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Volunteer

How to become a volunteer

in three easy steps

 

1. Fill out this form

2. Consult the volunteer task descriptions

3. Register in the volunteer task selection 

 

 

1. Volunteer Form: Click Here

This document will automatically import your name / team / email and phone number into the volunteer application form available below. Please note that it is compulsory to complete the form in order to apply as a volunteer to a position.

 

2. Volunteer task descriptions 

Teaching and coaching: For people that want to share their passion.

Operations and logistics: For people who want to help out in leagues and events.

Committees: For people who want to get involved in projects and make recommendations on the strategic orientations of the assocation.

 

MUCC = Tasks part of the minimal MUCC aggreement

$$$ = Tasks that can also be paid. For more information, contact Claudine Carbray at c.carbray@montrealultimate.ca

 

Teaching and coaching

Clinics

MUCC

Role:

Conduct clinics to help members improve their throwing, strategy, offensive and defensive skills.

Requirements:

  • Being a level C or more
  • Know the basic rules
  • At ease in front of a group

Ressources:

  • Session plan

Schedule:

  • A clinic is usually 90 to 120 min.
  • These clinics are in the evenings between Sunday and Thursday.

Clinics and demonstrations 

$$$

Role:

Conduct a demonstration and an initiation of ultimate for a group of people (mainly children).

Requirements:

  • Hability to perform the basic throws (backhand, flick)
  • Know the basic rules
  • At ease in front of a group

Ressources:

  • Session plan

Schedule:

  • A clinic is usually 60 à 90 min.
  • Clinics are usually Monday to Friday between 8 and 3 pm.

Mentorship

MUCC

Role:

The mentor helps new teams to integrate the sport. As a mentor you will give tips to improve players skills, captain strategies and team Spirit of The Game. 

Requirements:

  • A good knowledge of rules and principles of Spirit of The Game.
  • Being a C level player or more
  • Being patient, diplomat and having coaching skills

Ressources:

  • A mentor's guide

Schedule:

A mentor will need to be available for the first 3 weeks when mentoring a team during the spring or the fall leagues and 5 weeks for the summer league.

Clinic coach

$$$

Role:

The clinic coach conducts sessions for an activity that spans over several weeks. He explains rules and gives tips regarding techniques and throwing skills. He ensures player development in a playful way that encompasses Spirit of the Game for youth.

Requirements:

  • Hability to perform the basic throws (backhand, flick)
  • Know the basic rules
  • At ease in front of a group
  • Having an NCCP certification is an asset

Ressources:

  • Session plan

Schedule:

  • Clinics are once a week over several weeks
  • You must be available for the whole period (8 to 12 weeks)
  • For more details, contact Claudine Carbray at c.carbray@montrealultimate.ca

Youth coach and assistant-coach

$$$

Role:

The youth coach and assistant-coach conduct the training programs of the youth competitive programs during the summer. 

Requirements:

  • Having an intermediate to advanced knowledge of ultimate
  • A good knowledge of rules and principles of Spirit of The Game.
  • At ease in front of a group
  • Having an NCCP certification is an asset

Ressources:

  • Session plan
  • Technical and administrative support from the AUM

Schedule:

Coach of a school team
 

$$$

Role:

A high-school coach conducts practices and coaches the team during tournaments.

Requirements:

  • Having an intermediate to advanced knowledge of ultimate
  • A good knowledge of rules and principles of Spirit of The Game.
  • At ease in front of a group
  • Having an NCCP certification is an asset

Ressources:

  • Session plan
  • Technical and administrative support from the AUM

Schedule:

  • The frequency of practices are determined with the school.
  • The season spans from mid-april to mid-june.
  • For more details, contact Claudine Carbray at c.carbray@montrealultimate.ca

College and university coach
 

$$$

Role:

A high-school coach conducts practices and coaches the team during tournaments.

Exigences:

  • Having an intermediate to advanced knowledge of ultimate
  • A good knowledge of rules and principles of Spirit of The Game.
  • At ease in front of a group
  • Having an NCCP certification is an asset

Ressources:

  • Session plan
  • Technical and administrative support from the AUM

Schedule:

  • The frequency of practices are determined with the school.
  • The season varies from all year to only in the spring depending on the establishment.
  • For more details, contact Claudine Carbray at c.carbray@montrealultimate.ca

 

Operations and logistics

League coordinator

MUCC

Role:

Manage the communications with the captains of a league in regards to rosters, schedules and other topics. Create and publish the rankings and schedules for a league. 

