Parkinson Society British Columbia (Parkinson SuperWalk Volunteers Needed)

Organization Name: Parkinson Society British Columbia
Opportunity Title: Parkinson SuperWalk Volunteers Needed
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: One Day / Special Event
Start Date: June 28, 2022
End Date: August 26, 2022

Email: events@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
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Parkinson SuperWalk is the single most important awareness and fundraising event for Parkinson Society BC and its national partner, Parkinson Canada. Since 1990, SuperWalk has provided a platform for increasing awareness of the needs of those affected by Parkinson’s disease. Funds raised support PSBC’s programs, support services, advocacy efforts, and contributions to research.

 

Volunteer Positions – Vancouver

We need SuperWalk volunteers on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Vancouver’s SuperWalk will be taking place in Ceperley Playground at Stanley Park. Volunteers are needed for the following positions:

  • Banking Table Supervisor: 7:45 am – 12:45 pm
  • Banking Table: 7:45 am – 12:45 pm
  • Course Marshall: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Face Painter: 8:15 am – 12:30 pm
  • Food Table: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Form Table: 8:15 am – 12:15 pm
  • Greeter (End of the Line – Individual Registration): 7:45 am – 10:45 am
  • Greeter (End of the Line – Team Registration): 7:45 am – 10:45 am
  • Greeter (Exit): 7:45 am – 10:45 am
  • Greeter (Front of the Line Registration Control): 7:45 am – 10:45 am
  • Greeter (General): 7:45 am – 10:45 am
  • Memory & Honor Wall: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Parking Attendant: 7:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Photo Assistant: 8:15 am – 12:15 pm
  • Raffle Prize Table: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Registration Attendant: 7:45 am – 12:45 pm
  • Timer Table: 8:15 am – 12:15 pm
  • Volunteer Table: 7:00 am – 11:00 am

 

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

Please note that all Registration volunteers must attend a virtual training session on August 30 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The session link will be sent to volunteers via email.

Benefits & Recognition

 Volunteers will get the opportunity to develop a variety of skills by participating in a large-scale event. Confirmation letters for volunteer hours worked will also be available upon request.

 

Number of Volunteers Required: 60

 Time Commitment: 3-5 hours total (depending on the position)

 

For this position, we encourage application 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:

Special Events Team

events@parkinson.bc.ca

(604) 662-3240

600-890 W Pender Street

Vancouver, BC V6C 1J9

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