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Rockyview Lacrosse

Volunteer Information

  • Each Rockyview family is required to fulfill 100 points/player up to a family maximum of 200 points.
  • If you do not wish to participate or are unable to volunteer, then you can pay the ‘non-volunteer rate’ which is $100 – the system will automatically add this fee to your payment. If the volunteering is not completed then a $100 fee will be charged to your credit or debit card.
  • All tasks will be recorded via software programming and will be tracked by the Executive Director and your Team Manager.
  • If the family is unable to complete a task, then the registrant must make alternate arrangements and inform the Executive Director.
  • There is no allowance for partial volunteering or partial payment – a 100% volunteering effort (100 credits) or 100% payment ($100) is expected.
  • There is also no carry over of points from one season to the next season.
  • In the event a member family chose not to volunteer or knew they were unable to volunteer (special circumstances) but then completed a volunteering task for the season, then a refund would occur to that family.

Available Volunteering:

Head Coach (200 points)
Run the team in practices and at the games. Responsible for team and player development. Appropriate NCCP Coaching Certification (Trained) must be met by end of the season. Click Here for Clinics
Assistant Coach (200 points)
Assist the Head coach at practices. On the Bench during games (gates). Appropriate NCCP Coaching Certification (Trained) must be met by end of the season. Click Here for Clinics
Team Managers (200 points)
This individual will work with the coaches and other parents to oversee the administration of the team. The purpose of this role is to ensure the smooth operation of the team and allow the coaches to concentrate on the lacrosse activities.
Treasurer (200 points)
Opening up team bank account. Responsible for collecting, disbursing and accounting for team funds and completing a tracking form.  Closing down account at end of season.
Jersey Parent (200 points)
Jersey Parents are responsible for delivering and distributing jerseys before each game. Jersey parents also need to collect the jerseys following each game. Jerseys need to be washed on a regular basis. Jersey parents need to make other arrangements for the jerseys if they cannot make a game.
Fun Day Volunteer (100 points)
Volunteers for Fun Day will be assigned a certain area during the day such as, photos, clothing table, hot dog stand, 50/50 or raffle table.
Score/Time Keeper (100 points)
Score/time keepers must work 6 shifts to earn their points.
Evaluation Assistants (100 points)
Helping with checking in of players. collecting waivers, payment and distributing/organizing pinnies.  We try to assign you while you are there for your own child, however this is not always possible.  No actual evaluation is necessary.
50/50 Roughnecks Seller (200 points)
One 5-hour session to sell 50/50 tickets at the Calgary Roughneck game we are assigned. Information will be e-mailed to volunteers prior to date regarding duties etc.
Board Member (200 points)
Member of the Board in a capacity as President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Equipment Director, Coaching Director, Evaluation Director, Division Coordinators, Discipline Director, or any other Director position voting or non-voting. Meeting attendance as laid out in the Rockyview bylaws must be met to obtain your points.  See Descriptions below.
President
  • Supervises the affairs of the Club and the Executive Committee.
  • Chairs all meetings of the Club including those of the executive committee.
  • Speaks on behalf of the Club unless otherwise designated.
  • Represents the Club at all meetings of CDLA and ALA.
  • Has expenditure office authority.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Club.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Vice President
  • Chairs meeting in the absence of the President.
  • Represents the President at various functions when asked to do so by the President.
  • Responsible for ensuring all appropriate documentation regarding coaching is received and maintained on file.
  • Be the lead contact for the division directors, Director of Evaluations and process Reports to the President
  • Carries out duties assigned by the Executive Committee.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Treasurer
  • Makes sure that all monies paid to the Club are deposited to a reputable financial institution as chosen by the Executive Committee.
  • Prepares a financial statement for the annual report, as well as monthly statements forExecutive Committee
  • Retains expenditure officer authority.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Executive Committee.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Reports to the President.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Secretary
  • attends all meetings of the Club including Executive Committee and keeps accurate minutes of these meetings.
  • Responsible for assigned club correspondence.
  • Notifies members of meetings.
  • Reports to the President
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following terms one (1) year.
Director of Coaching
  • Organize all coaches for each age division
  • Deal with all Coaching preference requests
  • Provide guidance to all coaching for strategies and Rockyview Minor Lax Policies
  • Deal with any complaints about coaches
  • Ensure the correct level of certification has been gained, provide information relating to certification
  • Create and maintain Rockyview Lacrosse Coaching Manuals
  • Run internal coaching mentorships and Goalie Clinics
  • Attend practices when requested
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Executive Committee.
  • Reports to the President.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Director of Discipline
  • Liaison between Rockyview and CDLA
  •  Sits on the Discipline Committee of the CDLA regarding any disciplinary issues throughout the season
  •  Attends Rockyview board meetings where necessary.
  • Is a voting member
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Director of Female Programs
  • Responsible for the overall development of the female box lacrosse program
  • Acts as the liaison between RVLA and CDLA, attending meetings as required.
  • Answers any questions, issues or problems raised by parents, coaches or others and brings them to the Board if necessary.
  • Provide appropriate information to your team’s/coaches.
  • Assists with the planning and implementing of “Fun Day”
  • Participates in on floor coaching sessions to help develop future coaches
  • Help with recruitment of players and development of the overall division
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: Two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Director of Fundraising/Promotions
  • Oversees fund raising activities.
  • Responsible for the purchase and distribution of promotional items.
  • Is the key contact for sponsors interesting in supporting the Club.
  • Apparel – finding vendors, point of contact for ordering and distribute orders
  • Fun Day – point of contact for vendors wanting to attend Fun Day
    • Buying all supplies for Fun Day (hot dogs, buns, juice, supplies)
    • setting up apparel table
    • working with photographer and distributing pictures after Fun Day”
  • Advertising – help with advertising (radio, magnetic signs, etc)
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Executive Committee.
  • Reports to the President.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Equipment Director
  • Responsible for overseeing the disbursement and collection of equipment to teams.
  • Responsible for evaluating the condition of equipment and making recommendations to the Executive Committee regarding the repair of the existing equipment or the purchase of additional equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining an inventory of Club equipment.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Executive Committee.
  • Reports to the President.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Evaluation Directors
  • Attends RVLA Board meetings.
  • Coordinates with Executive Director regarding scheduling of floor time and as well with Division Coordinators.
  • Obtains volunteer lists from Executive Director and keeps track of volunteering together with the Division Coordinators and provides to Executive Director.
  • Attends all evaluations and collects scoring at the end of each group.
  • Imputs data
  • Works with division directors to make the teams.
  • Reports to the Vice President.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Director of Junior Programs
  • Responsible for the overall development of the junior box lacrosse program, this includes: recruitment of players and development of the program.
  • Acts as the liaison between RVLA and the Silvertips
  • Attending meetings as required.
  • Reports to the Vice President.
  • Is a voting member.
  • Term: First term two (2) years, following term one (1) year.
Division Directors
  • Attends necessary Division Coordinator Meetings
  • Coordinates with Evaluation Director and overseas “A” Tryouts (Peewee, Bantam & Midget) and the evaluations of their players following the appropriate evaluation Policies and Procedures
  • Answers any questions, issues or problems raised by parents, coaches or others and brings them to the Board if necessary.
  • Provide appropriate information to your team/coaches.
  • Assists with the planning and implementing of “Fun Day”
  • Participates in on floor coaching sessions to help develop future coaches
  • Help with recruitment of players and development of the overall division
  • Report to the Vice President.
  • Is a voting member
  • Term: First term (1) year, following term one (1) year.