Working at Hockey Alberta
Hockey Alberta is the governing body for sanctioned hockey in the province of Alberta and a proud member of Hockey Canada. Hockey Alberta is a dynamic non-profit provincial sport organization that has more than 400-member local minor hockey associations and club teams that serve more than 95,000 participants between the levels of U7 and Senior hockey. Hockey Alberta’s workforce includes a volunteer core of approximately 100 and a full-time staff of 32.
Vision: Hockey For Life.
Mission: To create positive opportunities and experiences FOR ALL PLAYERS through innovative leadership and exceptional service.
Integrity – Do the right thing for the right reasons
Community – Make a difference for all Albertans
Collaboration – Work together, win together
Innovation – Be curious, courageous, creative
Passion – Fuels our why, drives our what
Hockey Alberta offers a compensation package that enables the organization to attract and retain qualified employees in the pursuit and achievement of the organization’s objectives. In addition, perquisites of working at Hockey Alberta include:
Hockey Alberta offers a benefits package to staff following six months of continuous employment. The following benefits are available: Health, Dental, Travel, Life Insurance Benefit, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Health Care or Lifestyle Spending Account, Optional Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and dependants, Optional AD&D Insurance
Professional Development OPPORTUNITIES
Hockey Alberta allocates financial resources, approves time away from the office, and/ or identifies internal or partner opportunities for staff professional development. The goal is to help staff improve and enhance individual skills and knowledge related to their employment at Hockey Alberta, and to enhance satisfaction and productivity at all levels of the organization.
Employer Contributed RSP
Hockey Alberta, in partnership with ATB Securities, has established an employee retirement savings program. Participation is optional for full time employees upon the completion of 24 months of employment. The RSP program is a percentage-based program where both the employee and Hockey Alberta contribute a defined percentage as per policy.
Service Awards & Recognition
Hockey Alberta shall present gifts and/or service awards, based on years and/or levels of service, to those who have represented Hockey Alberta in a formal capacity as outlined by policy. Service Awards, Departures, Condolences, Get Well, Baby and Wedding are all components outlined in the policy.
Hockey Alberta operates a staff Social Club to which employees contribute. The operations and decisions are led by a staff group with all employees benefitting.
Hockey Alberta’s office is located in the Gary W. Harris Centre at Red Deer Polytechnic. Our boardroom overlooks the ice surface of the arena, and staff have access to many of the facilities available at RDP. Most Hockey Alberta staff are based in Red Deer, however some individuals are based out of regional or home offices.