Want to be a volunteer?

Volunteers are needed both on and off the ice. Volunteers make up team staff (coaches, managers, trainers, etc.) as well as the MDHA executive (convenors, treasurer, secretary, etc.). Individuals interested in any volunteer position should complete the volunteer application below.

NOTE: all volunteers will be required to have or obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC). Dependent on the volunteer position additional courses may be required. Course and VSC fees are re-imbursed.

 

2021/2022 MDHA VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM

 

The chart below can be used as a quick reference for volunteer requirements at the various positions. Please note that for Bench and On-Ice Staff the certification requirements are provided in detail in Section 6.25 of the  Hockey Eastern Ontario (HEO) Policies 

House League:

U7 VSC Respect in Sport-Activity Leader (Speak Out) Gender Identity & Expression On-line Pre-Req Coach 1/2 Coach 1 HTCP-1
Head Coach Y Y Y Y Y
Assistant Coach Y Y Y Y Y
On-Ice Helper Y Y
Manager Y Y
Trainer Y Y Y Y
U9 VSC Respect in Sport-Activity Leader (Speak Out) Gender Identity & Expression On-line Pre-Req Coach 1/2 Coach 1 HTCP-1
Head Coach Y Y Y Y Y1
Assistant Coach Y Y Y Y Y1
Manager Y Y
Trainer Y Y Y Y
U11, U13, U15, U18, U21 VSC Respect in Sport-Activity Leader (Speak Out) Gender Identity & Expression On-line Pre-Req Coach 1/2 Coach 2 HTCP-1
Head Coach Y Y Y Y Y3
Assistant Coach Y Y Y Y Y2,3
Manager Y Y
Trainer Y Y Y Y

1 U9 coaches that were trained prior to the 2017/2018 season who have obtained Coach 2 status do not have to complete Coach 1
2 only required for participation with teams outside their House League or League (exhibitition or tournament play) OR if the Head Coach was not available.
3 U13 or higher who were previously qualified with Development 1 of High Performance 1 can coach with this and do not require Coach 2.

Competitive:

B/A/AA COMPETITIVE
U10, U11 VSC Respect in Sport-Activity Leader (Speak Out) Gender Identity & Expression On-line Pre-Req Coach 1/2 Coach 2 HTCP-1
Head Coach Y Y Y Y Y
Assistant Coach Y Y Y Y Y
Manager Y Y
Trainer Y Y Y Y
U12, U13, U14, U15, U16, U18 VSC Respect in Sport-Activity Leader (Speak Out) Gender Identity & Expression Development  1 HTCP-2 (= HTCP Level 1 + Standard First Aid or Higher)
Head Coach Y Y Y Y
Assistant Coach Y Y Y Y
Manager Y Y
Trainer Y Y Y Y