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Jul 08, 2016 | Tiffany Hart | 4350 views
What do I need to volunteer with Essa?
Are you interested in volunteering with Essa Minor Hockey this season to earn your bond points?  Coach?  Assistant Coach?  Trainer?  Manager? On-ice Help?
Each one of the positions have requirements before you can take on that role and work with the kids.... the summertime is a great chance to get all your certifications up to date and ready for the start of the season.


Every individual that volunteers with Essa Minor Hockey is required to have a criminal reference check.  You can download the form HERE.  You need to take the form to the nearest OPP office with two pieces of ID.  In most cases the nearest office is in Alliston, there are a few families in New Lowell that the one in Wasaga Beach is closer.

What else do I need?

Coaches/Assistant Coaches
1. You need your completed criminal reference check.
2. You need to take the appropriate level of coaching course. (See below for more information)
3. You need to take the online Activity Leader Respect in Sport Course. (See instructions here)

Trainers
1. You need your completed criminal reference check.
2. You need to take the online trainers course.
3. You need to take the online Activity Leader Respect in Sport Course. (See instructions here)

Managers
1. You need your completed criminal reference check.
2. You need to take the online Activity Leader Respect in Sport Course. (See instructions here)

On-Ice Helpers
1. You need your completed criminal reference check.

FAQ

Is there a cost to get a criminal reference check?
No

Will EMHA reimburse me for the cost of the courses?

Yes we will refund you 1/2 this season and the other 1/2 next season.

What coaching course do I need to take?

If you are coaching Timbit to Midget LL you need Coach 2 - Coach Level.
If you are coaching Peewee Rep, Bantam Rep or Midget Rep you need Development 1.
You can access the list of coaching clinics HERE.