Volunteer Opportunities

The UBC Tennis Centre is excited to offer volunteer opportunities to up-and-coming tennis enthusiasts! Apply to be a volunteer during July and August for our youth summer camps, or volunteer year-round between September-June for  our weekly youth programs, camps, special events, and other opportunities. You do not need to be a certified instructor to volunteer, however a basic knowledge of tennis is required. This program is ideal for high school students or university students looking to start their career in tennis and gain valuable experience while working alongside our world-class coaching team.

Requirements:

  • Eligible to work or volunteer in Canada: We require a BC Care Card, BC Service Card, other provincial health care, or travel insurance in the event of an emergency.
  • MINIMUM 15 years of age.
  • Attendance of mandatory volunteer training and orientation.
  • First Aid Certification and Criminal Record Check is required.
  • A resume is required for all applicants.
  • (Summer Camps Volunteer Applicants Only) A cover letter is required.
  • Other requirements as listed by the Volunteer Coordinator & UBC Tennis Centre Managers.

Qualifications:

  • Responsible and mature.
  • Flexibility and willingness to try new activities.
  • Interest in working with youth, helping others, and giving back to the community.
  • Basic knowledge of the sport of tennis.

Instructions:

Parents: Please encourage your child to complete their application independently. We view this process as an opportunity for your child to develop relevant skills as they enter the workforce. This application is a 2-step or 3-step process. To apply as a volunteer, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the entire application for a year-round volunteer or a summer camp volunteer. The link for the summer camp volunteer application will redirect you to the UBC Camps volunteer application form. Please complete the form and check off Tennis as an area of interest.
  2. If you are applying to be a year-round volunteer, attach a current resume. PDF documents are accepted only. Please name the document “UBC Tennis Centre Volunteer Application – Your Name”.
  3. (Summer Camps Volunteer Applicants Only) Attach a current resume AND cover letter. PDF documents are accepted only. Please name the documents “UBC Tennis Centre Volunteer Resume/Cover Letter – Your Name”.

Notes:

  • Year-round volunteer applications will be accepted on an as-needed basis.
  • Year-round volunteers must complete both the “Year-round” application as well as the “Summer Camps” application if they wish to volunteer during both seasons.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Details regarding additional application information and interview scheduling will be sent via email. Once approved as a volunteer, parent/guardian consent will be required for anyone under 18 years of age.

Questions?

Please send an email to d.radivojevic@alumni.ubc.ca with the subject line “Volunteer Inquiry – Your Name” or call (604) 822-2505.


Ready to Apply?

Summer Camp Volunteer Application

Please go to our Camps Volunteer Page and select the Summer Camp Volunteer Application. Please note that this application is only live during the hiring season in the spring.

Year Round Volunteer Application

Please fill out the Tennis Volunteer Application Form. We collect applications at all points during the year, but the majority of interviews take place in August and December.