February 6, 2020


January 29, 2020

JOB POSTING: Executive Director - Volleyball Northwest Territories (VNT) and Basketball NWT (BNWT)

Deadline for Applications: February 16th, 2020

About the Organizations


Volleyball NT

VNT is the Territorial Sport Organization (TSO) and leader in the promotion and development of grassroots and competition volleyball in the NWT for athletes, coaches, and volunteers. As the TSO for volleyball, VNT is primarily responsible for organizing territorial competitions, player development clinics, coach development clinics, and volunteer opportunities. 

Basketball NT

The objectives for BNWT are to promote, organize and regulate basketball in the NWT; to coordinate the training of players, coaches and officials; to organize and run instructional basketball programs at the school and community levels; to organize tournaments for adult and junior players, to organize and operate high performance basketball programs for eligible junior players; to represent BNWT on the Sport North Federation, BAsketball Canada and other territorial and national bodies.

Job Details

This unique combined Executive Director will manage and execute day-to-day functioning in all areas of operations - from strategic planning, budgeting, to marketing and communication. This is a hands-on role for someone who is energiized by being a part of a growing organization in an exciting and dynamic sporting community. The successful candidate for the ED role will have the opportunity to shape the world of grassroots and competitive sports in the NWT and to grow with the organization. 

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  • Start Date: As soon as possible, ideally no later than April 1, 2020

  • Location: Based in Yellowknife with some travel required.

  • Compensation: Salary $85,000 to $95,000 per year, to be negotiated based on cadidate experience and qualifications.

  • Indeterminate position with annual review.


Interested candidates should apply by email with cover letter and resume to:


Christina Carrigan, President, VNT



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