General Event Volunteers

(MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie)

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Position ID: V-MID0427 Last Modified: 13 Sep 2017 Last Full Update: 13 Sep 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactLaura Downing, Development Coordinator, MS Society, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter; Phone: 705-733-0488; Email:
DutiesHelping out at planned events, various duties are performed during events that are held mainly on the weekends during the daytime.  
MS Walk - Five MS Walks in Simcoe County: Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) - all take place on the first Sunday in May. 
Be a walker - walk on your own or form a team. 
Be a committee member. 
Volunteer on the day of the event. 
MS Carnation Campaign on the second weekend in May. 
Be a committee member or just help sell Carnations. 
Volunteer on the day of the event. 
MS Leap of Faith Beach Volleyball Tournament (Tyndale Park, Barrie) on the third Saturday in July. 
Form a team and compete. 
Be a committee member.  
Volunteer on the day of the event.
More Info
BenefitsVolunteering with the Simcoe Muskoka Chapter will give you the opportunity to see firsthand how your contributions are making a positive difference for people living with multiple sclerosis in your community.
ClientsPotential to interact and volunteer with multiple sclerosis clients.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Be able to work in small or large groups, Communication, Leadership, Teamwork, Fundraising, Problem solving
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Varied, Year round
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Friday: Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Events mainly occur on weekends, possibility of occasional week night volunteering or committee meeting may be required, but we will accommodate as needed.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationSimcoe County
Number of PositionsAlliston ; Barrie ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia ; Penetanguishene 
40 individual(s) needed in total. 
Seeking general event volunteers in and around Simcoe County
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Normally bus route, in some circumstances transportation may be required.
CostNo costs involved, other than transportation if arrangements cannot be made.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameMS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie
Office Phone705-733-0488
Address & Map
No physical location
Barrie, ON
Mailing Addressc/o MS Society of Canada, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter 
PO Box 22072 
Big Bay Point Rd 
Barrie, ON L4N 0Z5