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Alive to Strive Race Volunteer April 28, 2019


Organization: Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 100

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Apr 10, 2019


The Alive to Strive Race relies on more than 100 volunteers in order to hold the event on April 28, 2019. Various positions are available, including:
Security/Parking:Ensure participants remain in designated crossing areas, as well as directing volunteers and participants to the parking lot at either the Terry Fox Athletic Facility or Hog’s Back Park. Shifts are 7:30am – 11:30am, or 9am – 1pm

Barricades: Set-Up and Tear-Down of the barricades blocking major intersections. Making sure that no car is permitted to drive on the course. This is very important for runner’s safety, it is our main priority. Barricade is one of the most important volunteer position to make sure a race goes smoothly. Shifts can be up to 5 hours, 8am – 1pm

Event Area: Floaters, Runner’s security at the event area, put up tents, take down, Start/Finish Line. Shifts are from 8am – 12pm, or 9am – 1pm

Registration Area: This volunteer opportunity involves 1 of the following 5 tasks: Registration, Race Kit Pick-up, Information Desk, Bag Check/Lost and Found, Selling T-Shirts. Shifts are from 7:30am – 11:30am, or 9am – 1pm

Catering/Clean up: Serving the meal to participants after their race.
Helping keeping the food area clean as well as making sure participants stay in designated area to eat. Shifts are from 9:30am – 1:30pm

Race Kit Pick Up (Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th) Giving out race kits and race bibs to participants. Friday: 3:30pm – 7:30pm (Running Room on Bank St.) / Saturday: 9:30am – 11:30am (Terry Fox Athletic Facility)

Event Set up (Saturday, April 28th 10am – 2pm): This opportunity takes place on the day before the event. Volunteers will help organize and set-up the event area. Shifts are from 11am – 3pm


Mireille Carriere



Volunteer Opportunity Address
2960 Riverside Drive, Ottawa


Good for people interested in: Social Media; Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Valuable experience in a range of fields, volunteer hours signed.

How will the organization benefit?
The Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness project and the Alive to Strive Race are 100% volunteer run, and require volunteer in order to hold the race, which is the annual fundraising event for the Active Living grant program.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Youth 16-24; Groups

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes