A series of board development workbooks have been developed by the Alberta Government and the Muttart Foundation, including Developing Job Descriptions, Recruiting and Developing Effective Board Members, Hiring and Performance Appraisal of the Executive Director and Financial Responsibilities.
The viaSport Resources section is a hub of sport information created to connect administrators, athletes, and coaches with ready made and available resources found throughout the amateur sport sector.
viaSport is always looking to improve the resources we connect you to. If you would like to add a resource or correct a broken link, feel free to contact us.
This Vantage Point resource outlines board recruitment, board member position descriptions and committee terms of reference.
Recognizing the importance of engaging highly qualified leaders on the Board of Directors, Volleyball Canada recently completed a succession planning process. After reviewing a number of on-line resources, Volleyball Canada created a customized approach to succession planning.
A tool for improving the governance practices of non-profit organizations.
Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect on July 1, 2014. The resources attached will help you find more information regarding the CASL and how it relates you.
This publication provides timely, accurate, targeted information that goes a long way towards creating a healthier and more positive environment for women coaches, in Canada and around the world.
Canadian Sport for Life is a framework for delivering sport and physical activity programs to children that is centered around their health, and their mental and physical stage of development. The Canadian Sport for Life model provides a safe and progressive pathway for children to pursue lifelong physical activity, and also offers a progressive pathway to high-performance sport.
The Canadian Sport Risk Registry contains a number of common risks and solutions, to provide insight for sport leaders to think differently about the risks that are ‘keeping them up at night’.
This 2-hour webinar is a professional development opportunity hosted by viaSport with special guest, Dr. Stephanie Jull from Canucks Autism Network. This session will provide an introduction to autism spectrum disorders and the types of challenges that individuals with autism may experience in a sports environment. It will also introduce coaches, recreation and community sport leaders to a range of strategies for supporting individuals with autism in inclusive sports activities.
The Canucks Autism Network offers training and workshops to help leaders in sport and recreation to build physical health, confidence, self-esteem, social skills for children and youth with autism. The speaker, Stephanie Jull PhD, BCBA-D, is the Director of Programming for the Canucks Autism Network and has been working with children, youth and adults living with autism for over 10 years in home, school and recreation settings.
Communications Toolkit for Sport
With 12 modules in the making, communications expert, Arley McNeney, provides some tips and tricks to make your job a little bit easier.
Aboriginal Cultural Relations Module
This FREE interactive module is designed to educate sport and recreation leaders about important aspects of Aboriginal culture, and to provide best practices on how to incorporate this awareness into their programming.
Social Media Toolkit
The social media toolkit for sport communicators is intended to help B.C. sport organizations, clubs and other sport-related organizations navigate the confusing and rapidly evolving word of social media.
Dispute Prevention & Resolution
The Dispute Prevention and Resolution framework guides BC sport organizations to reduce the number of sport disputes and provides administrators with an ample amount of tools for prevention and resolution.