Join us at Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver for the 2017 Odlum Brown VanOpen. Our dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers are a key component to the resounding success of this event.  There are many volunteer positions available and we want to hear from YOU!

Please answer the following questions. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch starting July 15th to confirm your volunteer position, volunteer training session and scheduling.
Volunteer Information

* First Name:

* Last Name:

* Email:

* Phone Number:

* Languages spoken:

Please choose your top 3 preferred job positions:

Please note: We will do our best to schedule volunteers in their requested position. All volunteers working in an "on-court" position will also be required to work in an "off-court" position to ensure the tournament needs are met. We appreciate your flexibility in this matter.

The positions are:

Drivers: Transportation for tournament players to and from airport/hotel/billet housing. Mercedes vehicles will be provided. Class 4 drivers are also needed for our shuttle transfers. Divers are needed starting on Friday, August 11th.

Arrival Hosts: Receiving players participating in the tournament at YVR and/or Waterfront Station and assisting them to previously assigned transportation.

Court Concierge: Stadium ushers to assist and direct fans on and off courts.

Court Services: Monitor the courts for player supplies and refill as needed: water, sport drinks, bananas, towels.

Ticketing: Support the Box Office and assist spectators and player ticketing requests. Operating Will Call, issuing receipts and conducting customer surveys.

Greeter: You are the face of the event and will be responsible for welcoming all of our guests and players as they arrive at the tournament. You will also be responsible to ensure only accredited individuals enter designated areas.

Players Lounge: Correspond with coaches and players on court times, post up-to-date match scores, liaise with Hollyburn Food and Beverage Department on refreshment requirements.

Box Seat Concierge: Oversee Box and Skybox seats and ensure guests have everything they need.



* Please check off the days that you are available to volunteer:
Please Note: There is a three day commitment minimum. Shifts generally range from 4 to 8 hours dependent upon the position you are working. The end times of shifts may also vary depending on match length. 

* Dates

  Aug 12 Aug 13 Aug 14 Aug 15 Aug 16 Aug 17 Aug 18 Aug 19 Aug 20
Morning
(Opening to 4pm)
Afternoon
(3:30pm to Close)

* Are you available to help with set-up/tear-down on the following days?

* We will be needing some volunteers to assist us throughout July and August with other tasks, please advise if you are available.

* Please briefly state any relevant work or volunteer experience that you feel could benefit the Odlum Brown VanOpen Tournament. Please also explain why you want to volunteer with the 2017 Odlum Brown VanOpen. 

* Please indicate if you would like your name to be listed as a volunteer in the official printed program. It will appear as spelled on this form.

* Where did you hear about volunteering for the Odlum Brown VanOpen Tournament?

For immediate questions please email volunteer@vanopen.com

New this year: We have Volunteer Captain roles that require individuals with experience leading a team and managing a small group of volunteers. If you are interested in taking on a leadership role, please email us with more information about your previous event work and leadership responsibilities. 

FAQs:  

Will I have an opportunity to watch some tennis when I'm not on shift?  
Yes.  We appreciate your time when you are not on shift and you will be welcome to watch tennis.  We have limited seating so for the finals weekend so tickets holders will have priority for general admission seating. We will advise the volunteer group of viewing opportunities over the final weekend on Centre Court.

Are meals provided?
A meal voucher will be provided to volunteers when doing a min 4 hour shift.  Snacks and water will be provided in the volunteer tent as well.

Can I keep my volunteer shirt?
Yes, please keep it as a souvenir!  We will have volunteer draws and a wrap up party too! 


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