Job Posting: Intern, Administrative Support

Speed Skating Canada, the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking to fill the summer student position of Intern, Administrative Support.

Working at the national office in Ottawa, the successful candidate will support national office staff in the day to day operations of Speed Skating Canada in areas such as membership, governance, communications, event coordination and general administration. This is a great opportunity to be part of a National Sport Organization and to gain valuable work experience in the field of amateur sport.  

This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs initiative, which provides wage subsidies to employers to create employment for secondary and post-secondary students. As such, individuals eligible for the position will:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

This preferred start date for this position is Monday May 6, 2018. The position will run for a minimum term of eight (8) weeks with a possible extension to sixteen (16) weeks depending on funding. Compensation for the position is $15 per hour with a work schedule of 30 hours per week.

To further explore this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to Katherine Strong ( The application deadline date is April 18, 2019.


Job Description: Intern, Administrative Support