posted Aug 31, 2019, 9:28 PM
Do you need to earn volunteer hours to graduate?
The Almonte & Carleton Place Skating Club can help!
The role of the Program Assistant is to assist CanSkate Program on ice with:
*Program set-up and take down
If the below describes you, then you are an ideal candidate to be a Program Assistant (PA) with our club:
- Do you love working with young children?
-Are you at least 11 years of age?
- Are you a strong and steady skater with a positive attitude?
- Do you have your own skates and warm clothing?
- Are you free on Thursday and/or Friday evenings for an hour at either the Carleton Place or Almonte Arena?
How do I get started?
To get started, contact Natasha Peterson to let her know you're interested. In addition, you will need to attend a Program Assistant Training.
What you need to be a Program Assistant (PA)
A membership with Skate Canada is required prior to stepping on the ice for insurance purposes.
We can help you get registered if you have questions. The membership is approximately $40.00. If you commit to 8 CanSkate lessons (equivalent to 8 hours of on ice CanSkate help,) the club will reimburse you for your membership.
**Please note, if you are a club member, you will not get reimbursed as a membership is required for insurance purposes for all other skating programs**
-You will need to attend a Program Assistant Training Program scheduled for on Monday September 23, 2019 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Carleton Place arena. Please confirm your attendance with Natasha Peterson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
What's in this for you??
-If you decide to help us run our CanSkate program, you will earn 1 hour of volunteer time for each CanSkate class you help with.
-If you don't need any volunteer hours, but still want to help our club's CanSkate Program, we will pay you an honorarium of $5.00/hour at the end of the skating season for each hour you volunteered.
-Something amazing to put on your resume
-Endless gratitude from the coaches and the skaters and skater's parents
-Repayment of your Skate Canada membership if you are not a club member and you complete 8 hours of CanSkate help.
CANSkate Sessions Run: