
  • Build relationships with pastors and other key influencers in your region in order to reach more communities with the gospel through sport
  • Explore avenues and opportunities to connect with churches on a personal level, including speaking opportunities to share about the nature and opportunity of sports ministry.
  • Cast vision to pastors and other organizations about how a community can be transformed by the power of the gospel through sport

2. Establish, maintain and grow Action Camps and Clubs across the province.

  • Oversee and implement an annual budget for the region
  • Establish partnerships with churches and other organizations to provide hosts for Action

Camps or clubs

  • Coordinate with the National Camps and Clubs Directors and Operations Manager to implement all details involved in running a camp
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage coaches for the duration of the summer camps and action clubs period with the help of the Coach Development Coordinator
  • Manage summer coaches and provide direction and training to volunteers who serve in summer camps or clubs

 

Education & Experience

  • You have university degree or equivalent
  • You have ministry experience in church, para-church and/or sports ministry
  • You have a deep and growing relationship with Jesus and desire to continue to grow as a leader

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • You have the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of ways (written, spoken, virtually)
  • You take initiative to build new relationships and get projects done
  • You have good relationship skills and the ability to network, and meet new people
  • You have administrative skills
  • You have a working knowledge of Google’s G Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Sites)
  • You have an understanding of and passion for the athletic world and the integration of faith and sport
  • You have the ability to lead others in areas of personal and spiritual development

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • You have good time management, an ability to be flexible and willingness to take initiative
  • You have the ability to relate well to churches, para-church organizations, athletic organizations and administrators
  • You are familiar with Zoom and can work effectively in a remote environment
  • You have the ability to lead and manage coaches in fulfilling their roles

Funding: Ministry Partner Development

Ministry Partner Development is the process of building a partnership team which provides financial and prayer support for the ministry. The financial support will cover the costs of the candidate’s salary and ministry expenses. Power to Change believes that Ministry Partner Development is biblical and God will provide everything necessary to fulfill the calling into ministry: finances, emotional strength and perseverance. Building a ministry partnership team is an integral part of being in ministry. There are many opportunities to bless and encourage the partnership team. Power to Change is committed to providing training and coaching that ensures success in Ministry Partner Development.

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

AIA Community Administrator (Part-time)

Athletes in Action
Position Type: Full-Time or Part-Time (24-40 hours/week)
Job Region/Location: BC
Reporting/Relationship: AIA Community Camp or Club Director
Working Conditions:Office/Home Office
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 help people know Jesus and experience his power to change the world through sport. No matter what type of work those involved with Athletes in Action (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 an authentic community, and we play together.

Position Overview

The AIA Regional Director encompases a key role in connecting church and non-church partners with opportunities to engage their community with the gospel of Jesus. They will cast a vision for how sport can be used to share about the love of Christ and how it can transform a community. The way this is done with AIA is through working to establish AIA Camps and Clubs in connection with key partners. In addition, this individual will have the opportunity to hire and develop a coaching team, manage an annual budget, and oversee the administrative details necessary to running Camps and Clubs. This position is essential to establishing and maintaining sports ministry opportunities in the region.

About the Role: Primary Objectives:

1. Inspire churches and other organizations with the vision to reach their community with the gospel through sport.

  • Develop a network with provincial church bodies
  • Build relationships with pastors and other key influencers in your region in order to reach more communities with the gospel through sport
  • Explore avenues and opportunities to connect with churches on a personal level, including speaking opportunities to share about the nature and opportunity of sports ministry.
  • Cast vision to pastors and other organizations about how a community can be transformed by the power of the gospel through sport

2. Establish, maintain and grow Action Camps and Clubs across the province.

  • Oversee and implement an annual budget for the region
  • Establish partnerships with churches and other organizations to provide hosts for Action

Camps or clubs

  • Coordinate with the National Camps and Clubs Directors and Operations Manager to implement all details involved in running a camp
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage coaches for the duration of the summer camps and action clubs period with the help of the Coach Development Coordinator
  • Manage summer coaches and provide direction and training to volunteers who serve in summer camps or clubs

 

Education & Experience

  • You have university degree or equivalent
  • You have ministry experience in church, para-church and/or sports ministry
  • You have a deep and growing relationship with Jesus and desire to continue to grow as a leader

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • You have the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of ways (written, spoken, virtually)
  • You take initiative to build new relationships and get projects done
  • You have good relationship skills and the ability to network, and meet new people
  • You have administrative skills
  • You have a working knowledge of Google’s G Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Sites)
  • You have an understanding of and passion for the athletic world and the integration of faith and sport
  • You have the ability to lead others in areas of personal and spiritual development

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • You have good time management, an ability to be flexible and willingness to take initiative
  • You have the ability to relate well to churches, para-church organizations, athletic organizations and administrators
  • You are familiar with Zoom and can work effectively in a remote environment
  • You have the ability to lead and manage coaches in fulfilling their roles

Funding: Ministry Partner Development

Ministry Partner Development is the process of building a partnership team which provides financial and prayer support for the ministry. The financial support will cover the costs of the candidate’s salary and ministry expenses. Power to Change believes that Ministry Partner Development is biblical and God will provide everything necessary to fulfill the calling into ministry: finances, emotional strength and perseverance. Building a ministry partnership team is an integral part of being in ministry. There are many opportunities to bless and encourage the partnership team. Power to Change is committed to providing training and coaching that ensures success in Ministry Partner Development.

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