Barrie Kidney Walk Volunteer

(Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch)

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Position ID: V-MID0559 Last Modified: 28 Aug 2019 Last Full Update: 28 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactChloe Tam, Fund Development Assistant, The Kidney Foundation of Canada; Phone: 1-800-387-4474 ext 4967 * 905.278.3003; Email:
DutiesThe 2019 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 8, 2019 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
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals
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 8, 2019 (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 08 Sep 2019 and on or before 08 Sep 2019
End Date08 Sep 2019
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Organization NameKidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch