Vol­un­teers needed for Hockey Day in Canada events

In­di­vid­u­als sign­ing up to vol­un­teer can be­come Safe Places - Youth Cer­ti­fied free of charge

The Southwest Booster - - FRONT PAGE - CITY OF SWIFT CUR­RENT

The Sco­tia­bank Hockey Day in Canada Lo­cal Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee is re­cruit­ing vol­un­teers for var­i­ous events dur­ing the 2019 Sco­tia­bank Hockey Day in Canada.

The two events that re­quire vol­un­teers are the Alumni and Celebrity Clas­sic game on the even­ing of Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 8 and the Out­door Fes­ti­val at River­dene Park on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 9. Shifts are avail­able in the even­ing on Fri­day and all day on Satur­day. De­pend­ing on in­ter­est, age, and avail­abil­ity, there will be an op­por­tu­nity for most com­mu­nity res­i­dents to vol­un­teer.

Vol­un­teers are needed in the fol­low­ing ar­eas:

Hos­pi­tal­ity

In­for­ma­tion

Park­ing Lot At­ten­dants

Ush­ers

Fam­ily Ac­ti­va­tion Event

Lo­gis­tics

Safe Places and Re­spect Group, with sup­port from Sco­tia­bank, are run­ning the Shel­don Kennedy Youth Out­door Clas­sic as part of Sco­tia­bank Hockey Day in Canada. The pur­pose of the tour­na­ment is to pro­mote our Safe Places pro­gram which fo­cuses on mak­ing our com­mu­nity a safer place for chil­dren and youth. There­fore, we would like to of­fer mem­bers of the com­mu­nity, in­clud­ing vol­un­teers, par­ents and fans, the op­por­tu­nity to take the on­line Re­spect in Sport train­ing or be­come Safe Places – Youth Cer­ti­fied Free of Charge as part of the Sco­tia­bank Hockey Day in Canada cel­e­bra­tions. Any­one that takes ad­van­tage of our free train­ing, be­fore Fe­bru­ary 1st, will re­ceive a per­sonal copy of Shel­don Ke­nendy’s book, ‘Why I didn’t Say Any­thing’.

In­di­vid­u­als are in­vited to con­tact Safe Places Man­ager Kelly Schafer at [email protected]­rent.ca for a free ac­cess code and steps to be­come Safe Places – Youth Cer­ti­fied.

For more in­for­ma­tion on the 2019 Sco­tia­bank Hockey Day in Canada event and how to vol­un­teer, con­tact Com­mu­nity Ser­vices at (306) 778-2787 or visit www.swiftcur­rent.ca/hock­ey­day.

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