Adaptive Ice Skating Coach - SkateABLE™

Volunteer Details

Position Activity

Coach / Referee, Sports & Recreation


Individual Adult (over 18)

Age Requirement


Hours Per Week



Carling Arena, 675 Grosvenor Dr. London

Population Served


Number of Positions


Time Commitment: 

  • Short-term (0-3 months)

Deadline to Apply: 

Friday, December 21, 2018

Position Description

Position Summary

Teach children with physical disabilities, ages 2-12, basic ice-skating skills using SkateABLE’s standards for program delivery.


Duties Performed

 Design and deliver developmentally appropriate lesson plans for children age 2-12

 Provide a fun, safe, and caring environment for skaters to learn

 Teach fundamental skating skills in a progressive manner

 Assess and evaluate individual skating skills based on SkateABLE™ standards

 Facilitate opportunities for skaters to play and make new friends


Education/Work Experience

 Current Vulnerable Sector Police Check required (for anyone age 18+)

 Must be at least 16 years of age.



Strong skating background required (ie. figure skating, hockey, ringette)

 Interest in working with children with disabilities

 Must be able to lift up to 60lbs while wearing skates


Program offered from January 20 - March 17.

We skate on Sundays from 12-12:50pm at Carling Arena


Volunteer orientation will be offered


Send Volunteer Registration form to: Lisa Himmelman,

Skills Preferred

Strong skating skills required


  • Coach / Referee
  • Sports & Recreation

Required Qualifications/Training

must participate in orientation

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Lisa Himmelman



Deadline to Apply: 

Friday, December 21, 2018
50 Ottawa St. S
Kitchener N2G3S7
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