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Volunteers Needed for the Texas MS 150: Special Assistance Group

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Special Assistance Group (SAG) Vans transport cyclists and their bikes who are unable to ride to the next Rest Stop on the route. This volunteer position supports the Texas MS 150 as the official event SAG support team, and does not support a specific team, individual, or interest group. This is approximately a 20 hour commitment. Time includes mandatory meetings, training, rental pick-up the Friday before the event/rental drop-off (potentially Sunday after the event), as well as SAG duties during the event.

SAG Drivers are required to (1) Pass a volunteer background check (2) Pass a Motor Vehicle Record screening

SAG Drivers must have average visual acuity; the ability to drive a large 15-passenger van through tight rider/pedestrian areas; possess the ability to lift up to 40 pounds, such as large bicycle. It is important that SAG drivers practice patience and are able to handle high-pressure situations. SAG drivers are required to have a second person (navigator) who is the co-pilot assisting the driver with directions, a second set of eyes and interact with passengers. Loading bikes is also a duty for Navigators. There is a maximum of two volunteers per van.

If you are interested in joining the team please sign up on our volunteer registration page below:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/2021texasms150sagdrivers

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About National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Location:

8111 N. Stadium Drive, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77054, US

Mission Statement

Vision The National MS Society's vision is: A World Free of MS. Mission The Society's mission is: We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.

Description

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds more MS research, offers more services to people with MS, provides more professional education programs and advances more MS advocacy efforts than any other MS organization in the world. Through its home office and fifty-state network, the National MS Society provides assistance to over a million people annually in its continuing mission to mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS..

The South Central Region, headquartered in Houston, TX is made up of five states: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, and New Mexico.

Seeking out and engaging volunteers to join the movement is at the very core of our organization.

We engage volunteers at every level. Join an event committee, volunteer at a walk or bike event, advocate at the capitol, volunteer at our office, no matter how you choose to contribute, you are doing something about MS now!

The Society is looking for passionate volunteers with expertise in areas such as: marketing communications, public relations, corporate and donor development, medical, legal, administrative and organizational expertise.

We are always looking for volunteers who want to share their time and talent to help stop MS!

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WHEN

Sat May 01, 2021
06:00 AM - 06:00 PM  

WHERE

8111 N. Stadium Dr.Suite100Houston, TX 77054

(29.69065,-95.40725)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • SAG volunteers must be able to work from 5:30 or 6:30 a.m. to close of the course each day that they are committed to unless otherwise stated.

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