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About the Position
Position # 1954
OrganizationMood Disorders Society of Canada
Position Defeat Depression – Organizing Committee Positions - Defeat Depression
Impact Statement By volunteering with Mood Disorders Society of Canada, you join a community of those seeking to help those affected by mood disorders amd mental illness. You can help fight the stigma of mental health that prevents those in need from seeking help. Together we can create the change we hope to see!
Description The Defeat Depression campaign is a national fundraising campaign designed to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of their local mental health programs and services. The campaign has grown into a national movement bringing much-needed funds, awareness of mental health issues while fighting mental health stigma one event at a time. The 2020 Defeat Depression Walks will take place the last weekend of May 2020.
Planning and organizing the Walk/Runs takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national campaign, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results.
Available Positions:
Event Chair/Co-Chairs, Volunteer, Local Sponsorship, Communication, Social Media, Logistics
Training Details Extensive support is available through the national campaign team who will provide you with all the tool and support you need to hold a successfull fundraiser.
Working Conditions Working with a team and independently.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail Monthly committee meetings from January to April and biweekly 12 weeks before the event. Weekly tasks averaging 2-5 hours per week depending your role and the time of year. Attendance and leadership role at pre-events / opportunities. In person availability on the day of the Walk/Run
Special Event Start Date 2020-05-30
Special Event End Date 2020-05-31
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Health Care/Emergency, Special Events
Skill(s) Analysis, Manage Meetings & Groups, Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Problem Solving, Accountability
How to Apply
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Contact Ken Porter
Phone 6476293720
Address 110 North Front Street Belleville, K8P 0A6
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