City of / Ville d'Ottawa - Eva James Memorial Community Centre ~ Centre communautaire Eva James

Gymnastics Volunteer Coach

City of / Ville d'Ottawa - Eva James Memorial Community Centre ~ Centre communautaire Eva James

Position Responsibilities:

Gymnastic Volunteer Coaches are responsible for assisting staff with Program Delivery, to include:

  • Must have some gymnastic knowledge
  • Assisting with set-up and take-down of Program supplies/equipment
  • Interacting with participants in a positive manner
  • Ensuring the participants are safe at all times and following emergency procedures in the event of an incident.
  • Ensuring the safety of participants by immediately alerting staff to any difficulties that participants may be experiencing. The safety of volunteers, staff and participants is essential.
  • Assisting the participants with activities in the program, as directed by the supervisor
  • Understanding what is expected of them during their placement and contacting the supervisor if further clarification is required.
  • Seeking assistance from staff should any task related to their volunteer placement be above the volunteer’s skill or comfort level. 
  • Contributing to the success of the participant’s experience

**Note: If the responsibilities of this volunteer position involve authority over or the trust of  persons who are vulnerable members of society (such as children, seniors, or persons with special needs), a police records check or a criminal records check may be required before the commencement of the volunteer work.   By applying, I agree to provide any such checks if requested by the City.


Reliable, responsible, mature, punctual, creative and patient

Time Commitment:


Training Requirements:

AODA Customer Service Training

AODA IASR Training


Screening Requirements :





Qualifications Required

  • Ability to read & write English ~ Aptitudes sur le plan de la lecture et de l’écriture en anglais. Must be at least Basic / De base
  • Ability to speak & understand English ~ Aptitudes pour l’expression verbale et la compréhension en anglais Must be at least Basic / De base

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Tuesday Evening
  • Wednesday Evening
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Sunday Morning