Our Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities

Like all Hockey Organizations, the Rockies rely on a dedicated team of board members and volunteers working behind the scenes to allow the Coaches and Players to do their job. If you are interested in becoming involved with our organization, please feel free to contact us at cvrockies.office@gmail.com and find out more.

Game Day Volunteer Roles:

Hosts (2):
Meets Invited Guests; Assists groups booking functions (like Birthday Parties etc) during games in The Mezzanine; Coordinates On Ice Intermission Entertainment (Puck Toss, Shoot to Win etc); and Coordinates all during game off ice events in Arena Lobby. Encourages crowd participation during games and dispenses free merchandise to fans (Timbits etc).

Gate keepers (admission) (x3)
– 3 people per game. 2 people start 1 hour before game time and cover 2 periods. – 3rd person starts at the beginning of the 2nd period and stays until the halfway mark of the 3rd period. (responsible for collection of money and selling of programs)

Security (x4 plus)
– Start time is one hour before game – One person at the door, during the game moves around the arena checking doors – Watching the bar area to ensure no minors are consuming alcohol. – During intermissions they provide assistance at doors.

Bar (2)
– Bar setup is half hour before game time. Bartender should pick-up 2-3 bags of ice. – The Board will coordinate licensing and arrange purchase of liquor prior to game. – At end of game liquor is removed from the arena and replenished for next game.

Sound (1)
– Music starts for warm up 30 minutes prior to the start of the game and plays during game stoppages.

Announcing in-house (1) 
– Announcing starts approximately 15 minutes prior to start of game and continues during the game, announcing goals, penalties, door prizes, etc.

Anthem Singer:
Sings National Anthem On Ice Before Game

Game Off Ice Officials

Penalty Box – Visitors (1) & Penalty Box – Home (1)
– At the beginning of each game, Volunteers take their position in the penalty box. – Record the start of each penalty and allow penalized players to return to game when penalty has expired.

Timekeeper (1)
– Is the person responsible for timekeeping of the game – This includes penalties, shots on goal. – You need to pay very close attention to what is happening on the ice

Scorekeeper (1)
– Be ready to go 15 minutes before the game starts. – Official recorder of the game. – Must know Referee hand signals for penalties. – Must pay close attention to what is happening in the game. – Informs the game announcer and webcast team of the names of penalized players and goal scorers.

50/50 (1)
– Records the ticket numbers and sell the 50/50 tickets during the game. – Counts and arranges for the draw.

Referee Liason (1)
Obtains the money from the Gate and pays the Game officials immediately following the game.

Webcast internet Broadcaster (1) Internet Color Commentator (1)
Camera operator (1)
Technician (1)
– Arrives 45 minutes before start of game to setup equipment, connect to central broadcast center. – Familiarize yourself with team names, numbers, etc. – Broadcast begins 15 minutes prior to game time

Team Merchandise (1 or 2)
– One hour before start of game setup table with souvenirs. – Supervise during game. – Make list of items that need to be ordered.