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Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League

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Roddey Harb
Recruitment Director
Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League

185 Withrow Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2G 3N6

TEL: 6137939011
FAX: 6138391157

E-mail: roddey.harb@live.ca

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Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

About us: The Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League (OPWHL) is a floor hockey league, established in the fall of 2009, to provide a quality, organized, recreational and social program for people with disabilities. All of the players use power wheelchairs and have limited or no upper body strength and/or mobility and yet they can play hockey and significantly benefit from participating in a competitive sport with the use of their electric wheelchair. Participants have many different disabilities, although the majority of players have either Cerebral Palsy or Muscular Dystrophy. Mission Statement: To provide those who require an electric wheelchair for daily mobility, an opportunity to participate in a recreational environment that exemplifies the values of working together towards a common goal, and aims to boost its players' self-esteem and desire for competition.

www.opwhl.com

Volunteer Opportunities

The Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League (OPWHL) is a floor hockey league, established in the fall of 2009, to provide a quality, organized, recreational and social program for people with disabilities. All of the players use power wheelchairs and have limited or no upper body strength and/or mobility and yet they can play hockey and significantly benefit from participating in sport.

1) Assistants:

This position will entail assisting with various tasks such as helping players get prepared for games, equipment setup and take down, assist with keeping score of game or post-updates to our Twitter. We are always in need of assistants to help deliver this wonderful sport to our members!

2) Referees:

Referees will be tasked to referee our season league and tournament games. You do not need an in-depth knowledge of hockey to excel in this position. You will be trained for this position.

Location: Greenboro Community Center (363 Lorry Greenberg Drive)
Day of Week: Sunday 12:00-3:00 (time will vary depending on your position)
Location: 363 Lorry Greenberg Drive
Sundays 12:15-3:00 (will also be dependent on your specific schedule/position).
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019