Volunteer Opportunities

Come be a pert of the “Devil’s Glen Experience” through volunteering.  Our family environment is second to none in the ski industry.  The staff and volunteers at the Club are an integral part of the Glen family with our membership.  Through extensive training opportunities, access to one of the best terrain in Ontario a setting that makes you feel that you are in a dream we know you will feel at home with us and never want to be anywhere else.

Select one of the opportunities below for more information and how to become part of the team

 

Devil's Glen Ski Patrol

Who are we?
As part of the national Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS), the Devil’s Glen Patrol is a dedicated and effective team of people with the goal of promoting safety and first aid assistance to the skiing and snowboarding public. We are easily recognizable in our yellow and blue jackets with the distinctive cross in a maple leaf crest on our backs. Our patrol works alongside staff at the Glen every day to safely open and close the hills, response to injuries, as well as providing first aid support at races and special events.  

How do I become a patroller?
In order to join the Patrol you must:  

  • Register or hold current certification with the CSPS
  • Be a strong intermediate skier / snowboarder (able to ski / ride all resort terrain
  • Excellent team members with strong communications skills

To become a patroller, an individual needs to pass a rigid set of examinations involving on-snow safety, advanced first aid (one of the best courses in Canada),  and patrol procedures and programs. Courses are offered in the fall in various locations, including Toronto, Collingwood, London and Barrie. Further information on upcoming courses can be found on-line through the CSPS Central Zone website.

What are the benefits of being a Devil’s Glen Ski Patroller?
As members of the CSPS, you’ll have access to:

  • Ski/boarding at any CSPS patrolled resort in Canada
  • Training including advanced first-aid, CPR, BLS
  • A national not-for-profit organization in which to grow as a volunteer

Through the great relationship our Patrol has with the Club, we receive many additional benefits, including:  

  • Access to spousal and family memberships at a premier private resort
  • Access to enroll family members in snow school programs, racing and day-care
  • Reimbursement of CSPS jacket and fees
  • Other Club specific discounts

How do I get more information about Patrolling at Devil’s Glen?
To find out more about patrolling at the Glen, please contact Hans Mesker. During the season you can also come by and see us at the Patrol Hut located at the bottom of Cerberus.


Check out the CSPS Central Zone website for all the latest info on upcoming courses and to register.

Snow School Instructors/ Racing Coaches Aassistant

Snow School and Racing are always looking for helpers to assist the staff and younger members in classes. A great opportunity to receive some teaching experience or if you want to work off your 40 hours of community service?

For more details please contact:
Devil’s Glen Country Club: 705 445-4890 or email racing@devilsglen.com

Race Crew Program

What is the Race Crew?
It is a program that involves staging a series of ski races from Nancy Greene to F.I.S. level at Devil’s Glen Country Club. The ski season runs from the beginning of January through the middle of March. Each participant would be part of a team that assists with ski races and fits into a full time or part time rotation. The individual races run for either the morning or possibly a full day depending on the level of race.

What background in ski racing is required?
None is required however you must be able to ski or snowboard at a minimum intermediate level. Individuals will be given appropriate instruction on their duties prior to commitment. Essentially you are able to “learn on the spot” and gain knowledge through experience and technical updates during the season.  All race crew must either take a Level 1 Officials course or be a current Official through updates or upgrading their level.

Type of individual?
We are looking for a person who enjoys outdoor winter activities in a social, fun-filled environment and would like to meet friendly people with similar personal values. It is a great way to spend time with friends (fellow race crew members) and meet other club members.

What are the benefits?
A ski badge is provided to use the Club when not working, to access and enjoy the Club throughout the season including snowboarding, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing and snow shoe trails, snowboarding and ski instruction as well as the lodge with food and beverage services.

For more details please contact:
Devil’s Glen Country Club: 705 445-4890 or email racing@devilsglen.com