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Volunteer Position Descriptions

Sample Event


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*Times are subject to change and will be confirmed closer to the event date

BEFORE THE EVENT

Signage on Saturday 9:00am (3-4 hours)
Setting up signage along the route the day before the event. Best if done with you and your best buddy! You'll drive the routes, stopping every so often according to the map to stick a sign along the side of the road. You or your friend will need a vehicle for this position.

Advance Prep – The week before the event
With large events such as this, there are often last minute things to prep, like sorting shirts for example. Can we call on you to help?


DAY OF EVENT

Set Up 6:00am–7:00am
Setting up tables, chairs, and on site signs, carrying boxes/materials to different areas, loading water and supplies into the water station vehicles. Ability to lift up to 25lbs required.

Pick Up/Delivery early morning prior to event
Picking up items and delivering to the event site at Upper Canada Mall the morning of Mental Health in Motion. Own vehicle is required.

Food - Breakfast: 6:00am–10:30am Or Lunch: 10:30am - 2pm
Setting up food and beverages and serving food to all identified riders and morning volunteers. You'll keep the food area free of garbage.

Greeter 6:40am–11:00am
The first face folks see in the morning - greeting riders, volunteers and family/friends when they arrive onsite; answer questions and provide info.

Cheerleader 6:45am - 11:00am Or 11:00am - 2:00pm
Keep the atmosphere high and the smiles big! Aid riders (at the event site) to get into line and cheer them on as they cross the start line and when they return at the end of the ride.

On-Site Traffic Safety 6:30am - 11:00am Or 11:00am –2:00pm Ensure the safety of riders, runners, and walkers as they leave and return to the site. Ensure that vehicle traffic inside the parking lot is diverted around the start/finish entrance.

Registration 6:00am–11:00am
Checking in registered participants or other volunteers. Participants will be given an identification bracelet and a shirt. Volunteers will also be responsible for organizing shirts by gender and size.

Water Station 7:45am–1:30pm **Times vary per station location**
Have fun, cheer folks on, and keep them hydrated and energized! All water station volunteers will pick-up supplies at the event site (Upper Canada Mall) before heading to water station location. A vehicle is required by one of the two volunteers for each of the water stations. The vehicle willneed to be a van/SUV in order to take table, chairs and water to and from the site. Please note on the application if you will be the vehicle owner/driver.

Mobile Support 6:45am - 1:30 *Times vary per route*
Ride your own bicycle (or walk/run if you're volunteering for the 5KM walk/run) and help those who break down or need medical assistance by contacting the main site support teams. You must be comfortably able to ride the distance you apply for.

Times that volunteers will begin to support the ride are below (approximate):

100KM - 6:45 am start

60KM - 7:45 am start

20KM & 5KM - 8:45 am start

Signage on Sunday Evening (3-4 hours)
Picking up signage along the route after the event has finished. Best if done with you and your best buddy! You'll drive the routes, stopping every so often according to the map to pick a sign along the side of the road. You or your friend will need a vehicle for this position.