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Position Number: 2376
Position Title: Event Volunteer - Falls Prevention Seminar Series
Organization Name: Making Our Seniors Matter
Area(s) of Interest: Culture & Heritage, Customer & Sales Service, Event Coordination & Support, Food Services, Life Skills & Disabilities Support, Seniors Support Services
Position Description: ● Assist staff in preparation/serving of tea/coffee during the seminar sessions, then lunch
● Seminar site set up and tidy up
● On site welcome of attendees, plus confirm names/registration
● General meet & greet
● Other tasks as requested

PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY (seminar series is about to begin - October 23, 2018)
Goal of Position: Making Our Seniors Matter (MOSM) is a not-for-profit public service-minded organization centred upon seniors, and part of its mission we promote trained & trusted, safe, professional businesses and services for seniors to use, with corresponding information programs to the public.

In that falls remain the leading cause of injury-related hospitalization among Canadian seniors, MOSM has committed to a seminar series that will focus on fall prevention. In order to achieve high quality delivery of the series, MOSM seeks at least 2 ready, willing, and able 'Event Volunteers' to assist our event staff at each of 5 seminars (see below).
Position Benefits: > Meet and network with attendees, volunteers, and our staff
> Contribute customer service skills/experience to support a worthwhile project
> Opportunity to learn about aspects of fall prevention for seniors
> Satisfaction that by joining in as a valuable volunteer, you will be helping seniors in your community
> Secondary school students can earn volunteer hours towards the '40 hour community service graduation requirement'
Training Details: Orientation and training (as needed) on dates of the seminar sessions (see 'Time Detail')
Position Qualifications: ● Friendly, engaging, especially with seniors
● Solid oral/written English communication skills
● Familiarity with seniors and their special needs helpful (not required)
● Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in the community, notably seniors
● Prior food/beverage serving experience helpful (not required)
● Ability to take direction, plus volunteer independently
● Punctual, reliable, cooperative
Time Commitment: Tuesday Morning
Duration: Special Event
Time Detail: The SIX (6) seminar sessions are scheduled for the following Tuesday mornings:

October 23
October 30
November 6
November 13
November 20
November 27

Each session runs from 9:00 AM to 12:00 NOON. Volunteers are asked to arrive no later than 8:30 AM, and they may expect to stay briefly past NOON.

Signing up for more than one date is possible.
Start Date: 2018-10-23
End Date: 2018-11-27
Min Age: 16
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
Location: North Bramalea United Church, 363 Howden Boulevard, Brampton, Ontario, LOWER LEVEL
Geographical Area(s): Brampton
Police Check: No
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
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Website: http://www.makingourseniorsmatter.com/


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