Volunteer with the WRALN

Volunteer with the WRALN

The WRALN believes that everybody in Waterloo Region is responsible and has a role to play in increasing physical 

activity at the population level: individuals, groups, not-for-profit organizations, schools, businesses, health 

professionals, funding agencies, physical activity service providers, colleges and universities, Region of Waterloo, 

and local governments. Do your part. Join any of the working groups below and share your talents, experiences, 

and time to make Waterloo Region a healthier community. 

Marketing & Communication 

Main task for this working group is to develop and implement the marketing and communication strategy for 

the Movement to Move- Everyone has a role to play! Campaign 

Resource Development

This working group will create a tool kit to support the Movement to Move- Everyone has a role to play! Campaign. 

The toolkit will provide parents, citizens, community groups, organizations (daycares, community centres, etc) tools to 

get kids moving, enjoying active play , healthy food, and feeling good about themselves

Networking/Education

As part of this working group you will be working with others to:

Organize the Kick – off Event for the Movement to Move Campaign

Organize other networking/education workshops/ events for 2016 (Bring back play, conversations cafés)

Research & Knowledge Exchange

Are you interested in research, program evaluation and how current research in physical activity could be used 

by people who work locally in the fields of physical activity, sports, recreation, fitness, etc. ? Join this working group 

and help the WRALN to: 

Develop an strategy for working with local universities in the promotion and knowledge exchange of 

physical activity

Connect with university contacts to develop the evaluation of the Movement to Move- Everyone has a 

role to play! Campaign

Fundraising

Are you passionate about fundraising and helping community groups to develop their potential? The WRALN needs 

you to: 

Prepare a long term fundraising strategy for the WRALN,

Explore funding opportunities

Prepare grant proposals 

Volunteer development 

Join this working group and help the WRALN to develop its capacity and leadership in this area as we work to involve 

everybody in active play, physical activity, sports, recreation, or any type of movement across the Region. A core 

task for this working group is to 

Develop a volunteer recruitment plan to support the Movement to Move- Everyone has a role to play! 

campaign.

Are you a member of the WRALN? We encourage you to actively participate. 

If you are not a member but are working in the area of physical activity, sports, recreation, fitness, and/or active living 

or are just interested in getting everybody active and healthier, we INVITE you to become a member of the WRALN 

and work with us. We are looking for CREATIVE and COMMUNITY ORIENTED people like YOU for our working 

groups 

Deadline for applying: April 30th, 2016 

For more information:

Call 519-575-4400 ext. 5921

Send an email at info@wraln.com