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Walk Committee-Route and Site Logistics Lead

225 - 1550 5 St SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 1K3 [map]
2-5 hours / monthly
January 2020- May 3,2020
Route & Logistics Lead 

Role: Lead in the organizing of a logistical plan for the event.  This requires securing many of the rental items needed on site in the various areas, keeping in mind the limited budget.

Key Responsibilities include: 
•	Develop a sub-committee to assist with this role and implement your plan in advance of the event and on day of.
•	Build site & route map layout {with assistance from committee}
•	First aid on site {Secure & designate location on site map}.
•	Secure shelters, tents or awnings for any outdoor checkpoints from rental company.
•	Secure & set-up tables and chairs for checkpoints {half way point}
•	Work with volunteer lead to staff the route & checkpoint with volunteers
•	Placing Signage on site – route directions, route information, sponsors, start/finish banners.
•	Clean up, garbage bins, dumping site, recycling.
•	Securing Live Entertainment {band or two}
•	Securing a warm-up {someone to lead stretching, Zumba or something of that nature}
•	Will work closely with other leads {i.e. Food & Beverage and Kids Zone} in developing site map and overall logistical details.
Other details will be required; as the event develops and grows things will be added to the list of logistics & site plans.

•	Should have drivers license and access to  a ½ or ¾ ton truck via friend or themselves so water, half way tent, table and chairs can be transported to half way site for set up and tear down.
•	Would be recommended that they can have a couple of friends or family to manage the half way site on walk day.
•	Should be comfortable walking greater than 5 km distance and have knowledge of walking on a variety of city walking paths. Will need to walk 5 plus km in colder weather when scoping out the route and various volunteer, signage locations in cooler weather.


January – May: Approximately 5 hours a month. We have monthly from January to March and bi-weekly meetings from April- Beginnings of May.
Day of Event (May 3,2020) : Approximately 9 hours
Meetings at Kids Help Phone’s office- 1550 5st SW. Call in optional.
Event: Eau Claire Plaza
If you are interested in any of these positions please send your resume to Carolina Bejarano, Development Officer at
Additional Details & Skills Required
No experience needed
Training required will be provided
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text- based support to young people in both English and French. As a charity, we rely on donations and funds raised from events, Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO is our biggest event.By volunteering with us, you are helping a young person somewhere in Canada at a crucial moment perhaps, at a time when it’s not obvious they’re asking for help.
  • Interview
  • Resume
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth