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Job Posting for 2 Summer Students

Burnaby Lake Rowing Club (BLRC) is a not-for-profit, BC registered society. The club provides rowing programs for its members and is responsible for maintaining the rowing course on Burnaby Lake for the benefit of our members and other users of the course.

BLRC has openings for two individuals to help with a number of tasks that the rowing club must undertake in the summer months:

Due to the nature fo the Club's operation, the hours of work will not necessarily be within normal office hours and will likely involve work on some weekends.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates should submit via email, a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the necessary qualifications and experience to Burnaby Lake Rowing Club at board@burnablakerowing.ca by June 13th, 2016. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to authorize and pass a Criminal Record Check with the BC Criminal Records Review Program.

Job Category and Position: Full-time Summer Student (40 hours per week

Necessary Qualifications

The selected canditates:

Preferred Skills and Experience




Welcome to Burnaby Lake Rowing Club

The Burnaby Lake Rowing Club (BLRC) rows on the calm waters of Burnaby Lake, in Burnaby, BC - one of the best places to train singles in North America. The mission of the club is to develop elite level skills in fine racing singles while also promoting a sense of independence in the athlete. To this end, Juniors row alongside Senior and Masters. The club hosts the Crofton House School and Sentinel Secondary rowing teams who row with the Burnaby Lake juniors during the off season. The Burnaby Lake site also hosts RCA and SFU rowing programs.

Typical club rowing sessions run at 7:30 a.m. midweek, and at 8:00 a.m. on weekends and holidays. Afternoon rows are offered during the spring, summer and fall for all club members - days and times depend on the season and are posted on the club calendar. Spring (February - May) and Fall (mid-September-November) afternoons run from approximately 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Club rowing sessions are open to all club athletes. Schedule variances are posted on the club calendar.

The BLRC boathouse predominantly consists of singles and doubles with a focus on development of athletes through Senior levels of rowing and beyond.

If you are competent in a racing 1x and are interested in joining the club to improve your skills, please contact the club captain or coach for the best time to come down.

Thank you to our sponsor:

Sport Burnaby




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