Volunteer Opportunities | EMSA Spruce Grove

Have a little extra time? Love the game of soccer? Interested in getting involved?

Without volunteers, we wouldn’t be able to provide such a great program for your child. Thank you to all our volunteers for getting involved and making the difference.

SGSA Executive Positions Available

We believe in inclusive programming where athletes are engaged, having fun as well as developing their soccer skills. To provide such programming takes organization and planning behind the scenes by a diverse group of dedicated people.

We are looking for enthusiastic people to contribute their unique skills to our Board of Directors team, as we work to further the excellence of our program. If you are 18+ years of age and want to expand your skills or offer your experience to our team, we would love to hear from you.

Are you interested in joining our Executive Board of Directors? Not sure its a fit for you? check out some of the benefits of being on a Board of Directors.

Benefits of becoming a Director of our non-profit Organization:

  • A chance to make a difference in your community
  • Increased networking opportunities
  • Gain experiential opportunities (planning, marketing, communication, etc)
  • A boost in public profile (website profile, service note on a resume, etc.)
  • learn/practice diplomacy, communication and negotiation skills
  • Be part of a great group of people helping develop future leaders
  • Compensation of fees for one player
  • Executive Board apparel

We currently require volunteers for the following Executive Positions:

Fundraising and Sponsorship Director (Vacant 1 year term)

  • Co-ordinate the raising of funds;
  • Develop fundraising strategies, solicitation procedures, grant applications, set funding goals, identify new donors, directs and coordinates solicitation of funds, build and maintain relationships with major donors and/or companies.

Saints Girls Director

  • Act as a point of contact between SGSA and all girls Saints teams;
  • Responsible for the appointment of head coaches and shall ensure all participants in the girls’ Saints program are informed, through appointed head coaches and team managers of all necessary information.

Volunteer Director

  • Responsible for organizing all volunteers SGSA requires for commitments to SGSA, EMSA, EDSA and ASA events each season.

Vice-President

  • Oversee the day to day operations (internal) for the Association;
  • Carries out duties as requested by the President or the Board of Director;
  • Acts as the chair in the absence of the President;
  • Represent the Association in the area of public relations and disciplinary actions;
  • Ex-official to all committees.

 

Please contact sgsa@shaw.ca

If you’d like more information about a position or you want to apply to join our wonderful Executive team. You can also review our Bylaws for some of the general requirement of a member of the executive and information on how we operate.

Volunteer Commitment Opportunities

Find out more about opportunities for coaches, managers, and officials by contacting our office or the appropriate age group director.

Volunteers are also needed for the many tournaments put on by EMSA and our zone throughout the season. For example, the Moon Day Tournament and the Indoor Early Bird Tournament require hosts, field marshals, and many other helpers. Call our office at 780-962-5111 and find out how you can get involved.

For more information contact our office 

General Volunteers

Typically we try to schedule volunteers to work one volunteer shift (~4hrs). Thank you kindly for taking the time to get involved with EMSA Spruce Grove.

  • Field Marshall: You will work together with tournament headquarters, you are the eyes and ears for them at the fields. Your two main responsibilities are to be at the field 15 minutes early and make sure the assigned referees are at the field and collect the game sheets at the end of the game. Detailed instructions will be given to you by tournament headquarters.
  • Medal Presenter: During the medal round, together with tournament chairperson or Zone Representative, you will award the medals to the players. Detailed instructions will be given to you by tournament headquarters.
  • Concession/BBQ: During tournaments and special events, volunteers will be required to prepare, sell or serve food at the concession. Volunteers will also be required to set up and take down the concession tent or other facilities. A volunteer with a mini-van or truck is required as a pickup person, the volunteer would be responsible to pick up food/beverage order or supplies for the concession.
  • Selling 50/50 Tickets: Volunteers will be responsible to walk around the grounds and sell 50/50 tickets or raffle tickets.

 

You may contact our Volunteer Director at  volunteers@sprucegrovesoccer.ca  with any questions you may have.