Volunteer Roles

NWW is a volunteer run community hockey program. Any energetic and committed individual with a genuine commitment to the Association’s members, mandate and mission can volunteer. Officers, Directors and committee members perform duties related to these roles on a voluntary basis, are not eligible for remuneration and shall not receive any financial benefit or gain in the performance of such duties for NWW.

The Operations Committee shall, for the purpose of carrying out the business and activities of NWW appoint individuals to roles as necessary. The following are the types of roles within NWW:

Chair: The Chair of NWW is its “Chief Executive Officer” and the primary spokesperson for the NWW. This person (or in the event of “Co-chair”, persons) presides over NWW and meetings of the Operations Committee. An individual filling this role shall be an Officer of one of the Boards, ideally one of the Presidents. The Chair interprets NWW policies, terms of reference and objectives. This person also interprets and enforces all Resolutions of the Operations Committee for related individuals or groups. The Chair shall fulfill a coordinating, motivating and mediating responsibility with the Operations Committee, Activities Groups or any other Group within NWW. The Chair shall interpret, guide and counsel all Participants or Groups in order that they are always prepared to make responsible decisions on any matter that may arise which is relevant to their respective functions.

Vice-Chair: this person shall act as the Chair in the absence of the Chair. An individual filling this role shall be an Officer of one of the Boards, ideally one of the Presidents or Vice-Presidents. In the event of Co-Chairs there shall be no Vice-Chair.

Executive: a person serving as an Officer for CHA or WHA.

Director: a person presiding over and possibly participating in specific area of operations or activities. An individual filling this role shall be a Director of one of the Boards.

Coordinator: a person participating in specific activities related to an established Activities Group. An individual filling this role is appointed by the Operations Council and may or may not be an Officer of one of the Boards.

Active Supporter: a person participating as a committee member in an activity group, or carrying out activities related to an activity group. An individual filling this role is appointed by the Operations Council and may or may not be an Officer of one of the Boards.

The following list shows some but not necessarily all the operations roles of NWW.

Apparel Coordinator
Atom Coordinator
Bantam Coordinator
Chair (Co-chairs)
Coach Director
Committee Member
Communications Coordinator
Conduct Director
Development Director
Equipment Manager
Evaluations Director
Finance Director
Game & Conduct Director
Midget/Junior Coordinator
Pee Wee Coordinator
Program Director
Timbits Coordinator
Vice-Chair