Volunteer Opportunities and Information

Welcome to Barrie and District Ringette Association

Volunteer Information Page!


Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute some time to help growing an organization for a sport that you or your child loves? If so, we would love for you to join our team of volunteers.

The Importance of Volunteers

Without volunteers the BDRA wouldn't be able to operate. Our executive team which oversees the operation of the league is made up entirely of volunteers. The BDRA needs a variety of additional volunteers to ensure a smooth operation of our programs. We also require assistance to make our special events a complete success and a positive and enjoyable experience for players and families.   

Volunteers offer:

  • A fresh perspective and new ideas;
  • New skills and abilities;
  • Energy and enthusiasm;
  • A different perspective from a variety of age groups;
  • Assistance with sustaining the BDRA into the future.

Why Volunteers Get Involved

The BDRA values and appreciates the personal time that volunteers spend supporting the association.  It is important to understand why volunteers get involved:

  • To gain skills - job skills, communication skills, personal and professional development;
  • To gain experience - especially to be able to add to their CV or to gain a written/verbal reference;
  • To have fun;
  • To meet new people;
  • To pass on skills to others;
  • To experience new challenges;
  • To gain satisfaction from doing something to make a difference to the world we live in;
  • To contribute to the local community;
  • To support family members in a sport

Volunteer Opportunities

Below is a list of specific roles and responsibilities that the BDRA is seeking. If you possess a particular skill that isn't mentioned, we would love to hear from you. Please fill out the Volunteer sign up form to let us know how you'd like to help. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the type of activities you have an interest in supporting please contact Info@barrieringette.ca. Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated. 

Executive Board Positions

  • House league Convenor
  • Newsletter
  • Sponsorship
  • Equipment manager 


If you are interested in volunteering on one of our various committees please contact Info@barrieringette.ca. We are always looking for helpers. Everyone has a unique skill set and brings fresh ideas.  Everyone is welcome. 

House League Coaches and Assistant Coaches/Bench Staff 

This is a recreational-level Ringette coaching position no previous coaching experience needed, it's all about creating a fun and safe environment while players develop their skills and knowledge of the game. BDRA already has a practice plan in place including drill and fun games for each practice -- we are here to support you! 

Apply Now!  Please contact the House League Convenors with any questions. 

House League Team Managers

Responsibilities/Duties include the following: Liaison between team members, parents, and coaches to ensure team's schedule, ensure events are communicated to all, drawing up a parent’s schedule for timekeeping, preparing game sheets for every game. 

Apply Now! Please contract the House League Convenors with any questions.

Ongoing Volunteer Positions 

We are always looking for help in the following areas for events (Ex. Come Try Ringette) and other organization functions (Ex House League Sort Outs):

  • On ice helpers
  • Off ice greeters
  • People to work sign in tables
  • Player evaluators
  • Farmer's market booth
  • Make phone calls
  • Flyer delivery
  • Photographer
  • Videographer

Please fill out the Volunteer Sign Up Form to let us know how you'd like to help.


Looking for Community Service Hours for High School? We are looking for students to do administrative duties and help on the ice or at events. Please fill out the Volunteer Sign Up Form to let us know how you can help.

Volunteer Screening

Per BDRA policy, all volunteer board members, coaching and team staff, on ice helpers and volunteers directly involved with minor players must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check on file with the association. 

All volunteers must also fill out a Criminal Offence Declaration.

Please contact the Privacy Officer for information on obtaining a Police Vulnerable Sector Check and to obtain the Criminal Offence Declaration form. 




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