Tournament Volunteer

We are always seeking volunteers! To sign-up, create an account in our new volunteer software, Better Impact, and click on 'Opportunities' to find a shift that works for you or email Vanessa Man, vanessa@ocua.ca. OCUA staff will reach out to you within 24 business hours to give you further instruction.

Purpose of Position: Annual OCUA tournaments are a large part of ultimate in the region. Tournaments take place May to September and cover all levels of ultimate from elite to recreational. These tournaments include:

  • Youth and Junior Kickoff
  • Britannia Beach tournament
  • No Borders
  • Youth & Junior End-of-Season Festival, and the Youth Ultimate Challenge Cup
  • Summer League Playoffs
  • Godzilla

Tournaments are large scale events that take the collective efforts of many people to ensure operations of the highest quality. Tournament volunteers are the glue that keeps events such as these together providing essential efforts that allow the event to run smoothly.

Functional Responsibilities/ Job Description: Volunteers are needed for a full range of tasks including the following (applicable areas dependent on tournament event):

  • Field set-up and take down
  • Event set-up
  • Parking control and vending
  • Hydration aides
  • Beer garden & host area (certification required for certain responsibilities)

Responsible To: Designated Area Leads, OCUA staff.

Qualifications: Dependent on position. Some positions require certification.

Recommended Skill Sets: Volunteers are encouraged to pursue areas of interest or strength. All volunteers should be positive, enthusiastic, good communicators and be interested in helping to run a good tournament.

Length of term: Youth and Junior leagues only require 1.5 hours to 2 hours a week of coaching, while some events have full day shifts. When reviewing 'Opportunities' in the Better Impact software, confirm the time you have available.

Additional Comments: Tournaments are a fantastic opportunity to be involved hands-on in large scale OCUA Ultimate events. There are positions and areas of involvement for anyone with time to spare, no matter how large or small the time commitment. Get involved from small day-of-event tasks to leading a complete volunteer area.

If you are interested in volunteering or have questions please CLICK HERE