Volunteer Posting 1546

Event Day Volunteers - 2024 St. Paul Jayman BUILT MS Walk
MS Canada
Northern Alberta
Lagasse Park, St. Paul
specific event
closes in 44 days (Mon, 27 May)

The 2024 St. Paul Jayman BUILT MS Walk is taking place Sunday May 26th 10:00am at Lagasse Park in St. Paul.

 

The MS Walk is a community-driven event for people living with or affected by Multiple Sclerosis as well as those who want to support our vision of creating a world free of MS. Tens of thousands of Canadians come together in their communities every May to participate, fundraise and volunteer in MS Walk to help find the cause and cure for this disease. These events would not be possible without the support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers given their time.

 

There are various areas where volunteer help is needed to ensure that this event runs smoothly and participants have a great experience while they are walking to raise critical funds to support those effected by MS.

 

Event Set Up:
Unloading supplies and equipment
Helping set up tents, tables, chairs, banner & signs

 

Participant Check In Lead:
Oversee participant check-in area

 

Participant Check in:
Managing check in line ups and directing participants
Provide event info to participants and answer any questions
Making a donation ask to participants who have not yet donated

 

Checkpoint:
Help load/unload event vehicles with supplies
Set up and clean up checkpoint area
Greet and cheer on participants

 

Route Marshal:
Help set up directional signage along route  
Alert participants at heavy traffic areas, hazards or changes on the route 
If needed, alert traffic that participants are crossing intersections. Route marshal should not attempt to stop oncoming traffic 
Cheer on participants 

 

Food & Beverage:
Set up food, beverage and supplies, restocking and cleaning away litter
Help to clean up after event

 

Start/Finish Line Cheer Squad:
Cheer participants as they head out on the route and as they return 

Volunteer Check In:
When volunteers arrive, check off name on volunteer attendance list
Ensure volunteers have completed a volunteer information form
Direct volunteers to their designated area

 

Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for:
Energizing and Positive Attitude. A friendly face helps create a fun atmosphere!
Passion for supporting the MS Community and funding MS research
Self-motivated and reliable; able to fulfill duties on time
Previous experience managing people is considered an asset

 

Why 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

 

MS Canada is dedicated to encouraging a supportive and inclusive culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive.

Our aim is to ensure that all those interested in joining our team are given equal opportunity and that our organization is representative of all sections of society. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

 

We are committed to accommodating applicants’ needs throughout the selection process. Please contact should you need accommodation.

 

To learn more about MS Canada and the great work that we do, we encourage you to visit www.mscanada.ca.

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