Walk & Run for rare special event committee member

Each Walk & Run for rare special event committee member is responsible in contributing to an organization that exists to ensure the successful preservation, intact and in perpetuity, of a unique 900+ acre site and to enhance the ecological functioning of these lands.

rare Charitable Research Reserve is not for profit, registered charity which strives to be a healthy place for those who work and volunteer here.  We are collegial in our planning and work together – often volunteering ourselves to help maintain the volunteer culture that established rare, on which it still heavily depends.  We value creativity and are welcoming of all input.

Reporting to our Development and Communications Officer and working in a team environment with all staff, this volunteer position requires a well-organized and self-motivated event planner.

Walk & Run for rare special event committee member

Purpose: The Walk & Run for rare special event committee member will provide support in the planning and implementing of the 2017 Walk & Run for rare with the goal of raising funds for and the profile of the rare Charitable Research Reserve.

Location: Meetings at the rare Charitable Research Reserve


  1. Attend monthly committee meetings
  2. Help plan and coordinate the 2017 Walk & Run for rare
  3. Assist with other tasks associated with the 2017 Walk & Run for rare (recruiting participants, soliciting sponsorships & prizes, picking up and dropping off materials, advertising, etc…)

Personal qualities: Dedicated individual who is committed to the conservation and preservation of the rare Charitable Research Reserve.

Qualifications and requirements:

  1. Willing to gain an understanding of rare visions and programs
  2. Proven organizational and leadership abilities
  3. Strong problem-solving and teamwork skills
  4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  5. Creativity

Benefits of volunteering:

  1. Networking opportunities
  2. Personal satisfaction
  3. Raising awareness and providing education

Time commitment

  1. Monthly meetings (bi-weekly as the event draws closer)
  2. Time to complete assignments that arise from the meetings
  3. Event day – Sunday, September 24, 2017 8:00 a.m. to roughly 2:00 p.m.

For more information or to apply please contact

Laura Klein
Gosling Engagment Coordinator
rare Charitable Research Reserve
phone: 519-650-9336 x126
email: laura.klein@raresites.org 

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rare Charitable Research Reserve
1679 Blair Road
Cambridge, ON N3H 4R8
(519) 650-9336
Charitable Registration:
#8776 15914 RR0001