Placement Opportunities

These placement opportunities are for students enrolled in PHED 4106, who are selecting Option 1 in the application process.

Please be cognizant of any details that may be listed before applying, and check back often for updates.

As more placement opportunities become available, they will be added.

Please contact your instructor should you have any questions or concerns.


22 Wing/CFB North Bay – Fitness & Wellness Centre
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Placement students must be flexible, able to work independently. Interest in continuing studies in fitness and wellness, sports and recreation or health promotion recommended. Valid police check and CPR Level C/FA required.  Click Here for more information.

Alzheimer Society North Bay
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Student would be working with the Health Promotion and Activation Coordinator.  Preferred start date September 10, 2019 or January 14, 2020.
Click Here for more information.

Athletics Department/Front Desk – Nipissing University
Spaces: multiple **closed**
Details: Working with the Athletic Coordinator, the student would be exposed to front line duties of the Athletics Centre and guided by a team of professionals.  Placement times can begin anytime throughout the year.  Click Here for more information.

Athletics Therapy – Nipissing University
Spaces: multiple **closed**
Details: Students would gain valuable experience in the clinic and be guided with duties assigned by the Athletic Therapist team.  Placement times can begin anytime throughout the year and students will be expected to shadow and assist Athletic Therapists in the Lakers Athletic Therapy Clinic, and attend various practices, home games and away games as scheduled.  Once placed students will be given orientation details by their placement host, and be expected to complete an online module that will take between .5 – 1.5 hours.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Bay
Spaces: multiple **closed**
Details: If selected, students will receive an additional application form from the Physical and Health Education coordinator, required by the organization due the week of September 16, 2019.  Students will also be required to attend a 4 hour master training on Wednesday September 25, 2019 from 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Athletic Centre Boardroom RSAC – 203 (dinner provided).  All clearance documents must be complete prior to the master training, and students must note that the this placement host requires a PVSC dated within the last 6 months.  Click Here for more information.

Biomechanics Lab with Dr. Aaron Kociolek- Nipissing University
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: As a Research Assistant in the Biomechanics Lab, the student will be responsible to aid with data collection of several ongoing projects within my research program, which will involve developing the required skill to collect ultrasound, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and electromyography data in addition to honing project management skills. The student will also be required to assist with data processing, which will involve gaining proficiency with “big data” as well as developing basic programming skills using high-level coding languages (e.g. LabVIEW and MatLab).

Biomechanics Lab with Dr. Alison Schinkel-Ivy- Nipissing University
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Students must have completed PHED 2036. Click Here for more information.

City of North Bay After School Programs
Spaces: 1 + **Filled**
Details:  Program runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  Student will work with placement host to determine what days/times works within their schedule. Click Here for more information.

Dance Practical – Nipissing University
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Completion of Dance 1 (PHED 1224) is required.  Dance Part 2 (PHED 3224) considered an asset.  Placement would take place September – December 2019.  Student will be responsible for demonstrating dance steps,as well as participating and planning warm ups and choreography. The student will also be involved in the planning of the final show and offering guidance and assistance to students when creating choreography.

Exercise Physiology Lab – Nipissing University
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Students who are placed in the Exercise Physiology Lab will be involved in research activities and will perform duties, such as setting up and maintaining lab equipment, assisting in the collection of data, analyzing data, and conducting literature views.

Lacrosse Practical – Nipissing University
Spaces: 3 **1 space remaining**
Details: Students will be responsible for;  1) assisting with the planning of drills for the lacrosse practical; 2) gaining experience through a very brief lacrosse presentation to our students (theory component of course); 3) developing a drill and presenting to classmates; 4) assisting with organizing students and leading warm ups; 5) providing students with mentorship and consultation on the basic skills related to lacrosse.

Manual Physio Solutions
Spaces: 1-2 **Filled**
Details: Website

Men’s Basketball – Nipissing University
Spaces: 1-2 **1 space remaining**
Details: Placement student(s) would be part of the day to day operations of mens basketball program, assist during practice, chart stats, run clock, organize camps league, and help prepare for home/ away games.

Men’s Hockey- Nipissing University
Spaces: 2 **1 space remaining**
Details:  The student(s) will assist with tracking statistics this year, and introduce a corsi system to help us better evaluate our players. This will be done through statistical analyses as well as video analyses including Time on Ice statistics. Placement students will also help out with administrative.

North Bay Battalion 
Spaces: 2 **1 space remaining**
Details: The student will be responsible for attending North Bay Battalion games tracking statistical analytics to assist the coaching staff. The student will be trained in Steva Hockey Software and travel to and from games with the team. All travel and meal expenses will be covered.

