Parkinson Society British Columbia (Parkinson SuperWalk Volunteers Needed (Vancouver & Surrey)!)

Organization Name: Parkinson Society British Columbia
Opportunity Title: Parkinson SuperWalk Volunteers Needed (Vancouver & Surrey)!
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: September 9, 2018
End Date: September 9, 2018

Email: mprime@parkinson.bc.ca
Website: http://parkinson.bc.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

PARKINSON SOCIETY BRITISH COLUMBIA

Parkinson Society British Columbia provides vital support to the Parkinson’s community through educational programs, advocacy, public awareness and community outreach. The Society receives no government funding and relies entirely on the generosity of individual donors, members, corporations, foundations and the dedicated efforts of volunteers.

 

PARKINSON SUPERWALK

Parkinson SuperWalk is the single most important provincial and national awareness and fundraising event for Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC). This event raises money for research and support services through individual pledges and corporate sponsorships. Proceeds from SuperWalk will benefit approximately 13,000 individuals and their families who live with Parkinson’s in BC.  

Volunteer Positions – Vancouver & Surrey

We need SuperWalk volunteers for Vancouver and Surrey, both taking place on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Vancouver’s SuperWalk will be taking place in Ceperley Playground at Stanley Park, and Surrey’s will be in Bear Creek Park.

Volunteers are needed for all positions at both locations.

  • Registration (Individual & Team): 7:45am – 10:30am
  • Greeter: 7:45am – 10:45am
  • Greeter – Registration Control: 7:45am – 10:45am
  • Parking Attendant: 7:00am – 10:00am
  • Volunteer Tent Attendant: 7:00am – 11:00am
  • Food/Coffee/Popcorn Station Attendant: 8:00am – 12:30pm
  • T-Shirt Tent Attendant: 7:45am – 11:00am
  • Photo Tent Attendant: 8:15am – 12:00pm (Vancouver Only)
  • Form and Information Table Attendant: 8:15am – 12:00pm
  • Raffle Table Attendant/Other Duties: 8:30am – 11:30am

Qualifications
Outgoing personality with good interpersonal skills and the ability to commit for the morning.

Please note, for Registration Volunteers, there is a short training session from 6pm – 7:30pm at the Parkinson Society BC office on West Pender St, Downtown Vancouver on both August 28 & 29 (volunteers need only attend one session), including a delicious pizza dinner! However, if you cannot attend an in-person session, a recorded webinar will be sent to you via email.

Benefits & Recognition
Volunteers will receive a SuperWalk volunteer t-shirt and participate in a fun event for a great cause. Confirmation letters for volunteer hours worked will also be available upon request.

Number of Volunteers Required: 60

Time commitment: 4 hours total

For this position, we encourage applications from:

  • Families
  • Youth (under 16)
  • Groups
  • English as a second language (ESL)

Interested? Contact us!

If you would like to volunteer, please visit this page or contact:

 Mirela Prime

Resource Development & Volunteer Coordinator

mprime@parkinson.bc.ca

(604) 662-3240

#600-890 W. Pender St.

Vancouver, BC V6C 1J9

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