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About the Position
Position # 21931
OrganizationParkinson Society Southwestern Ontario
Position Walk the Block Event Volunteers - WALK the BLOCK for Parkinson's
Location 4500 Blakie Road, Unit 117
Impact Statement Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario is the regional voice of people living with Parkinson's in Southwestern Ontario. Our purpose to ease the burden and find a cure through support services, education, advocacy and research.
Description Our annual walk has been a huge success in past years, but this year, we’ve had to adapt the event due to Covid-19, and we are now encouraging people to Walk the Block for Parkinson’s!

To transition this event, we’ve implemented the Community Champions program: people who would usually be helping out at the walk on the day of the event are now going to be our Champions in spreading the word around their communities and keeping walk participants informed!
Training Details Community champions will be given an orientation by the volunteer manager, and will be given ongoing direction from community champion leads.
Working Conditions Work from home
Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Special Event Start Date 2020-09-12
Special Event End Date 2020-09-13
Age 12+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, Student Placement
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Health Care / Wellness, Special Events
Skill(s) Collaboration, Written Communication, Motivate Others, Creative Thinking, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
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Website http://www.parkinsonsociety.ca
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Contact Nicole Lagace
Phone 5877072331
Address 4500 Blakie Road, Unit 117 London, N6L 1G5
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