Volunteer Opportunities: Ft. Worth Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, November 18, 2017, Trinity Park, Fort Worth, TX


Volunteer Roles
Volunteers are essential to the Brain Tumor Walk! Thank you for your dedication to the brain tumor cause. Training is provided when you arrive.
We will do our best to match you with your preferred volunteer role; however, due to demand this is not always possible. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to tdekock@braintumor.org

Street Team TODAY & Ongoing
We are looking for individuals or groups to hang posters in local stores, libraries, coffee shops, hospitals, etc. Grab some friends, have a fun few hours, and give back to the brain tumor community!

Volunteer Check-in 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Checking in all volunteers for the event. Provide site maps, directions and other key items for the volunteers. Organize and pack remaining supplies after the event.

Set-Up Crew (Day of Event) 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Help with unloading and placing boxes and supplies in the tents in preparation for event. Organize tables and hang signage. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

Registration and Check-In 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Set up the Registration and Check-In tent. Check-in pre-registered participants and register new Walk-ups. You may also be responsible for collecting donations and or distributing t-shirts. Mandatory registration training will take place in the morning, before registration begins.

Food Area 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Assist in setting up the food area on-site. Monitor and help distribute food to participants. Organize and pack remaining supplies after the event. Must be able to be on your feet for long periods of time.

Honor and Celebrate Tent 8:00 a.m. – Noon
Assist participants in writing messages and hanging photos of loved ones on the Hope and Memory banners.

Team Central/Signs 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Set up the designated team sign creation area, complete with craft supplies. Assist participants as necessary.

Kid’s Area 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Help set up the tent, then lead areas of play for children at the event. Jobs include face painting, bubbles, tattoos etc.

Line Monitors 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Assist and support registration tent with crowd direction and control in the lines. Mandatory registration training will take place when you arrive.

Route Marshals 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Direct walk participants from the start/finish line safely around the course and back. Volunteers will assist with road crossings, directions, crowd control and information.

Water Stop 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Set-up and breakdown water stop for event day. Distribute water to participants and distribute NBTS info to the general public who stops by.

Cheerleaders 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cheer on the participants as they start the walk, along the route, and welcome them back when they return. You are encouraged to bring pom-poms and other cheer gear. We want to make our participants feel like the winners they are!

Breakdown/Clean-up Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Organize and pack supplies and assist with clean up. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

Planning Committee
Join our amazing team of volunteers who help plan, execute and continue to make this event successful each year. If you’re interested in join our team or want more information, please reach out to tdekock@braintumor.org.