Head Icemaker

Organization Details
Organization Name: Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel presented by Cambrian Excavators Ltd.
Address: 620 St. Jean Baptiste Street
Winnipeg MB  R2H 2Y1
Website: http://www.ironmancurling.com
Organizational Description: We are a volunteer organization that arranges a outdoor curling bonspiel on the river at The Historic Forks in the winter time. Funds raised from the event go to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. We had 72 curling teams in 2016. Our event is the first full weekend in February. Est in 2001, we are the largest outdoor curling bonspiel in Canada.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Creating the curling ice on the river or land for the Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel. January 1 to February 10, 2021. Leading a team to create curling ice.
Skills Required: Work outdoors with equipment making eight to ten curling sheets. Painting of rings. Organize volunteers. Put hacks in ice. Organized. Setup and take down of equipment.
Familiar with flood pumps, hoses, auger. Truck with trailer hitches. Generators.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Able to work outdoor in the cold. Able to use a ice auger, generators, pumps, and hoses. Ice painting. Helpful to have truck to move equipment to ice level. Works with others on the ice team. Attend committee monthly meetings in preparation.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Work starts 2 to 4 weeks before the bonspiel. The hours are flexible for the Icemaker to flood the ice either during the day or night. Weather dependent. Monthly meeting for preparation. Operations budget for supplies.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: volunteercoordinator@ironmancurling.com
Closing Date: Jan 14, 2021
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