VOLUNTEERING

Volunteer Opportunites
Activities at the Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club are provided by member volunteers.
 
Activities include:
  • Member only events such as Strawberry Festival and New Bowlers Tournament. Refer to the full list of Member Events.
  • Open to the public events such as Doors Open and Open House. Refer to the full list of Member Events.
  • Open Tournaments such as the Mixed Triples Tournament. Refer to the full list of Open Tournaments
  • Day to Day operations such as Regular Weekly Maintenance, Regular Bowling, Spring Startup, Fall Closing Events.
Types of help include, refreshments, green/grounds, garden and equipment setup/takedown.
Sign up in clubhouse or speak to an Executive member if you can help
More details of the opportunities to help out are listed below.

VOLUNTEER TASKS at RHLBC

 

Open to Anyone – Regular Weekly Maintenance

  1. Clubhouse Cleaning [1-3] – clean bathrooms, vacuum/sweep/mop floors, wipe tables/counters

  2. Clubhouse Supplies [1-2] - inventory and purchase as necessary (kitchen, cleaning, beverages)

  3. Garbage/Recycling/Green Bin [1-2] – garbage to arena dumpster, blue/green bin contents home

  4. Newsletter [1] – weekly during season, monthly during Nov-April

  5. Gardens [6+] – weeding, watering, deadheading

  6. Perimeter Grass Cutting [1]

  7. Ditches Weeding/Raking [1-2]

  8. Front Walkway Weeding [1-2]

  9. Painting – benches, tables, shelters, clubhouse, sheds – as required

  10. Boundary Weed Control [1-3] garlic mustard, dog strangling vine, hawthorn and buckthorn on West, North and East 

  11. Yard Waste Bags to Curb on Centre Street [1-2] Sunday afternoon for Monday pickup

Open to Anyone – Each Regular Bowling Time

  1. Drawmaster & Assistant [2] – arrange teams, tags on board, scorecards/boards

  2. Green Set Up [4-6]

  3. Equipment Away & Lockup, tags off board [2]

  4. Standings [1-2] – put results into Excel spreadsheet for Points Night, Rock n Bowl

Open to Anyone – Each Special Event (eg. Tournament, Exchange, Jitney, Doors Open, BBQ) 

  1. Green Set Up [4-6]

  2. Kitchen and Cleanup – 2.5 hour shifts [6]

  3. Green Take Down & Equipment Lock Up [2]

  4. 50-50/Share The Wealth Ticket Sales [1] – tournaments & exchanges only

  5. Photographer [1] – take photos of group and winners at tournaments, jitneys, exchanges

  6. Greeters [4 – Doors Open only]

  7. Membership [4 – Doors Open only]

  8. Chefs [2 – BBQ only]

  9. Registrar [1- BBQ only]

Open to Anyone - Some Training Required

  1. Event  Convener + Assistant

  2. Event Drawmaster + Assistant

  3. Event Kitchen Convener

  4. Coach (Doors Open, Rock n Bowl, New Bowlers Lessons, New Bowlers Tournament)

  5. Club Executive (Secretary, Treasurer, Greens, Membership, Tournaments, President, Past President, Vice President, Member at Large)

  6. Newsletter/Publicity (includes maintaining email database on gmail)

  7. Sponsorship (finding and liaison with sponsors)  

Many Hands Make Light Work 

  1. Spring Cleanup and Club Opening – a multitude of jobs – something for everyone! 

  2. Fall Club Closing – a multitude of jobs – something for everyone!

  3. Leaf Raking – all fall

  4. Sanding the Green - fall

  5. OLBA Provincial Novice Singles Championship

  6. Home on the Hill Fundraiser 

Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club

Part of the Richmond Hill Community since 1918