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Women's Tackle Football - looking for 2 students

The Winnipeg Wolfpack Women's Tackle Football team competes in the Western Women's Canadian Football League.  This year they're looking for 2 students to assist with coverage for the duration of the season.  If you're interested, please contact the team managers below:

Winnipeg Wolfpack
Women's Tackle Football Team ranging in ages from 16 to over 40

Practice and Game coverage requested

Schedule: Currently scheduled practices March 26, 28, April 2, 5, 6, 9 and 12.  Weather permitting practices to Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in April and May.  In May games on every Sunday and usually also have a walkthrough on Saturday before Game.  May 6-7 is an away game in Saskatoon.  Travel on the 6th and return home on the 7th.  Hotel and travel is provided

Season Timeframe:  Now until the end on May with the possibility of a playoff game the first weekend in June

Supplies provided by the team

Honorarium is provided to both students

If interested, please contact Sam or Amanda below:
Sam Houzon  sammidhouzon@gmail.com, 204-960-0217 OR
Amanda Velho vebot@hotmail.com, 204-292-4748

MATA ATS Summer Coordinator - Applications OPEN

MATA ATS Summer Coordinator
Applications Open

Spring is approaching and summer is soon to follow.  The MATA is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the spot of Athletic Therapy Services Coordinator for this coming Spring/Summer. The position is centered on the ATS program and the coverage of events, utilizing the coordinator as both an event workers and organizer.

Interested applicants will be required to work events during the week as well as being in the office coordinating the events and managing the event equipment. 

Job Posting- Athletic Therapy Services Coordinator

Position Start Date: May 1, 2016 Position End Date: 16 Weeks from the start date
Hours of Work: 30 hours/week
Wage: $13.75/ hour
Application Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2016

Tasks & Responsibilities

•       Process requests for Athletic Therapy Services;
•       Coordinate medical coverage for various recreational, sporting and charity events throughout Manitoba;
•       Maintain an inventory of medical supplies and order supplies as necessary;
•       Stock medical kits with required supplies for events;
•       Invoice host organizations for services provided and supplies utilized;
•       Liaison between host organization, the MATA Program Director and personnel providing medical coverage;
•       Ensure that all of the appropriate documentations for events have been completed;
•       Contact host organizations post- event regarding services provided;
•       Assist with the marketing and promotion of Athletic Therapy Services.

Benefits to the Student

•       Interactions /networking with various teams, clubs, organizations and their administrators;
•       Development of administrative, organizational and leadership skills;
•       Personal development as an Athletic First Aider;
•       Skill enhancement for dealing with others;
•       Develop responsibility and proactive skills;
•       Develop the necessary skill to work as part of a team.


•       Returning studies student of Athletic Therapy program following year - preferable
•       Current student

Please submit cover letter and resume, including 3 references to:
Manitoba Athletic Therapists’ Association
145 Pacific Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Chuck Badcock Special Recognition Award - 2017 Nominations Open

The goal of this award is to recognize an individual’s contributions to the profession of Athletic Therapy similar to Mr. Badcock’s contributions during the Association’s formative years.  This is not an annual award, but done to recognize an individual’s outstanding contribution to the profession of Athletic Therapy in Manitoba.  Recipients will receive a commemorative gift as well the Manitoba Athletic Therapists’ Association will make a donation to KidSport Manitoba in honor of the recipient.  KidSport is a national charity administered by Sport Manitoba that helps to remove barriers and assist less fortunate children participate in sport - so all kids can play.

Application details and form HERE 

Dealine for nominations is May 4, 2017

Soft Tissue Release Course - Winnipeg

Workshop Details
This practical hands-on workshop is delivered in a unique, learner-centered way. A brief review of the anatomy and physiology of soft tissue, and the changes in tissue resulting from injury, is followed by an explanation of how the application of soft tissue release techniques can achieve positive results quickly and permanently. The two basic movements of STR are taught and then participants move into practical sessions, applying STR techniques to different body areas.

After completing the workshop participants will have the confidence and skills to properly apply the techniques to their clients immediately.

Hundreds of Athletic Therapists across Canada have taken this workshop and have recommended it to their colleagues!

Who should take this workshop?
This 2-day practical hands on workshop is extremely beneficial for health care professionals dealing with injuries to soft tissue. Health care providers such as athletic therapists, massage therapists, physiotherapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and students of the above professions can benefit from this workshop.

When:  Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23, 2017, (9:00 – 5:00)
Where:  University of Winnipeg - Winnipeg, MB
Cost:   Professional: $425.00
           Students: $250.00
Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association (6.0)
Massage Therapists Association of Manitoba
16 credits

Instructor – Jim Bilotta CAT(C), M.Ed, Dip SIM, B.PhEd


Acadia University - Instructor I Position

Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada’s premier undergraduate institutions. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley - a small-town setting offering an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally-acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.


School of Kinesiology

Closing Date: April 10th, 2017

Further details and application process is linked below:

Germania FC Mens soccer - Team Student Therapist

Germania FC men's soccer team is looking for a student athletic therapist or certified athletic therapist for their upcoming season. Germania is a competitive 1st division soccer team with the Manitoba Major Soccer League.

Season: End of April to September
Games:  Once per week
Practice:  Attendance would be optional for the student or athletic therapist
Honorarium:  Generous honorarium provided
Med Kit supplied

Further deatils, please contact Monica at monicaposavec@hotmail.com with any further questions or interest.

R2P™ Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome

R2P™ Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome

This full-day course focuses on the evidence-based practice of differential diagnosis, manual examination and treatment of patients who have an autonomic, cervicogenic, visual, or vestibular component to their symptoms post-concussion.  The unique and proprietary R2P SCORE™ Tool will be introduced as an evidence-based, systematic approach to identifying functional impairments that may be contributing to persistent symptoms.   Clinicians will be learn to rank treatment priorities based on the R2P SCORE™ results, and develop clinically sound individualized treatment protocols. Clinicians will be able to immediately apply acquired skills in the clinical setting.

When:  April 9th, 2017, 8:15am - 4:30pm

Location:  Sport for Life Centre - 145 Pacific Avenue

Cost:  $295.00 + HST

Register online at snapuptickets.com



SureHire - Athletic Therapists P/T & F/T

SureHire is Growing! Athletic therapists have been an integral part of our team.  With an increase in volumes, we have decided to hire additional Medical Assessors in some of our key areas:

Medicine Hat - Part Time
Leduc - Full Time
Fort McMurray - Full Time

SureHire will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday February 8th at 12:00pm, with Sophie Rochon (FTW Team Lead), The intention of this webinar is to provide additional details about the role, introduce you to members of our team, and provide details about SureHire as an orgnaization. We would also love to hear your questions!

If you have seen our postings, and wondered what a career at SureHire would be like - this is your chance to find out!! Please register for the webinar using the link below:

If you would like to see the job postings, please visit our career page: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=SUREHIRE&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_CA