ID: 74577

Special Event/Western Sydney Memory Walk/Jog /25 March 2018 - Penrith - # 9010

Health Event Volunteering Penrith NSW

About this opportunity

Volunteers required for the Memory Walk & Jog Series 2018. This Western Sydney Memory Walk & Jog Series 2018 will be held on Sunday, 25 March at Tench Reserve, Penrith. The Walk will raise awareness and much needed funds to support people living with dementia, their families and to advance important research. Volunteers will be able to assist in a number of areas including course marshals at regular intervals along the course, registration stall volunteers, parking attendants, selling raffle tickets and information desk.
You will need to be in attendance by 6am. It is an outdoor event, so comfortable clothes, hat and closed toe shoes are required.

Minimum age is 17 years, unless accompanied by an adult, then 14+ years.

Benefits: Be involved in a wonderful local community event supporting the fight against dementia. Have fun, meet new people, add to your resume. You will be provided with a bottle of water and your own Memory Walk & Jog memento. Welcome to stay and have a picnic lunch after the event.

Volunteering NSW’s Volunteer Referral Service assists individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills, location and time available to volunteer.

Be sure to provide a phone number on your Expression of Interest, so we can contact you without delay.

If this your first time volunteering, or your first time volunteering in Australia, you may wish to attend Volunteering NSW’s Bridge to Volunteering information seminar held every Friday and learn more about volunteering, how to choose the right volunteer job, the benefits of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer. Details on how to register for this seminar will be included on the email you receive when you Express Interest in this role.


Additional requirements

Speak reasonable level of English.

Time Required

6am - noon. 25th March 2018

Good for
  • Large group volunteering (10+)
  • Travelling/short term volunteers
  • Volunteers with limited English
Interested in
  • Disability Support
  • Fundraising and Events
  • Sport and Physical Activities
Training

One hour volunteer briefing on 21 March 2018 at Emu Plains Community Centre, 4 Lawson Street, Emu Plains..