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employment opportunities

 Customer Service and Intramural staff applications for student staff opportunities for the 2024-2025 academic year are closed. Please note applications closed February 19th, 2024 at 11:45pm PST. For all other positions, please connect with listed department staff for further information and to apply.

Do you want to improve the lives of others through health and fitness? 

  • Frontline representation for all Athletics & Recreation programs and services.
  • Assist customers with membership sales and program registrations.
  • Provide a clean, presentable, and user friendly facility.
  • Event and equipment set up and take down for all practices, games, and other events.

For more information contact:

Note: Hangar Fitness Centre Monitors requires a minimum of one year experience in the Customer Service Representative role

Looking for a job in the evenings, for only 4 to 12 hours a week?

  • All applicants need to be confident independently reffing sport games.
  • Set-up and take down of game day equipment.
  • Greeting participants for their games and confirming registration.
  • Reffing intramural sport games
  • Provide general risk management, supervision, and score keeping for intramural leagues.

For more information contact Crystal Westgate:

Do you enjoy helping others become active in a fun, inclusive environment? Join our team of Group Fitness Instructors on campus!

  • Must have certification in area of expertise and liability insurance.
  • Instruct safe and enjoyable classes.
  • Promote and support other instructors and programs.

For more information contact Jennifer Callow:

Would you like to help people get fit and healthy? Join our team of Personal Trainers on campus to make a difference in someones life!

  • Must be certified by a Canadian recognized organization.
  • Must have personal liability insurance.
  • Assist patrons to ensure safe and effective training.
  • Design and implement individual programs for clients.

For more information contact Jennifer Callow:

Do you have a passion for helping others become and stay physically active?

  • Lead movement breaks in classrooms and meetings that encourage all participants to move more.
  • Manage the Get Active 101 Program: weekly education sessions, exercise and individual check ins
  • Support in the promotion, coordination and evaluation of the annual Move UBC campaign
  • Promote, coordinate, lead, and evaluate guided walks on campus
  • Promote, coordinate, and lead guided hikes around Kelowna
  • Respond to questions and engaging participants in relevant and action-focused conversations about student wellbeing.
  • Educate UBC’s diverse range of communities about physical activity and movement-oriented programs and services (includes hosting booths and information sessions across campus).

For more information contact Kara Crampton:

Looking to get involved in varsity athletics and learn the ins and outs of sporting events on campus?

  • Assist with set up and tear down of events
  • Assist with sport table management and operations
  • Assist with team statistics and data management
  • Assist with varsity sport promotions
  • Represent the University and department on the event floor
  • Game Day operations (statistics, scorekeeping, team services, entertainment)

For more information contact Ellie Punnett:


If you’re passionate about social media, marketing, writing and school spirit, this is the job for you!

  • Provide coverage of Heat varsity teams on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook
  • Write game recaps and athlete features for
  • Create weekly content for Heat social media channels
  • Shoot photos and video of Heat varsity games
  • Plan and execute promotional ideas and varsity game theme nights

For more information contact Jamie Howieson:

Ever wanted to know what goes into the production of a sports broadcast? Join our webcast production crew! 

  • Assist with set up and tear down of broadcasts 
  • Shoot and produce live Heat home games in soccer, basketball and volleyball
  • Provide play-by-play and colour commentary of Heat home games 


For more information, contact Jamie Howieson: