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Vancouver Island – Special Events Volunteer


Overview:

For over 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Their work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others. 

Every volunteer is a valued and essential partner in achieving Heart & Stroke’s vision of healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Our community offers a welcoming and fulfilling environment for volunteers to contribute their time and talents. 

As a Special Events Volunteer you’ll help ensure Heart & Stroke events go off without a hitch! Events are a key way the Foundation promotes disease prevention, engages with community members, and raises funds. We have both internal events we run as a Foundation as well as external, community-driven events that happen all the time. 

Location: 

All over Vancouver Island

Commitment:
  • Date: Ongoing, with varying hours.
  • Volunteer schedule will be known in advance
Qualities you’ll need for this role:
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills
  • Works well independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and tasks
  • Positive attitude and patience
  • Some events may require long periods of standing and lifting. 
Volunteer benefits:
  • A chance to participate in fun community events (The Times Colonist 10k walk/run in April, Big Bike in May and June, and many more)
  • Meet new and inspiring people
  • Develop fresh ideas and sharpen your skills
  • Join a dynamic group of volunteers doing important work. 
Applying

To apply, please complete a Volunteer Application Form and indicate the role you are applying for in question #6.