Sport Alliance seeking summer students - Healthy Eating Project Assistant

Mount Pearl Sport Alliance Job Description

Volunteer Development/Healthy Eating Project Assistant



Sport Alliance Office; Glacier

45 Olympic Drive, Mount Pearl

A1N 3G9

Weekly Hours:

35 hours per week for 7 Weeks

Start Date:

July 2017

End Date:

August 2017

Reports to:

Meghan Rubia - Office Administrator/ Mike Bugden – Business Manager



General Description:

The Healthy Eating Project Assistant will work to create innovative ways to raise awareness of the benefits of healthy eating habits in sports. The successful candidate will be expected to identify champions in summer sports programs and create innovative approaches for parents and volunteers


In addition, the Volunteer Development / Healthy Eating Policy Assistant will be expected to collaborate with other summer employees to ensure cohesiveness in all current programing and special events of the organization.




Essential Duties:

The Volunteer Development Assistant position will include, but not limited to:

  • Clerical duties such as answering phones, filing documents, and circulating information as required.
  • Planning meetings, scheduling appointments and interview people willing to participate in contributing to the Healthy Eating project.
  • Write and edit material for publication and presentation.
  • Prepare progress reports and attend weekly meetings.
  • Organize, maintain and update website material, and other social media.
  • Provide communication links with volunteers.
  • Prepare databases, spreadsheets, and reports as required.
  • Collaborating with other employees to ensure success in all programs and special events.
  • Support and assist in fundraising events as required.
  • Build relationships with all related volunteers and officials.



  • Applicants must be organized, with attention to detail, and have the ability to successfully multitask.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent computer skills are expected with proficiency using the MS Office suite of software products.




To apply:

Interested applicants may forward their cover letter and resume to

Mount Pearl Sport Alliance

By Fax: 709-748-6499





The Volunteer Development Assistant position is in partnership with Service Canada under Canada Summer Job’s program.The applicant must have been registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and must be returning to school on a full time basis in the fall (High School or Post-Secondary).