Planning Team, IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

(Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S)

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Position ID: V-MID0657 Last Modified: 06 Oct 2021 Last Full Update: 06 Oct 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactMarguerite Glanfield, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County; Phone: 705-722-1066; Fax: 705-722-9392; Email:
Duties1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator, Fund Development Officer and Walk Planning Team to create a plan for the next IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. 
2. Select one of 14 areas of responsibility on which to focus your time and energy and plan. 
3. Implement plan in a timely manner. 
4. Attend regular planning meetings of the Planning Team to share progress and brainstorm solutions to challenges. 
5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events. 
6. Participate on Walk Day and evaluation of Walk Day.
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Benefits1. Opportunity to work with the other members of the Planning Team and the community to plan a successful event. 
2. Opportunity to get to know the community in a new way and to develop relationships within the community. 
3. Opportunity to encourage others - have lots of fun! 
4. Satisfaction of having contributed to the success of the Walk for Alzheimer's well-planned, effective event.
ClientsCommunity at Large
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Excellent verbal/communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Good Supervisory/delegation skills. A professional manner. Attention to detail. A 'people person'. Initiative. Comfortable approaching other community groups, businesses. Commitment to attend planning meetings. Flexible schedule which allows telephoning and completing some tasks through business hours. Committed to the mission of the Alzheimer Society. Enthusiastic about the annual Walk for Alzheimer's
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Planning begins in October and continues until the evaluation meeting following the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's which takes place at the end of May.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Interaction with the members of the Planning Team and community at large.
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesMeeting times vary according to the availability of the members of the Planning Team. 
Dates and times of meetings will be decided at first meetings of the whole Planning Team.
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Planning begins in October and continues until the evaluation meeting after the Walk for Alzheimer's which takes place at the end of May.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationMeetings will likely take place in Barrie.
Number of PositionsBarrie: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total. 
The Alzheimer Society is recruiting volunteers from all areas of Simcoe County to assist with the planning of this County-wide event. Meeting schedule and locations for meetings will be determined after the committee is convened.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Training on the job - There is a complete Position Description for all positions. Check website: for details. On-the-job-training under the direction of the Chair of the Planning Team and the Events Coordinator and Fund Development Officer of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County.
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Volunteers must be able to travel within their community to fulfill the responsibilities of their volunteer position.
CostThere is no cost to the volunteer.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 28 Sep 2021 and on or before 31 Oct 2021
End Date30 Jun 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Office Phone705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-5391
Address & Map
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County - Barrie Office
20 Anne St S, Unit 3
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4