Event and Office Volunteer
Organization: The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Availability: Flexible; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 2
Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
DescriptionVolunteer Title: Office and Event Volunteer Contact Name: Suzanne Laniel
Organization: The Kidney Foundation of Canada Phone #: 1-800-724-9953 x 4552 Email: Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org
Duties of Volunteer: 1 in 10 people have Chronic Kidney Disease and many others are at risk. The Kidney Foundation works to increase awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) so people are better aware of the risk factors leading to the disease and how to prevent it. We are looking for Ottawa area office and event volunteers who will be responsible for Kidney Foundation of Canada various activities. As a valued part of our team, you will be responsible for assisting with the Eastern Ontario Walks and volunteer appreciation event. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the health field, interact with the community and health providers, and to develop skills in communications. This will also give you the opportunity to assist with the Foundation's biggest fundraising campaign of the year! Primary responsibilities or tasks: --Recruit previous volunteers for events --Assist in calling to invite attendees to events Dates and Times: --Starting as soon as possible, dates and times are flexible.
Required Skills/Experience Necessary: --Has an interest in or experience with kidney health/disease or health promotion. --Excellent communication skills in person and on the phone --Easy going and pleasant manner --Is flexible and adaptable to changing situations --Can work independently
Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Administration/Office; Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals
You will be working with: 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?
Not only do these countless acts of volunteering make a tremendous contribution to The Kidney Foundation of Canada and our patients, but they create a wealth of positive benefits for our volunteers too.
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers have been at the heart of our organization, sharing their time, service and expertise in all kinds of ways. They provide us guidance, plan events, assist in the office and engage their communities through fundraising and awareness.
Organization category: Health
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24
Public transportation available: Yes