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Heroes Challenge Volunteer Coordinator Committee Member

Organization: The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - South

Deadline: Mar 29, 2019


Children’s Wish Heroes Challenge (formerly known as Exile Island) is a team challenge that brings together two types of Children’s Wish heroes: our supporters and our wish children!
Each team is tasked with raising $10,000, the average cost of a wish. Celebrate your team success with your wish child on challenge day, where teams compete in creative challenges designed to test team spirit, mental agility, and physical ability. Challenges are inclusive of all team members and participating wish children. Event Date June 15, 2018

The Volunteer Coordinator Committee Member is responsible for:
• Recruiting volunteers for day of event
• Assigning and training roles for each task at event
• Scheduling volunteers shifts
• Being available all event to answer questions and relieve them for breaks
• Main contact for all volunteers
• Assist with the Venue and Logistics Committee Member in writing and creating event day challenges
• Must like the Children’s Wish Facebook Page and share posts related to Heroes Challenge.


Jon MacDougall



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
1800 Bank St. Unit 206


Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees); Fundraising; Communications and Marketing; Event planning and participation

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); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Team work skills, and special events skills.

How will the organization benefit?
This event will help us to grant heartfelt wishes.

Organization category: Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability

Public transportation available: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes