Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League Seek Assistants, and Referees
Volunteer Types: Disability Support, Others, Sports
Organization types: Disabilities, Service Clubs, Sports and Recreation
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: October 31, 2022
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Description

The Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League (OPWHL) is a floor hockey league, established in the fall of 2009, to provide a quality, organized, recreational and social program for people with disabilities. All of the players use power wheelchairs and have limited or no upper body strength and/or mobility and yet they can play hockey, excel and significantly benefit from participating in sport.

Location: Greenboro Community Center (363 Lorry Greenberg Drive)
Day of Week: Sunday 12:00-3:00 (time will vary depending on your position)

1) Assistants:
This position will entail assisting with various tasks such as helping players get prepared for games, managing equipment, gym setup and take down, or assist with score keeping. We are always in need of assistants to help deliver this wonderful sport to our members!

2) Referees:
Referees will be tasked to referee our season league and tournament games. You do not need an in-depth knowledge of hockey to excel in this position. You will be trained for this position.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Being part of our organization provide volunteers hands-on experience working in a community like none other. This experience will be great for those looking to pursue a profession in physical therapy, occupational therapy, sports and recreation and many others.
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteering is also beneficial to those looking to make a large impact on our player's lives. Our players look forward to playing hockey all week, and it would not be possible without the help of our amazing volunteers. Knowing that, our volunteers feel extremely rewarded and fulfilled that they can make such a positive impact on our player's experience within our program, and lives. The Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League is unique in that every member is a volunteer. They are at the heart of this organization!
Volunteer location:
363 Lorry Greenberg Drive (Greenboro Community Center)

Contact

Roddey Harb
@Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League
613-793-9011
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 20
Good for people interested in: Disability Support, Others, Sports
You will be helping with: Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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