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Cystic Fibrosis Canada (2024 Walk/Event Chair – Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History Committee)

Organization Name: Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Opportunity Title: 2024 Walk/Event Chair – Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History Committee
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: January 2, 2024
End Date: February 29, 2024

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

About the Walk

The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History takes place in over 40 locations in Canada including Regina.  We rely on the energy, passion and skill of our generous volunteer to help make a difference in communities from coast-to-coast.  If you have a few hours a week in the months leading up to Walk Day on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 – we want to hear from you!

Position Overview

The Walk/Event Chair provides the motivational and organizational leadership for the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History in your community. He/she recruits a committed group of volunteers to execute a successful and safe event.


  • Recruits and trains a committee of volunteers that includes a lead for each of the core committee positions (i.e. logistics, volunteer, marketing and communications, and fundraising and sponsorship), and filling the additional committee member positions, if required.
  • Along with CF Canada staff, create a realistic budget and critical path based on templates provided by CF Canada
  • Works with individual committee members to ensure the completion and quality of the key areas of responsibilities, monitor overall progress and recruit resources as needed.
  • Communicating goals and ensuring goals are achieved as economically as possible
  • Scheduling and conducting monthly committee meetings interspersed with regular phone calls and emails to follow up on action items from meetings
  • Act as or designate a spokesperson for the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History in your community.
  • Acts as the liaison between your local committee and CF Canada staff.
  • Through strong leadership – delegate, motivate and lead committee members and event day volunteers
  • Recruit walkers and teams

What you get for volunteering on and leading up to Walk Day

  • A sense of achievement for supporting the cystic fibrosis community
  • Gain valuable volunteer experience while enhancing your networking skills
  • The opportunity to have fun and meet new people
  • Food, snacks and drinks on Walk Day
  • A Reference letter
  • The ability to provide a meaningful and special experience for the cystic fibrosis walkers in their efforts to raise awareness and much needed funds to go further for all Canadians living with CF.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter expressing your interest in volunteering for the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History to:

Fill out the volunteer expression of interest form HERE or email

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