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Walk for Alzheimer's - Mission Chair

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Walk for Alzheimer's - Mission Chair
Date Posted: Monday, January 11, 2016
Organization Name: Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County
Organization Contact: Lindsay Butcher
519-941-1221
lindsay.butcher@alzheimerdufferin.org
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: We are a caring community organization committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and caregivers who are or may become affected by Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
Type of Organization: Health-related Service
More Info Link: http://alzheimer.ca/dufferincounty
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Recruit teams among community contacts. Coordinate all mission activities for the day of the walk, including track signage, public service announcements and mission. Work with the local Publicity Chair to coordinate the delivery of presentations, newsletter articles, and other communications to local corporations, clubs,etc.
Sample Tasks: Attend WFA committee meetings and team captain meetings
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires:
Expired Sunday, October 23, 2016
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Hospital / Health / Medical
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Marketing / Communications / Public Relations
Skills / Experience: Communication skills, outreach/public education, organizational skills, confidence dealing with public
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