Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Irving Oil Challenge Cup Contest - KidSport NL

KidSport NL has an opportunity to receive a donation from Irving Oil which directly goes back to your organizations through participant registration and/or equipment. By visiting and becoming a fan via Irving Oil’s Facebook page ( , participants are encouraged to vote for their favourite (or home) province. Every entry gives the individual a chance to win an NHL weekend trip to Montreal, as well as vote towards one of the following possible donations (up to a maximum $5000) for their province’s KidSport:

Votes province earns                                     Donation province earns
5,000 or more                                                    $5,000 dollars
3,000-4,999                                                         $2,500
1,000-2,999                                                         $1,000

Individuals can vote once per day so please distribute this to your clubs and associations to help us get to 5000 votes. Feel free to also post the ad (hyperlink ad to your personal and PSO Facebook pages and encourage any of your clubs and associations to do the same. 5000 votes should be easily attainable if everyone takes just a few minutes to post and distribute. 

Your support is greatly appreciated 

TROY CROFT | executive director | T 709.576.4932 | F 709.576.7493 |

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Administrative Assistant/Event Support

Administrative Assistant/Event Support

The Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association (NLAA) is looking for an Administrative and Event support Assistant.

Experience and Skills:

The person suited for the position should be reliable, resourceful and self-motivated. The successful candidate will be an energetic, committed individual who is detail oriented, and possesses strong communications and computer proficiency; have strong interpersonal relation and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently on and complete multiple projects under tight deadlines. The candidate will have experience, or the desire to learn, working in a not-for-profit organization and have proven ability to maintain confidentiality. The candidate must be able to multi-task and work well under pressure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • for facilitating, coordinating and /or delivering a variety of services to enhance the development of Athletics;
  • maintain membership, results management and general assistance during events;
  • manage receptionist function, answer phones, input data into software, produce reports, and retrieve information from field production personnel to input into computer programs;
  • Interact with other staff and volunteers in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure; and remain flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.

Only applicants who will be granted interviews will be contacted.

Status: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Languages Required: English
Days of work: Weekdays and Weekends
Hours of work: 35
Closing Date: March 14, 2013

Apply in writing with two (2) references by March 14, 2013 to:
Newfoundland and Labrador
Athletics Association
P.O. Box 3202
Paradise NL A1L 3W4

You may provide an electronic copy of your resume in either Microsoft Word or PDF format only. Please send your documents to

The NLAA is a non-for-profit organization and sport governing body for track and field, road running and cross-country running.