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2018 Walk for Dementia : Water & Cheering Station Support

Organization: Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Mar 5, 2018



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.


Stephanie Smith, Manager of Community Engagement


Ext: 3105


Volunteer Opportunity Address
1742-1750 Russell Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1G 5Z6
(Walk @ Tunney's Pasture- May 13th 2017)


Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Networking, build new relationships, team building & leadership, and most of all.... an opportunity to have FUN!!

How will the organization benefit?
The Walk for Dementia expects over 1,000 walkers to help raise $300,000 in 2018. Proceeds of the event are used to provide support, education and resources for people in Ottawa and Renfrew County who are living with dementia and their caregivers.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

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