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Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project

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Marie-Eve Chainey
Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project

1538 Lassiter Terrace
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1J 8N4

TEL: 613-796-4089

E-mail: alivetostrive@gmail.com

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Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

The Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project is a non profit organization committed to education, prevention and public awareness on the issue of chronic kidney disease as well as operating a fitness grant program benefiting those living with chronic kidney disease.

www.alivetostrive.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

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
Location: 2960 Riverside Drive, Ottawa
Deadline: Apr 10, 2019
2-3 volunteers are needed to promote, write blogs, make posts, take care of social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram), reach out to local media (radio, tv, and newspaper) to push the event and the cause and get interviews.
Location: 304-140 Mann Ave
Ottawa ON K1N 1E5
Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Needed: a volunteer who will reach out to catering companies for quotes to have the food made for the free lunch, in charge of getting the ingredients for the stew, organizes volunteer group to cut all the vegetables for the Thursday, April 25 2019.
Location: 304-140 Mann Ave
Ottawa ON K1N 1E5
Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Needed: a graphics volunteer who will be able to make all the graphics for the 2019 Alive to Strive race; logo, flyers, banners, sponsors' logo, t-shirt design, etc. in different format : JPEG, AI, EPS, PDF, etc. Attend committee meetings (1-2 per month) and liaise with race president and committee members.
Location: 304-140 Mann Ave
Ottawa ON K1N 1E5
Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Needed: : a volunteer who will be our charity rep/communication to engage the charities, find ways to promote within each charity and find new exciting ways to raise funds by participants, someone who will be able to get groups/sport teams /schools involved with the event, etc.
Location: 304-140 Mann Ave
Ottawa ON K1N 1E5
Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Needed: a volunteer who oversees the whole event, makes sure things are being done and submitted on time, oversees registration sites, contact for most contractors (tent, shirts, banners/printing company, etc) takes care of the race budget, schedules meeting, organizes the set up on the Saturday, April 28, 2019 and tear down on April 29-30, 2019.
Location: 304-140 Mann Ave
Ottawa ON K1N 1E5
Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Race co-director of the Alive to Strive Race (director next year): coordinates with the city and NCC for road blocks and permits, coordinates the pick up of cones and signs we need on the Friday April 26th and the return on April 29th (city and beacon lites). Coordinates the road closure and opening the day of the race with the volunteer coordinator, assures safety on the race course at all times.
Location: 304-140 Mann Ave
Ottawa ON K1N 1E5
Deadline: Jan 31, 2019