Board Service and Committees - Airdrie Hospice- Special Events Committee Member


Title: Special Events Committee Member

Department:  Service Coordinator or Board Member

Reports To: Service Coordinator or Committee Chair

Resource Person: Service Coordinator

Purpose:  To provide support in a Special Event or Program or in a Leadership role.

Major Responsibilities:

  • To take responsibility in a Leadership role or participate in an event we host or are part of.  

  • Examples of Key Events – Hike for Hospice, National Hospice Palliative Care Week, Tree of Hope, Airdrie Home and Lifestyle show, September Fest and The Airdrie Show and Shine.  Assist with Photographer, Communication/Media, Silent Auction, Set up, Take down, manning an information table, handling cash, distributing posters and other logistics and roles as identified for and during special events.

Training and/or Preparation:

  • Airdrie and District General Volunteer Orientation.

  • Training specific to the volunteer role.

  • Police Check with Vulnerable sector

Time Commitment: Meetings are once a month with action items between.

Location: Airdrie and District Hospice Society meeting locations are TBD Volunteers must be willing to travel to the location of the special event.  

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Personal satisfaction in making a difference.

  • Volunteers seeking to learn or share skills associated with event planning.

  • Increased knowledge about Palliative Care and Hospice (Health Care Sector).

  • Opportunity to gain experience working with a team dedicated in supporting a worthy cause.

Contact Information:

Attributes/Skill Requirements:

  • Dependability and Committed.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Flexible and comfortable with a continuously changing environment.

  • Willing to work independently on assigned tasks.

  • Willing to follow volunteer policies and procedures.

  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time