Logistics Coordinator

Position Title: Logistics Coordinator 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s,
Program: Walk for Alzheimer’s
Department: Fund Development
Supervisor's Title: Planning Committee Chair and the Events Coordinator
Supervisor's Name: Volunteer and Josie Fuglizzi

Position Summary:

To identify logistical needs for the 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s. Make arrangements to fill those needs through donations whenever possible. To plan and implement set up and take down of all equipment for the event.


1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator to identify logistical needs for the 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s.

2. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator to identify community sources to fill the logistical needs (i.e.: sound system, tables, chairs, etc.)

3. Approach sources and secure equipment to meet logistical needs. Confirm agreements prior to event.

4. Ensure that all equipment is in good working order prior to the event.

5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events.

6. Coordinate and supervise the set-up and take down of equipment at the event.

7. Ensure that all equipment that has been borrowed or rented is returned in good condition and in a timely manner.

Position Specifications:

• Excellent verbal communications skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Good supervisory, delegation skills
• A professional manner
• Attention to detail
• A ‘people person’
• Initiative
• Comfortable approaching sources and asking for the donation of equipment
• Physically capable of moving equipment
• Commitment to attend planning meetings
• Flexible schedule which allows telephoning and completing some tasks through business hours
• Access to a reliable vehicle
• Committed to the mission of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County
• Enthusiastic about the annual Walk for Alzheimer’s


• Conscientious in completing all tasks in a timely manner
• Conscientious in attending the planning meetings
• Developed and maintained good records
• Delegated to other volunteers and supervised them effectively
• Conducted all contacts and transactions to the highest standards
• Attend Orientation Session for new volunteers


• To the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County: to represent the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County to the sources of needed equipment in a professional and friendly manner
• To the Planning Committee Chair and the Events Coordinator: to fulfil all responsibilities in a timely and acceptable manner
• To the Participants: to ensure that all needed equipment is in place and in good working order on event day


• Opportunity to work with the other members of the committee and the community to plan a successful event
• Opportunity to get to know the community in a new way and develop relationships within the community
• Satisfaction of having contributed to the success of the Walk for Alzheimer’s by assisting with the extensive advertising of the event

Time Commitment:

• Monthly Planning Committee meetings beginning November 2016 to May 2017, approximately 1.5 – 2 hours/month
• Logistical arrangements: December – May: approximately 4 hours per month
• Attend the 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Last Updated: 11/08/2017