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Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

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Stephanie Smith
Manager of Community Engagement
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

Summary

In collaboration with the Walk for Dementia Committee, and reporting to the Logistics Coordinator, the Food and Beverage support are responsible for securing, arranging and liaising with refreshment suppliers and supporting logistics surrounding the offering of coffee and snacks for the Walk for Dementia participants on event day.


Responsibilities and Duties

• Attend scheduled committee meetings.
• Ensure that all refreshments to be served are pre-packaged and do not require preparation or refrigeration.
• Arrange for refreshments to be delivered.
• Oversee delivery of refreshments and set up of refreshment station(s) on the day of the event.
• Oversee refreshment volunteers.
• Make sure that refreshment donors are appropriately recognized at the event.
• Arrange for all refreshment stations to be cleaned up after the event.


Requirements, Qualifications and Skills

• Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Organized and detail-oriented.
• Strong computer/email skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs.

Location: 1742-1750 Russell Rd
Ottawa, ON

Walk Location: Tunney's Pasture
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
Summary

In collaboration with the Walk Committee, Reporting to the Logistics Coordinator, the Site Set up and Tear Down Coordinators are responsible to lead a team of volunteers who will assist in setting up and tearing down the event site on the Friday evening before the event and at the conclusion of the walk.


Responsibilities and Duties:

• Attend Committee meetings as required
• Supervise and assist the setting up and tearing down of the event site
• Oversee the coordination of supplies returned to the office or specified location
• Follow the Set up and Tear Down Plan created by the Logistics Coordinator


Requirements, Qualifications and Skills

• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Organized and detail-oriented

Location: 1742-1750 Russell Rd
Ottawa, ON

Walk Location: Tunney's Pasture
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
Summary

In collaboration with and reporting to the designated Dementia Society staff member, the Water/Cheering Station Coordinators are responsible to supervise the volunteers who are handing out water to walk participants along the route and to encourage volunteers to cheer them on.


Responsibilities and Duties

• Oversee the water/cheering stations and assist volunteers where needed.
• Ensure there is enough water supply at all times.
• Ensure attendants are cheering on participants as they pass by.


Requirements, Qualifications and Skills

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Organized and detail-oriented.

Location: 1742-1750 Russell Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1G 5Z6
(Walk @ Tunney's Pasture- May 13th 2017)
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
Summary

In collaboration with the Walk Committee, the Route Marshal Coordinator is responsible for setting up and managing the Walk route, and route marshals. This position reports to the Logistics Coordinator, and will take an active role on the Walk for Dementia Planning Committee
Time Commitment: Current Date – May 31st 2018, 3-5 hours per week. Must be able available on event day.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Attend monthly Planning Committee meetings; Meetings are by-weekly in month before Walk
• Develop an in depth understanding of the Walk route by studying maps and attending a site walk
• Working with the Logistics Coordinator, determine signage and plan for route marshals
• Orient, train and supervise route marshals
• Oversee the water/cheering stations and assist volunteers where needed
• With volunteer marshals, set up route prior to event and tear down/clean up after
Location: 1742-1750 Russell Road
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018