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Do you want to volunteer for BWT?

Basketball World Toronto is rapidly expanding!  We continue to serve the largest basketball population in the GTA and are looking to expand in a variety of ways. Our Men's, Women's, Corporate Leagues and Youth Programs are filled with community leaders committed to healthy living and the game of basketball at the grassroots level.

Volunteer for BWT

If you are an ADULT who is passionate about growing the game of basketball and have specific professional or personal skills that you can bring to BWT, please fill out our volunteer survey below and we will be back in touch ASAP. 

ADULT VOLUNTEER SURVEY - Attention STUDENTS who are looking to help grow the game of basketball while achieving your goals in terms of volunteer hours or an internship opportunity, please fill out our volunteer survey below and we will be back in touch ASAP.

STUDENT VOLUNTEER SURVEY - Volunteers can help Basketball World Toronto's programs by assisting in any one of the following areas ...

  • Program Helpers (Scorekeeping, Statkeeping, Shot Clock Operator, Videographers, Photographers etc)
  • Youth Assistant Coaches
  • Office Volunteers
  • If you are interested in an internship, please check out our Jobs page

Volunteer Youth Assistant Coach (18 years or older)

BWT requires youthful dynamic basketball minded individuals to help facilitate our House League programs by helping young players learn the benefits of the sport of basketball and contribute to their overall development. 

As a volunteer coach, you will (but are not limited to):

  • Help with small group instruction to youth boys & girls ages 8-15.
  • Help with the running of skill sessions and drills to facilitate learning.  
  • Work to improve participants’ knowledge of basketball while teaching life skills & promoting healthy lifestyles.
  • Practice and demonstrate leadership qualities throughout each weekly session.
  • Be active, encouraging and energetic and with a positive attitude.
  • Be punctual and working all assigned hours.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Knowledge and interest of the game of basketball.
  • Experience as a coach/assistant coach is required.
  • N.C.C.P Level 1 certification is ideal.

Please Note: Proof of a vulnerable sector check/police check is required for all coaches. Vulnerable Sector Checks can be requested on your behalf through BWT for a fee of $25 for volunteers. (If you do not have this, you must get this before you can start coaching.)


Adult or Youth Program Volunteer (15 years or older)

BWT requires youthful dynamic basketball minded individuals to help facilitate our basketball programs.  Our volunteers’ positive attitude and attention to detail are what makes our leagues and youth programs great.  By volunteering with Basketball World Toronto, you will work alongside our team to help develop our programs in the community. Candidate is required to be 15 years or older.

As a Youth and/or Adult volunteer, you will (but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate with BWT staff to help the operation of our basketball games, competitions and activities.
  • Setup and tear down site and game equipment.
  • Assist the site coordinator in any administrative or other necessary task.
  • Be punctual and working all assigned hours.

Please Note: Proof of a vulnerable sector check/police check is required for all staff. Vulnerable Sector Checks can be requested on your behalf through BWT for a fee of $25 for volunteers. (If you do not have this, you must get this before you can start coaching.)


VOLUNTEER MENTOR (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

BWT requires youthful dynamic basketball minded individuals to help facilitate the Basketball Mentorship Program. Our volunteers’ positive attitude and attention to detail are what makes our leagues and other youth programs great. By volunteering with Basketball World Toronto, you will work alongside the Mentorship Coordinator and other mentors of the program and be able to lead and inspire younger athletes in the community.

As a volunteer mentor, you will be responsible for (but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate with mentors to help lead youth in basketball games, competitions and other activities.
  • Lead and facilitate positive discussions about the weekly social topic.
  • Setup and tear down game equipment.
  • Supervise and ensure the safety of the younger athletes.
  • Assist the coordinator in any administrative or other necessary task.
  • Being active, encourage and energetic and with a positive attitude.
  • Basic basketball knowledge.
  • Experience coaching or N.C.C.P Level 1 certification would be an asset.
  • First aid and CPR certification is ideal.

Please Note: Proof of a vulnerable sector check/police check is required for all staff. Vulnerable Sector Checks can be requested on your behalf through BWT for a fee of $25 for volunteers. (If you do not have this, you must get this before you can start.)


Marketing Team Volunteer (15 years or older)

BWT requires youthful dynamic basketball minded individuals to help facilitate with the marketing and promotions of our adult and youth Programs by effectively and efficiently executing local community events with a large visible street presence.  Our marketing program helper’s positive attitude and attention to detail are what makes the difference. By volunteering with Basketball World Toronto, you will work alongside our team to help develop our programs in the community.  Candidate must be 15 years or older.

As a Marketing Team Volunteer, you will (but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate with the Marketing Team to help with the development and marketing of our basketball programs for adults of youth.
  • Reach out into the community, local small businesses and corporations to build awareness about BWT and our programs.
  • Assist the Marketing Coordinator with any administrative or other necessary tasks.
  • Be willing to work a flexible schedule (up to 6 hours a week) either in the office or on site.
  • Must be a social, outgoing individual who enjoys working in a team environment with exceptional communication skills.
  • Must be versatile and willing to assist in all areas of promotions at Basketball World Toronto.

For more information, check out the full job description located on the right.


REP TEAM MANAGER (18 YEARS OR OLDER)

BWT requires a youthful dynamic basketball minded individual to help with our youth rep team operations including planning, organization and weekly management of our U11, U12 and U13 Boys Rep Teams and our Girls Rep Team.  Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Planning, scheduling and organization of team practices, games and tournaments for all rep teams.
  • Complete administrative duties such as database entry, statistical updates and communication with youth, parents and customers.
  • Relationship development and management with customers, vendors, facilities and related staff.
  • Respond to customer service inquiries and issues via website, email and in person about future programs.

Skills & Qualifications Requirements

  • Experience coaching and/or N.C.C.P Level 1 certification an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (telephone and in person).
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and the willingness and ability to learn quickly.
  • Able to communicate effectively with youth, staff, and parents while building relationships.
  • Proof of vulnerable sector/police records check (if you do not have this, you must get this before you can start).
  • First Aid and CPR an asset.

Please Note: Proof of a vulnerable sector check/police check is required for all staff. Vulnerable Sector Checks can be requested on your behalf through BWT for a fee of $25 for volunteers. (If you do not have this, you must get this before you can start.)

For more details check out the full job description located on the right.


LayUp Youth Program Coordinator (18 years or older)

LayUp Youth Basketball, in partnership with Basketball World Toronto, requires a youthful dynamic basketball minded individual to help facilitate the development of all of LayUp Youth Basketball programs (House Leagues and Camps) by helping young players learn the benefits of the sport of basketball and contribute to their overall development.  As a volunteer, you will be involved with (but are not limited to):

  • Assist with the program development including logistics, administrative and marketing tasks.
  • Assist with weekly administrative duties including planning and organizing planned events, equipment setup, paperwork and database entry, standing and statistical updates.
  • Assist with day-to-day operations including registration, rosters, scheduling, scorekeeping, stat keeping, policies and evaluations.
  • Responding to customer inquiries and maintaining website information.
  • Development, distribution and promotion of upcoming events and related marketing materials.

For more details check out the full job description located on the right.

Please Note: Proof of a vulnerable sector check/police check is required for all staff. Vulnerable Sector Checks can be requested on your behalf through BWT for a fee of $25 for volunteers. (If you do not have this, you must get this before you can start.)

If interested, please visit www.lybs.ca/volunteer to apply or send your questions to volunteer@lybs.ca