VOLUNTEER APPLICATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM
It is requested that all Exectutive Members and team staff (Head and Asst Coaches, On Ice Volunteers, Trainers and Managers) complete the on-line Volunteer Application Form yearly. Convernors will use this information when forming teams for the new season. The registrar will use the information from the form to create new HC profiles for those that do not have them and update contact info for those that do.
NEW - PLANNING A SAFE RETURN TO HOCKEY
New for this COVID-19 year, all Executive Members and Team Staff are required to complete the on-line Planning a Safe Return to Hockey course. The course will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. There is no cost.
Registration for this clinic is through ehockey at: ehockey
COACH AND TRAINER CERTIFICATIONS
HEO Policy 6.25 Bench and On-Ice Staff Certification Requirements: heo_policy_6_28_certification_requirements1
Please read the attachment carefully. There are very good notes on registering for Coach and Trainer courses. Note that Trainer certifications expire after 3 years.
RESPECT IN SPORT FOR ACTIVITY LEADERS
All Head and Assistant Coaches, IP On-ice Volunteers, Trainers and Managers must have the Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders course or the legacy Speakout course. This is not the same as the Respect in Sport Parent course and there is no equivalency.
Instructions on registering and completing the course may be found on the MDHA Risk and Safety page.
GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION COURSE
This is a training course on the subject of trans-inclusive sport and an understanding of gender identity and expression. The course is mandatory for all Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Trainers. The course consists of two on-line modules, which should take about 2 hours to complete, and there is no cost.
Addtional information and reason for the course may be found in the HEO Memo on Gender Diversity Training.
You may register and complete this on-line course at the link below under Quick Links.
POLICE RECORDS CHECK (VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK)
All Executive Members, Head and Assistant Coaches, IP On-ice Volunteers, Trainers and Managers must have a current Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector. PRCs are to be renewed every three years. The Ottawa Police Services now offer on-line applications. A volunteer letter from the Registrar is required to waive the application fee.
Instructions on the PRC may be found on the MDHA Risk and Safety page.
Note: When registering for any certification, select METCALFE MHA as home associaton, not METCALFE JETS.
- Online Respect in Sport Activity Leader course: https://heo.respectgroupinc.com/
- Online Trainer 1 or Trainer 1 Refresher course:https://hdcoelearning.com/
- Register for a Coaching Clinic, Gender Identity and Expressions Course, Planning a Safe Return to Hockey: https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/cliniclist.aspx?oid=1