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Program Assistants
Overview

  • Clubs and Coaches have a need for volunteer skaters to assist on-ice and off-ice in delivering the program: these are called Program Assistants.
  • This is a volunteer program. Program Assistants will not be paid but will be recognized and rewarded in many other ways.
  • It is recommended that Program Assistants be at least age 11 however exceptions can be made. Please contact the Head Coach for details.

Qualifications

  • A helping nature
  • Patience with others
  • Reliable
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly
  • A sense of commitment to tasks
  • Qualities of a good role model
  • Ability to lead activities in a creative and enthusiastic manner

The duties of the Program Assistant can range from any of the following:

  • Attending training sessions
  • Assisting the coach to prepare nametags etc.
  • Record keeping
  • Preparing posters and signs
  • Greeting parents and skaters
  • Checking Equipment
  • Handing out information and awards
  • Leading the warm up/cool downs
  • Taking attendance
  • Assisting with circuits
  • Demonstrating skills and teaching progressions
  • Reinforce learned skills (follow up on coach instruction)
  • Leading activities
  • Assisting with an ice-show

Benefits

  • Helping others
  • Learning more about figure skating – which can lead to a greater understanding of ones own technique
  • Developing leadership skills – looks great on a resume!
  • Helping the sport grow!
  • Recognition amongst peers
  • Development of a strong sense of responsibility and commitment
Beaumont Skating Club