2025 Manitoba Indigenous Summer Games Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity - Regional Manager

Roles & Responsibilities

General Overview

Since its inception in Opaskwayak Cree Nation in 1999, the Manitoba Indigenous Games (MIG) has served as a platform for Indigenous youth in Manitoba to showcase their sporting excellence while strengthening their ties to their heritage.

Functions and Responsibilities

The Regional Manager oversees the Manitoba Indigenous Summer Games program in their region. The Regional Manager supports their Region with the implementation of all tasks (planning, logistics, communications, etc.) to ensure the coaches, managers, and athletes have success navigating the Games environment.

The role is a voluntary position. There are eight Regional Manager positions available, one per region. Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants who reside within their respective region. All successful applicants must complete the MASRC Screening Policy.


  • Works closely with the Major Games Coordinator at the MASRC

  • Review and be familiar with the sport technical packages, sport schedules, policy and procedures, and communicate potential issues to the Major Games Coordinator in a timely manner.

  • Support the MASRC Major Games Coordinator and Host Societies with tasks, such as;

    • Collecting participant forms

    • Assisting with online registration

    • Uniform distribution & exchanges

    • Planning the travel to and from the tournaments

    • Communication with all regional Games partners and participants (including families) and providing information to participants and parents as needed

  • Attend and/or support the Games meetings either in-person or virtually

  • Ensure that all team members follow the rules, regulations, and policies of the 2025 Manitoba Indigenous Summer Games for the duration of the event.

At Games Time

  • Serve as the head of their region as the key communication link between regional team and the Host Society including:

    • Notifying teams of any changes regarding events and schedules.

  • Works with the Games Staff (as per discipline policy) for any code of conduct and Manitoba Indigenous Summer Games rule infractions.

  • Supports the Coaching Staff and Team Managers in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities

  • Attend daily Host Society meetings and communicates daily with Regional Team Coaches and Managers.

  • Assists with team operations and logistics including accreditation, accommodation, food, transportation, medal, and opening/closing ceremonies, planning for team "down-time", arrival/departure, village check in/out, etc.

  • Attend daily Manitoba Indigenous Summer Games meetings each morning.

  • Coordinate all roles and responsibilities for your region.

  • Promote the 2025 Manitoba Indigenous Summer Games, including the spirit of the Games, and have fun!

Post Games

  • Complete post evaluation interview with the MASRC Major Games Manager

Important Meetings & Event Requirements

All listed meetings and or events are considered critical attendance for all Regional Managers to attend.

Meeting or Event



Regional Manager Online Orientation

June 1, 2, 3, 2024

Online / Zoom

Regional Manager Tour

September 30, 2024

Sagkeeng & Norway House

General Communication (monthly to biweekly meetings)

May 2024 to August 2025

Online / Zoom

Week 1 of MISG

July 9-14, 2025

Norway House Cree Nation

Week 2 of MISG

August 17-23, 2025

Sagkeeng Anicinabe Nation

Major Responsibilities Include

  • Coordinate qualifying tryout events for all 13 MISG Sports in your region

  • Develop plans for travel, accommodation, feeding for the entire contingent in your region

  • Promote MISG movent and all future events


  • Must have experience at a regional or national multi-sport games

  • Administration diploma, degree or related experience

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office

  • Proven skills in human resource management

  • Diplomacy, tact and judgement

  • Resourceful and self-motivated

  • Marketing, communications and fundraising skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Current and clear Driver's License and ability to travel for extended periods

  • Criminal Record Check & Child Abuse Registry

Application Procedure

Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter addressed to Robyn Cruz, Major Games Manager by email at robyn.cruz@masrc.com, or by fax at 204-925-5716 before April 20, 2024 at 4:00PM CST. Preference will be given to applicants that are Indigenous and those that have a background in sport management.


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