Volunteer Opportunities

Whistler Olympic Park Volunteer Ambassadors

Passionate about Snow? Come Volunteer at Whistler Olympic Park!

If you like Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, or just enjoy being outdoors, please come back to this webpage in September 2017, when we will once again be recruiting for the Whistler Olympic Park Volunteer Ambassador Program. Contribute to our local Sea to Sky Nordic Community and the unique Whistler Olympic Park guest experience. Come volunteer with us during the 2017-18 season!

Volunteer Ambassadors are enthusiastic, energetic and committed to assist Whistler Olympic Park throughout the winter season with a variety of operational, instructional and safety tasks aligned to our mission to Grow Sport.

Volunteer Roles include:

  • Volunteer Ambassador, School Program

  • Volunteer Ambassador, Sport Operations

  • Volunteer Ambassador, Nordic Ski Patrol

  • Volunteer Ambassador, Guest Services

  • Volunteer Ambassador, Snowshoe

A seasonal commitment of 40 hours (i.e. 10 x 4 hr shifts) is expected, from the start until the end of the Nordic season, mid December to end of March. Registration for the program will start in fall 2017. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact us per email.

Volunteer Ambassador Appreciation

As a not-for-profit community legacy, Whistler Olympic Park values volunteerism as a fundamental initiative linked to our successful seasonal operations. In appreciation Whistler Olympic Park offers a variety of volunteer benefits including:

  • Ski Callaghan season pass (Family Pass for 3rd year returning volunteers)
  • Training & instructional opportunities
  • Free ski lessons & free rentals
  • Event access
  • Pro deals/retail discounts and more!

Sliding Event Volunteers

Passionate about adrenaline fueled sports? Love being close to the action? Come Volunteer at the Whistler Sliding Center!

The Whistler Sliding Centre is regularly hosting sliding events, ranging from local/provincial races to international World Cup weekends, featuring the world's best athletes in bobsleigh, skeleton and luge. In 2019, the Whistler Sliding Centre will even host the Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships!

These events would not be possible without passionate volunteers. Be part of the action, join us today!

Volunteer positions include for example:

  • VIP Host – Greeting our VIP guests upon arrival and ensuring that they have the best experience possible. 
  • Spectator Hosts – Providing front line information and guidance for our valued spectators. 
  • Access Control – Responsible for checking accreditations at various points within the venue
  • Officials Assistant – Helping officials at the start docks and finish area
  • Doping Chaperon – Assisting with doping protocol.
  • Sliding Officials - Helping facilitate the races from the sports side of things (officials certification courses will be held in fall)

There will be exciting volunteer perks available!

If you are interested in helping out for these great events or would like more information, get in touch with us now by email!