We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic volunteers for the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Swift Current!

For the first time in the 33-year history of the event, the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge – an international showcase of the best young hockey talent in the world – will be co-hosted in a pair of Prairie provinces. Medicine Hat, Alta., and Swift Current, Sask., will welcome the event from Nov. 2-9, 2019, and this is your opportunity to participate!

The event offers something for everyone, with volunteer opportunities in areas such as:

  • Fan Experience
  • Hospitality
  • Off-Ice Officiating
  • Access Control
  • Team Services
  • Media Services
  • Transportation

Click here to fill out a volunteer application today!

If you have questions about volunteering for this event, please contact Chris Keleher at 306.770.2503 or c.keleher@swiftcurrent.ca.


Additionally, Safe Places – Youth Certified is happy to be able to provide the opportunity for WU17 volunteers to become Youth Certified, free of charge.

Our program aims to educate and raise awareness around the areas of Bullying, Abuse, Harassment and Discrimination while ensuring that adults working with youth have appropriate background checks.

We want to ensure that all youth, whether visiting from out of town or as part of our community have a positive experience in Swift Current.

Becoming Safe Places – Youth Certified

Please review the steps outlined below to complete the Respect in Sport Training and to become Youth Certified. Successful Completion of this process will give you a Safe Places ‘Youth Certified’ card valid for 3 years.

If you require assistance at any point throughout this process, contact Safe Places Manager Kelly Schafer, by email k.schafer@swiftcurrent.ca or call 306.778.1677.

For more information on the initiative please visit our main page.

If you are a resident of Swift Currentclick here for instructions to become Safe Places – Youth Certified.

If you are a non-resident of Swift Currentclick here for instructions to become Safe Places – Youth Certified.

Click here to access the fillable Safe Places Application Form.