Planning Team, 2018 Walk for Alzheimer's

(Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office)

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Position ID: V-MID0657 Last Modified: 12 Apr 2018 Last Full Update: 02 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMarguerite Glanfield, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County; Phone: 705-722-1066; Fax: 705-722-9392; Email: mglanfield@alzheimersociety.ca
Duties1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator and Walk Planning Team to create a plan for the next Walk for Alzheimer's. 
2. Select one of 14 areas of responsibility on which to focus your time and energy and plan. 
3. Implement plan in a timely manner. 
4. Attend regular planning meetings of the Planning Team to share progress and brainstorm solutions to challenges. 
5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events. 
6. Participate on Walk Day and evaluation of Walk Day.
More Info Linkwww.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Benefits1. Opportunity to work with the other members of the Planning Team and the community to plan a successful event. 
2. Opportunity to get to know the community in a new way and to develop relationships within the community. 
3. Opportunity to encourage others - have lots of fun! 
4. Satisfaction of having contributed to the success of the Walk for Alzheimer's well-planned, effective event.
ClientsCommunity at Large
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Excellent verbal/communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Good Supervisory/delegation skills. A professional manner. Attention to detail. A 'people person'. Initiative. Comfortable approaching other community groups, businesses. Commitment to attend planning meetings. Flexible schedule which allows telephoning and completing some tasks through business hours. Committed to the mission of the Alzheimer Society. Enthusiastic about the annual Walk for Alzheimer's
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Planning begins in January and continues until the evaluation meeting following the Walk for Alzheimer's which takes place at the end of May.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Interaction with the members of the Planning Team and community at large.
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesMeeting times vary according to the availability of the members of the Planning Team. 
Currently, the Planning Team meets at 5:30 pm in Barrie. Team members are encouraged to bring a bag lunch with them.
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Planning begins in January and continues until the evaluation meeting after the Walk for Alzheimer's which takes place at the end of May.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationMeetings will likely take place in Barrie.
Number of PositionsBarrie: 4 individual(s) 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
The Alzheimer Society is recruiting volunteers from all areas of Simcoe County to assist with the planning of this County-wide event. Meeting schedule and locations for meetings will be determined after the committee is convened.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Training on the job - There is a complete Position Description for all positions. Check website: www.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty for details. On-the-job-training under the direction of the Chair of the Planning Team and the Events Coordinator of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County.
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Volunteers must be able to travel within their community to fulfill the responsibilities of their volunteer position.
CostThere is no cost to the volunteer.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Office Phone705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-5391
Fax705-722-9392
E-MailSimcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
Websitewww.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Address & Map
20 Anne St S, Unit 3
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4