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Parkinson Canada (Parkinson Canada Volunteer Opportunity Pedaling for Parkinson’s Maritimes Ride)

Organization Name: Parkinson Canada
Opportunity Title: Parkinson Canada Volunteer Opportunity Pedaling for Parkinson’s Maritimes Ride
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: September 23, 2023
End Date: September 24, 2023

Email: jerlynn.rycroft@parkinson.ca
Website: https://parkinsoncanada.volunteerhub.com/vv2/event/18c95d13-6a19-47da-b57d-4e92fa817f8c
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

The Event Founded by Canadians for Canadians, Pedaling for Parkinson’s invites cyclists to ride towards progress by funding research and raising awareness for Parkinson Canada. We are looking for people interested in making a difference to volunteer for our Pedaling for Parkinson’s Maritime ride in Summerside PEI. The Volunteers Your Contribution, your enthusiasm, and love for helping others makes you an ideal Pedaling for Parkinson’s volunteer. You are the type of person who would enjoy helping event participants and other volunteers excel at their tasks. There are many exciting roles to choose from the day of the event: Set up & Registration Food prep, Rest stops and route marshals, Dinner coordinator. Anything else that may come up. What is Needed to Succeed in this Role: Enjoys working as part of a team Positive and enthusiastic attitude. Able and comfortable to spend time outdoors (some roles) Possess an interest in working with Parkinson Canada and with Canadians living with Parkinson’s and their families.. The Opportunity As a volunteer for the Maritime Pedaling for Parkinson’s event, you will have the opportunity to develop new skills outside of regular employment. You will work with an excellent group of people and be able to network with others in a related field. Most importantly you will make an impact in the lives of those living with Parkinson’s. The event takes place September 23rd & 24th 2023. The window of volunteer time during those days is 7:30 am-7:00pm. Depending on your role you could be needed at various times throughout that time frame or days leading up to the event. How to Apply: Apply using the link in the post, email us at pedaling@parkinson.ca, or give us a call at 800-565-3000 and ask for Pedaling! Accommodations We provide accessible employment and volunteer engagement practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applications from persons with disabilities are welcomed and encouraged. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For questions or accommodation requests, please contact the Volunteer Engagement Manager, Graham Marshall-Coultas at 1-800-565-3000, ext. 3319 or graham.marshall-coultas@parkinson.ca.




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