Kidney Walk Event Day Volunteer - Durham

(Kidney Foundation of Canada (The), Central Ontario Chapter)

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Position ID: V-OSH1399
Last Modified: 01 May 2024
Last Full Update: 01 May 2024

Opportunity Details: Kidney Walk Event Day Volunteer - Durham

Contact Natalie Bien, Volunteer and Donor Stewardship Officer, The Kidney Foundation of Canada; Phone: (905) 278-3003 ext 4979; Email:

We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers. Join a dynamic and diverse group of people who are making an important contribution to improving the lives of people with kidney disease.

Volunteering with us is a positive and rewarding experience. Use your skills and talents to help others while exploring opportunities for personal growth in a respectful and supportive environment.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national volunteer organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through funding and stimulating innovative research; providing education and support; promoting access to quality healthcare; and increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

We are looking for event day volunteers for our 2024 Kidney Walk that will be responsible for registering walk participants, set-up/take-down of the event, and route marshaling at Lakeview Park (Lakeview Park Ave, Oshawa ON L1J 7Z9) on September 29th, 2024.

Why this is a great opportunity for you: Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those with kidney disease; personal growth and professional development; hours towards community involvement; networking with volunteers, employees, and other professionals across Ontario.

Essential Skills: Exceptional commitment to the mission while understanding the purpose of the Foundation; takes initiative; ability to engage, motivate, and inspire people; works collaboratively with team members.

Requirements: Carrying and lifting; Dexterity and agility; Walking and/or standing; Communication; Reading and writing; Works collaboratively with Chapter and or Branch staff; Works as part of a team; Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Previous volunteer experience at a special event is an asset.

Minimum age: 13

Suitable for: Groups of volunteers; Family; Students/Classes or individuals

Commitment: September 29th, 2024, from 8:00am-2:00pm.

Training: Information including the meeting spot and staff lead will be provided to all volunteers in advance of the event day. Staff members on-site provide additional orientation and training during the event.

Benefits: Hours of community involvement; Recognition letters of service provided; Free parking; Light refreshments (variety of snacks and drinks); Seeing the impact of volunteer efforts while supporting individuals and their families affected by kidney disease; personal growth and professional development; networking with volunteers, staff across Ontario.

Ages 13 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Health Care
Skills/Experience Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event - September 29th, 2024, from 8:00am-2:00pm
Interaction Level Large Group
Dates and Times Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
Accessibility Partially Accessible
Location Lakeview Park Ave, Oshawa ON L1J 7Z9
Number of Positions Ajax ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Whitby 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Kidney Foundation of Canada (The), Central Ontario Chapter

Office Phone 905-278-3003
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-4474
Address & Map
1599 Hurontario St, Ste 201
Mississauga, ON L5G 4S1
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