2019 Gimli MS Bike Tour - First Aid Volunteer

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: At the MS Bike in Gimli, we need knowledgeable volunteers to help provide medical and emergency support along the MS Bike route.

This position requires a certification in first aid (First Responder is preferred) and a Valid Driver's Licence. A vehicle will be provided at check-in.

Please note that this event takes place in Gimli. You must be able to travel to and from the event site. Also, end times are estimated as it will depend on when the last cyclist has passed.
Skills Required: - Valid First Aid Certification
- Valid Driver's License
- Friendly and able to remain calm in emergency situations
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Saturday, August 24 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday, August 25 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
Other provisions may be provided upon volunteer's request
How to Apply: Online: bttr.im/lc95d
Closing Date: Aug 20, 2019