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of computer skills
  • Being methodical and dependable 

Ressources:

  • A league coordinator guide

Schedule:

  • Schedule creation and publishing requires around 1h every 3 weeks.

Tournaments

MUCC

Role:

The volunteer helps with field set-up, water distribution, tear down and other aspects of services given to participants.

Requirements:

  • Being punctual, dependable.
  • Representing the AUM

Main tournaments are :

  • L'envolée (school tournament,  May 28, 2017)
  • Comedy of errors (July 1st and 2nd, 2017)
  • Jazz of Montréal (June 10-11, 2017)
  • End of season (August 20-21, 2017)
  • Movember (novembre 2017)
  • L'envolée automnale (19 novembre 2017)
  • Spartafest (30 décembre 2017)

Events

MUCC

Role:

The volunteer helps with the welcome of participants, logistics of the food, the setting-up and the tearing down.

Requirements:

  • Being punctual and dependable.

Main events :

  • Captains day (May 7 2017)        
  • AGM (May 7 2017)

Information

Kiosk

Role:

Help the AUM promote the sport and the association at events and promotional activities by giving information to passers-by.

Requirements:

  • Interest in interacting with people
  • Representing the AUM
  • Bilinguism an asset

Ressources:

  • All appropriate information to answer questions,

Schedule:

  • The kiosks are done in a sporadic fashion at events and Royal games, etc.

 

Committees

Board of directors

Role:

The board of directors decides the strategic orientations of the AUM.

Requirements:

  • Being or having been an active member of the AUM
  • Knowledge of the sport
  • Having administrative skills
  • Having experience on a board is an asset
  • Being transparent
  • Being available for the meetings

Schedule:

  • Meetings last 2 to 3 hours and occur every month. Some follow-up work will ensue.
  • Mandates are 2 years and elections are at the AGM of May 7th 2017.

Candidacy:

To submit your candidacy, please fill the form before April 28 2017 at 12h (midday).  

Rules committee 

Role:

Participate in the rules education of the members of the AUM. The committee is in charge of responding to the questions submitted to the rules@montrealultimate.ca email. It is also responsible to conduct teaching initiatives such as rules clinics. It can also help the AUM to find new ways of sharing the knowledge of rules with the rest of the community.

Requirements:

  • Be an Ultimate Canada observer

Schedule:

  • The envolvement is spreadout throughout the year. The time required depends on the volume of questions submitted.
  • The clinics are organized in relation to committee members availability.

MUCC Committee

MUCC

Role:

The MUCC committee is the link between the MUCC teams and the AUM. The committee makes recommendations in regards of the promotion and development of the competitive teams and help manage the logistics of these teams.

Requirements:

  • Being elected as a representative by a MUCC program or team.

Schedule:

  • 4 to 6 meetings a year.

Competitive program team

MUCC

Role:

Help in the structure and administrative follow-ups between a program and the AUM.

Requirements:

  • Being elected as the representative of your program.
  • Meeting all deadlines as listed in the MUCC aggreement.

Spirit Of The Game (SOTG) committee

 

Role:

Communicate with teams that have a SOTG that is contrary to that of ultimate and the AUM. Educate teams in the proper SOTG habits and actions to ensure enjoyable games for everyone.

Requirements:

  • Having a good understanding of SOTG
  • Being diplomat and objective

Schedule:

  • Involvement depends on the number of situations submitted to the spirit@montrealultimate.ca email. (a few cases each season)
  • Members of the committee are in charge of  the leagues in a specific night. 
Junior Committee

Role:

Junior committee aims to develop initiatives to expand the youth membership base and offering more activities and programs for this age group.

Requirements:

  • Being transparent
  • Available for meetings
  • Experience with youth players 

Schedule:

Meetings last 2-3 h and occur around 8 times a year. Some follow-up work will ensue from the meetings. Around 35 hours a year is accounted for each of the members of the committee.

 

3.  Volunteers task selectionsClick here

 

In this step, simply select your name in the column '' Player Name '' (column in green). Volunteers will then be contacted by email (or phone) to specify certain details.

 

the Royal are also looking for volunteer. To find out about there needs, click here.