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Volunteers Needed for Parkinson SuperWalk!

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ORGANIZATION: Parkinson Society British Columbia

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PARKINSON SOCIETY BRITISH COLUMBIA

Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is a non-profit organization established in 1969 and is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. It is supported by donations from individuals, members, corporations, foundations, and the dedicated efforts of volunteers. Our mission is to empower the Parkinson's community in British Columbia by providing resources and services to enable self-management, self-reliance, and self-advocacy.

PARKINSON SUPERWALK

Join us for Parkinson Society British Columbia's largest fundraising event of the year, Parkinson SuperWalk! Beginning the weekend of September 7 & 8 incredible British Columbians in more than 20 communities throughout the province will walk together to help give hope to approximately 17,500 people in BC living with Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson SuperWalk is the single most important awareness and fundraising event for Parkinson Society BC and its national partner, Parkinson Canada. Since 1990, SuperWalk has provided a platform for increasing awareness of the needs of those affected by Parkinson's disease. Funds raised support PSBC's programs, support services, advocacy efforts, and contributions to research.

We are looking for motivated volunteers to support our staff at the Vancouver walk on Sunday, September 8, 2024. Volunteers would be onsite from 6:45am to 1:00pm, with varying shifts depending on the role.

Below are the roles available:

  • Set-up Assistants
  • Individual Registration Assistants
  • Team Registration Assistants
  • Volunteer Tent Attendants
  • Greeters
  • Course Marshals
  • Food Table Attendants
  • Timer Table Attendants
  • Information/Form Table Attendants
  • Draw Table Attendants
  • Face Painters

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About Parkinson Society British Columbia

Location:

600 - 890 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 1J9, CA

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower the Parkinson’s community in British Columbia by providing resources and services to enable self-management, self-reliance, and self-advocacy.

Description

Established in 1969, Parkinson Society British Columbia is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Society is supported entirely by donations from individuals, members, corporations, foundations, and the dedicated efforts of volunteers.

We believe that every person touched by Parkinson's deserves to know that they are not alone in their journey. We are here for you. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to offering support, sharing reliable information, and raising funds for programs and research.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

Sun Sep 08, 2024
06:45 AM - 01:00 PM

WHERE

8701 Stanley Park DriveVancouver, British Columbia V6G3E2Canada

(49.29358,-123.14873)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-6 hours

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