Soccer Coach/Assistant Coach for Girls and Boys
Volunteer Types: Sports
Organization types: Sports and Recreation
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: April 12, 2024
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Events will be held every Saturday morning from 9a-2p
Location: St. Joseph Catholic High School (3333 Greenbank Rd)

Are you passionate about soccer, community engagement, and fostering a positive environment for children to learn and grow? We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Volunteer Coordinators for our soccer program. This multifaceted role involves various responsibilities including setting up the soccer field, managing tents, welcoming parents, coaching different age group divisions, and instilling life lessons within an Islamic environment.

Key Responsibilities:

-Soccer Field Setup: Assist in the setup and preparation of the soccer field before matches and practices, ensuring all equipment is properly arranged and in good condition.

-Tent Management: Oversee the management of tents, ensuring they are set up efficiently and maintained throughout events. Provide assistance to participants and parents as needed.

-Parent Welcoming: Extend a warm welcome to parents and guardians attending matches and events, addressing any inquiries and ensuring they feel valued and informed.

-Coaching: Lead coaching sessions for various age group divisions, focusing on skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship within an Islamic framework. Tailor coaching methods to suit the needs and abilities of each group.

-Life Lessons: Integrate teachings of life lessons, ethics, and values into coaching sessions, promoting character development and personal growth among participants.

-Islamic Environment: Foster an inclusive and supportive Islamic environment within the soccer program, promoting respect, understanding, and unity among participants of diverse backgrounds.


-Passion for soccer and community involvement
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-Previous experience in coaching or mentoring youth preferred
-Understanding of Islamic principles and values (You do not have to be a Muslim, just understanding)
-Ability to work effectively in a team and independently

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
-Opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of youth -Gain valuable coaching and leadership experience -Engage with diverse communities and build meaningful connections -Contribute to the promotion of Islamic values in a sporting context
How will the organization benefit?
Ottawa Islamic Soccer League would benefit greatly from this volunteer opportunity: -Community Engagement: The recruitment of passionate volunteers fosters stronger ties within the local community, encouraging greater participation in league activities. -Operational Efficiency: Dedicated Volunteer Coordinators ensure smooth event operations, leading to enhanced satisfaction among participants, parents, and spectators. -Quality Coaching: Volunteers provide high-quality coaching and mentorship, developing soccer skills and instilling values such as teamwork and respect. -Promotion of Islamic Values: The program creates an environment where Islamic principles are integrated into coaching, promoting character development alongside athletic skills. -Youth Empowerment: Volunteers make a positive impact on youth by offering coaching, mentorship, and life lessons, helping build confidence and valuable skills. -Stronger Volunteer Base: Offering meaningful roles attracts committed volunteers, ensuring the league's sustainability and growth.
Volunteer location:
Location: St. Joseph Catholic High School (3333 Greenbank Rd)


Yahya F
@Ottawa Islamic Soccer League
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This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24), Youth 11-13
Number of Positions Available: 20
Good for people interested in: Sports
You will be helping with: Athletes, Children (0-10 years), Visible minorities or racialized persons, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years)

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  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Suitable for community service hours
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