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Diabetes Canada (Event Volunteer – John Bowles Memorial Golf Tournament)

Organization Name: Diabetes Canada
Opportunity Title: Event Volunteer – John Bowles Memorial Golf Tournament
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: One Day / Special Event
Start Date: July 27, 2021
End Date: August 18, 2021

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

With golf season already in “full swing” we are excited to announce the 5th annual John Bowles Memorial Golf Tournament Presented by Hecla Mining Company in support of Diabetes Canada! Funds raised will help programs, services, research, advocacy initiatives, and overall – lead the fight against diabetes.

How can you help?! We have a couple of roles and shifts to fill! This will be an excellent opportunity for energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to provide their support to the community while working collaboratively with the local Community Engagement team! Join the movement to End Diabetes!

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Location: University Golf Club, 5185 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1X5

Volunteer Roles: On the Greens Passport Seller and Hole Activity Steward

Shifts: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and 2:00 – 7:00 pm

Onsite COVID Safety
Throughout the day, golf teams will be registering and teeing off at set 10 minute intervals. to keep golfers, Diabetes Canada volunteers/staff, and golf course onsite staff safe. We will be following public health’s COVID safe protocols; however over an abundance of caution, all volunteers and staff will be required to wear face masks at all times around the Diabetes Canada check-in/registration area, inside the University Golf Clubhouse, and when golfers are partaking of the hole activity. We will provide a supply onsite of face masks, hand sanitizers and antibacterial wipes. The hole monitoring volunteer role will be low activity, not strenuous, and will allow time in between golf teams to read, catch-up on email correspondence, etc. Volunteers should be prepared to have on-hand their sun hat, sunscreen, water container & snacks.


-Play an integral role by engaging communities in the mission, vision, and values of Diabetes Canada
-Have a positive impact on the quality enhancement of life for people affected by Diabetes
-Attend the John Bowles Golf Tournament, strengthen community relationships, and Have fun!
-Enhance your teamwork and organizational skills
-Receive a Diabetes Canada t-shirt as a thank you for your volunteer support


-Good interpersonal and communication skills
-Engaging and outgoing personality to support working with a wide variety of people
-Represent the organization in a professional manner
-Positive, caring, and respectful approach with others

Training & Support:

Volunteer Handbook and onsite training

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