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Neighborhood Walk to Defeat ALS Support Volunteer, Southwest Florida

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The ALS Association Florida Chapter

The ALS Association Florida Chapter has transitioned all Spring Walks to Defeat ALS to a virtual, one-day event on Saturday, August 1 st. Individuals and teams will be "walking their way" in the home, around the home or neighborhood, or by caravan in their area.

Volunteers needed to "Adopt a Team" - assist the Team Captain for a couple hours a week as follows:

Remotely:

-Making weekly phone calls to team members to check in and encourage fundraising (mid-June until virtual walk day 8/1)

-Making phone calls to team members during both Team Weeks to encourage daily fundraising activities as outlined in their guides; there are 2 team weeks, June 15-19 and July 13-17, prior to the Walk Your Way event

-Assisting to secure donations from local merchants to use as prizes

-Helping promote the event, such as with postings on "Next Door" or a Community Facebook page or calendar

-Helping promote the team, such as by posting a video about the walk route

On Neighborhood site:

-Participating day-of (8/1) in a way you are comfortable (walking or driving)

-If the team you are matched with wins an item (from reaching fundraising goals), picking up and delivering the item, if possible (such as a snack)

CONTACT:

Cal Brooks, Vice President of Development, cbrooks@alsafl.org or 813.637.9000, ext. 111, to be matched with a Team!

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About The ALS Association Florida Chapter

Location:

3242 Parkside Center Circle, Tampa, FL 33619, US

Mission Statement

OUR VISION Create a world without ALS. OUR MISSION To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

Description

  • People with ALS and their families come first in everything we do.
  • Scientific credibility and innovation are the hallmarks of our research program.
  • Commitment to excellence and professionalism are key tenets at all levels of our organization.
  • We are one team with one vision and one mission working together.
  • Collaboration and partnership within our organization and with others who share our vision and values are key to sustained success in the fight against ALS.
  • Integrity, honesty and ethical behavior guide all our endeavors.
  • Mutual respect is the cornerstone for all our working relationships.
  • Diversity of ideas, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds strengthen our efforts.
  • Financial strength enables us to accomplish our goals.

Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Local area neighborhoodFt. Myers, FL 33901

(26.62355,-81.87707)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • A few hours a week starting immediately and leading up to Saturday, August 1st.

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