Mandarin MS Walk Simcoe County and Muskoka Volunteers

(MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter)

Position ID: V-MID0155 Last Modified: 27 Jun 2019 Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactLaura Downing, Development Coordinator, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter; Phone: (Business) 705-733-0488; Email:
DutiesThe Simcoe Muskoka Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to assist with the annual Mandarin MS Walk that is held in Midland, Barrie, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) & Collingwood each year the first Sunday in May.  
This event requires volunteers for one day only, to set up and then take down tables, distribute refreshments,food prep and serving, man pit stops and register walkers.
More Info
BenefitsVolunteers will be provided with meals and refreshments during the events. High school students will have their volunteer hours approved to help meet their volunteer community involvement hours.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Groups ; Individuals
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Health Care ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Office Administration ; Recreation & Sports ; Security / Parking / Traffic
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Leadership ; Volunteer should be engaging and enthusiastic and enjoy assisting people.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Minimum Hours3
Dates and TimesSaturday: Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsSpring - May of each year for Walk
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Building and route are accessible, some volunteer positions require heavy lifting, etc. Please see website for shift details.
LocationAlliston, Barrie, Midland, Orillia
Number of PositionsAlliston: 10 individual(s) ; Barrie: 20 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 10 individual(s) ; Midland: 20 individual(s) ; Orillia: 20 individual(s) 
80 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationVolunteer will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the event location.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceNot Available
End Date06 May 2020
Agency Details
Organization NameMS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Office Phone705-733-0488
Address & Map
No physical office location
Barrie, ON
Mailing Addressc/o MS Society of Canada, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter 
PO Box 22072 
Big Bay Point Rd 
Barrie, ON L4N 0Z5