Partners Council seeking volunteer coaches and managers for Team BC for Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games
Victoria, BC – The Partners Council is seeking committed and enthusiastic sport leaders to serve in a number of vacant volunteer coach and manager positions on Team BC in various sports for the
2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). The 2017 NAIG will be held in Toronto, Ontario from July 16 to 23, 2017.
The Partners Council is the recognized Aboriginal Sport body that oversees the operations of Team BC for the NAIG. Team BC is led and managed by the Team BC Chef de Mission and Mission Staff, whose main responsibility will be to oversee all aspects of team operations and logistics. BC’s contingent will include approximately 500 athletes and coaches participating in 13 sports.
The roles for these positions and further details are outlined on the online application form at:
This intake of applications closes 5PM PST, Friday, September 30th.
About the NAIG
The NAIG is an international multi-sport event, involving North American Indigenous athletes from 13 provinces and territories Canada and 13 regions in the United States staged intermittently since 1990. The Games bring together approximately 5,000 athletes and coaches and cultural performers.
About Team BC
The Partners Council is responsible for managing the Team BC Program for the NAIG. Through the support and oversight of a Team BC Work Group and Provincial Sport Committees, the Partners Council established a coordinated Team BC program that includes the development of a comprehensive process to select the 500 Aboriginal athletes, coaches, managers, chaperones and mission staff to represent British Columbia at the NAIG. The Partners Council series of 2016/17 BC Aboriginal Championships & Camps will serve as the primary talent identification and athlete selection events.
For more information on Team BC NAIG and upcoming 2016/17 BC Aboriginal Provincial Championships and Sport Development Camps (i.e. Team BC athlete talent ID and selection events):