Walk Coordinator and Walk Day Volunteers (Mutliple positions available) – PARKINSON SUPERWALK BARRIE, ON

(Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter)

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Position ID: V-BAR0014 Last Modified: 10 May 2018 Last Full Update: 08 May 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactAnne McNamara, Community Development, Parkinson Canada; Phone: 1-800-565-3000 ext 3326; Email: anne.mcnamara@parkinson.ca
DutiesParkinson Canada is looking for a Walk Coordinator to oversee the coordination and execution of Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie.  
Responsibilities:  
• Promote Parkinson SuperWalk within your community through available channels and liaise with appropriate government officials to invite them to walk day.  
• Work with volunteer committee to assist in planning, promotion and day-of execution. 
• Attend committee meetings and work with committee volunteers ensure appropriate orientation of day-of volunteer coverage. 
• Track and report on volunteer hours.  
• Approach local businesses and organizations for sponsorship dollars and/or prize donations.  
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: venue, entertainment, food and drink, guest speakers, supplies, etc.).  
• Collect and report on the funds that were raised.  
• Ensure necessary inventory is ordered from Parkinson Canada.  
• Attend monthly (March to June) and bi weekly (July to September) conference calls with all Community Walk Coordinators. Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on September 8th, 2018 at Heritage Park.
More Info Linkwww.parkinson.ca
BenefitsMeet new people, work as a team and spread the awareness of Parkinson’s disease. Our Walk Coordinators and Volunteer Committee positions are available to all ages and include flexible time commitments, mentorship for new members, education and training, and excellent leadership experience. 
 
If you like an opportunity to be a part of something from the beginning to the end that supports a great cause this is the position for you.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Finance / Cash Handling ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Guide / Greeter ; Reception Support ; Registration ; Volunteer Coordination
Skills/ExperienceLeadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (Sat Sep 8, 2018 Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie) 
 
Walk Coordinator is expected to attend monthly (March to June) and bi weekly (July to September) conference calls with all Community Walk Coordinators. All SuperWalk volunteer are expected to be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on September 8th, 2018 at Heritage Park.
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationBarrie
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required - would be necessary for walk coordinator to have a vehicle on walk day
Application Deadline30 May 2018
Costfree
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 07 May 2018
End Date10 Sep 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameParkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Toll Free Phone1-800-565-3000
Fax1-844-440-8963
E-Mailinfo@parkinson.ca
Websitewww.parkinson.ca
Address & Map
Meeting Location - Roberta Place Retirement Lodge
489 Essa Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 9E4
 
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Mailing Address4211 Yonge St, Suite 316 
Toronto, ON M2P 2A9