Event Coordinator Volunteer
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Communications and Marketing, Event planning and participation, Fundraising, Special events and festivals
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family, Community and Social Services, Public/Society Benefit, Senior Citizens, Women
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: February 10, 2023
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+ Help OCISO staff, board of directors, clients, and members of the community register on the RaceRoster website, join existing or form new fundraising teams under the campaign.

+ Relay important information from Run Ottawa to fundraisers and send reminders in a timely fashion

+ Liaise with campaign ambassador (to be announced) on training opportunities

+ Communicate with clients, former clients, donors, runners from previous years and help them establish a support community around fundraisers

+ Reach out to potential corporate sponsors and sports clubs for funds and services

+ Secure the design, purchase, storage, distribution, and tracking of branded items (T-shirts, water bottles, flyers, registration forms, consent forms, etc.) before and during the races.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
-- Experience in event management, coordination between different stakeholders. Students currently studying within event management encouraged to apply -- Option to support creating content for social media, website, newsletter, press kit for traditional media. -- Understanding and catering to different needs of fundraisers -- They will gain experience supporting a well-established non-profit agency that is celebrating its 45th year in operation -- They will be supporting a major local sports event: the Ottawa Race Weekend -- References provided after 3 months volunteering
How will the organization benefit?
Run for a New Start 2023 campaign is well established and, will be our 8th year raising funds to support community. A volunteer dedicated to registration of fundraisers and correspondence between the race team, Run Ottawa and OCISO management will be crucial for the success of the campaign.
Volunteer location:
945 Wellington St. West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X5


Karyn Steer
@Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Groups, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Communications and Marketing, Event planning and participation, Fundraising, Special events and festivals
You will be helping with: Athletes, Persons new to Canada, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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