2019 Gimli MS Bike Tour - Route Marshal 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: MS Bike in Gimli is taking place on August 24 and 25. We need friendly and energetic volunteers who are comfortable controlling cyclist traffic to help guide participants through the event. Volunteers will be directing traffic, cheering on participants and contacting support or first aid if needed. You are a vital part of ensuring a fun and safe MS Bike event.

Please note that this position requires approximately 4 hours of standing. It also involves being outside and may require long periods in the sun.

Also note the end times are estimated as it will depend on when the last cyclist has passed.
Skills Required: - Able to be outside in the sun for long periods
- Friendly and enthusiastic
- Safety-conscious
- Leadership skills
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Saturday, August 24 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday, August 25 8:00 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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
Other provisions may be provided upon volunteer's request
How to Apply: Online: bttr.im/6j31d
Closing Date: Aug 22, 2019