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About the Position
Position # 2485
OrganizationParkinson Canada - Volunteering
Position SuperWalk Coordinator
Location Sydney, NS, Canada
Impact Statement 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
Description SuperWalk Coordinators play a pivotal role in raising awareness and funds for people living with Parkinson’s. They champion and lead the coordination of SuperWalk in communities, from start to finish, with support from Parkinson Canada. They support the organizing committee and ensure a positive experience for event participants. You will solicit sponsors in conjunction with the Sponsorship Coordinator and ensure the funds collected the day of the event are properly recorded and deposited. You will ensure all activities and actions are in alignment with the Parkinson Canada SuperWalk program and Parkinson Canada Policies.
Training Details What is Needed to Succeed in this Role

Exceptional leadership skills and enjoy working as part of a team

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to delegate and hold volunteers accountable

Possess an interest in working with Parkinson Canada and with Canadians living with Parkinson’s and their families

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

Able to meet deadlines
Working Conditions As a SuperWalk Coordinator, your people-skills, enthusiasm, and talent for organizing make you an excellent community facilitator. You enjoy guiding and mentoring other volunteers and helping them excel at their tasks. As someone who loves event logistics, you excel at key tasks, including:

Selecting and securing site for SuperWalk

Preparing a budget for the local event

Sourcing local sponsorships

Recruiting and providing leadership for the organizing committee

Managing volunteers alongside the Volunteer Coordinator

Organizing and Chairing Committee Meetings

Attending monthly (April-October) conference calls with Parkinson Canada event staff

Attending and overseeing all aspects of the walkincluding post walk wrap up
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Commitment

The time commitment for this opportunity is April to October 6-8 hours per month, including monthly meetings and post event wrap up. You will also attend the event which is usually held in early September.
Age 12+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, ESL
Area(s) of Interest Events/Fundraising, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Customer Service, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Creative Thinking, Empathy
How to Apply
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Contact Jerlynn Rycroft
Phone 18005653000
Address 4211 YONGE ST Toronto, M2P 2A9
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