Community in Motion

(Arthritis Society, Owen Sound - Grey & Bruce Region)

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Position ID: V-CWD0350 Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 Last Full Update: 31 Jan 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactRobin McLean, Manager, Community Development, The Arthritis Society; Phone: 519-743-2028 ext 1104; Email:
DutiesA Community in Motion is a local community event run by volunteers. These locations aim to raise $1000 or more! We are looking for Committee Chairs that can bring an event to life through strategy, leadership, logistics and day of coordination, all with the support of materials and tools made available to you by The Society.  
You don’t have to do it all alone - recruit some friends or neighbours to help!  
Here are some types of additional committee member positions that will assist in leading your event to ultimate success:  
 Logistics Coordinator  
 Marketing & Communications Coordinator  
 Volunteer Coordinator  
 Fundraising & Sponsorship Coordinator
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BenefitsBy delivering a Community in Motion you will have the opportunity to:  
 Give back to the community and impact those living with arthritis  
 Promote arthritis awareness and empower others  
 Enhance and learn new skills  
 Support the organization’s mission as an integral member of The Arthritis Society
ClientsMany of the 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesCommittee member roles are volunteer opportunities with independence and responsibility. A volunteer can estimate a time commitment of approximately 3 to 5 hours per week; with hours increasing leading up to the event.
SeasonsSpring ; Summer
AccessibilityVarious Locations
LocationOwen Sound - no office provided
Number of PositionsGrey County ; Owen Sound 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
TransportationCandidate must be able to work from home, or public communal space.
Application Deadline31 Mar 2017
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 27 Jan 2017
End Date30 Jun 2017
Agency Details
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Organization NameArthritis Society, Owen Sound - Grey & Bruce Region
Toll Free Phone1-800-321-1433 ext 1701 * Arthritis Information Line 1-800-321-1433
Address & Map
1415 1st Ave W, Suite 3003
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K8
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