Career Opportunity: Curling Club Manager

Nanaimo Curling Centre, British Columbia

The Nanaimo Curling Centre Manager is a full-time year-round position requiring an extensive time commitment that may include weekdays, weeknights, and weekends during the September to April curling season. Work hours for the remainder of the year, April to September, are flexible to help offset the demands of the active season.
The Centre Manager reports to the Board of Directors and will oversee all areas of staff management to ensure the provision of high quality, consistent, friendly, and timely services to our membership, rental guests and with general inquiries.

The selected candidate will:

• Assume responsibility for day-to-day operations of the Centre including leagues and bonspiels, ice rentals, building rentals, staffing, bar and pro shop inventory control, and conditions of the facilities and security of Centre property
• Develop the Centre’s marketing and sales plan to promote membership, sponsorship opportunities and facility utilisation
• Foster and encourage relationships with members, sponsors, community stakeholders, neighbouring curling centres, Curl BC, and the City of Nanaimo
• Provide support to curling leagues and other events as needed to ensure their success
• Oversee financial operations of the Centre working closely with the Treasurer
• Monitor trends in the curling business and identify new opportunities for growth at the Centre
• Seek out and apply for all applicable grant funding
• Ensure compliance with all current British Columbia regulations including, but not limited to, Gaming, Liquor, Cannabis, Technical Safety BC, and WorkSafeBC
• Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings, and provide a written monthly report of Centre operations
• Continuously evaluate programs, procedures and Centre practises and make appropriate recommendations to the Board
• Perform other assigned duties as determined by the Board of Directors
• Abide by all the Centre’s bylaws and Board Policies
• Implement and ensure compliance with Public Health Orders and Centre COVID protocols
Note that the Nanaimo Curling Centre has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the consumption of alcohol or cannabis while on duty.


• Refrigeration Safety Awareness Certificate (or willingness to obtain it at the Centre’s cost within first six months of employment)
• Serving It Right Certificate (or willingness to obtain it at the Centre’s cost within first six months of employment)
• Outgoing demeanour, strong public relations, and client services skills
• Highly motivated self-starter who is adaptable to and comfortable with a variable daily, weekly, and monthly work schedule
• Experience in business management with customer service or member-focused organisations
• Entrepreneurial mindset with a willingness to create new opportunities and an ability to challenge tradition in a constructive way
• Be a natural problem solver – if you don’t know how to do something, you know how to identify appropriate resources to find a solution
• Experience with fiscal responsibilities including budgeting, receivables, payables, and recordkeeping
• Experience recruiting and coordinating volunteers
• Preference will be given to candidates with experience in curling and the non-profit sector

Closing date: February 28th, 2022

Position to start: As soon as mutually acceptable

Resumes accepted at [email protected]

Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted