2017 MS Bike-Route Marshal

Opportunity ID: 2137

Organization Details
Organization Name: MS Society of Canada- Manitoba Division
Address: 1465 Buffalo Place
Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L8
Website: http://mssociety.ca
Organizational Description: The MS Society provides services to people with multiple sclerosis and their families and funds research to find the cause and cure for this disease. We have a membership of 17,000 and are the only national voluntary organization in Canada that supports both MS research and services. Since our founding in 1948, the core support of the MS Society has been from tens of thousands of dedicated individuals, companies and foundations in communities across Canada. The Society receives almost no funding from government.

The MS Society is governed by a board of directors comprised of 14 volunteer members who are elected annually. There are seven regional divisions and more than 90 chapters that engage in many community-based activities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The MS Society is seeking volunteers to help as Route Marshals in the 2017 MS Bike in Gimli. Route Marshals have one of the most important jobs in the MS Bike Tours. They are the eyes and ears of the road and are responsible for keeping cyclist safe. They provide encouragement every step of the way and are integral to the on route support system.
Skills Required: Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Aug. 26th & 27th, 2017
Location of volunteer opportunity: Interlake
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: Samantha.Bailley@mssociet.ca
Closing Date: Aug 25, 2017
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