Recruitment Coordinator (Teams)

Position Title: Recruitment Coordinator (Teams) 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 businesses, organizations and other groups to enter teams into the 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s.


1. Identify businesses, organizations and other groups who may be interested in entering teams (Lions Clubs, Retirement Homes, Businesses, Schools, etc)

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

3. Develop team competitions to entice team participation and make it fun!

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

5. Meet with the teams on event day, take team photos, encourage team and competitive spirit, etc.

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

7. Ensure that each team is appropriately acknowledged.

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 businesses and 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
• Conscientious in attending the planning meetings
• Developed and maintained good team/competitive team spirit before and during the event
• All teams 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 Participating Teams: to interact with all teams 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 teams: 2 – 4 hours per month
• Identification, solicitation and confirmation of all other prizing: January- May: approximately 4 hours/month
• Attend the Walk for Alzheimer’s on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Last Updated: 11/08/2017