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Youth Baseball Instructor – Toronto Blue Jays

Rogers

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 18, 2021.

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team
– and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media.

A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do.

Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team.

Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture.

We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work.

That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace.

We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most.

Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion
– find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?

If so, consider the following opportunity The Blue Jays Baseball Academy is responsible for facilitating baseball programming in Ontario and across Canada in the spring and summer with the goal to nurture young people’s love of baseball and passion for the Blue Jays.

This is accomplished through a variety of programs and for this role, specifically baseball clinics.

Ontario Clinics are one-day, four-hour baseball skills clinics for players aged 8-12 taking place at local baseball associations and little leagues across Ontario on weekends in the spring and summer.

National Clinics take place nationwide in July and August as part of a week-long program blitz in specific cities across Canada in partnership with Jays Care Foundation.

The goal of all events are to support a young person’s love of baseball and contribute to a positive experience that makes them want to continue playing.

As a Blue Jays Youth Baseball Instructor, you are primarily responsible for facilitating a station for 10-15 youth baseball players at a time during a clinic event for 4-6 station rotations throughout a four-hour day.

Instructors create a welcoming, encouraging space and are considerate that many registrants may be new to baseball.

Candidates shouldn’t be afraid if their baseball skills need polishing as there will be several training sessions leading into your first day, and once clinics begin, you will be able to shadow another teammate to make sure you are comfortable.

Current instructors come from a diverse background and are welcoming and enthusiastic to onboad and train you to feel prepared and comfortable to deliver a great experience for youth.

Successfully candidates will be subject to a vulnerable sector background check prior to being hired.

the Blue Jays Baseball Academy is the community arm of the Blue Jays and also deliver programs such as free diversity training for youth coaches, the promotion of baseball registration nationally, and a showcase for the best players in Canada.

For more informationvisit www.bluejays.com/baseballacademy.

Specific Duties:
– Introducing players to some fundamentals of baseball in a group setting of 10-15 players at a time, with other instructors
– Facilitate specific activities in a specified time period
– Present a welcoming attitude upon arrival of players whom may have no prior experience with baseball
– Work with other Blue Jays instructors and to provide a fun and energetic atmosphere for participants
– Considerate of players that may have challenges building new skills and find ways to help them feel positive about learning something new
– Encouraging and supportive of children at your station
– Support overall event logistics like setting up the check-in tent and equipment
– Adhere to Toronto Blue Jays standards and policies
– Represent yourself and the organization professionally while travelling
– Other duties and club responsibilities as required Requirements:
– Any technical baseball knowledge is considered an asset however successful candidates will be trained extensively to feel comfortable with their role.

– Work well with others, enthusiastic and dedicated to working with youth
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
– Organized and self-motivated
– Possess time management skills
– Have a flexible schedule and be available for program changes and short-notice events
– Available and willing to work long hours including weekdays, weekends, and
– Available for at least one full week to travel out of province in either July or August
– Possesses a valid G drivers license
– Any background in Sport Administration or Physical Education an asset
– Any NCCP regional coaching certification is considered an asset What makes us different makes us stronger.

Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Everyone who applies for a job will be considered.

We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential.

At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work.

We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best.

Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work.

You matter to us For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Schedule: Part time Shift: Flex Time Length of Contract: 12 Months Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON Travel Requirements: Up to 25% Posting Category/Function: Marketing & Promotions / Event Requisition ID: 250554 Posting Notes: Rogers Sports & Media