Walk of Hope Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Ovarian Cancer Canada
Address: 205 - 145 Front Street East
205 - 145 Front Street East
Toronto ON  M5A 1E3
Website: https://ovariancanada.org/
Organizational Description: Ovarian Cancer Canada champions the health and wellbeing of women with ovarian cancer and others at risk of this disease while advancing research to save lives. As the only registered Canadian charity solely dedicated to overcoming ovarian cancer, the organization provides leadership in research, advocacy, and support, so that women live fuller, better, longer lives.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Do you want to make a difference in the lives of those affected by ovarian cancer?

Ovarian Cancer Canada is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to support the 2022 Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope on September 11th. This annual event is the most powerful event of its kind in the country and is the only walk in Canada to direct all attention and fundraising towards helping people with ovarian cancer and those at risk to live fuller, better, longer lives. The Walk is family friendly event taking place in communities large and small across Canada and virtually. This event rallies communities together to support those who have been affected by ovarian cancer and make a difference.

Volunteers are essential to this event, and we need your help! Help create a safe and welcoming community of support for all participants - there are plenty of ways to get involved. Volunteer opportunities include:

- Building local relationships by securing sponsorships and in-kind donations
- Supporting local event logistics
- Using social media to build excitement in your community
- Leading on-site activations (accepting donations, completing registrations, ensuring participants know where and how to get involved)

Let's work together to enact meaningful change and help women everywhere. Together, we can pave the way for a brighter future. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact info@ovariancancerwalkofhope.ca with your name and location.
Skills Required: We require volunteers to have good customer service and communication skills. This will help volunteers answer a wide variety of questions on and leading up to Walk Day.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: This opportunity provides the volunteer with problem-solving and customer service skills as you work to help participants on Walk Day. You will also gain valuable team work and organizational skills that are vital for any future volunteer or job opportunity. Since you will be interacting with many different individuals, you will also gain great communication skills that will help you lead small and large groups to success.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Our event runs from 8:30am - 1:30pm with set up happening at 7:00am and take down until 3:00pm.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Email: info@ovariancancerwalkofhope.ca
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2022
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