Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario (PSSO) is seeking Special Events Assistants (Summer Placements) in Windsor. Are you are a post-secondary student that is self-motivated but also thrives in a team environment? Do you enjoy working with volunteers and assisting with events? This may be a great fit!

Candidates must be:
· Between 15-30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
· A Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protections has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
· Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
· International students are not eligible

Hours & Wage:
· 8 weeks
· 35 hours per week
· $16.00 per hour

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Assist in the growth and coordination of Walk for Parkinson's
  • Help to plan and implement fundraising opportunites
  • Recruit prizes and sponsors as required
  • Assist Walk for Parkinson's committee(s) and attend committee meetings
  • Recruit, organize and assist volunteers
  • Assist with recognition of donors and volunteers
  • Other relevant duties as assigned
  • Registered in a full-time post-secondary education program
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize a diverse workload
  • Strong customer service focus with a sensitivity to the needs of people living with Parkinson’s
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use good judgment in working with confidential and sensitive information
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work on own as well as work as a team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel, access to a car and valid drivers license

Our Mission

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario enhances the quality of life and care for people living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please forward your resume to Shelley Rivard, CEO, Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario by email indicating application in your subject line. No phone calls please.