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Position # 2207
OrganizationThe Kidney Foundation Ontario Branch
Position Kidney Walk Event Day Volunteer - York Region
Location 1300 Elgin Mills Rd E, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1M5, Canada
Impact Statement We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers. Join a dynamic and diverse group of people who are making an important contribution to improving the lives of people with kidney disease.
Volunteering with us is a positive and rewarding experience. Use your skills and talents to help others while exploring opportunities for personal growth in a respectful and supportive environment.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national volunteer organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through funding and stimulating innovative research; providing education and support; promoting access to quality healthcare; and increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.
Description We are looking for event day volunteers for our 2024 Kidney Walk that will be responsible for registering walk participants, set-up/take-down of the event, and route marshaling at Richmond Green Park (1300 Elgin Mills Rd E, Richmond Hill ON L4S 1M5) on September 21st, 2024.

Why this is a great opportunity for you: Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those with kidney disease; personal growth and professional development; hours towards community involvement; networking with volunteers, employees, and other professionals across Ontario.

Essential Skills: Exceptional commitment to the mission while understanding the purpose of the Foundation; takes initiative; ability to engage, motivate, and inspire people; works collaboratively with team members.

Requirements: Carrying and lifting; Dexterity and agility; Walking and/or standing; Communication; Reading and writing; Works collaboratively with Chapter and or Branch staff; Works as part of a team; Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Previous volunteer experience at a special event is an asset.

Minimum age: 13

Suitable for: Groups of volunteers; Family; Students/Classes or individuals

Commitment: September 21st, 2024 from 7:00am-2:00pm.

Training: Information including the meeting spot and staff lead will be provided to all volunteers in advance of the event day. Staff members on-site provide additional orientation and training during the event.

Benefits: Hours of community involvement; Recognition letters of service provided; Free parking; Light refreshments (variety of snacks and drinks); Seeing the impact of volunteer efforts while supporting individuals and their families affected by kidney disease; personal growth and professional development; networking with volunteers, staff across Ontario.
Minimum Duration Special event
Timing Weekend - Daytime
Age 13+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, OSSD
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Events/Fundraising, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Customer Service, Problem Solving, Empathy, Adaptability, Respect, Flexibility
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Contact Volunteer & Donor Stewardship Officer
Phone 9052783003
Address 1599 Hurontario St #201 Toronto, L5G 4S1


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