How to earn Volunteer Credits (South Muskoka Minor Hockey Association)

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VOLUNTEER CREDITS EARN UP TO $150 PER PLAYER


South Muskoka Minor Hockey Association is working towards increasing the visibility in the communities of Bracebridge and Gravenhurst by participating in community events to promote hockey spirit and to become a bigger part of our towns identity.

Would you like to be a part of this movement and at the same time earn credit back towards your player’s registration fees? Here are some opportunities starting as early as July to earn a credit of up to $150 per player.


AUGUST 3rd, 2018

Friday – 6:00pm – 12:00am

MIDNIGHT MADNESS - Run a booth to promote youth hockey at our Midnight Madness downtown Bracebridge.  You will be at the booth to promote registration, answer questions and direct people to the website or promotional material.  We will also provide a puck challenge or radar shoot out which is always a big hit.  Work as little or as much as you wish.  $15.00/hour credit


AUGUST 3rd, 4th & AUGUST 31st & SEPTEMBER 1st, 2018

Friday 1:00pm – 6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm

TAG DAYS – Earn volunteer hours by representing South Muskoka Bears by wearing a Bears Jersey and standing by local businesses who support us and collect money.  You can work as little or as much as you wish.  $15.00/hour credit


August 18th, 2018

Saturday – 12:30pm – 6:30pm

SMMHA GOLF TOURNAMENT at SOUTH MUSKOKA GOLF AND CURLING CLUB! - For the duration of play, you will have the opportunity to be on the course on various holes collecting money and names for various challenges placed on each hole for the players.  Bathroom trips and water will be available. Please bring some snacks for the afternoon if you feel you need some.  We also need volunteers to help with registration. This volunteer position earns you $15.00/hour credit


OCTOBER 2018

PANCAKE BREAKFAST – We will be holding two events, Date TBD, 8:00am – 2:00pm – This was a successful event this year which brought players and community members together to enjoy some great food and hockey.  You can work as little or as much as you wish.  $15.00/hour credit


JANUARY 2018

Date & Time TBD

FIRE and ICE - Run a booth to promote youth hockey in downtown Bracebridge.  You will be at the booth to promote registration, answer questions and direct people to the website or promotional material.  We will also provide a puck challenge or radar shoot out which is always a big hit.  Work as little or as much as you wish.  This was our busiest event and many volunteers will be needed.  $15.00/hour credit

PANCAKE BREAKFAST – We will be holding two events, Date TBD, 8:00am – 2:00pm – This was a successful event this year which brought players and community members together to enjoy some great food and hockey.  You can work as little or as much as you wish.  $15.00/hour credit

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THESE COMMUNITY EVENTS PLEASE CONTACT

 [email protected]


STAFFING POSITIONS


COMMUNITY EVENTS COORDINATORS
– Do you enjoy coordinating events?  You could earn $150 credit when you choose to lead a community event such as Tag Days, Golf Tournament, Santa Fest, Midnight Madness, Fire and Ice or Pancake Breakfasts.  If you take on one of theses roles you will be responsible for organizing volunteers for that specific event and help oversee the event to make sure it runs smoothly.  You can choose one or more event that interests you to earn your hours. 
Contact: [email protected]

COMMUNICATION COORIDNATORS – Are you social media savvy and have a love for hockey?  We are looking for 2 people who are interested in sharing what our amazing South Muskoka Bears are doing throughout the season.  Through our website, Facebook page, Twitter and connections with OverTime magazine and the Bracebridge Examiner you would be responsible to collect and/or create news articles to submit on a weekly basis to feature our Rep and Local League teams.  We want our community to know what we are up to so we can make them proud!  This would earn you $150 credit.
Contact: [email protected]

LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS - These individuals will be able to sit in on our Board meetings and attend the Local League Committee meetings giving them the capability to help shape the future of our Local League. You would be working in conjunction with the Team Managers and the Director of Local League. 

 

We are seeking Coordinators for; Initiation/ Tyke House LeagueNovice/ Atom Local LeaguePeewee/ Bantam/ Midget Local League. These positions will earn you $150 credit towards your player’s registration fee. 

These positions are required to; assist in organizing teams at the start of the season (either on or off ice); pass information on to the 2-3 managers in each level, to ensure the season is running smooth and to keep the information flowing. These individuals will also assist with some of the organization of the season end LL Playoffs (many hands make light work). 
Contact: [email protected]

** You do not require a hockey background (experience playing or knowledge of the rules), of course they would be helpful, but we are willing to assist anyone along the way (we all had to start somewhere). **


INITIATION LEAD INSTRUCTORS (on-ice)
- The success of our Initiation program relies on parents and family members to assist on the ice. The ice staff works in a team environment to deliver the curriculum outlined by the OMHA.  We welcome on-ice volunteers - no experience required! Many of our newest skaters will need some helping hands when they first enter the program.  We are currently looking for volunteers who can commit to the program with a small team and lead our future players to have a fun hockey experience.  This would earn you $150 credit.
Contact: [email protected]

If you are interested in helping out with your players Initiation Program or Local League team, please complete the online form; Initiation, Local League Volunteers; depending on the number of interested volunteers, interviews may be necessary for the positions.


**Before you can be rostered to a team as a Team Official, a mandatory Police Check or Vulnerable Sector screening must be completed as well as a C1 coaching certification, Respect in Sport (Activity Leader) and Gender Identity training.**(more information about Police Checks (VSS) please click here



Team Officials (Coach/Bench Staff)

You can earn a credit of $150 by volunteering as a Team Official (bench staff). Up to 5 rostered bench staff per REP or AE team and up to 5 rostered bench staff per Local League teams are eligible; including one Head Coach, one Head Trainer, one Manager, and up to one or two Assistants (either Asst. Coach or Asst. Trainer). Each team requires a minimum of 3 bench staff; a Head Coach, a Manager, and a Trainer to be rostered.

**Before you can be rostered to a team as a Team Official, a mandatory Police Check or Vulnerable Sector screening must be completed as well as the required coaching certifications, Respect in Sport (Activity Leader) and Gender Identity Training.**(more information about Police Checks (VSS) please click here

If you would like more information on how to become a Coach, Manager or Trainer, please follow this link for a list of required mandatory courses, and how you are able to sign up for them. Upon completion of the required course, becoming rostered (assigned) to a team, and fulfillment of the role; you will be reimbursed for the cost of the required courses.

If you would like more information on any of the courses required to help with your players team, please visit this page (link)

Board of Directors

All Board of Director members are eligible for a credit of $150.  Some of the positions on our Board require a great deal of time and work.  We currently have a full Board, however, we are looking for coordinators to assist various positions.  Please contact any of the board members if you would like to assist a member of your interest.


Reimbursements

In order to reduce the complexity of the volunteer payouts, the Association is moving to a standard to place your hourly contributions towards your players registration for the following season.  The option for funds to be paid out each year still exists and if you require so then please email the Director of Volunteers & Off-Ice Officials directly.  [email protected]

If you select a credit at this time and your child elects not to return the following season or moves to another center, we will reverse the credit and provide a payout for your contribution.

Further information (and fine print)

 

**Volunteer hour credits for completion of a board or bench staff position will only be given to those who have completed and submitted a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS Police Check) to our Vice President. VSS information can be obtained by following this link; Police Check (VSS). In order to receive your credit you must successfully fulfill the job description for that selected role.

*You may not transfer any volunteer credits from one year to the next, or to another player/parent/guardian.  If you have completed your hours, you may let your credit sit on your account, so you do not have to pay it again next year.  Please let us know if you choose to do this.

 



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