Recruitment Coordinator (Individuals)

Position Title: Recruitment Coordinator (Individuals) 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 Figliuzzi

Position Summary:

To identify and encourage individuals to participate in the 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s


1. Identify individuals who may be interested in participating in the 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s (i.e.: past participants, members, volunteers, and others).

2. Approach these individuals with information to encourage their participation.

3. Collaborate with the Community Promotion Coordinator to recruit new participants.

4. Develop and implement individual competitions to encourage participation and make it fun!

5. Collaborate with the Donation Coordinator to secure Team prizes as needed.

6. Meet with the individuals on event day, take photos, encourage a competitive spirit, etc.

7. Develop and maintain accurate records for distribution of prizes and for future events.

8. Ensure that winners are appropriately acknowledged and photographed.

Position Specifications:

• Excellent verbal communications skills
• Organized
• A professional manner
• Attention to detail
• A ‘people person’
• Outgoing personality
• An encourager
• Creativity
• Initiative
• Commitment to attend planning meetings
• Comfortable in approaching individuals and encouraging participation
• Flexible schedule which allows telephoning and completing some tasks through business hours
• 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, and attending the meetings
• Developed and maintained good, friendly competitive spirit before and during the event
• All winners were appropriately acknowledged
• 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 community and to the participating locations 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 interact with all participants in a professional and friendly manner


• 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
• Opportunity to encourage others – Have lots of fun!
• 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
• Identification, solicitation and confirmation of individuals: 2 – 4 hours per month
• Attend the Walk for Alzheimer’s on Sunday, May 28th, 2017.

Last Updated: 11/08/2017