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Employment Opportunities

We're hiring!

It’s an exciting time to work in sport! Formerly a solely membership-based organization, Sport Nova Scotia has a new, expanded mandate to serve all Nova Scotians. With a renewed emphasis on leadership and collaboration, the organization is also stepping up its efforts to measure and track the supports and resources it administers. At the same time Sport Nova Scotia is supporting a province-wide initiative to explore innovative ways to reach more Nova Scotian communities and individuals through the power of sport and recreation.

What does all of this really mean? We need more great people working in sport. We're looking for a Manager of Human Resources, A Regional Sport Consultant for the Highland Region and an Information Technology Coordinator.  For more information on the positions, please visit our Employment Page.


Make a difference to sport in Nova Scotia

Be a Provincial Sport Organization Administrative Coordinator

Sport Nova Scotia is seeking an ambitious administrator who has the drive and skills to support up to four Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs) at a time. A motivated self-starter, the PSO Administrative Coordinator will work closely with PSO boards of directors to develop sport programs, organize events, and help grow participation.

Reporting to the Organizational Effectiveness Lead, this position offers the opportunity to hone facilitation and organizational development skills, collaborate with community leaders and work with passionate athletes, coaches and volunteer teams.

The ideal candidate will have a university or college designation and a demonstrated passion for the power of sport. Along with a background in administration, experience in marketing, communications and event/meeting coordination would be considered assets.

A full job description is available here

If this describes you, please send your resume and cover letter by 4pm Thursday February 7, 2019 to Please note only applicants being interviewed will be contacted.


Manager of Sport Development

Permanent, full-time position based in Halifax

It is an exciting time to work in sport! After a year of consultation, many changes are now underway as we operationalize our new strategic plan, roll out new approaches and technologies to support provincial sport organizations, all the while prototyping new models for sport delivery around the province.

Reporting to the Director of Sport, the Manager of Sport Development will play a key role in this work. You know the powerful role sport can play when it comes to building community, individuals and positive social change. At the same time, you recognize there are barriers to sport such as cost, infrastructure, access, competition for time, etc. An innovative thinker and a terrific collaborator, you are passionate about solutions to make sport options more accessible for more people. You are highly organized and proficient in leading, monitoring and implementing programs and managing teams, and you have a solid understanding of the Canadian and Nova Scotia sport system. Does that sound like an opportunity that was custom built for you? If so, we want to hear from you! READ MORE

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