Volunteer Opportunities

Food Tent Volunteers

An event of this size would not be as success without the help of our dedicated volunteers. Here are some ways you can help throughout the year!

Prep for Kick-off Event: April/May 2018

Fold tee shirts
Prepare team leader kits

Kick-off Event: June 2018

Assist with setup and registration (6:30 to 8:30 a.m.)
Distribute Team Leader Kits (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)

Office work

Prepare mailings to fundraisers and volunteers as needed during the fundraising season
Assist in securing donations for our Survivor Tent Raffle

Information booth

Host an information booth session leading up to the Walk/Run.  These information sessions are held on all UMass Campus locations.  This is where individuals can pick up their Team Leader Packets, purchase tribute signs and gather more information on our event.

Pre-event: Early to mid-September

Sort and fold volunteer T-shirts
Assist with mailing packets to event-day volunteers

Pre-event set up: Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018

Assemble lawn signs
Place tables and chairs in tents
Prepare snack bars for food tent
Hang banners
Move cases of water into trucks for Sunday distribution
Staff pre-registration table for run bib pick up

Event set up: Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018

Deliver proper supply boxes to tents on quad
Distribute cases of water along the route and food tent
Set up and wipe down tables/chairs in all tents on quad
Blow up balloons for start/finish line and for survivor tent
Place tribute signs along the walk route
Place partnership lawn signs along the route
Assist in setting up sponsor tents on campus
Place parking signs in ACC and at ACC garage entrances
Assist Race Director with set up

During the event

Assist with the organization of our Survivor Lap while the run is happening
Assist Race Director with timing
Crowd control
Photographers
Course Monitors
Cheering stations along the route
Other miscellaneous positions as needed

Post-event Clean Up

Pack boxes
Take down and roll banners
Take down/clean water stops along the route
Collect lawn signs along route Ensure campus is cleaned and free of all trash

Thank-you Reception: November 2018

Assist with set up
Registration
Greeters

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please fill out the below form.

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