2019 Gimli MS Bike Tour - Support and Gear Crew

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 volunteers who have a valid driver's license to provide support to cyclists and volunteers on the route. This may include transporting tired cyclists to the next rest stop, identifying and removing roadway hazards and assisting with first aid if certified. This job is vital for ensuring the safety of participants and volunteers at the MS Bike event.

Please note, end times are estimated as it will depend when the last cyclist has passed.

This event takes place in Gimli. Volunteers will be required to travel to and from the event on their own.
Skills Required: - Valid Driver's License
- Safety-conscious
- Calm in urgent situations
- Friendly with strong interpersonal skills
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Saturday, August 24 7:00 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: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
Other provisions may be provided upon volunteer's request
How to Apply: Online: bttr.im/eje51
Closing Date: Aug 20, 2019