2024 Volunteer Lead - Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History

Organization Details
Organization Name: Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Address: 305-175 Hargrave
Winnipeg MB  R3C 3R8
Website: http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca
Organizational Description: OUR VISION A world without cystic fibrosis. OUR MISSION To end cystic fibrosis (CF). We will help all people living with CF by funding targeted world-class research, supporting and advocating for high-quality individualized CF care and raising and allocating funds for these purposes. VALUES As one team with ONE CFocus, Cystic Fibrosis Canada remains committed to four core values: Excellence starts with the belief that striving for the ultimate solution or goal is the only path worth following. By challenging the status quo, we are dedicated to achieving or surpassing all of our goals in support of creating a better future for Canadians with CF. Accountability means we are committed to financial stewardship with, and for, all stakeholders of Cystic Fibrosis Canada by providing proper governance in relation to our policies and charters. Our organization is well managed, a great place to work, volunteer, or invest in and we always deliver results to the Canadians with CF we are trying to help. Teamwork gives an integrated and united front that speaks as one voice with common goals. We value and are committed to building strong relationships with all of our partners, including volunteers, corporate partners, employees, donors, researchers and clinicians. We strive to help Canadians with CF gain the quality of life they deserve through information, education and the development and delivery of resources. Caring allows us to provide an encouraging and supportive environment that will inspire the best possible care, treatment and research for Canadians. - See more at: http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/about-us/our-mission-and-vision#sthash.Nw7ThnbU.dpuf
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4768
Description of Duties:

About the Walk

The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History takes place in over 40 locations in Canada including Winnipeg. We rely on the energy, passion and skill of our generous volunteer to help make a difference in communities from coast-to-coast. If you have a few hours a week in the months leading up to Walk Day on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 - we want to hear from you!

Position Overview

The Volunteer Lead is responsible for the volunteer training and on event day as well as assisting with a recognition plan for the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History in Winnipeg.

The goal is to ensure that the Walk has sufficient numbers of volunteers leading up to, and for the day of the event. The volunteers should be provided with a positive and meaningful volunteer experience.


  • Working with the Event/CF Canada Staff Committee to assess volunteer needs and develop a plan to recruit and deploy sufficient volunteers in each key area to execute a safe and successful event

  • Create a volunteer schedule in conjunction with the overall logistics schedule

  • Train and assign specific positions to the event volunteers and follow-up

  • Provide volunteers with a position description and details about the event

  • Send reminders to volunteers about the event

  • Coordinate any necessary training for event weekend volunteers, and well as set up Volunteer Check In and Volunteers waiver documents

  • Collect and record volunteer information for database purposes

What you get for volunteering on and leading up to Walk Day

  • A sense of achievement for supporting the cystic fibrosis community

  • Gain valuable volunteer experience while enhancing your networking skills

  • The opportunity to have fun and meet new people

  • Food, snacks and drinks on Walk Day

  • A Reference letter

  • The ability to provide a meaningful and special experience for the cystic fibrosis walkers in their efforts to raise awareness and much needed funds to go further for all Canadians living with CF.

How to Apply

Please fill out the volunteer expression of interest form HERE

Skills Required:

Ability to create & execute a event day plan
Comfortable with leading multiple volunteers
Be able to stand for long periods
Great communication skills
Strong attention to detail

Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

This position will primarily involve evenings for meetings & training prior to event day. It will be roughly 2 hours per week leading up to event.
On event day, you will be required to be at venue for full event from 8am-4pm.

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: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: MBinfo@cysticfibrosis.ca
Online: forms.office.com/r/TE7ivCD0pZ
Closing Date: Apr 25, 2024
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