Volunteering

Would you be interested in volunteering for our event?

Volunteers are invaluable to the success of our event and play a critical role. We will require assistance from volunteers both in the immediate build up to the event for bib collection days and on event day.

If you wish to volunteer with a friend or family member please email run2cure@neuroblastoma.org.au with your name & your family member/friends name and we will endeavor to assign you a role in the same area.

Pre-event briefing:

There will be an optional training session held prior to event day. The invitation, including date & location, will be emailed to all rostered volunteers. All volunteers will be fully briefed for their role on arrival at their shift.

Benefits:

All volunteers will receive a certificate of appreciation, volunteer t-shirt and food and drink on the day.

Minimum age requirements:

Volunteers must 12 year or older. Volunteers between the ages of 12 and 18 years must have supervision from a guardian on the event day.

To register to be a part of the volunteer program for the Run 2 Cure Neuroblastoma:

  1. Read through the roles available and select a preferred role
  2. Fill out the volunteer registration form, including your contact details and preferred role
  3. Submit the volunteer form
  4. The Event Organiser will be in contact in May with your specific roster and event day information

Please Note:

  • Due to the start time of the event, volunteer shift times will be an early morning start. Volunteer shift times will vary depending on role, with some shifts commencing as early as 5:30am.
  • Shift lengths will be between 6 – 8 hours depending on your role.
  • Your specific role and shift time will not be confirmed until rosters are emailed to volunteers in mid-May.
  • We will try to give you your preferred role however we cannot guarantee a preferred position due to limited availability.

If for any reason the registration form is not accessible or you have any technical issues, the form below can be downloaded, completed and returned to run2cure@neuroblastoma.org.au. Please also read the Volunteer Waiver information below.

Volunteer Registration Form (Excel Doc)
Volunteer Waiver Information (Word Doc)

EVENT DAY VOLUNTEER ROLES:

VENUE ROLES:

Venue – Information & Registration – Crew

Volunteers at the Information & Registration tent are required to distribute participant bibs, process event day registrations & provide information about the event to participants. There will be FAQ booklets & Maps located at the Registration & Information Tent to assist in answering participant enquiries. Merchandise will also be available for purchase in the Registration & Information tent. Should you require assistance, please approach your Team Leader or Registration & Information Manager.

Venue – Bag Drop/Pick Up – Crew

As the Bag Drop/Pick Up Crew you will collect the athlete’s baggage and sort it in the baggage area. You will need to make sure baggage is placed in colour & numerical order. This is to ensure the collection process at the end of the race is as efficient as possible. Participants will line up to collect their baggage post-race.

Venue – Drink Station – Crew

As a Drink Station Crew member you are responsible for assisting with the set-up, pack-up and operation of Drink Stations within the venues. Volunteer crews will hand out cups of water to participants. Should you require assistance, you are asked to approach your Drink Station Team Leader.

Venue – Start / Finish Chute Marshall – Crew

Start / Finish Chute Crews are to position themselves throughout the start marshaling area. You will ensure participants self-seed correctly within the start chute (Prams and walkers to the back of the start chute and fast runners at the front). You will ensure participants do not stop within the chute once they have crossed the finish line and ensure that the finish line is clear at all times by directing participants toward the Drink Station & event site. You will also provide directional assistance and encouragement to participants within the Finish Chute and help with general public pedestrian control in the area. If you require any assistance please approach your Team Leader or Start / Finish Chute Manager.

Fun Day Assistant

Fun Day Assistants are located at the event venue (The Domain). You will be required to assist with set-up & pack-up of the Family Fun Day activities and provide information to participants about the activities. Other tasks you may be required to assist with are site clean-up and general customer service for the venue.

 

COURSE ROLES:

Course Marshall – Crews

As a Course Marshall (CM) you are to follow instruction from your Team Leader or Course Supervisor. The Course Marshall job varies depending on your location & environment. You will set up, operate & maintain the area. You will also provide directional assistance and encouragement to participants and you will need to ensure the immediate area surrounding you is clean and free of obstacles.

Drink Station (DS) – Crew

As the DS Crew you set-up, operate and clean up the DS. You will provide cups of water to all runners as they pass. You will be supported by the DS Manager and DS Team Leader. Crew are to pack away & clean up their area before heading to the event site to assist with the 1K Little Heros Run/Walk.

 

PRE-EVENT VOLUNTEER ROLES:

If you are interested in volunteering at our pre-event Bib Collection Days, please email the Volunteer Manager on run2cure@neuroblastoma.org.au.

Registration & Bib Collection Volunteers will assist in the distribution of race bibs and packs to the Fun Run participants. Volunteers may also assist managers with new participant registrations. The opportunity for our volunteers to help market Run 2 Cure on the surrounding streets of the registration centre will also take place.

Thank you so much for your help and support.

For further information about Run 2 Cure volunteering opportunities please contact the Volunteer Manager on run2cure@neuroblastoma.org.au or 1300 177 638.

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