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Volunteer Positions Open

Whether its your first time volunteering or you are a seasoned veteran, Special Olympics Ottawa wants to help you find your niche.  Check out the volunteer positions open below:

Coach(es) 

Sport program Club Location Season/Time
Cross country Skiing-Ottawa Gliders Cross Country (Nordic) Skiing  Terry Fox Athletic Centre
Mooney’s Bay
Sundays Jan. 3, 2016 – Mid/end-Mar. 2016 - snow permitting
1:15 – 2:45 PM (weather permitting) 

Ottawa - Kanata Club Basketball 

Monday Location - John Young Elementary, 5 Morton Drive, Kanata; Tuesday Location - Earl of March High School,Campeau Drive, Kanata

Mondays and Tuesdays, October 5, 2015 – April 26, 2016
6:30 - 7:30

5-pin Bowling - Ottawa Strikers

Walkley Bowling Centre-2092 Walkley Road

Mondays, September 14, 2015 – March 28th, 2016: 4:30 – 6:30 PM

5-pin Bowling - Orleans Alley Cats

Orleans Bowling Centre-85 Taylor Creek Dr.

Mondays, September 14, 2015 – April 25, 2016: 6:15 – 8:00 PM

5-pin Youth Bowling

Walkley Bowling Centre-2092 Walkley Road

November 5th, 2015 to March 4th, 2016-Thursday, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Curling-Ottawa Curling Club

440 O’Connor St.

Sundays, Oct 19 2014 to March 2015
8:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Indoor soccer-Ottawa

Ridgemont High School-2597 Alta Vista Drive

Saturdays Oct 3, 2015 - April 7, 2016; 12:00 - 2:00 pm all levels in GYM A/B

Swimming -Barrhaven Seawolves

Walter Baker Center

Sundays Oct 11,2015– April 7th 2016
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM 

Orleans Swimming-Riptides

Bob MacQuarrie (Orleans) Recreation Complex-1490 Youville Drive

Sundays Oct.11, 2015 – Apr.24, 2016
4:30-5:30 pm 

Volleyball

Woodroffe Public School
235 Woodroffe Ave

Thursdays Oct.8, 2015 – March 10, 2016
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM


Duties and Responsibilities

1. Assist athletes in acquiring sports skills
2. Evaluate mental and physical skill level for all athletes
3. Adapt training and teaching techniques for all athletes
4. Provide equal training and competition opportunities for all athletes
5. Have basic knowledge of first aid
6. Attend available coaching clinics in the sport
7. Keep abreast of new methods of teaching and training
8. Set a good example as a role model for athletes
9. Exhibit good sportsmanship
10. Work towards attaining such qualities as patience, conscientiousness, flexibility, discipline, and organization

Would you like to know more information?  Check out our detailed job descriptions below.

If you don’t see an opportunity that fits your interests or skills, or just want to talk about possibilities, contact our volunteercoordinator!