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Team Diabetes WaterStation - May 28

Organization: Diabetes Canada

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 90

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: May 20, 2017


Join our AMAZING Water Station Team, supporting Team Diabetes (www.teamdiabetes.ca) at the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, May 27 & 28, 2017!

On Sunday, May 28th over 20,000 runners depend on Nuun electrolytes, water, gels, sponges and your encouragement to make it through the half and full marathon events.

Our Water Station team will greet the runners and walkers and will help hydrate and motivate with lots of encouragement and cheers as they go by.


Melanie Mayer



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Colonel By, near Main Street


Good for people interested in: Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening); Event planning & participation; Sports; Special events & festivals

You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a GREAT experience to help you become a team player and learn effective communication skill! It's a great opportunity to volunteer as a group with friends or family! You'll get to be in the heart of the action.

Sunday is THE busiest day and we're THE last waterstation - it's BUSY and EXCITING. A great way to spend a Sunday!

How will the organization benefit?
We have our very own Team Diabetes participants walking/running this race and we want to encourage them (and all other participants)! Team Diabetes is an important fundraising activity for Diabetes Canada and we are proud to help encourage them along their route to the finish line!

Other notes:

* Hats, t-shirts and snacks will be available for our volunteers.
* Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
* Training on how to set-up the water station and serve the water will be done on the day of the event!

Please send us an email and let us know if you’re interested and if you would like to volunteer on Saturday, Sunday or (better yet!) BOTH!

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Groups

Suitable for community service hours: Yes