Job Posting

SOGO Adventure Running in Calgary is hiring coaches for the Spring 2023 season.

SOGO Adventure Running - a program of the Foothills Orienteering Club - is currently hiring coaches:

At SOGO Adventure Running we embrace the joy of being active, having a great time outdoors and appreciating nature. We have job opportunities available for energetic, dependable, self-reliant individuals who love the outdoors, physical activity, and working with kids. We thrive on helping kids develop their navigation and physical literacy skills, all the while developing their confidence in outdoor settings.

SOGO Adventure running delivers weekly community programs in Calgary, Cochrane and Bragg Creek and offers programs for Calgary Schools during the spring and fall. Our programs are about getting kids, ages 2-18, outside and moving in natural environments. Kids are introduced to the sport of orienteering through running, map-reading, navigation skills and lots of outdoor games.

We are seeking:

  1. SOGO@School Coaches
    SOGO is seeking coaches to assist with our School programs which run daily during the school days from late-April  to late-June.
  2. Weekly Program Coaches
    SOGO is seeking coaches to assist with our weekly programs which run from mid-April to late-June 2023. We run programs from  5 - 7:30 pm Monday through Thursdays in Calgary, 5 - 7:30 pm on Wednesdays in Cochrane and 10 am - 1:30 on Saturdays in Bragg Creek. The schedule and locations of our spring 2023 programming is available at:
    We are looking for coaches who have: great rapport with kids of all ages, excellent customer service skills, loads of enthusiasm, a love of being outdoors and great coaching skills. Orienteering skills are a definite asset, but we are happy to teach you if you don’t have those skills yet. 

We pay our coaches between $16 - $25 based on experience.

If you think you are a good fit for these roles and have some questions, SOGO would love to hear from you.