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Monday April 14th, 2014

Posted at 12:00pm

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The 2014 Ontario Summer Games are coming to Windsor this summer and your help is needed.

The Games will feature 21 sporting events to be held at 16 venues over three days and includes an Opening Ceremonies and sport competitions. It is the largest biennial multi-sport Games held in Ontario and will take place for the first time in Windsor August 7th to 10th, 2014.

The Games Organizing Committee is looking for interested, responsible volunteers to assist with Games related duties that include hospitality, Opening Ceremonies, sport technical, food services, support services, transportation and residence operations.

The Ontario Summer Games competition venues and athletes’ villages will be located throughout the city and they need help help to welcome the 3,200 young athletes between 12 and 20 years of age, coaches, managers and officials as well as their family members and supporters from across the province.

They require 750 volunteers, 14 years of age or older, and all volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum 6-hour shift during the event. Attendance at a training session is mandatory. Accreditation, training, orientation and recognition will be offered to participating volunteers.

To register, you can visit their website here and look for the volunteer button.

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