Walk for Parkinson's

Join us on September 10 & 11

Volunteer

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario relies on the generous support of volunteers. Volunteers have helped us grow as we work together to accomplish the goals of the organization. Volunteers are an essential part of the organization for a number of reasons:

  • Volunteers are a critical link to the community
  • Volunteers offer a fresh perspective
  • Volunteers help us become more responsive to the community
  • Volunteers help build support and awareness
  • Volunteers bring experience, knowledge and expertise to the organization
  • Volunteers keep our organization accountable

Volunteer Opportunities

We currently need volunteers in the following roles:

  • Support Group Facilitators (St. Thomas, Stratford, Tillsonburg, Windsor and Woodstock)
  • Walk for Parkinson’s Planning Team Members
  • Walk for Parkinson’s Onsite Volunteers
  • Office Volunteers

There are a number of volunteer positions available throughout the year including:

Office Volunteers

Do you love office organization? Connecting with others? We are looking for office volunteers to help with various office tasks including phones, data entry and putting together mailings. 

Support Group Facilitators

Are you a natural born leader? Do you have a passion for bringing people together to share and feel part of a tight-knit community? We are looking for Support Group Facilitators and Co-Facilitators to lead our support groups. 

Walk for Parkinson’s Planning and Onsite Volunteers

Do you have a knack for rounding up your community? Are you detail oriented? Are you passionate about raising funds for a good cause? Are you able to approach people and businesses in your community for support? We are looking for people to support Walk for Parkinson’s in our different walk communities! It is a fun and energizing way to give back! 

Board Members

Are you philanthropic? Do you have a passion for leading charities into the future and helping them ensure they are valued and sustainable in the community? Consider lending your skillset to our Board of Directors!

Event & Onsite Volunteers

Are you detail oriented? Are you approachable and welcoming? We are always looking for volunteers to help us with events. From educational events, to fundraising events, we rely on the support of volunteers!  

Join Our Team

Volunteers are an integral part of our team, using the gift of time and talent to make a difference in the lives of people affected by Parkinson’s disease across Southwestern Ontario.  PSSO heavily relies on the generous support of volunteers as they continue to help us grow and work together towards accomplishing the goals of our organization.  Volunteers are the backbone of our organization for a number of reasons.

Volunteers …
  • Offer a fresh perspective and new ideas
  • Help us become more responsive to the community
  • Build a support network and raise awareness
  • Bring experience, knowledge, and expertise to our organization
  • Keep our organization accountable and connected
  • Support the facilitation of programs, services, and events across the region
Benefits of Volunteering
  • Making a difference in the lives of people affected by Parkinson’s
  • Support a cause you believe in and are passionate about
  • Develop new skills and gain valuable experience
  • Meet likeminded people and establish new connections
  • Gain a sense of pride, fulfillment, and routine in your role
  • Engage in your local community while having fun

 

Learn More Apply Now

Need help with your volunteer application or have questions?

Contact:

Meagan Warwick
Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator
meagan.warwick@psso.ca
(519) 652-9437 ext. 207