to our community. The vibrant community of Skate Canada - Central
Ontario. Our community is vibrant due to one chief reason - the dedication,
commitment, The success of skating in Central Ontario and all of Canada
is a direct result of the time, effort and passion shown by our volunteers.
Whether it is the Section Chair, a Club President, or the person that
opens the arena gate to let the skaters on the ice, EVERYONE plays
a vital component in the success of skating in central Ontario. They
spend countless hours at the club office and at the rink donating
their time. Their passion for the sport often transcends their immediate
family and they remain involved to the point where they are seeing
their grandchildren taking to the ice.
Do you have an interest in skating? Do you want to give back to the
community? Do you want to be part of a vibrant and caring community?
If you have answered yes to any of these questions, we have an opportunity
for you. Become a member of one of Canada's most vibrant and successful
sport organizations, Skate Canada! And, in particular, Skate Canada
- Central Ontario. Become part of the reason for our success. Donate
As a volunteer-driven organization, Skate Canada-Central Ontario and
our member clubs depend on our volunteers to continually lend a helping
hand. Whether it is serving on a Club Executive, acting as Test Chair,
organizing a local club fund raiser or donating a few hours a season
to register skaters at our events, our volunteers are the sole reason
for our success.
We realize that, in the era of two-income households, the emergence
of multi-activity children, long commutes to work, many people no
longer have the time or energy to commitment to volunteering. However,
at Skate Canada - Central Ontario, we are committed to finding a spot
for you, regardless of the number of hours you can donate or when
you can donate. Skate Canada - Central Ontario is blessed with a multitude
of volunteers who volunteer only a few hours at a variety of events
If you are looking for an opportunity to expand your horizons, meet
new friends and make a positive impact on the role of skating in your
community, then take this opportunity to volunteer.
What qualifications do I need?
All you need is an interest in skating, a desire to volunteer a few
How much time do I need to donate?
The amount of time depends on your area of interest and expertise
as well as the need of the club. We have volunteers who donate anywhere
from 20-25 hours per week. We also have volunteers who donate a couple
of hours per month. We also have volunteers who help out occasionally,
such as with the planning of special events.
What would I be doing?
This depends on your skills and interest as well as in consultation
with your local club. Clubs are always looking for club executive
members, special event organizers, people to oversee club public and
media relations. If you cannot commit to that amount of time, clubs
are always looking for people to assist in the organization of their
annual ice shows, help out at competitive events, playing music and
so on. How you can assist is limited solely by your imagination.
What can I do since my time is so limited?
Don't let this be a problem. We want to tap your interest and marry
it with our needs. As a result, we will work with your schedule.
How do I become a volunteer?
Simply complete the following online form. It's that easy. Tell us
where and why you wish to volunteer and our organization will put
you in touch with the appropriate contact. Not only that, we'll do
it within two (2) business days! We are continually looking for new
people to fill a variety of roles. Who knows? You may just get hooked