What You Can Do is an invitation for all Canadians to join together to ensure that sport lives up to its potential in their community. True Sport recognizes that the way we play together shapes how we live together.
The True Sport Community Give-Back Challenge provides True Sport Members with an opportunity to give back to their communities by volunteering their time or hosting an event and donating the proceeds to a local charity or cause.
Ways to Give Back to Your Community through Sport. Although most of the ideas below are framed for a team to carry out, individuals as well as sport organizations can also initiate these activities.
The True Sport Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Matrix identifies ethical literacy as a key component of the overall Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) LTAD model.
A True Sport Agreement answers a simple, but important question, “How are we going to treat each other in this group?” The agreement is created by teammates and coaches in an open and safe forum.
Examine how and when immigrants and refugees new to Canada take part in volunteering activities.
This workbook is designed as a guide for boards who are in the process of hiring a new executive director and/or providing the executive director with a performance appraisal.
This workbook helps start discussions, develop partnerships, and make and implement plans.
The number one concern and challenge for community groups is recruiting and retaining the right people to help them get the job done.
It's the little things that make people feel appreciated, especially when they are giving freely of their time and energy.
It's often the same people volunteering for the soccer club, the hockey club, the church bazaar and the community fun day. It’s great to see such commitment and dedication, but along with their involvement there is a great danger – volunteer burnout!
Is your group trying to look forward and evolve but having trouble knowing where to start? Been working on a project for so long, you’ve lost track of whether things are going as planned? Use evaluation as a starting point, a check-in or a final step.
The club offers programs that are developmentally appropriate and considers the gender differences of participants.
An annual performance assessment is formally conducted on each employee, major volunteer (such as the Head Coach or President) or contractor.
The contributions of volunteers are acknowledged and recognized. The impact and contributions of volunteers and the volunteer program are regularly evaluated.
The club has a policy and action plan with reference to the recruitment, retention and retirement of athletes, coaches and officials...
The club has identified an individual(s) who is responsible for coordinating communications and media coordination that promote or market the club to the community or partners...