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ORGANIZATION: Parkinson Canada

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Parkinson Canada Volunteer Opportunity

Office Support Administrator

Parkinson Canada believes in a better life today for People Living with Parkinson’s, and a world without Parkinson’s tomorrow . Canada has some of the world’s highest rates, and it is growing quickly . People living with Parkinson’s are at the centre of everything we do at Parkinson Canada. We provide education and services, and we advocate with federal, provincial, and territorial governments on issues that matter to the Parkinson’s community in Canada. The Parkinson Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure .

People living with Parkinson’s count on us to be there at every step of their Parkinson’s journey. To learn more about us, please visit www.parkinson.ca .

The Opportunity

This role supports the Admin and Program & Services team by packaging and mailing out education literature requests to our community. This program helps people living with Parkinson’s live well by empowering them with knowledge about Parkinson’s disease and how to manage their symptoms. We also provide educational information to caregivers and medical professionals. This role will collaborate with the Admin team to ensure materials are delivered in a timely manner .

Your Contribution

As a n Office Support Administrator, your people-skills, attention to detail , and talent for organizing make you excellent internal support . You enjoy administrative tasks understanding that your actions have a huge impact . Some duties include:

  • Organizing educational literature and print resources

  • Fulfilling orders

  • Packaging items for post pick up

  • Other admin tasks as needed

What is Needed to Succeed in this Role

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail  

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills  

  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds

  • Ability to commute to the Toronto office: 316 - 4211 Yonge Street , Toronto, Ontario

  • Able to dedicate the amount of time required to successfully execute the role  

  • Able to meet deadlines  

Benefits for Volunteers

learn more about Parkinson’s and make a genuine impact in the lives of people living with Parkinson’s, their care partners, and families. They will meet wonderful new people and gain experience in administrative tasks and customer service, while contributing to the critical work of Parkinson Canada.

Commitment

There is no set end date to this position, we are looking for a volunteer interested in a longer-term opportunity. Hours a flexible but a weekly commitment would be ideal, 1 full day or two part days, however happy to work with your schedule.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should complete a Volunteer Profile, available at :

Office Support Administrator (volunteerhub.com)

Resumes are strongly encouraged, but not  required .  

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Parkinson Canada volunteer s wi ll need to provide proof of full Covid 19 vaccination status prior to commencement of volunteer duties .

Parkinson Canada is committed to inclusion, fairness, respect, human dignity, and equity.  We provide accessible employment and volunteer engagement practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applications from persons with disabilities are welcomed and encouraged. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  For questions or accommodation requests, please contact the Volunteer Engagement Specialist , Jerlynn Rycroft at 1-800-565-3000 or  Jerlynn. Rycroft@parkinson.ca   

Please note that the selected candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

Parkinson Canada

316 - 4211 Yonge Street

Toronto, Ontario

M2P 2A9

416-227-9700 - 1-800-565-3000

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About Parkinson Canada

Location:

316-4211 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2P 2A9, CA

Mission Statement

Our mission is to transform the lives of People Living with Parkinson’s. We do this through: - Research leading to the end of Parkinson’s. - Advocacy bringing the voices of Parkinson’s to the forefront. - Support helping people living with Parkinson’s live well through education.

Description

Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. From diagnosis to discovery, we guide the way for Canadians to live well with Parkinson’s disease through education, advocacy and support services. Our National Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure. A national registered charity, Parkinson Canada fulfils its mission through the generosity of donors and is an accredited organization under the Imagine Canada Standards Program.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

316-4211 Yonge StreetToronto, Ontario M2P2A9Canada

(43.74792,-79.40691)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • There is no set end date to this position, we are looking for a volunteer interested in a longer-term opportunity. Hours a flexible but a weekly commitment would be ideal, 1 full day or two part days, however happy to work with your schedule.

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