• Flexible in schedule

MS Walk Committee - Food & Beverage 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 Food & Beverage Coordinator will work closely with the team at the MS Canada to source, organize and distribute food and beverages to participants.  This role will play a key role on event day to help ensure participants have a great event experience.  

Responsibilities:   

- Solicit and pick up food for rest stops and lunch  

- Review food requirements for rest stops with the Route Coordinator 

- Point of contact for onsite food vendors providing direction and support throughout event 

- Set up food area on event day and provide direction to day-of-event volunteers  

- 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 for Saskatoon Walk: 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