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TIMBER MART Heroes Challenge 2019 - Event Day Volunteers

Organization: The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 25

Location: Ottawa - South

Deadline: Sep 13, 2019


The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, National Capital Region is looking for event-day volunteers for TIMBER MART Heroes Challenge 2019!

TIMBER MART Heroes Challenge 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. On the day of 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. This year’s TIMBER MART Heroes Challenge will be taking place on September 27th, 2019 at Vincent Massey Park.

Responsibilities on the event day may include (but are not limited to):
• Helping with set-up & tear-down
• Staffing the registration table
• Setting up the challenges/activities and facilitating them
• Offering a safe, pleasant and memorable experience for team members and wish children alike

The event day volunteer shifts will run from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm with an option to sign-up for the shift(s) you’d like.

Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada works with communities across the country to provide children with life-threatening illnesses the opportunity to realize their most heartfelt wish. By creating unique, meaningful experiences, Children’s Wish enhances the quality of life for these courageous children and their families.

Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is the largest and only all-Canadian wish-granting charity dedicated to granting wishes to Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. For more than 30 years, Children’s Wish has worked tirelessly to grant heartfelt wishes to more than 27,000 children and their families.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please contact laurie-anne.palin@childrenswish.ca or at 613-656-0491 and we will be glad to review your application. We look forward to working with you!


Vanessa Wilson


Ext: 0490


Volunteer Opportunity Address
Brewer Park - Ottawa, ON


Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Fundraising; Disability Support; Event planning and participation

You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Great for anyone interested in Event planning & participation or looking for community service hours.

How will the organization benefit?
TIMBER MART Heroes Challenge is run by The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. All proceeds from the event will go to granting the wishes of children facing life-threatening illnesses.

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