National and international events such as these are made possible through the ongoing support of strong partners and the involvement of many volunteers. A significant number of volunteers is needed to cover the tennis and other events presented throughout the week.
Are you a dynamic person with a few (or more) hours to spare? Register and join our dynamic team. Volunteer positions are open to everyone and no experience is required. Below is a list of volunteering opportunities.
Do you have expertise in a specific area? Or maybe you own or manage a business that can help out, either before or during the event? Let us know. We need electricians, plumbers, and architects to help us build our site and courts, a computer whiz to keep our website up-to-date, an IT services manager to set up WIFI connections, networks, etc., a photographer equipped to take great shots of sports events, individuals trained in first aid, etc.
Picking up and rolling the balls during the player’s matches. ***All the ball kids (juniors) must go to the training session that takes place a few days before the tournament. A selection will be made from the registered candidates.***
Interacting with customers, taking orders and serving snacks and drinks. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Cook and serve food.
Providing good service during meal time, serving meals and drinks. Keeping the bistro area clean.
Taking pictures on-site during Special Events. The photographer must provide their own equipment.
Assist with the organization of special events presented during the tournament (room setup, welcoming people, etc.).
Maintenance (equipment) team
Setting up and taking down the equipment needed on site. Setting up the site early morning before practices and matches. Week days, setting up the special events at the end of the afternoon. Answering all equipment site demands during the day. Ensuring the cleanliness of the site (player’s area, offices, tennis courts).
Managing the music on Central Court.
Players’ Desk and Service
Ensure the link between Tennis Canada, ATP, ITF and the players. Answering their questions and helping them with orientation on the site. Taking practice court reservations. Greeting players, giving them their pass for the site, practice balls and towels. Seeing to the laundry services for players and chair umpires (sending it to the cleaners). Keeping the players’ lounge clean. Bring towels and other items on the court before the beginning of the matches and make sure the players seating area is clean.
***Note that this role requires a good knowledge of tennis and the ability to manage problematic situations. All new volunteers registered in the role will be contacted by the committee director before hours are confirmed.
Enter main court match scores on provided software. Controlling the publicity on the televisions.
Ticket control and stamping. Showing the spectators to their seats. Access control to the courts. Ensuring proper etiquette and politeness during the matches.
Tickets and passports sale. Answer various questions from visitors.
Transporting players and coaches to and from the airport, the sites (practice courts and main site) and the official tournament hotel. The drivers must be at least 25 years old and have a valid driver’s license. The driver’s license might be verified with the proper authorities.