Skate & BMX Park Assistant

[Printable Version of Volunteer Position]

Organizational Mission

Malvern Family Resource Centre is committed to strengthening families and individuals, through inclusive and effective programs and services for children, youth, women, seniors and families in the Rouge River Riding.

Overview of Major Responsibilities

The primary duty of the Skate Park Assistant is to assist the paid staff with ensuring the safety of all boarders as they grind, ollie, railslide or kickflip.

Assistance may also be needed to help with special events hosted at the Skate Park.  Volunteers are required to commit to at least one day per week which totals 4 hours.

Work Location

42 Rides Skate and BMX Park (at the Malvern Recreation Centre, 30 Sewells Road)

Tasks and Activities

  1. Set up and clean-up of skate park facility
  2. ensure safety of program space at all times
  3. Assist staff with the organization of equipment and supplies
  4. Support and co-facilitate activities
  5. Greet participants, interact with staff and other volunteers in an appropriate mature manner
  6. Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  1. A minimum of basic skills on a skateboard (safety, falling, manoeuvring)
  2. Energetic, enthusiastic & ready to have FUN!
  3. Must demonstrate a positive attitude, an eagerness to help and learn
  4. Responsible and organized

Benefits of this Volunteer Role

  1. Earn mandatory volunteer hours
  2. Gain personal satisfaction giving back to others

Training Opportunities

Ongoing training is available on a variety of topics.

For more information, contact:

Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@mfrc.org
Phone: 416-284-4184 ext. 205