Walmart Volunteer Ambassador for Red Cross

(Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch)

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Position ID: V-MID0610 Last Modified: 08 May 2018 Last Full Update: 10 Aug 2016
Opportunity Details
ContactHarmit Barmi, Summer Philanthropy Assistant, Canadian Red Cross; Phone: 905-501-2376; Email:
DutiesBuild a relationship between the Canadian Red Cross and your local Walmart. 
Walmart Ambassadors will: 
• Lead the implementation of the Red Cross campaign within their designated store (materials and training are provided) 
• Visit their assigned Walmart store at set times during the year (max 2-3 times) to deliver Canadian Red Cross information 
• Be able to report to Regional Staff Leads, successes and challenges within their store during the campaign 
• Meet with the most responsible person for that store’s campaign in advance of the campaign 
• Speak about the Canadian Red Cross with knowledge and comfort at meetings and in-store events (training provided) 
• Work with the Red Cross Regional Staff Lead to support in-store events such as bagging days 
• Complete a brief campaign report (or survey) at the conclusion of their store’s campaign
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BenefitsWalmart is the largest corporate partner to the Canadian Red Cross. The annual Walmart campaign raises more than $3 million each year in Canada in support of Domestic Disaster Management. Building a relationship between the Red Cross and each of the neighbourhood stores that supports the Red Cross is paramount to increasing the support the Red Cross will receive from the store and its customers.  
As a Volunteer, you have the opportunity for recognition and networking, and to represent the CRC in your neighbourhood
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestFundraising / Canvassing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Public Speaking ; Writing & Editing ; Knowledge:  
• Understand the basics of retail business and supportive of the Walmart Brand in Canada  
• Good understanding of the Canadian Red Cross programs and services  
• Understand and abide by the Canadian Red Cross Fundamental Principles  
• Strong verbal and written communication skills  
• Personable and comfortable with public speaking  
• Enthusiastic, persistent, resilient  
• Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is an asset
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Time Commitment: September (training); October (Orientation); November - August (stewardship visits)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesTime Commitment:  
• September - Training – 1-2 hours (training and preparation),  
• October – Red Cross Walmart Campaign - 8-10 hours (store visits, meetings)  
• November – August – 2-3 hours in total - Stewardship visits
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Walmart stores fully accessible.
LocationWalmart stores in Barrie, Collingwood and Orillia
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 1 individual(s) ; Orillia: 1 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training
TransportationVolunteers are responsible for their own transportation. Some Walmarts located on public transit.
Application Deadline16 Sep 2016
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch
Office Phone705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone1-800-387-2251
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 809B
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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