Volunteer at the BMW IBSF World Championships

Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton and the Whistler Sliding Centre will be hosting the IBSF World Championships from February 25 to March 10. This event would not be possible without the help from volunteers. Sign up for a shift and be part of the action, when the world's best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes compete for the World Champion titles!

Volunteer Perks - What's in it for you?

  • A complimentary slide on a public winter Bobsleigh or Skeleton program for every two shifts worked (50% off a slide for one shift worked)
  • A light meal for every shift you work
  • FREE swag from the Whistler Sliding Centre
  • FRONT row seats to the best show in town!!!

For more information or volunteer opportunities, please email Katelyn Jopson by email.

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Volunteer Roles & Shifts

No previous experience is required! We are currently seeking volunteers to fill the following positions:

  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses:
    Assist guest services team in validating entry tickets, provide general information to spectators.
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses:
    Providing front line information and guidance for our valued spectators, ensuring safety rules are followed. Providing access control for athletes, guests, coaching staff and officials at the Start, and Corner 11.
  • Floating Position:
    Floating between positions to support other volunteers and offer breaks.
  • Doping Control Chaperones:
    Chaperoning athletes chosen for doping control, until tests are taken. Minimum age 18.
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant
    Directing traffic to appropriate locations at Start house, finish house, and Access Control Gate.

 

Available Shifts
  Time Roles / How Many Required
Tuesday, February 26 2:00 – 5:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (2 required)
  5:00 – 8:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (1 required)

Wednesday, February 27

2:00 – 5:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  5:00 – 8:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (Position Filled)
Thursday, February 28 8:00 – 11:30am
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (2 required)
  11:00 – 2:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (3 required)
  5:00 - 7:00pm
  • Opening Ceremony Volunteers (Position Filled) (Skier's Plaza)
Friday, March 1 9:00 – 12:00p
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  3:00 – 7:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  4:30 – 8:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (1 required)
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (3 required)
  • Floating Position (3 required)
Saturday, March 2 9:30 – 2:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (4 required)
  10:30 – 2:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (1 required)
  11:00 – 2:30pm
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (3 required)
  • Floating Position (3 required)
  3:00 – 7:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  4:00 – 7:30pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (Position Filled)
  4:30 – 8:00pm
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (3 required)
  • Floating Position (3 required)
  6:30 - 9:00pm
  • Award/Medal Ceremony Assistants (3 required)
  6:00 – 9:00pm
  • Doping Control Chaperones (2 required)
Sunday, March 3 9:30 – 2:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  10:30 – 2:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (2 required)
  11:00 – 2:30pm
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (1 required)
  • Floating Position (4 required)
  12:30 – 3:00pm
  • Doping Control Chaperones (Position Filled)
  1:30 – 5:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (Position Filled)
  3:30 – 6:00pm
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (4 required)
  • Floating Position (4 required)
  4:30 - 7:00pm
  • Award/Medal Ceremony Assistants (2 required)
  4:00 – 7:00pm
  • Doping Control Chaperones (1 required)
Monday, March  4 9:00 – 12:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  12:00 – 3:30pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
Tuesday, March 5 7:00 – 10:30 am
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  10:00 – 1:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  3:00 – 7:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (4 required)
Wednesday, March 6 7:00 – 11:00am
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (4 required)
  11:00 – 3:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (4 required)
  3:00 – 7:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (4 required)
Thursday, March 7 7:00 – 11:30am
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  8:30am – 12:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (2 required)
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (2 required)
  • Floating Position (4 required)
  11:00 – 3:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  11:30 – 3:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (1 required)
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (3 required)
  • Floating Position (4 required)
  4:00 – 8:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (4 required)
Friday, March 8 7:00 – 11:30am
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  8:30 – 12:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (1 required)
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (2 required)
  • Floating Position (3 required)
  10:00 – 1:30pm
  • Doping Control Chaperones  (2 required)
  11:00 – 3:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  11:30 – 3:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (2 required)
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (3 required)
  • Floating Position (4 required)
  2:00 - 4:30pm
  • Award/Medal Ceremony Assistants (5 required)
  3:00 – 8:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  4:30 – 7:30pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (Position Filled)
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (Position Filled)
  • Floating Position (Position Filled)
  1:30 – 5:00pm
  • Doping Control Chaperones (3 required)
Saturday, March 9 3:00 – 8:00pm
  • Road Access Control/Parking Assistant (5 required)
  4:30 – 8:00pm
  • Entrance Gate Hosts and Hostesses (Position Filled)
  • Spectator Host and Hostesses (2 required)
  • Floating Position (4 required)
  6:00 – 9:00pm
  • Doping Control Chaperones (Position Filled)
  7:00 - 9:00pm
  • Award/Medal Ceremony Assistants (3 required)