Volunteer with ParaSport Ontario

Volunteer with ParaSport Ontario

ParaSport is looking for volunteers to join the coaching staff for the Niagara Sledge Hockey League

There are numerous positions available varying in commitment and knowledge level, in each municipality. If you are interested in becoming a part of the NSHL head coaching staff, costs accrued for licensing and certifications will be covered by ParaSport Ontario®.

Qualifications / Requirements

You must have the ability to skate, either in sled or on skates. Alternatively, there are positions for those who wish to volunteer off the ice.

Coaches are required to have NCCP certified coaching courses sourced through ParaSport Ontario (Making Ethical Decisions and Planning a Practice).

Volunteers and Coaches will be required to complete Vulnerable Sector Checks and Child Abuse Registry Checks.

Aid CPR/AED – C is advised.

18+ age requirement for coaches. 16+ age requirement for volunteers on and off ice.

Hours Per Week

Each session of play is approximately 1-1.5 hours. Each team will have a maximum of three sessions per week.

Must be able to attend practices once a week. Must be able to attend practices once a week.


  • Maintaining an inventory of equipment / supplies. 
  • Organizing practices and games, may include set-up of equipment.
  • Able to commit for a minimum of one full season beginning in October 2022.
  • Work with athletes of all ages who may present physical or behavioural challenges.
  • Work alongside athletes to encourage and help to participate in program. 
  • Follow directions according to NSHL coaching staff. 
The responsibilities of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Volunteers will never be left alone with athletes and will never be asked to provide any personal care. Cell phones are not permitted to be out at any program. All volunteers are required to come on time and prepared. How to Apply / Contact

To begin the application process, inquiry about volunteer locations and/or inquiry about the Niagara Sledge Hockey League please contact Kevin Waters, Niagara Sledge Hockey League Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 416 426 7187 ext. 304.

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