Volunteering

VOWSA is a volunteer run not-for-profit organization benefiting the Vancouver Lifeguard Association and the BC Special Olympics. We are always eager to have people involved in helping put together a season. VOWSA presents an excellent opportunity to be directly involved in the promotion of open water swimming and benefit the local community.

There are several ways to get involved with VOWSA, opportunities are listed below.

Committee

The VOWSA committee is responsible for planning and running the VOWSA open water swim season. Several directors and coordinators are needed to put together a season.

Positions for the 2014 season are available – to hear more contact a current director to get an idea of how the organization is managed. Our general meetings are held approximately once a month and anyone is welcome to attend. Please contact a director for specific dates and location.

If you would like to be part of this amazing group please take a look at our full list of positions and contact the VOWSA Volunteer Coordinator Rachel Jordan VOWSA.volunteer “at” gmail.com

VOWSA Committee Position Descriptions

Practice Swims

Volunteers are needed to run our twice-weekly practice swims. If you are interested in helping out, please review the information below.

Dates: Monday & Thursday evenings
Positions & Descriptions: Comprehensive Sign-in & Briefing notes document
Contact:
Monday – VOWSA.volunteer “at” gmail.com
Thursday – VOWSA.volunteer “at” gmail.com

Open Water Races

Canada Day Challenge

Volunteers are needed to run our Canada Day Challenge open water race. If you are interested in helping out, please review the information below.

Dates: June 30 & July 1 2014

Positions & Descriptions: Document in PDF form – click here.

Contact: Rachel Jordan VOWSA.volunteer “at” gmail.com

Bay Challenge

Volunteers are needed to run our Bay Challenge open water race. If you are interested in helping out, please review the information below.

Dates: July 18 & 19 2014

Positions & Descriptions: Document in PDF form – click here.

Contact: Rachel Jordan VOWSA.volunteer “at” gmail.com

Kits Challenge

Volunteers are needed to run our Kits Challenge open water race. If you are interested in helping out, please review the information below.

Dates: August 1 & 2 2014

Positions & Descriptions: Document in PDF form – click here.

Contact: Rachel Jordan VOWSA.volunteer “at” gmail.com