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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

Description

The 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.

Contact

Jessica

613-728-1583

Ext: 3326

info.ottawa@mssociety.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Larry Robinson Arena: 2785 8th Line Road
NAV Centre Cornwall: 1950 Montreal Rd, Cornwall, ON K6H 6L2

Details

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

Volunteer Considerations

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