UBC Recreation is always looking for great people to join its team of staff and volunteers. We rely on both paid staff and volunteers to operate every aspect of our programs.

Volunteer Positions - Intramurals

Through the Intramural program, there are multiple opportunities to get involved as a student volunteer. Volunteers fill roles in game management, event planning, sport officiating, human resources, public relations, facility supervision, marketing, program delivery and much more. Our student leaders often describe their experience with the program as life altering. We offer a unique leadership development program that will assist students in all their future endeavors whether it’s a career in sports management or any other field, our students will leave the program with leadership skills, extensive practical experience and memories that will last forever. No matter what your major is here at UBC, there is a role that can benefit you as well as your resume.

The following volunteer Intramural Staff positions are currently open. 

2017-2018 Applications
We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.
Please note specific details may vary from position to position - please read job descriptions carefully.


1718 Assistant Director Positions - Application Form Here 

Marketing Sector
Media - Photographer/Videographer

Please contact the Program Development team should you have any questions. ~ im.prod@ubc.ca

Current Employment Opportunities

Come work with us!

We have new job postings on UBC Careers Online! All postings are open until Thanksgiving weekend, giving you plenty of time to find what you like. Search “UBC Athletics and Recreation” to find our job postings.

Apply Today!

We have job openings in our Student and Recreation Centre and Aquatic Centre up now on the UBC Careers Online website. If you would like to be a part of our team, please apply on Careers Online; search “UBC Athletics and Recreation” to find our job postings. Application deadlines vary.

Join our team!

We’re currently hiring for positions to help out with our administrative offices at the Student Recreation Centre, run events at our UBC Boathouse, and work at the front desk of the BirdCoop Fitness Centre. Check out the job posting on Careers Online; applications close between August 14th and August 25th! 


The UBC Baseball Indoor Training Centre is Hiring!

Are you a student looking to work starting this September?! Check out Careers Online and apply to be a facility operations staff member at the Baseball Training Centre.

Applications close August 7th 2017. 

Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre is hiring Operations Staff!

Are you a student looking for some part time work in the Fall? Postings are available on Careers Online and close on August 7. Don’t delay!

UBC Aquatic Centre is Hiring Lifeguards/Instructors!

The UBC Aquatic Centre is hiring Lifeguards/ Swim Instructors for the upcoming school year! Search ‘UBC Athletics and Recreation’ on Careers Online to view the job posting.

Application deadline is July 31st 2017. 

We’re hiring for our MoveU Crew!

The MoveU Crew hosts stretch/dance/cheer related breaks to interrupt people sitting in meetings, classes, and other events on campus to get moving! The Crew is comprised of one Captain who leads the team, and a group of 5 other undergraduate or graduate students. This team also hosts free walking programs and help with walking challenges including the Faculty of Education’s Walkabout.

We’re looking to build a diverse team to promote the importance of moving more at UBC. These are paid student positions and the job postings are available on UBC Careers Online. Applications for MoveU Captains close on July 28, and MoveU Crew applications close July 31.

UBC Recreation is hiring student staff for 2017/18!

We’re currently hiring student staff for the fall/winter 2017/18 semesters. Search for ‘UBC – Athletics and Recreation’ on Careers Online to view available jobs. Applications are now open! Apply on Careers Online by July 3, 2017.

Positions available:

Aquatics Centre
» Lifeguard-Instructor
» Facility Operations Staff

Baseball Indoor Training Centre
» Facility Operations Staff

Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
» Hockey/Skating Instructor
» Facility Operations Staff
» League Attendant

Student Recreation Centre
» Facility Operations Staff

Thunderbird Stadium
» Facility Operations Staff

War Memorial Gym
» Facility Operations Staff


Employment Opportunity for Aquacize & Aqua Rehab Instructors for Spring/Summer/Fall 2017

UBC Aquatic Centre is seeking an energetic and experienced individual, with exemplary interpersonal skills, to join our Aquatic Fitness team.

*Note: BCRPA Aquacize Instructor registration, CALA WaterArt of CFES or equivalent certification required.


Our Sport Facilities are hiring!

Looking for something to do this summer? Look no further than the south side of campus!

We’re still looking for a couple of quality students to join our Facility Operations student staff teams at the following facilities:

  • UBC Baseball Indoor Training Centre
  • Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
  • UBC Tennis Centre

To apply, log in on Careers Online and search for jobs under ‘Athletics and Recreation.’

Applications are open throughout April!