Orientation FAQ

How do I know when I am scheduled to shifts?

Shifts will be assigned starting in March 2018. You will be notified by email or telephone.

How do I get assigned to a position?

You are assigned to a position based on the information you provided to us in your application. You can login to your volunteer profile to make any changes to your interests and availability.


You will be notified in March about the General Orientation Session in April and any specific training dates required for specific position(s).

I am available now to volunteer, how do I help?

Please contact the Lead, Volunteer Services at 2018bowlingvol@specialolympics.ca if you are interested in volunteering before May 2018.

What color shorts/pants do I wear with my uniform?

Volunteers are required to wear solid color bottoms. They must be professional looking. No cut offs permitted. More information regarding uniform requirements will be included in your position specific training.

What hours do the events occur?

There will be 3 shifts per day of bowling competition at most venues.

Is there medical on site when I volunteer?

Yes there will be assistance available on site should anyone require medical attention.

If I am a transportation volunteer am I required to use my own vehicle?

No, vehicles will be provided for drivers.