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Role: Event Day Volunteer
Organization: The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

The Kidney Foundation of Canada was chosen as a beneficiary of the annual HOPE Volleyball Tournament in 2024.

The funds raised will go to summer camp programs for kidney patients - Camp Dorset is a family camp with an on-site dialysis center which allows patients to continue their life-saving treatments and still experience a summer holiday. Camp Kivita is a camp for pediatric organ transplant recipients which provides these children with an overnight camp experience with other kids facing similar health issues.

We are looking for individuals to assist at the annual HOPE Volleyball Tournament in Ottawa on Saturday July 13th, 2024, from 4:00pm-8:30pm.

Location: Mooney’s Bay - 2960 Riverside Dr, Ottawa ON K1V 8N4

Why this is a great opportunity for you: Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those with kidney disease; personal growth and professional development; networking with volunteers, employees, and other professionals across Ontario.

Dress Code: Volunteers should dress comfortably and wear closed-toed shoes for safety, bring appropriate gloves if desired. HOPE volleyball t-shirts will be provided.

Requirements: Most of the shifts can be performed by youth 16-18. About 5 positions must be 19 plus.

Training: Training will be provided upon arrival.

Volunteer Duties

  1. Court Tear Down: 25 shifts.

  • Volunteers may be assigned to various areas of the Event site. The Logistics Committee will lead and assist with tear down. Activities and responsibilities include:
  • Light physical labor is involved: tearing down court ropes, stakes, nets, net signs, etc.
  • This position requires some light lifting and carrying of equipment.

Site Tear Down and Clean Up: 25 shifts.

Volunteers may be assigned to various areas of the Event site. Activities and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the tear down of the Beverage Gardens. Duties will include stacking of tables and chairs.
  • Clean up in the VIP area or beer garden may be required (volunteers must be a minimum of 19 years old in the bar areas)
  • Assist in breaking down the bicycle compound, including removal and stacking of wooden barricades.
  • Stack tables, chairs, and signage.
  • Working in pairs (register with a friend!), assist in cleaning up the beach and parkland by picking up refuse and cans for recycling.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Logistics or Greening Committees (such as monitoring of the condition of the site garbage cans).

Interested? Please send your resume to:
Suzanne Laniel
The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 10 2024    ID: 70891