General Event Volunteers

(MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division)

Position ID: V-MID0427 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 11 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactKatrina McKnight, Community Engagement 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.  
Barrie Bingo Hall - shifts are every other Sunday from 1pm-3pm 
Volunteers must be 18+ 
We ask that volunteers do one shift every other month. 
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 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
Suitable ForAnyone
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 is provided ; Training 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
Organization NameMS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division
Toll Free PhoneKnowledge Network 1-844-859-6789 
National Office 1‑800‑268‑7582
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