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Alive to Strive Volunteer Opportunities April 29th, 2018

Organization: The Kidney Foundation of Canada

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 30

Location: Ottawa - South

Deadline: Apr 27, 2018

Description

The Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project is a non-profit organization that is extremely committed into educating and displaying public awareness about the issues covering kidney disease and the preventions.

Many dialysis patients are living sedentary lives so Alive to Strive is a project to help encourage patients reach their customized fitness goals and help connect with different patients who can relate and who have the same experience. It is an amazing project to help encourage health and helping provide a supportive network.

On Sunday, April 29th, 2018 The Kidney Foundation is assisting an Alive to Strive event and we are looking for volunteers who are willing to participate. The event will be taking place at Hogs Back Park, Hogs Back Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada. You must sign up on our website with the link that is provided below. All volunteers who decide to participate must present themselves inside the Terry Fox Athletic Facility to sign in for proof of attendance and is located on 2960 Riverside Drive. Volunteers should attend the event earlier around 7:30am so you have time to sign in and get organized. Event will start at 8:00am and can be until 1:00pm. The opportunities that we are offering are course marshals and this position is specifically for the Kidney Foundation volunteers. The tasks that are set for the event are simple and straight forward. The objective of the course marshal is to: make sure that the course is safe, directing the runners and taking care of the 5km and 10km turnaround. Make sure to dress appropriately according to the weather. Bring scarfs, mitts and hats, raincoat and an umbrella if it rains. Also you are welcome to bring different technologies or something that you can do during down time. Also this is a great opportunity for high school students who are still looking for community hours.
To sign up and volunteer for the Alive to Strive event you can click on the link and fill out the information that is required.

http://alivetostrive.ca/race/2018-alive-strive-race/

Contact

Suzanne Laniel

613 724 9953

Ext: 4552

Slaniel@kidney.on.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Hogs Back Park, Hogs Back Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada for event and 2960 Riverside Drive to sign in after singing up online

Details

Good for people interested in: Sports

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
It can benefit in supporting a cause and helping students receive community hours.

How will the organization benefit?
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a charity of choice to receive donations.

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

Public transportation available: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes