Barrie Kidney Walk Volunteer

(Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch)

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Position ID: V-MID0559 Last Modified: 05 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 17 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMegan Heeney, Volunteer Development Coordinator, The Kidney Foundation of Canada; Phone: 1-800-387-4474 ext 4979 * 905.278.3003; Email:
DutiesThe 2018 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 9, 2018 and requires event day volunteers to support the walk in the following areas: 
* registration 
* route marshals 
* parking 
* set-up/take-down 
* food and beverage 
* kid’s activities 
* photography
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BenefitsCommunity Involvement hours; recognition letters of service provided; free parking; light refreshments (variety of snacks and drinks) provided to event day volunteers
ClientsKidney patients, their families, renal practitioners and doctors
Ages13 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Registration ; Student Placement ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Friendly, enthusiastic, and enjoy working with others. Must be able to work as part of a team. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Previous experience as a special event volunteer is an asset.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Minimum Hours5 / Day
Dates and TimesSunday: Morning, Afternoon (8:00 am to 1:00 pm) 
Sunday September 9, 2018 (one-day event)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationSt. Vincent Park, Barrie (South end of St. Vincent Street between Blake Street and Kempenfelt Drive)
Number of PositionsBarrie: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Information packages will be distributed to all volunteers in advance of event day. Additional orientation and training will be provided by the volunteer lead for your area of responsibility on-site on event day.
TransportationNear public transit ; Volunteers must provide their own transportation to the event site however, bus route is close by.
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 09 Sep 2018
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Organization NameKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch