MS Bike - Ottawa to Cornwall
Organization: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Ottawa Chapter
Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)
Availability: Weekends; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 300
Location: Ottawa - South
Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
DescriptionThe Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Ottawa Chapter, is gearing up for our 30th Anniversary of the MS Bike, to be held Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18. The MS Bike raises funds to support individuals and their families living with multiple sclerosis. There are over 500 cyclists who participate in this event.
In partnership with the MS Society Cornwall & District Chapter, this years event will start at the Larry Robinson Arena, 2785 8th Line Road. (20 minutes outside downtown Ottawa). Cyclists will wind through Eastern Ontario to Ingleside, enjoying a relaxing lunch at Woodlawn Park, nestled on the banks of the St. Lawrence River. From there, cyclists will ride along scenic, paved bike paths which follow the river through the Long Sault Parkway to the NAV Centre in Cornwall.
Students! You could get your volunteer hours!
There are a variety of volunteer positions available and we need your help!
For complete positions descriptions, dates, times and locations please visit http://bttr.im/33ev7
MS is an unpredictable and at times disabling disease of the central nervous system. MS can occur at any age. It is usually diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40, when people are finishing school, building careers and establishing families. It has been diagnosed in children as young as three. Over 1,500 people in Ottawa live with MS every day. With an estimated 55,000 to 75,000 Canadians living with the disease and three more diagnosed each day. Canada has one of the highest rates of MS in the world.
Good for people interested in: Sports; Fundraising; Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals
You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions
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; Youth under 16; Groups
This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes
Suitable for community service hours: Yes