Planning Team, Walk for Alzheimer's

(Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office)

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Position ID: V-ALL0073 Last Modified: 16 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 08 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMarguerite Glanfield Glanfield, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County; Phone: 705-722-1066 * 1-800-265-5391; Fax: 705-722-9392; Email: mglanfield@alzheimersociety.ca
Duties1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator and Walk Planning Team to create a plan for the next Walk for Alzheimer's. 
2. Select one of 14 areas of responsibility on which to focus your time and energy and plan. 
3. Implement plan in a timely manner. 
4. Attend regular planning meetings of the Planning Team to share progress and brainstorm solutions to challenges. 
5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events. 
6. Participate on Walk Day and evaluation of Walk.
More Info Linkwww.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Benefits1. Opportunity to work with the other members of the Planning Team and the community to plan a successful event. 
2. Opportunity to get to know the community in a new way and to develop relationships within the community. 
3. Opportunity to encourage others - have lots of fun! 
4. Satisfaction of having contributed to the success of the Walk for Alzheimer's well-planned, effective event.
ClientsCommunity at large
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Finance / Cash Handling
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Excellent verbal/communication skills, excellent organizational skills, good supervisory & delegation skills, a professional manner, attention to detail, a 'people person', initiative, comfortable approaching other community groups, businesses,Commitment to attend planning meetings, flexible schedule which allows telephoning and completing some tasks through business hours. Committed to the mission of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County. Enthusiastic about the annual Walk for Alzheimer's.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Long Term planning - Planning begins in January and continues until the evaluation meeting following the Walk for Alzheimer's
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Interaction with the members of the Planning Team and the community at large.
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesMeeting times vary according to the availability of the members of the Planning Team.
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter ; The Walk for Alzheimer's takes place in May. Planning begins in January and continues until the evaluation meeting after the Walk for Alzheimer's.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationMeetings likely to take place in Barrie.
Number of PositionsAlliston: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Volunteers for the Planning Team can come from any of the communities in Simcoe County.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-the-job. There is a complete Position Description for all positions on the Planning Team. Check website: www.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty for details. On-the-job training under the direction of the Chair of the Planning team and the Events Coordinator of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County.
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Volunteer must be able to travel within their community while fulfilling the responsibilities of their volunteer position.
CostThere is no cost to the volunteer.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Office Phone705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-5391
Fax705-722-9392
E-MailSimcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
Websitewww.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Address & Map
20 Anne St S, Unit 3
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4