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Position Number: 2480
Position Title: Event Volunteers - Hike for Hospice
Organization Name: The Dorothy Ley Hospice
Area(s) of Interest: Education & Learning, Fundraising, Sports & Recreation, Customer Service, Event Planning, Finance, Food Services, Healthcare, Marketing/Promotion, Senior Support
Position Description: The principal 'role'for our Event Volunteer is acting as a 'route marshal, in order to guide and assist participants as they navigate and traverse the hiking course.

We are seeking from 30 to 50 volunteers! MORE INFO: www.dlhhike.org

PLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (before May 2, 2019). 'Click on' the yellow box 'Apply Now!', below.
Goal of Position: Founded in 1990, The Dorothy Ley Hospice is a volunteer-based community service organization offering compassionate care to people living with the challenges of a life-limiting illness or loss. Our programs meet their physical, emotional, spiritual and psycho-social needs, helping them to live life to the fullest. Our services are provided at no cost to the individual thanks to the generosity of our donors and community partners.

Among our annual fundraising events is the 'Hike for Hospice' (Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM), at 220 Sherway Drive, in Etobicoke. This fun-filled event provides a major source of funding to sustain and enhance our facilities and programs. We are in need of 'Event Volunteers' to ensure that participants are assisted at all stages of the event, in order that 'Hike for Hospice' is once again a success.
Position Benefits: + Fun weekend event volunteering opportunity
+ FREE LUNCH for our intrepid volunteers!
+ Learn about The Dorothy Ley Hospice while helping to raise vital funds
+ 'Network' with like-minded volunteers, staff, and our stakeholders
+ Learn/enhance skills/experience associated with event management
+ Secondary school students will have the opportunity to earn hours toward their '40 hour' community service graduation requirement
+ Personal satisfaction that you will have contributed an important role in the success of 'Hike for Hospice'!
Training Details: This is a one day event with a brief orientation. This position is particularly suitable for volunteers who prefer 'event volunteering'.

This opportunity is open to all.
Position Qualifications: ● Minimum age - 14
● Friendly, engagingly enthusiastic towards members of the public
● Commitment to assist and 'cheer on' 'Hike for Hospice' participants
● Capacity to stand for extended periods (the event is expected to last 4 hours)
● Willingness to cope with possibly inclement weather (rain, wind, etc.), dressing appropriately
● Punctuality and reliability for the Sunday event
Time Commitment: Sunday Morning, Sunday Afternoon
Duration: Special Event
Time Detail: SUNDAY, May 5, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Application Due Date: 2019-05-02
Start Date: 2019-05-05
End Date: 2019-05-05
Min Age: 14
Ideal for: Individual, Group, Placement & Co-Op Students, Newcomers, Older Adults
Location: Dorothy Ley Hospice, 220 Sherway Drive, Etobicoke, ON, Canada
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Police Check: No
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible Parking
How to Apply
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Social Media
Website: http://www.dlhospice.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Dorothy-Ley-Hospice-123474981148199/

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