Warehouse Coordinator with Comrie's Sports Equipment Bank

Location: Calgary, AB

Hours: 40/week

Type: Full-time employee

Salary: $32,000 - $38,000


Ensure that every child in Southern Alberta has an equal opportunity to play sports by providing them with the appropriate sporting equipment for no cost.

About Us

Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank is a volunteer-based charity founded in August 2014 to provide no cost, gently used equipment to qualified children (18 and under) from low income families. We accept donated, gently used equipment from the community. It is then cleaned, inventoried and readied for provision to qualified children. Our service area includes all of Southern Alberta, with our office and distribution center being located in Calgary.

Position Overview

This position will involve managing inventory, organizing and maintaining the shop, supporting clients through the outfitting process and working directly with the rest of the team and volunteers to grow the reach and impact of Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank.

Roles & Responsibilities

Inventory Management

  • Receive, sanitize, sort and inventory equipment as it is donated

  • Organize volunteer pick-ups of outside equipment donation drop off locations, as required • Move, transfer and maintain equipment in the warehouse, as required

  • Track and inventory equipment donations on an ongoing basis

  • Use inventory data to provide Executive Director and board with key information on trends and needs of the equipment required

  • Daily shop organization ensuring the shop is a clean and safe environment for staff and volunteers to execute their daily duties

Volunteer Coordination

  • Work directly with volunteers in moving, transporting and organizing inventory

  • Support Program Coordinator in scheduling and training volunteers, as needed

  • Support the production of volunteer manuals and policies, as required

  • Schedule volunteer shifts in the office to support inventory management

General Administration

  • Understand the appointment booking process to support the Program Coordinator, as required

  • Understand the qualification process to support the Program Coordinator, as required

  • Support the service of agencies and clients as a front-line part of the team

  • Support the Board of Directors and committees as required


This position will report to the Executive Director.

Scheduling & Scope

This position will require a flexible schedule. Regular scheduling will be done in consultation with the Executive Director. Some evenings and Saturdays are required with this position. Current posted hours of operation for the store front are Wednesday to Saturday.


Knowledge/work experience requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Knowledge of warehouse and inventory management including inventory reporting

  • Understanding of the issues and opportunities regarding the participation of under-served populations in sport and physical activity would be considered an asset

  • Background in sport or general understanding of the equipment needs of various sports

Personal qualifications & attributes:

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Positive attitude

  • Works well on their own and in a small team environment

  • Ability to execute within a physically engaging role

  • Strong passion for sport and physical activity

Education & training:

  • 1-2 years of valid work experience

  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License required

Application Information:

Please submit a resume, brief cover letter, and any inquiries to:

Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank
Attn: Executive Director Search Committee info@sportcalgary.ca

Closing date for all applications is September 3rd at 8:00AM MST. No phone calls please. Only individuals shortlisted for interviews will be contacted by the search committee.

We are also actively recruiting for an Executive Director (full-time employee) and encourage any and all applicants to share that job posting with anyone they feel would be qualified and interested. We appreciate your support.

David Benson