Teddy Bears' Picnic

Organization Details
Organization Name: Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba
Address: ce501-840 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1S1
Website: http://goodbear.mb,.ca
Organizational Description: The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba is dedicated to ensuring that every child treated at the Children's Hospital - HSC Winnipeg receives the best medical care possible.

Whether you have children or not, chances are you have been touched by the joy that a child can bring. As a supporter of the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, you are making an investment in the future of over 120,000 children that are treated here each year.

The Mission of the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba is to be an independent agency whose purpose is to raise and distribute funds for the advancement of knowledge and care in the fields of child health research and, thereby, contribute to the improved health of children everywhere.

Established in 1971, the Children's Hospital Foundation works to support the special healthcare needs of children through reliable and consistent funding of pediatric medical research, as well as equipment and programs at Children's Hospital of Winnipeg.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5227
Description of Duties:

Help bring back a Winnipeg tradition! More than 35 years ago a group of dedicated volunteers got together to plan a fun and educational day for kids - Teddy Bears' Picnic. The event has welcomed over 1 million children and their bears to learn that the hospital is a helpful place, making kids feel comfortable in healthcare settings.

This exciting family event relies on volunteers. Be part of the 35th annual Teddy Bears' Picnic by sharing your time and talent. Roles include helping with activities, set up, guest services, entertainment and more!

Skills Required:

Duties will vary depending on volunteers' interests (indicate interests on volunteer application) and include monitoring line ups at tents; kids' activities like face painting and crafts; event runners; providing event information; customer service; set up and clean up.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Skills include organization, customer service, working with the community and kids, technology and more depending on what roles volunteers are interested in.

Age: 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Friday, September 6 ~ 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Set up

Friday, September 6 ~ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Set up

Friday, September 6 ~ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Set up

Saturday, September 7 ~ 900 am to 1200 pm - Set up

Saturday, September 7 ~ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Set up

Saturday, September 7 ~ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Set up

Sunday, September 8 ~ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm - General Duties as required

Sunday, September 8 ~ 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm - General Duties as required

Sunday, September 8 ~ 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm - Tear Down of Event - Labour Duties

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- Assiniboine South
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Group - small, family and friends
Group - large, corporate and schools
Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Uses a mobility device
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Online: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVuJRiaZlyy3XqARwA6oxXxRQ55sXVVOjogpQSrtLLIW73FA/viewform
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2024