North Bay and District Girls Hockey Association
Spaces: 9 **closed**
Details:  Students will be considered as the on ice helper. Assisting the head coach with placement of the equipment and pucks on the ice and monitoring the players on the ice. The level that the student will be assisting with is the Fundamental group and they play no games, it’s considered a development program with kids age group of 4-6 yrs. Click Here for more information on Trainers.

North Bay Canoe Club
Spaces: 2 **Filled**
Details: Students will help supervise a number of the training sessions and work with local and provincial coaches to develop and execute a winter-long program consistent with Canoe-Kayak Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development guidelines.  Students will also assist with standard athlete testing as prescribed by Canoe Kayak Canada.

North PA Lab – Nipissing University RSAC 204
Spaces: 2 **1 space remaining**
Details: Student(s) must be available to attend data collection sessions in the schools during the school day in either the fall or winter term (i.e., half to full day). For most data collection dates we carpool; however, if a student must return to NU they require their own transportation as the schools we visit are sometimes outside North Bay (e.g., Sturgeon Falls).

North Bay Regional Health Centre – Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
Spaces: multiple **closed**
Details: Students will be required to complete a Mask Fit Test, complete NBRHC documents, and participate in Hospital Orientation and Elder Life Training.  Details will be share with you by your instructor, and placement will begin after Thanksgiving weekend. Click Here for more information. – Must apply and be pre-matched before October 4, 2019. 

North Bay Spartans
Spaces: 6 – 8 **spaces available**
Details:  The Spartans is run by a volunteer board of directors. The Spartans are a not-for-profit youth basketball club operating under the Ontario Basketball Association and are all activities including house leagues, try-outs, and rep team practices and games are insured through the OBA.  The Spartans 3 x 3 program is for boys and girls born from 2010 to 2005 and runs from September 5, 2018 to late October 2018. There are 8 weekly sessions of 1.5 hours per session. Sessions consist of skill development drills and 3×3 games.  Click Here for more information.

North Bay Special Olympics
Spaces: 10 **spaces available**
Details:  Various programs and sports working with Special Olympic Athletes, ages ranging from 8-65.

One Kids Place Children’s Treatment Centre
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Student would be expected to begin for orientation on September 17, 2019, and work alongside the Program Coordinator, observing clinical therapy sessions and group sessions, supporting client engagement and clinical staff preparation, as well as data and tracking for clinical programming.

NU Mini Day Camps – Physical and Health Education
Spaces: 4-8 **closed**
Details: Students would work directly with the Physical and Health Education Coordinator planning and preparing day camps during March Break 2020, and must be available to lead a full day of activity on Friday March 13, 2020 and mini camps running 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm on select Sundays throughout February and March.

Soccer Practical – Nipissing University
Spaces: Soccer Part 2 **Filled**
Details: Students interested in teaching/coaching in the future with a soccer background will be considered for Part 1.  Those interested in coaching and who have participated in Soccer Part 1, will be considered for Soccer Part 2.  Early start dates have been requested for Part 1 so students must be pro-active with all clearance documents to prevent delays.  Click Here for more information.

Structure Spine & Sport
Spaces: 2-3 **filled**

Temiscaming Titans
Spaces: 1
Details: Located in Temiscaming, Qué approximately 45 minutes away.  Placement Student must be available weekends.  Car pooling is possible with North Bay players.

The Gathering Place
Spaces: 1
Details: Student will explore the Gathering Place client base needs in terms of physical activity and wellness.  They will be expected to meet clients  ‘where they are at’, and demonstrate what our guests could do here to improve their health and well being.

World Para Powerlifting
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Para powerlifting is one of the fastest growing sports in the Paralympic Movement. Students interested in the various domains of sport management (Such as development, event management, journalism and marketing) would have the chance to contribute directly to a variety of projects directly impacting the sport, while gaining experience at an international sport federation. This opportunity is completed virtually online and with weekly Skype meetings.

West Nipissing General Hospital – Sturgeon Falls
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Students must provide HR with a negative criminal record check with vulnerable sector, dated within 6 months and must also go through general orientation with the hospital prior to starting placement.

Women’s Soccer – Nipissing University
Spaces: 1
Details: Student must have experience in Strength and Conditioning.  They must also submit a résumé and cover letter to the placement host to be considered for an interview to be awarded the placement.  Contact information will be shared to you by your instructor. Click Here for more information.

Women’s Hockey- Nipissing University
Spaces: 1 **Filled**
Details: Student must have experience/knowledge in hockey, and willing to participate in an interview prior to being accepted for placement.  Placement will take place from October 1, 2019 to March 1, 2020.