Fill out the Volunteer Registration Form found here and forward to lisa@skateable.ca

 

Based at: Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Ottawa, London

Position Description:

Assist coaches and skaters in the SkateABLE™ program using the five HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development and the SkateABLE™ standards for program delivery to teach fundamental ice skating skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a fun, safe, and caring environment for skaters to learn
  • Assist in teaching fundamental skating skills in a progressive manner
  • Facilitate opportunities for skaters’ to play and make new friends
  • Provide opportunities for all skaters to have a voice and participate fully
  • Provide positive leadership to all skaters in the program

Terms: 1-2 hours per week, seasonal (October – March)

Qualifications:

  • Skating Background required (figure skating, hockey, speed skating or ringette)
  • Valid First Aid/CPR/AED certificate recommended
  • Valid police clearance check
  • Our In-house training includes education in common physical and developmental disabilities and behaviours, and training in how to properly fit and use adaptive skating equipment 

Additional Skills Required:

  • Interest in and experience working with children with disabilities
  • Express a caring attitude when working with children
  • Communicate positively and effectively, in a caring and respectful manner to everyone involved in our programs (skaters, coaches, parents, facility staff)

Other Information: Own transportation and coaching certifications an asset. We offer in-depth training for new and returning volunteers. Minimum of three references required.

Apply to:   lisa@skateable.ca