Walk Coordinator

(ALS Canada)

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Position ID: V-NLD0335 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 08 Oct 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactKelly, Manager, Volunteers, ALS Canada; Phone: 905-248-2052 ext 209 * 1-800-267-4257; Fax: 905-248-4019; Email: ke@als.ca
Duties•Select and secure a Walk site (with input from ALS Canada) and register the Walk with ALS Canada 
•Apply for a permit at the Parks and Recreation Department of the particular municipality and complete the necessary paperwork 
•Arrange for a certificate of insurance from ALS Canada 
•Read the training manual and other information provided by ALS Canada and attend the fall training conference 
•Obtain local sponsorships 
•Establish a place for committee meetings to be held 
•Recruit volunteer leaders who will assist in organizing the Walk and sit on the Walk committee, and be prepared to fulfill all tasks if unable to recruit committee members 
•Provide the relevant sections and position descriptions in the Walk manual to the committee to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities (including logistics, food, volunteers, entertainment, kid’s area, sponsorship, registration, etc.) 
•Attend and chair Walk meetings and distribute meeting minutes 
•Ensure committee members are accomplishing tasks according to timelines 
•Provide all information regarding the Walk to ALS Canada for updates to the walkforals.ca web site by required dates  
•Oversee all aspects of the Walk on the day of the event 
•Work within the budget for the Walk established by ALS Canada 
•Ensure local expenses are paid and all funds and pledge sheets are forwarded to ALS Canada post‐event 
•Prepare a Walk Profile report following the walk and submit to ALS Canada 
Benefits•Meet people and make important networking contacts 
•Gain work experience 
ClientsALS families
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Office Administration
Skills/Experience•Confident individual  
•Experience organizing events  
•Excellent organizational and leadership skills – detail oriented  
•Proficient in word processing and spreadsheets  
•Interest in working with and helping people and families living with ALS  
•Enthusiastic, patient, outgoing, compassionate, mature and responsible  
•Available for the time commitment that is needed  
•Excellent communication skills
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening (Times and dates for monthly meetings are flexible)
Number of PositionsCobourg: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 02 Oct 2013
End Date02 Oct 2014
Agency Details
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Organization NameALS Canada
Office Phone416-497-2267
Toll Free Phone1-800-267-4257
Address & Map
Hastings County, ON
Mailing Address393 University Ave 
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6