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Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

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Danielle Mulvihill
Director of Administration
Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

1750 Russell RD, Suite 1742
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1G 5Z6

TEL: 613-523-4004 x3105
FAX: 613-523-8522

E-mail: info@dsorc.org
Web: www.dementiahelp.ca

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Seniors

The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County provides support, information and education to individuals and families coping with dementia.

www.dementiahelp.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

- Provide guidance at entrance points
- Manage drop-off area
- Direct motorists to parking area
- Answer questions
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Put barricades in place
- Monitor barricade at all times
- Answer questions
- Re-open roads when event is over
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Greet and direct participants to check-in etc.
- Help with participant inquiries
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Set up tent for activities
- Provide direction for games
- Monitor popcorn/candy cotton machines
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Set-up/tear-down directional pylons
- Direct participants along route
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Ensure site is safe
- Monitor rest areas & ensure stations are clean
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Check-in volunteers and direct to area/supervisor
- Hand out T-shirts, radios, vests, etc.
- Set up volunteer refreshments
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Set up and manage water station
- Cheer on participants in creative ways
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Assist in unloading supplies
- Set up tables, chairs, traffic barricades, equipment
- Hang banners and decorations
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Direct participants to parking locations
- Provide location information for registration/check-in areas
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Take photos of performers (band, bagpipes, etc)
- Take photos of participants with a focus on teams (look for the fun!)
- Take photos of exhibitors for social media use
- Take photos at Memory Tribute, of people and the daisy
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Invite people to speak on video in the social media tent (with appropriate permissions) and ask them prepared questions
- Encourage people and teams to post social media messages that get displayed
- Collect names and phone numbers

Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Assist in unloading supplies
- Set up tables, chairs, traffic barricades, equipment
- Hang banners and decorations
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Evening of Friday May 10th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
A vounteer position is open for registration/administrative assistance for our Dementia Basics educational series, taking place Wednesday afternoons through April and May 2019.
Location: 1750 Russell Road
Ottawa ON K1G 5Z6
Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Working with a staff supervisor, the Communications Lead will:

- Boost social media posts and other walk-related media
- Encourage businesses to display walk posters in their windows
- Help recruit volunteers for the day of the walk
- Help recruit participants to register for the walk
- Help recruiting exhibitors and sponsors
- Help boosting the profile of existing exhibitors and sponsors
-Help manage communications volunteers on the day of the Walk for Dementia
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Working with a staff supervisor, the Participant Recruitment Lead will:

-Call participants who raised $1000+ at last year’s Walk for Dementia and encourage them to participate again this year
-Visit businesses in key neighbourhoods to encourage them to form a team and to ask them to hang up a Walk for Dementia poster in their shop.
-Visit or call retirement homes to encourage the formation of a Walk for Dementia team and promote the Corporate Team Challenge.
-Support team captains by providing brochures and guiding them through the online registration process.
-Reach out to personal business network (if applicable) to promote participation in the Walk for Dementia
-Assist with registration tent at the Walk for Dementia
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: Mar 29, 2019