• Flexible in schedule

MS Walk Committee - Entertainment Coordinator

Saskatoon, SK [map]
1-5 hours / monthly
6 months
As part of the MS Walk Committee, taking place in Saskatoon on May 26, 2024, you will plan and execute an inclusive, engaging event to connect and empower the MS community in your region.  MS impacts all Canadians, which is why we urge people to move forward together at MS Walk and help build awareness for the disease, raising much needed funds to allow us to continue to support people affected by MS.  

The Entertainment Coordinator plays an important role in shaping the participant experience on site and on route.  This includes organizing entertainment and activities/games and managing the “main stage” and finish line experience to create a positive and memorable event experience for MS Walk participants.  

Responsibilities   

- Work with the committee to create an event day experience that creates a community atmosphere and connection to our cause 

- Secure entertainment for event day, that could include for the stage area, start/finish line, route, and activity tent  

- Oversee the above areas on event day and provide direction to day-of-event volunteers and entertainers   

- Coordinate a celebratory start/finish line area for participants  

- Work with MS Walk Coordinator to secure an event MC and guest speakers   

- Champion the Walk in your community by promoting the event and helping to recruit participants and day-of-event volunteers   

Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for: 

- Energized and positive attitude. A friendly face helps create a fun atmosphere! 

- Strong leadership, communication, organizational and customer service skills 

- Passion for supporting the MS Community and funding MS research 

- Basic computer proficiency including email, internet searches, Word, Excel 

- Self-motivated and reliable; able to fulfill duties on time 

- Must be comfortable making decisions and problem solving with limited supervision. 

- Previous experience managing people is considered an asset 

Time Commitment: 

- Long term (January – June)

- Hours will vary based on the size of your community event. Hours will increase as the event approaches. We estimate these roles will take between 1 – 3 hours per month 

- Meet online via Teams once or twice a month OR Meet monthly in person 

- Must be available to attend the event at the end of May for approximately 8 hours 

The MS Canada is dedicated to encouraging a supportive and inclusive culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive.

Our aim is to ensure that all those interested in joining our team are given equal opportunity and that our organization is representative of all sections of society. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

We are committed to accommodating applicants’ needs throughout the selection process. Please contact volutnteer@mscanada.ca should you need accommodation.

To learn more about the MS Canada and the great work that we do, we encourage you to visit www.mscanada.ca

To apply in Saskatoon: https://mscanada.ca/volunteer-opportunities-campaign?name=2024-walk-sk-saskatoon&id=701JR00000A7BOMYA3
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
- Gain valuable experience and skills by supporting the organization of a well-recognized  
signature event while working with experienced organizing team members and  comprehensive resources 

- Contribute your time to an important cause and see your impact on the organization 

- Obtain a reference letter  

- Build a strong network and connect with the MS community
  • Flexible in schedule