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!
Prerequisite: be an early bird!
-Unload the delivery truck ;
-Get the site ready for participants. This may involve an early start time;
-Set up tents.
Prerequisite: be cheerful!
-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.
Prerequisite: be 18 or over!
-Collect pledge forms from participants;
-Ensure event waivers are signed;
-Do any one of the volunteer positions listed here;
-Lend an extra hand to certain areas when they’re busy.
Prerequisite: have strong legs!(because you’ll stand for long periods of time)
-Set up the station;
-Keep the area clean.
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.
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.
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.
Prerequisite: be strong!
-Assist with event clean up;
-Take down signs;
-Pick up garbage and recycling.
-Load the delivery truck.
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