Intern, Sport – 2017 North American Indigenous Games

Job Information
Author c2csports
Date March 10, 2017
Type Term
Company Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society
Salary Internship - Per Hour
Location GTA - Office in Mississauga
Category Business / Management
Contact Information

Overview and Job Summary:


The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games Host Society seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with the sport delivery for the 2017 Games. This internship is an excellent opportunity  to experience the various aspects of an international sporting event, in a unique and fast-paced Games environment,  with high public  visibility.

Individuals within the Indigenous community are strongly encouraged to  apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sport competition and training planning for up to 14 sports;
  • Assist in preparation of materials and documents to support  the Sport team;
  • At Games time, responsible for 1 or more sports and their delivery

Qualified Candidates Will Be/Have:

  • Must be working toward a post-secondary degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Sport Management, Physical and Health Education, or Event Management).
  • A commitment to the  mission and vision of the Toronto  2017 North American Indigenous


  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Previous experience in 1 or more of the 14 sports  considered an
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong written, verbal and organizational
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in Microsoft
  • The ability to work independently and with
  • Dependability, flexibility, and ability to maintain
  • The ability to work well under pressure and meet
  • Openness to learning and growing within the internship

Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, organized and creative, possessing a professional work ethic while enthusiastic to gain new knowledge.

This internship description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work, and this is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Interns  may be  required  to perform  duties outside their normal responsibilities.



Student Benefits


This internship will allow the student to bring their classroom knowledge into a professional work setting and broaden their knowledge through hands-on application in a unique major Games environment.

  • Gain hands-on sports event planning experience in a fast-paced, deadline driven
  • Understand the complexities of schedule planning and management for an international

multi-sport event.

  • Problem solve to address the risks and challenges facing the sport delivery
  • Understanding of Indigenous culture and broader social, political and cultural issues in relation to sport access and opportunity, within Indigenous communities across North
  • School credit, depending  on the
  • Letter of reference, upon successful completion of the internship

Location and Hours


2425 Matheson Blvd. East 7th Floor

Mississauga, ON L4W 5K4


  • Term: May – July 2017
  • This is a full-time internship (Monday-Friday). However, due to the nature of the Games environment, schedules may change (nights and weekends may be  required).

Deadline to apply: March  24, 2017

To apply please send yourresume and coverletterto Nicole Clarke at

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