Tag Days Volunteer

(Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office)

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Position ID: V-MID0199 Last Modified: 02 May 2017 Last Full Update: 02 May 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactMarguerite Glanfield, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County; Phone: 705-722-1066 ext 230; Fax: 705-722-9392; Email: mglanfield@alzheimersociety.ca
DutiesTo accept donations from the public at an assigned location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. 
Report to an appointed location to receive Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter. Tag at the selected location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. Return the Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter to the appointed location. Volunteers must wear the Identity Badge supplied by the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County while tagging. The Badge must be returned with the coin box at the end of the shift.
BenefitsInteraction with the public. Satisfaction of being a "front-line" contributor to the fundraising program of the Society. This is an annual event. Only 2 hours of the volunteer's time is required.
ClientsAll funds raised in Tag Days stay within Simcoe County to assist with the mission of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County which is "In collaboration with persons affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and care partners, we will provide the highest quality support, education and advocacy."
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestFundraising / Canvassing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Individuals who volunteer for this position must have the following: Be trustworthy, reliable, outgoing, have a sense of humour. Able to stand for 2 hours. Understands and can apply the principles of Customer Service, knowledge of the Mission and Programs and Services of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, diplomacy, good interpersonal and communication skills. Volunteers must be suitably attired.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; One-on-one with the general public. Can be a very interesting experience as individuals engage the volunteer in discussion.
Dates and TimesFriday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tag Day weekends: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Friday and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday. Each volunteer shift is 2 hours in length.
SeasonsSpring - June - (Alcona, Stroud, Angus, Collingwood, Stayner, Wasaga Beach, Midland, Orillia) ; Fall - September - (Barrie)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationVarious approved locations within Simcoe County (see Seasons for communities)
Number of PositionsBarrie: 60 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 20 individual(s) ; Midland: 20 individual(s) ; Orillia: 20 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 20 individual(s) 
140 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; New Volunteers are required to attend an Orientation Session which is held in their community prior to Tag Days.
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Volunteers must be able to pick up and return their Tag Trays. They must be able to get to and from their tagging location.
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
Address & Map
20 Anne St S, Unit 3
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4