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2019 Walk for Dementia- Site Set-Up and Tear Down Coordinator

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: Feb 15, 2019



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


Stephanie Smith, Manager of Community Engagement


Ext: 3105


Volunteer Opportunity Address
1742-1750 Russell Rd
Ottawa, ON

Walk Location: Tunney's Pasture


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 is The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County's signature fundraising event held each May, and it has been growing and evolving for over 20 years. The event features a Special Memory Tribute, an Exhibitor Alley, a Family Zone and accessible 1km or 2km walking routes. The Walk for Dementia is a wonderful way to support and pay tribute to caregivers and families in Ottawa and Renfrew County impacted by dementia.

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