Organization: JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 100
Location: Ottawa - Central
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Queen Juliana Park, 870 Carling Avenue
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening); Entertainment; Event planning and participation; Arts, Crafts and Photography
You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Animals; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
OTTAWA WALK IS SUNDAY JUNE 9, 2019
The #JDRF Walk is a community oriented day where passionate people supporting diabetes research descend on Queen Juliana Park to enjoy a fabulous Walk with other families, engage local businesses and supporters walking together to demonstrate a desire to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D).
We are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes with fun activities, refreshments and inspirational messages.
With over 2000+ participants walking and enjoying park festival activities, we invite you to join us on Walk Day! You can register a Walk team, Sponsor a family team or Volunteer to support a great cause!
We can only do it with your help!
How will the organization benefit?
We are trying to raise funds for research as efficient and cost effective as possible. Our staff numbers are small but we are able to host community programs and large campaign events by the support of volunteers like YOU.
Organization category: Health
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability; Court ordered community service; Youth under 16; Groups
Public transportation available: Yes
This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes
Suitable for community service hours: Yes