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Application Deadline: Nov. 20, 2015
Start Date: Jan. 6, 2016

The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. The CLA mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members and leading our partners and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. We value health, excellence, accountability, respect and teamwork. For more details on the Canadian Lacrosse Association and the sport of lacrosse, visit

Position: Program Intern (part time)

Dates: January - April 2016 (flexible with possibility for extension)

Work days/hours: 2-3 days per week (Mon-Fri). Flexible hours. Will work within educational requirements to meet minimum criteria of the student.

Compensation: This is an intern position without any pay. The CLA will provide feedback and reports as required by the student for their educational institutions.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Assist in the administration of the National Coaching Certification Program for Lacrosse;
- Assist in the preparation for national meetings and national championships;
- Assist in the development of new resources and in the updating of current resources (i.e. rule books, coaching and official manuals, etc;)
- Complete day to day administrative duties, including shipping, communication with members and answering inquiries from members and partners;
- Assist in the delivery of CLA development programs;
- Assist with national team program administration.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

- Post secondary education in project management, sport management or related field completed or in-progress;
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously;
- Advanced computer application skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
- Strong oral and written communication skills;
- Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and work as part of a team;
- Ability to handle sensitive information in a professional and confidential manner;
- Experience working with volunteers is considered an asset;
- Experience in lacrosse is considered an asset;
- Bilingualism is considered an asset.

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