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Track and Field Meet and Try-It Day Volunteer


  • WHERE
    Scarborough, ON
  • WHEN
    Aug 6 - Sep 24, 2021

COVID-19 notes:

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DESCRIPTION

Meet Roles
Setting up for events (putting up tents, putting equipment at stations, etc.)
Coordinating with officials to ensure events run smoothly
Timing runs, measuring jumps, calling times for runs, retrieving implements etc. at track events
Helping with live streaming meets
Delivering food and equipment to officials and volunteers
Signing athletes in and giving them bib numbers
Administer medals for athletes
Ensuring athletes and spectators have a safe,fun, and memorable time at Athletics Ontario track meets

Try-it Day Roles
(Athletics Ontario hosts ‘Try it Days’ for organizations and clubs around the GTA to get their students involved in the sport of Track and Field)
Setting up equipment used for stations (pylons, hula hoops, hurdles)
Brainstorming activity ideas pertaining to track and field
Reaching out to various organizations and clubs in the GTA who may be interested in having an Athletics Ontario run track day for their students
Ensuring children participating are safe and having fun

Role Requirements
Commuting to Meets at Toronto Track & Field Centre
Commuting to Variety Village/Birchmount Stadium Area
Online Officials and Safe Sport Training Provided
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
Strong problem solving skills

Commitment
Preferred weekends and some weekdays
Flexible timings

Benefits
Learn about the sport of Track and Field
Gain experience in working with athletes and children
Reference Provided

Who You'll be Assisting

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Athletics Ontario

Athletics Ontario is the recognized provincial sport organization for Track & Field, Cross Country, and Road Racing in Ontario striving to develop, promote and ensure competent delivery of programs and competitions in athletics for the participant’s enjoyment of the sport.

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Who You'll be Assisting

organization logo

Athletics Ontario

Athletics Ontario is the recognized provincial sport organization for Track & Field, Cross Country, and Road Racing in Ontario striving to develop, promote and ensure competent delivery of programs and competitions in athletics for the participant’s enjoyment of the sport.