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Team BC Seeks Chefs de Mission for 2017 Canada Summer Games

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November 24, 2015 – The BC Games Society is seeking enthusiastic and experienced people to serve as Chefs de Mission for Team BC for the 2017 Canada Summer Games, being held in Winnipeg, Manitoba from July 28 – August 13, 2017.

The Chef de Mission is the Team Leader for the Provincial/Territorial contingent, and in consultation with the Canada Games Council and the Host Society, coordinates the overall direction of the contingent’s participation in the Canada Games. The Chef ensures that all aspects are completed as required, in a manner which upholds the spirit and philosophy of the Canada Games movement.

The Assistant Chef de Mission is the second-in-command for Team BC, and in the absence of the Chef de Mission, acts as his/her designate. In addition to sharing duties with the Chef de Mission, the Assistant Chef usually holds primary responsibility for specific components of the preparation for the administrative of the Games, based on his/her skill set.

The Chefs de Mission report to and take direction from the President and CEO of the BC Games Society. In this special opportunity, you will be responsible for recruiting, selecting, training, and leading a mission team of approximately 20 volunteers and contractors to ensure that all aspects of the Games preparation are met. The Chefs de Mission are supported by skilled, professional staff from the BC Games Society, Canada Games Council, and Host Society. You will work closely with the management team (which includes the Operations Manager, Communications Manager, Performance Manager, and Special Events Lead), and approximately 15 mission staff to ensure all operations, communications, mental performance, special events, and sport assignment areas are in place for a successful Games experience. You will also work closely with the Provincial Sport Organizations to ensure all technical aspects and services are in place to support the athletes and coaches.

Click here for more information or to apply. The application deadline for these positions is December 4th, 2015.

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