Volunteer Roles: New York City Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, June 23, 2018, Randall’s Island, New York City, New York

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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 contact us at lorlovsky@braintumor.org

Set-Up Crew (Day Before Event) 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Help with unloading and placing boxes and supplies in the tents in preparation for event. Organize tables in their tents and place tablecloths on the tables. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

Registration and Check-In 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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. A mandatory registration training will take place in the morning before registration begins.

Line Monitors 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Assist and support registration tent with crowd direction and control in the lines. A mandatory registration training will take place when you arrive. At the end of the event, you will organize and pack supplies in the tent and assist with clean up.

Greeters/Parking 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Welcome attendees, answer questions, and direct people to the Registration tent. Direct all vehicles to the drop-off area in order to unload passengers. A briefing about parking options and shuttle stop information will take place as applicable. Must be able to be on your feet for long periods of time.

Honor and Celebrate Tent 8:30 AM – Noon
Assist participants in writing messages and hanging photos of loved ones on the Hope and Memory banners.

Team Signs 8:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Set up the designated team sign creation area, complete with craft supplies. Assist participants as necessary.

Route Marshals 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
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.

Volunteer Check-in 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Assist the volunteer committee member with 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.

Survivor T-shirt Tent 8:30 AM – Noon
Assist in the set up of the Survivor T-shirt tent and distribute special event Survivor T-shirts to participants. At the end of the event, you will take inventory on sheet provided, pack supplies and assist with clean up.

Water Stop #1 8:30 AM – Noon
Set-up and breakdown water stop for event day. Distribute water to participants

Water Stop #2 8:30 AM – Noon
Set-up and breakdown water stop for event day. Distribute water to participants.

Set-Up Crew (Day of Event) 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
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.

Cheerleaders 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Cheer on the participants as they start the walk and welcome them back when they return. Noisemakers are provided.

Food Area 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
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.

Breakdown/Clean-up 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Organize and pack supplies and assist with clean up. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

Banking 10:00 AM – Noon
Count event donations in an off-site location with National Brain Tumor Society staff. Must be reliable and efficient.

Donation Volunteers 8:30 AM – Noon
Take general event donations in the form of credit, cash and check at the Registration/check-in Tent.