It’s Time to Start Signing up for CVO Hours!


Every year the Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby relies on the support of its volunteers to help us put on the best event possible. Perhaps what you didn’t know is that we pay our volunteers Community Volunteer Organization Hours – CVO Hours.

This is a great fundraising opportunity for our local groups and clubs. For the 2018 Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby Volunteers will be paid $15.00 per hour worked. We have many positions available but don’t wait too long, they will go fast! To ensure your organization is registered for CVO Hours for the 2018 Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby, please follow the steps below.

How to Sign Up

Getting set up as a Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby volunteer is quick and easy, just follow the steps below:

  1. Register your group/organization with us by calling Cyndie at 204-213-0063 or by filling out the email contact form to the right.
  2. Find volunteers who want to work on behalf of your group.
  3. Co-ordinate your shifts with the Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby, and
  4. Work your designated shifts!

CVO Positions

HOLE DRILLERS – Saturday, March 3, 6:30 am to 8:00 am
Drill holes on ice for the Derby
(26 People / 1.5 hours) 13 SPOTS LEFT

HALL SET UP – Saturday, March 3, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Set up tables & chairs, hang signage, put out prizes, etc.
(5 People / 2 hours) FULL

HALL CLEAN UP – Saturday, March 3, approximate time 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Tables cleared & cleaned, garbage collected & chairs stacked.
(9 people / 1 hour) FULL

MEASURING FISH – Saturday, March 3, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
If you don’t mind touching a fish, like the outdoors and enjoy a fun atmosphere then this very social task is for you!!  We will provide you with all the equipment you need as well as a quick indoor information session before the start of the event. Sign up in pairs or alone and we will match you with a partner.
(30 people / 4 hours) 3 SPOTS LEFT

MERCHANDISE SALES – Saturday, March 3, 6:30 am to 10:30 am on ice
Man the LDB Ice Merchandise table selling t-shirts, sweaters, toques and more.
(1-2 people / 9 hours)

OUTDOOR CLEAN UP – Saturday, March 3, 1:30 – 3:30
Assistance is required for the clean up of the ice surface & registration areas after the event is over.  Debris picked up and disposed of and garbage barrels to be brought onto the dock.  Markers & signage removed from the ice surface etc.
(6 people / 2 hours) FULL

REGISTRATION – Saturday, March 3, 6:30 am to 10:30 am on ice
Sell LDB Ice Fishing Derby Tickets and help answer general questions.
(8 people / 4 hours) FULL

SECURITY – Saturday, March 3, 6:30 am to 1:30 pm on ice, 1:15 pm to 3:30 pm in hall
Assistance is required for traffic flow, helping participants, ensuring Derby rules are being followed.
(8 people / various shifts) FULL

TICKET SELLERS for Cash Prize Draw – Saturday, March 3, 8:00 – 1:30 on ice, 1:15 – 2:45 in hall
Ticket selling is a fun and easy job, walk the ice selling our raffle tickets.
(12 people / various shifts) FULL



Register for CVO!

If you would like to register your group for CVO Hours, or if you would like more information about our CVO Hours program, please fill out the contact form below and our General Manager will contact you. You can also reach Cyndie at 204-213-0063.