Below you will find detailed information regarding the volunteer positions that have opened within Boxing Ontario. The positions are as follows:
·       Vice President Technical
·       Marketing Rep
·       Treasurer
·       Provincial Official
·       Provincial Coach
·       Athlete’s Representative
If you feel you would like to contribute to the sport and our organisation please submit a resume and a short note on why you would like to be a part of the team to Matt Kennedy on or before the closing date June 3, 2013. The finale selection will be made on the June 10th, 2013 with successful applicants notified shortly thereafter.
Matthew Kennedy
Executive Director
Boxing Ontario
[email protected]
Vice President Technical
The VP Technical shall support and assist the President in all duties; shall assist in the design and delivery of technical programs for the development of athletes, coaches and officials, and shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors. The VP Technical will also be the Chair of the Technical Committee which is made up of the Provincial Coach and Official and Athlete Representative.
The VP Technical Shall:
1. Develop and ensure the implementation of all technical programs for the development of athletes, coaches and officials.
2. Take over the duties of the President at all functions the President is unable to attend in person, to include Executive and Board meetings.
3. He/she shall:
a. Be a member of the Executive and Technical Committees.
b. Chair meetings of the Technical Committee.
c. Be an ex-officio member of the following Commissions:
1. Coaches Commission
2. Officials Commission
3. Medical Commission
d. Ensure competitive programs are implemented for all levels of competitors.
e. In consultation with the Technical Committee select managers for provincial teams.
f. Confirm with Boxing Ontario’s Coaching Commission the selection of coaches for provincial teams.
g. Coordinate the jury at all provincial level events. In his/her absence he shall appoint a replacement.
h. Investigate and prepare reports on all technical matters in dispute and report all findings to the Executive Committee.
Marketing Rep
The Marketing Rep will:
* Update the marketing plan for the organization in conjunction with the VP Admin and the Executive Director
* Assist in the recruitment of potential sponsors.
* Assist staff in the promotion of all programs and services.
Required Skills/Background – a background in marketing and promotion – experience in fund raising and event management would be an asset.
The Treasurer’s main area of responsibility shall be financial.
He/she shall:
o Sign all instruments which require his/her signature, perform all duties incident to his/her office and have such powers and duties as may be prescribed by the Board,
o Ensure that a detailed financial report is available for all members of Boxing Ontario attending the annual meeting,
o Be responsible for the accurate recording of Boxing Ontario’s staff salary documents,
o Carry out the necessary procedures connected with the application for and recording of all Government grants,
o From time to time or as deemed necessary submit the statements of financial transactions for the purpose of accurate record-keeping,
o Cause to be kept proper accounting records as required by the Act,
o Cause to be deposited all monies received by Boxing Ontario into Boxing Ontario’s bank account,
o as directed by the Board of Directors shall supervise the management and disbursement of funds of Boxing Ontario,
o When required, provide the Board of Directors with an account of financial transactions and the financial position of Boxing Ontario,
o Present audited financial statements to Members at the Annual General Meeting, unless presented by the Auditor,
o Advise the Executive Director on financial matters, and
o Perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors.
The Treasurer shall at all times further and protect the interests of Boxing Ontario.
Required Skills/Background – a background in finance or accounting and previous experience in working with a not-for-profit would be an asset.
Provincial Official
1. The Provincial Official shall be a member of the Technical Committee and shall chair all meetings of the Officials Commission.
2. The Provincial Official represent Boxing Ontario’s Officials Commission at all Canadian Amateur Boxing Association Referees/Judges Commission Meetings or appoints a qualified official to represent him.
3. The Provincial Official shall maintain an up to date list of Ontario officials and their qualifications for such meetings.
4. The Provincial Official shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
a. To enforce the rules of the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association and the policies of Boxing Ontario with respect to Boxing Ontario’s sanctioned competitions.
b. To uphold and to improve the standard of officiating at all Boxing Ontario’s sanctioned cards and competitions.
c. To plan, organize and to carry out technical officials clinics throughout the province
d. To monitor and to judge the performance of Boxing Ontario’s officials, including their upgrading based on their performance throughout the year and at clinics.
e. To be the “official in charge” at provincial tournaments, competitions, championships, invitational and international events, or to appoint such an “official in charge.”
f. To communicate with Boxing Ontario’s Regional Officials and to inform them of all relevant new developments concerning rules and officiating.
g. To place before the Technical Committee:
1. All new rules for discussion and adoption, and
2. To present these to the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association’s Officials Commission for approval and adoption.
h. To appoint an Assistant Chief Official to assist him in the execution of his duties and to represent him in his absence.
5. The Provincial Official shall have the power to suspend from further participation at an event, competition or tournament, or downgrade any of Boxing Ontario’s Officials for misconduct or knowing disregard of the Rules and Regulations. This will be done in collaboration with the VP of Protocol. Any such suspension may be appealed in accordance with Section II of the Constitution.
6 The Provincial Official shall at all times further and protect the interests of Boxing Ontario.
Provincial Coach
1. The Provincial Coach shall chair all meetings of Boxing Ontario’s Coaches Commission.
2. He/she shall:
a. Be responsible for the implementation of provincial coaching programs and the overall development and proficiency of coaches throughout Ontario
b. Be responsible for the upgrading of coaches and the improvement of the effectiveness of coaching
c. Assist in the planning, organizing and holding of regular technical coaching courses/clinics
d. Assist other provincial coaches with particular coaching problems
e. Communicate with other coaches and make available to all information on the national or international scene
f. When requested by the VP Technical, represent the province of Ontario at provincial, national or international coaching meetings, clinics or seminars
g. Assist the VP Technical in the planning and organizing of training camps for provincial teams attending national and/or international competitions and if requested assist with such training camps
h. Recommend to the VP Technical the upgrading of certain competitors
i. Assist in the selection of Boxing Ontario’s teams for national and international competitions
j. In consultation with other members of the coaching Commission select the coaches to accompany provincial teams whether attending national championships or out-of-province competitions.
3 . The Provincial Coach shall be responsible to investigate and prepare a report on discipline problems in respect to coaches and report such findings to the VP Protocol.
4. The Provincial Coach shall at all times further and protect the interests of Boxing Ontario
Athlete’s Representative
The Athlete’s Representative will gather input and information from athletes and represent such information to the Technical Committee and/or Board of Directors; communicate and promote the view and interests of athletes; keep athletes informed of policies, program and development; define and secure athlete’s rights; and will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board. The athlete’s representative shall be a member of the technical committee and shall be an advocate for athletes while in role.
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