Volunteer!

Volunteer and make a difference

Volunteering means taking your time to give to a cause you believe in. It means applying your skills towards helping those who need it the most. Volunteering means making a significant difference in the achievement of our mission. Young and less young, if the cause is dear to you, join our team and help us make the Walks for ALS a great success!

Your privileges as a volunteer for the walk

Volunteering for the walk means having access to:

  • The volunteer t-shirt;
  • A snack;
  • Free parking;
  • The possibility of taking part in the walk (depending on the position held).


Whether it’s providing participants with snacks or practicing your photography skills, we have something for you!

SET UP

Prerequisitebe an early bird!

-Unload the delivery truck ;
-Get
 the site ready for participants. This may involve an early start time;
-Move tables/chairs;
-Hang signs;
-Set up tents.

GREETERS

Prerequisitebe cheerful!

-Welcome participants;
-Ensure that walkers have completed their pledge form;
-Direct walkers to the registration tables if they are not already registered;
-Give directions as needed to the participants.

REGISTRATION

Prerequisitebe 18 or over!

-Collect pledge forms from participants;
-Verify pledges;
-Ensure event waivers are signed;
-Handle money.

FLOATERS

Prerequisite: versatility!

-Do any one of the volunteer positions listed here;
-Lend an extra hand to certain areas when they’re busy.

SNACK STATION

Prerequisite: have strong legs!(because you’ll stand for long periods of time)

-Set up the station;
-Distribute food;
-Control crowds;
-Keep the area clean.

PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEOMAKER

Prerequisite: have a good eye! (and a camera)

-Take pictures and videos of the participants and the volunteers in action;
-Move to strategic places of the route to take pictures of the participants;
-Solicit teams to take their pictures.

PARKING ATTENDANT

Prerequisite: wear the orange vest with style!

-Save 
spaces for people with reduced mobility.
-Help people get out of their vehicle if needed;
-Direct drivers to the closest  space available;
-Send them to an alternative parking lot if needed;
Show them the way to the walk site once they have parked.

 

T-SHIRTS KIOSK

Prerequisite: master the art of folding clothes!

-Carry 
heavy piles of t-shirts (1 person in the team);
-Set up the table and divide t-shirts by size;
-Hand out a t-shirt to each participant who has pledged $25 or more.

TAKE DOWN / CLEAN-UP

Prerequisite: be strong!

-Assist with event clean up;
-Move tables/chairs
-Pack supplies;
-Take down signs;
-Pick up garbage and recycling.
-Load the delivery truck.

COMMUNITY MANAGER

Prerequisite : be connected!

-Publish pictures and videos of the event on our social medias (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
-Use 
the official event hashtags
-Create ,in real time, content when required
-Monitor social media content posted by users
-Measure the event impact on social media with performance indicators

One of these roles makes you want to join us? For more information, please contact our Fund development coordinator.