Please see below for descriptions of each of our wonderful volunteer committees. 

Stay tuned.... Registration for the 2019 Shaw Charity Classic will open in early 2019! 

If you have any questions or would like to receive a notification (via email) when registration opens, please email Mitch at volunteer@shawcharityclassic.com or call 587-293-4655.


Admissions

Assist in selling and issuing daily tickets, checking tickets and credentials at admissions gates, and running operation of the check stand and will call booth. Provide initial greeting to spectators at the golf course including distributing Spectator Guides and providing directions.


AOS

Available On Site (AOS) volunteers will receive shifts without specific roles. Once they arrive to the course, the chairperson will give them instructions on their assignment. This committee is put in place to account for any volunteer gaps that need to be filled last minute. This is one of the most exciting positions in the tournament as you have see a behind the scenes view of more than one committee; one day you could be a member of Course Evacuation and the next you could be marshalling at Hole #1.


Greeters

As a greeter, you are the first person that a spectator meets when they come to the Shaw Charity Classic. Greeter volunteers ride the buses that bring people to the tournament to provide a warm welcome, pertinent information, and answer any questions they may have.


KidZone

Volunteers on this committee will help ensure the KidZone runs smoothly during the tournament.

Duties include:

  • Facilitating and helping kids with basic arts and crafts (some cutting and gluing may be required!)
  • Monitoring the snag golf game
  • Keeping the KidZone area well maintained and tidy
  • Assisting with any other duties that may arise in the KidZone

Marshals

Ensure players are not disturbed during play and enforce crowd control and golf etiquette among spectators. Marshals are assigned to one hole for the week which builds consistency and confidence for each hole on the course. A Hole Captain looks after each marshal committee.

Please Note: You must do one Pro-Am round (Wednesday or Thursday) to be a marshal during tournament rounds.


Merchandise

Volunteers will welcome and provide retail assistance to spectators in the merchandise area and any secondary merchandise shops located on the grounds. Duties range from greeting guests and stocking inventory, to bagging merchandise and operating fitting rooms. Shifts will be both indoors and outdoors.


Pro-Am Caddies

Pro-Am Caddies will have the opportunity to caddie for an amateur player during the RBC Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday and/or Thursday of tournament week. Although you will register on the Volunteer Database please note that this is not a volunteer position, and thus you will not receive the volunteer package outlined in the FAQ. With that said, you will not leave your experience empty handed! All Pro-Am Caddies will receive their choice of a stipend or tournament ticket.

Please Note: When registering, please indicate your preference of Wednesday or Thursday and AM or PM shift, by checking the appropriate boxes on the availability page (check all boxes that apply). When registering, please enter the registration code 'caddie2019'


Product Distribution

Formerly the Grounds & Course Committee. And sometimes known as "Hydration Nation". Stock and deliver on-course refreshments to tee boxes and other locations during each day of tournament week.


Security Access Control

The Security Access Control committee will greet and welcome guests, as they arrive at the event in a courteous manner and ensure individuals display proper credentials to access controlled areas on-site including: clubhouse, range, media centre, and under the ropes.


Sponsor Hospitality

Act as liaison and host to corporate clients in various hospitality areas including welcoming guests, and ensuring proper credentials are displayed before entering hospitality areas.


Standard Bearers

Volunteers will walk the golf course with the players while carrying a standard, changing the scores during the round. Standard Bearers must have the endurance and strength to walk 18 holes, as well as a strong knowledge of golf etiquette.

Please Note: You must do one Pro-Am round (Wednesday or Thursday) to be a standard bearer during tournament rounds.


Tournament Office Administration

Volunteers are required to assist Tournament staff with administrative duties in the on-site office.

Duties may include:

  • Answering phones
  • Receiving packages
  • Assisting with courier shipments
  • Laminating and organizing supplies
  • Assisting with check-in of volunteers

Tournament Transportation

Meet players, officials, and designated guests at the airport and assist them with their transportation needs. Drive shuttle vehicles between hotels and the course for players, family members, officials, and designated guests. Must be over 25 years of age and have a valid drivers license.

Please Note: Shifts start up to ten days before the first day of the tournament.


Volunteer Services

Volunteers are responsible for the operation of the Volunteer Centre during Tournament Week. Volunteers on this committee are also responsible for assisting with set-up for all orientation sessions and volunteer uniform distribution and exchange.


Walking Scorers

Record accurate hole-by-hole information for each player in group and transmit this information to Scoring Central via handheld computers.

Must have:

  • Thorough knowledge of golf
  • Previous walking scorer experience
  • Comfortable working with a handheld computer
  • Able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather conditions

Please Note: A mandatory 1-hour training session will take place a few days prior to tournament week, and you must do one Pro-Am round (Wednesday or Thursday) to be a walking scorer during tournament rounds.

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