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Become a Game-Changer: Join Our Basketball Coaching Team!"


Join Our Team: Multiple Positions Available - Coaches/Trainers and Special Guests Wanted


**Our Basketball Club:**

Under the umbrella of the Nova Scotians Helping Nova Scotians Association, we proudly oversee a thriving basketball club. This club stands as a testament to our unwavering dedication to breaking down barriers and opening doors of opportunity for the youth of Nova Scotia. Through the medium of basketball, we empower young individuals to hone their skills, forge lasting friendships, and aspire to new horizons. Our basketball club transcends the mere sport; it serves as a platform for personal growth, community engagement, and the pursuit of dreams. We invite you to join us in making a meaningful impact both on and off the court.


**Join Our Coaching Team:**

Are you passionate about basketball and eager to make a positive impact on young athletes in Nova Scotia? All Nova Scotia Basketball / ONE Basketball Club is actively seeking dedicated individuals to become part of our coaching team. As proud members of Basketball Nova Scotia (BNS), we are steadfast in upholding the highest coaching and player development standards. Our mission revolves around enhancing the sport of basketball in our region, and we are deeply committed to nurturing a safe and supportive environment for our athletes, adhering rigorously to BNS guidelines and regulations.


What sets us apart is our distinctive approach – all our ONE programs are offered entirely free of charge. This deliberate initiative is aimed at combatting poverty and ensuring that everyone, regardless of financial circumstances, can participate fully. We firmly believe that providing free access not only promotes basketball but also assists individuals in meeting their basic needs, contributing to a fairer and more equitable society. Operating with a lens of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), we are guided by the principles of social determinants of health. Our ultimate ambition is to attain Canada Basketball Certification, a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence in basketball development and coaching. Join us in this transformative journey.


**Requirements:**

To maintain our high standards, we require our coaches to meet specific criteria:


1. **BNS Screening Policy:** All coaches must complete the BNS Screening Disclosure Form, emphasizing a commitment to safety and ethical coaching practices.


2. **Reference Letters:** Candidates should provide two reference letters endorsing their coaching qualifications and experience.


3. **Police Check:** A comprehensive Police Check is mandatory for all coaching staff members.


4. **Child Abuse Registry:** Registration with the Child Abuse Registry ensures the safety of our young athletes.


5. **Safe Sport:** Coaches are expected to have a solid understanding of Safe Sport principles, contributing to a safe and inclusive sports environment.


6. **Familiarity with our Organization:** Candidates should review our organization's mission and work, which can be found on our website: [All Nova Scotians Helping NS](https://www.novascotianshelpingns.com).


**Compensation and Qualifications:**

While we primarily seek volunteers enthusiastic about our mission, we recognize the importance of compensation when funding becomes available. Your support is invaluable to us, and we aim to reciprocate whenever possible.


**1. Adult Entry-Level Coach/Trainer:**

- **Hourly Rate:** $25 per hour

- **Qualifications:** Basic knowledge of basketball fundamentals, experience playing at a recreational or competitive level, and a grasp of coaching techniques. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential.


**2. Intermediate Level Coach/Trainer:**

- **Hourly Rate:** $30 per hour

- **Qualifications:** Extensive playing experience at a competitive level, advanced basketball skills and strategies, previous coaching experience at the youth or amateur level, and the ability to structure effective training sessions.


**3. Advanced Level Coach/Trainer:**

- **Hourly Rate:** $50 per hour

- **Qualifications:** High-level playing experience (e.g., college, semi-professional), a proven track record of successful coaching at the competitive level, an in-depth knowledge of advanced basketball tactics, player development, and sports psychology. The ability to analyze and provide detailed feedback on individual and team performance is essential.


**Professional Development:**

At All Nova Scotia Basketball / ONE Basketball Club, we are committed to the ongoing growth and development of our coaching staff. We offer capacity-building opportunities and continuous training, ensuring our coaches remain at the forefront of coaching techniques and practices.


**Division and Gym Locations:**

We cater to a diverse range of athletes, from Division U8 to U16, both females and males. Our weekly evening sessions are held at Rockingstone Heights School, and on weekends, we utilize the facilities at J. L. Isley High School.


**Join Our Team:**

If you are passionate about basketball and dedicated to nurturing young talent, we invite you to apply. Help us shape the future of our athletes while contributing to the growth of our club and the broader basketball community.


**How to Apply:**


Please submit your application, Two Reference Letters, Police Check and Child Abuse Registry, along with a Resume and any relevant certifications, to NovaScotiansHelpingNS@gmail.com.


Thank you for considering this opportunity to make a positive impact on youth basketball. We look forward to receiving your application.


**About Nova Scotians Helping Nova Scotians Association:**

The Nova Scotians Helping Nova Scotians Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling youth to participate in community and sports activities by removing economic and social barriers. Committed to fostering inclusivity and equality, the association works collaboratively to create a brighter future for the youth of Nova Scotia.


To learn more about how you can make a donation or explore sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to NovaScotiansHelpingNS@gmail.com. Your contribution will make a meaningful impact on the growth and success of these dedicated athletes.








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