Volunteer Positions

  • District Team Manager (DTM) Position Description
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    District Team Manager (DTM) Position Description Purpose:   To ensure District Team members have a successful and fulfilling experience at the Provincial Games.   Minimum Qualifications/Skills Required:   District Team Manager must possess the following attributes:   outstanding leadership abilities and ability to work as a team member past experience in a Games environment would be considered an asset excellent written and verbal communication skills; and, excellent organizational and administrative skills.
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  • National Games Mission Staff Position Description
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    National Games Mission Staff Position Description   Purpose   To ensure that all Team Ontario members have a successful and fulfilling experience at the National Winter Games. To assist with the overall management of Team Ontario.   Positions Available   Sport specific mission staff General mission staff Medical Mission Staff   Qualifications/Skills Required   All mission staff must be 18 years of age or older.
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  • Provincial Games Caddie Position Description
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    Provincial Games Caddie Position Description   Purpose:   Caddies will be selected by their athletes to attend Provincial Games and they are required to make a commitment to their athlete, their sport, and to the District Team. Caddies will ensure that their athlete has a successful and fulfilling experience at the Provincial Games and performs to the best of his/her ability before and during the games.  
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  • Provincial Games Sport Technical Consultant Position Description
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    Provincial Games Sport Technical Consultant Position Description     Purpose   To provide sport specific technical support to the Games Organizing Committee & to Special Olympics Ontario coaches and staff.  This volunteer position will be a member of the Provincial Games Organizing Committee.   Roles & Responsibilities   Provide sport specific technical expertise and support to the Games Organizing Committee, Venue Manager & Special Olympics Ontario coaches and staff Be available to answer/consult on sport specific questions via email, phone or conference call leading into the games Be available to consult with the Games Organizing Committee and Venue Manager on topics that could include; scheduling, rules, officials, venue & competition requirements Attend the provincial games in their entirety in the capacity of Technical Consultant May be required to attend the Games Venue Tour May be required to attend the Volunteer Orientation Session   Provincial Games Work in conjunction with the Manager, Major Games and Venue Manager on any and all sport technical items related to Provincial Games The Technical Consultant will be required to attend the Provincial Games in their official capacity as advisor to the Games Organizing Committee, not as a Coach or Team Manager Review the games technical packages and provide suggestions/changes to the Manager, Major Games Ensure consultation with the Games Organizing Committee and Venue Manager on scheduling, venue sites, rules, officials, competition format and standards Consult with the Manager, Major Games on the process of divisioning to ensure Special Olympics Ontario divisioning requirements are met Maintain constant communications with the Venue Manager and the Sport Technical Committee of the Games Organizing Committee Copy the Manager, Major Games on all technical issues and communications with the Organizing Committee Prior to the games, have a meeting with the head of officials During the Games, meet with all officials prior to competition to conduct an overview of a Special Olympics competition, and review the rules and regulations, to ensure that the Provincial rules are being followed, and to ensure the safety of the athletes During the Games, function as a member of the Divisioning Committee and assist in divisioning of the athletes, be a member of the Protest committee After the Games, compile and submit a report and evaluation of the Games to the Manager, Major Games & the Games Organizing Committee   Qualifications/Skills Requirements   Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong administrative skills Coaching experience within the sport Experience in planning Special Olympics competitions Experience coaching athletes with an intellectual disability Ability to work independently Fully certified NCCP Level 1 Special Olympics coach and a fully certified NCCP Level 1 coach in the sport they coordinate or a certified official in the sport.
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  • Provincial Team Liaison (PLT) Position Description
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    Provincial Team Liaison (PLT) Position Description Purpose:   To distribute all pre-event information, and team uniforms, to Team Ontario Members (athletes, coaches and families) within their District. To ensure that all required information is returned completed to the Chef de Mission by the required deadline.  
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  • Sport Club Manager Position Description
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    Sport Club Manager Position Description Purpose:   To coordinate, document and maintain athlete and volunteer records pertaining to the administration of the sport club.   Minimum Qualifications/Skills Required:   Thoroughness in record keeping and documentation. Strong administrative and communication skills. Enjoyment working with athletes with an intellectual disability.  
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