Volunteers Needed for Parkinson SuperWalk in Vancouver!

Volunteers Needed for Parkinson SuperWalk in Vancouver!
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Parkinson Society British Columbia
  • Event Coordination
  • Event Helpers
One day or Less
  • Youth (ages 13-18)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Families (adults with children)
  • Seniors
  • Groups
  • 40 hour high school program
  • Physically Challenged
  • English as a Second Language
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
2019-06-062019-08-14

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

We need SuperWalk volunteers on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Vancouver’s SuperWalk will be taking place in Ceperley Playground at Stanley Park. Volunteers are needed for the following positions: 

  • Course Marshall: 8:30am – 11:30am
  • 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 Station Attendant: 8:00am – 12:30pm
  • T-Shirt Tent Attendant: 7:45am – 11:00am
  • Photo Tent Attendant: 8:15am – 12:00pm
  • 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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