Committee Leadership Opportunities
The New York City – Southern NY Chapter of the National MS Society is currently recruiting members for the 2014 Walk MS Planning Committees for Orange County, Putnam County, Rockland County and Staten Island. Walk MS committees meet monthly and members are asked to dedicate their time to assist with the development of the event in their community.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The Logistics Sub-Committee will manage vendor and local municipality relationships. They will work closely with the Chapter staff to ensure that all Society Walk MS guidelines are being met.
The Community Outreach Sub-Committee will help promote Walk MS at community events, corporations and identify other outlets for promoting Walk MS such as local newspaper partnerships and PR.
The Brochure Distribution Sub-Committee will create a distribution plan for their local community and will ensure the brochures are distributed in a timely fashion.
The Sponsorship Sub-Committee will work closely with the Chapter staff to identify event needs such as food, prizes, incentives and local corporate partnerships.
The Volunteer Management Sub-Committee will work closely with the Chapter Volunteer Manager to assist with volunteer recruitment, training and event day management.
Event day site management
All committee members will be asked to work at their county’s Walk MS site. Event day responsibilities will include but are not limited to route and rest stop management, participant registration, food and beverage, etc.
All sub-committees will be led by a Walk MS NYC-Southern NY Committee member and will be staffed by at least one Chapter staff member. Each sub-committee will develop goals for 2014 and create a strategic plan with specific tactics for how they will accomplish their goals. Please contact Tania Kirkman if you are interested in learning more about the Walk MS Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-453-3252.