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Ottawa Dressage Festival - Client Services


Organization: National Capital Dressage - Ottawa Dressage Festival

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Dec 31, 2019


Ottawa Dressage Festival is an international dressage competition held annually in May. The position advertised is part of the Show Office team. Web site http://www.nationalcapitaldressage.ca/
Client Services
Responsibilities before the show

Availability for a team orientation and training session

Some practice with FVD
Responsibilities at the show

Welcome and give directions

Answer questionsfrom riders, owners, sponsors and officials

Distribute rider packages and publicity

Take change requests from riders

Explain electronic access to riding times and scores (Foxvillage)

Provide day sheets

Maintain access control list and wrist bands

Retrieve rider invoices from FVD and collect outstanding amounts

Enter shavings purchases in FVD and provide slip for shavings delivery

Check riders out before they leave
Some knowledge of dressage competitions
People skills and patience
Some knowledge of Foxvillage(entries & reports)
Availability for all or some days of the show


George Kaine



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1


Good for people interested in: Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals

You will be working with: Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Work with a great team of volunteers.
Be part of a large horse show. Opportunity to see top class dressage riders compete. ODF2020 will be a qualifier for:
2020 Olympic Games
2020 FEI North American Youth Championships
Gain experience of show organisation.

How will the organization benefit?
National Capital Dressage Inc. is a private, not-for-profit group which has been formed purely to promote the sport of Dressage in the National Capital Region. The show can't run without it's volunteers.

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - None of the above

Public transportation available: Yes