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Docks In volunteer sign up April 20, 2024

Volunteers needed for "Docks In" day on the morning of April 20, 2024. Please let us know if you are available to assist with any of the positions listed below. The Dock Chair will contact you to confirm your assignment.

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Docks In volunteer sign up April 20, 2024
Docks In volunteer sign up April 20, 2024

Time & Location

Apr 20, 2024, 7:00 a.m.

74 Lighthouse Rd, 74 Lighthouse Rd, St. Catharines, ON L2N 7P5, Canada

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Descriptions

Outlined below are the various ways you can volunteer. We are asking that you check off which of these jobs you would be willing to do on the day. The dock chair will take the information collected and assign you to a specific role so that you will be aware in advance what you will be doing, in what location, and what time your assistance will be required.

The positions available for sign-up are:

SIGNAL PERSON:

  • Is the Lead Hand in the dock launch area
  • Will work with the crane operator and must know hand signals to work in conjunction with the crane operator
  • Oversees safety in the area. Hard hat required.

CRANE-TO-DOCK SETTERS:

  • Works attaching the lifting jaws to the docks ready for the crane to lift. Hard hat required.

LEAD DOCKS FROM CRANE-TO-DOCK:

  • Lead the lifted dock to the launch area. Hard hat required.

PREPARE DOCKS FOR TOWING:

  • Set line on the docks and hand off to tow boat. Hard hat and PFD required.

TOWBOAT DRIVER:

  • Operates the boat towing the docks to the designated area. PFD required.

TOWBOAT ASSIST:

  • Receive lines from the prep crew and hand the line to the member in the receiving area. PFD required.

DOCK ASSEMBLY LEAD HAND:

  • Is in charge of A or C dock area and oversees safety.

RECEIVING DOCK FROM TOW BOAT:

  • Receive the line from the tow boat and guide the dock to the dock assemblers. PFD required.

JOINING DOCKS:

  • Align docks, insert the rod and secure with a pin. PDF required; knee pads recommended.

SECURE DOCKS:

  • Hold the dock in place while it is being assembled.
  • Secure dock to wall or post. PDF is required when by the water.

COFFEE RUNNER:

  • Water the troops :)

If you're not able to volunteer but would like to contribute in some way, perhaps you would like to make a monetary donation of $5, $10 or more to help pay for coffee and treats for the volunteer crew that day.

eTransfer your donation to deposits@dalhousieyachtclub.com and be sure to reference Docks-In Crew Donation" in the message.

Looking forward to the new boating season and reconnecting with all my boating friends!

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