The North Shore Baseball Association is a not for profit, volunteer run, chartered association. We are looking for a number of motivated individuals within the community to assist in the seamless execution of the baseball season. These volunteer roles do not require previous experience, just a willingness to learn, demonstrate reliability and a passion to give back to the community. Many hands make light work for all and provide exceptional opportunities for our children and youth ball players.
All Coordinator roles are invited to attend monthly Board Meetings (third Wednesday of each month) to provide updates as required.
13U Schedule Coordinator
The 13U Schedule Coordinator will work with an experienced division coordinator who is managing the team formation process in order to get field schedules completed, and will assist with ongoing logistics for the division during the spring and summer seasons. This position is suitable for an organized individual who is comfortable with spreadsheets and email communication. No baseball knowledge is required.
Coach Development Coordinator
The Coach Development Coordinator works with members of the Executive Team to ensure appropriate communication with volunteer coaches (all divisions) regarding coach selection process, coach training requirements (vary by division). This position is best suited for an individual who has a background and/or interest in coaching, teaching and/or player development.
Concession Coordinator (Zuehlke)
The Concession Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the concession stand (located at Chris Zuehlke Memorial Park) is ready for game day service and sales. This includes purchasing and stocking inventory and with the assistance of the Volunteer Coordinator, scheduling concession volunteers. This position is suitable for an adult, young adult or teen experienced in food service**. Access to a car is necessary for delivery of supplies. Food Safe certification (or willingness to obtain) is a requirement. For young adults or teens, this may be an opportunity for regular hours as the primary concession staff, with additional management responsibilities working closely with the association President. A great resume builder for Grade 11 or 12 students!
The Equipment Coordinator is responsible for ordering, allocating and tracking equipment and supplies for the season. Works with the Vice President and Division Coordinators for distribution to coaches and/or managers of each team. This position is best suited for an adult individual who is organized and has solid baseball knowledge.
The Field Coordinator is responsible for working with the Vice President and President, as well as an experienced outgoing field coordinator, to ensure that the NSBA fields are maintained in playable condition. This includes the following tasks: check field whiting levels, check grass conditions, summarize issues for communication to municipalities by the President, organize work crews for appropriate volunteer repairs. This role is suitable for an adult who is comfortable with physical labour and who has a vehicle with capacity for carrying equipment. There may be an opportunity for more than one field coordinator to divide up the role by division or location.
The Sponsorship Coordinator works closely with The Board of Directors to identify, recruit and secure sponsorship opportunities within the community in exchange for advertising and promotional opportunities within the association. Creative ideas are welcome!
The TeamSnap Coordinator works closely with the association registrar, the TeamSnap Coordinator will assist with importing data from the registration system, updating teams, assisting with schedules and other issues with TeamSnap. A great way to get familiar with the operations of the association for newer volunteers. This role requires comfort navigating a web portal and is suitable for an organized adult.
The Umpire Coordinator working closely with the Umpire in Chief, the Umpire Coordinator will look after the scheduling and communicating with the umpires for upcoming league games. Umpire scheduling is done electronically, using “Assignr”. This position is suitable for an adult who enjoys working with children to learn to manage schedules and professional attitudes. Knowledge of umpiring is a strong asset.
The Volunteer Coordinator works closely with other coordinators and subcommittees in NSBA to ensure the appropriate number of volunteers are recruited and scheduled to assist with special events (including tournaments) and the smooth execution of the baseball season.
**A small stipend payment may be available for these roles if filled by a youth volunteer requiring work experience.