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CN Cycle for CHEO - Route Assistant

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Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 325

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Mar 15, 2018

Description

Date: Sunday, May 6

Time: Plan to arrive by 6:30 a.m. and check-in at the Volunteer Registration Area – follow the signs. Your shift is 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Duties: Assemble and place barricades and pylons along the route. Responsible for traffic control by directing cyclists, in-line skaters and walkers, informing motorists of road closures, and taking down pylons and barricades following the event. Route Assistants work in pairs. You will be given a safety vest and must return it before leaving.

Prior to Departure: Please sign in at the Volunteer Registration Area. Line up at your bus number in the hall, outside of the cafeteria and be ready to depart at the determined load time/departure time. Your bus supervisor will provide your zone number and details on procedures as you are transported to your assigned barricade. If you have a cell phone, please bring it to facilitate easy communication with your Route Captain. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR POST UNLESS THE ROUTE CAPTAIN GIVES PERMISSION.

As a volunteer, you’ll receive:

Breakfast snack
A snack bag to take with you and BBQ lunch when you return
A short-sleeved CN Cycle for CHEO volunteer t-shirt
Entry into the volunteer prize draw
Transportation to and from your barricade
Must be at Least 16 Years of Age.

Please register at: https://cncycle.ca/volunteer/

Contact

Kelly MacNaull

613-738-4843

kmacnaull@cheofoundation.com

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place Ottawa

Details

Good for people interested in: Sports; Special events and festivals

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; LGBTTQ; Men; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
If you are a student, this is an excellent opportunity to earn 6 community hours!

As a volunteer, you’ll receive:
- Breakfast snack
- A snack bag to take with you and BBQ lunch when you return
- A short-sleeved CN Cycle for CHEO volunteer t-shirt
- Entry into the volunteer prize draw
- Transportation to and from your barricade

How will the organization benefit?
CN Cycle for CHEO is the hospital's largest pediatric cancer fundraising event. We rely on the help of our many dedicated volunteers to makes this event a success!

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

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