Alive to Strive Race Volunteer April 28, 2019
Organization: Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project
Commitment: Short term less than 6 months
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 100
Location: Ottawa - Central
Deadline: Apr 10, 2019
DescriptionThe 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
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
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