2024 Regina Walk Committee – Volunteer Coordinator

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Date Posted November 27, 2023
Expiry Date of Posting Ongoing
Organization Name MS Society of Canada: Programs and Services
Contact Name Brittany Pretty
Mailing Address 250 Dundas Street West, Suite 500
City Toronto
Postal Code M5T 2Z5
Phone Number 1800-268-7582
Fax Number
Email Address volunteer@mssociety.ca
Web Site https://mssociety.ca/get-involved/volunteer
Position Title 2024 Regina Walk Committee – Volunteer Coordinator
Job Description

The Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with the team at MS Canada to ensure we have support from a fantastic group of Day of Event Volunteers. You will have the opportunity to connect with your local community to recruit enough volunteers to fill various volunteer roles and instruct them on event day.

Identify the volunteer positions needed, as well as the required number of volunteers required to successfully execute the local Walk plan

Recruit Event Day Volunteers with the support of the MS Canada Volunteer Experience team to ensure there are enough volunteers to support the event

Assign volunteers to various volunteer roles based on their interests and strengths

Clearly communicate to each volunteer their role, responsibilities, start/end times before the event weekend

Ensure that all volunteers check in, then report to their lead for instruction and support

Recognize volunteers for their contributions on the day and post-event

Be agile on event day, track volunteer’s activities during the event and reposition volunteers as needed to provide the best coverage

Champion the Walk in your community by promoting the event and helping to recruit participants and day-of-event volunteers

Skills Required Energized and positive attitude. A friendly face helps create a fun atmosphere! Strong leadership, communication, organizational and customer service skills Passion for supporting the MS Community and funding MS research Basic computer proficiency including email, internet searches, Word, Excel Self-motivated and reliable; able to fulfill duties on time Must be comfortable making decisions and problem solving with limited supervision. Previous experience managing people is considered an asset
Benefits to Volunteer Gain valuable experience and skills by supporting the organization of a well-recognized signature event while working with experienced organizing team members and comprehensive resources Contribute your time to an important cause and see your impact on the organization Obtain a reference letter Build a strong network and connect with the MS community
Days/Times Evenings
Suitable For Adults (18 and over)
Work With Adults (18 and over)
Position Duration Ongoing (more than 3 months)
Specific Dates January 1, 2024 - June 30, 2024
Application Deadline Ongoing
Application Procedure Email

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