** - Bond Program Guidelines (Thorold Amateur Athletic Association)

Print** - Bond Program Guidelines

Thorold Athletic Amateur Association is run completely by volunteers. Many of our members are
unaware of just how much volunteer work and fundraising is necessary to operate a quality hockey

Although not everyone has the hockey experience or skills to assist as an on-ice volunteer, there are
many other roles that contribute greatly to the success of our association.

The Volunteer Bond Program has been introduced to encourage our association members to step

forward and get involved.

Every family with a registered player in TAAA must provide payment in the form of a cheque before your

child (ren) will be allowed to begin this season. The cheque must be postdated for April 1 st , next year.

TAAA Bond program Guidelines
- The volunteer bond program requires a minimum number of hours of approved volunteer work
as outlined below.
- All hours must be approved by the association.
- Association Approved Volunteer opportunities include:
    -Parent Rep (1 per team only)
Volunteering at the Thorold Rep or Local League Tournaments
    -Coaches & Assistants & Team Managers (total of 5 members only)
    -Volunteering at TAAA Association Fundraising Event
    -Local League Evaluation
    -TAAA Board Member
- Those volunteering for major roles in the association will automatically have their hours
recorded by the association i.e. board roles, coach, assistant coach, manager etc.
- Any volunteer hours outside of approved association activities must be approved in advance by
the TAAA Board of Directors.
- You can opt out of volunteering. Just complete the section below and submit a cheque for

October 1st of this year.
- Players can volunteer for bond hours however they cannot use those same hours for high school

volunteer hours (must be one or the other)
- The volunteer bond is mandatory for all members. Player(s) will not be able to skate until the
association has received this completed form and your cheque.
- If you do not complete your hours, your cheque will be cashed.
All bond hours must be completed by March 31 st next year.
- Bond hours apply to the current season and cannot be accumulated and applied to next year.

- If bond hours are not completed and cheques are cancelled before they are cashed your family
member(s) will not be able to skate in the following season, until your account is up to date and
your cheque is received.
- Teams are responsible for managing their time clock regardless of bond hour status, this
includes home games, TAAA hosted tournaments and play downs.

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