Run, Walk & Roll for Cerebral Palsy Volunteer opportunities: Thank you for volunteering!  We will begin as early as 6:30 a.m. and go to about 11:00 a.m. It’s a great way to see your friends and neighbors all the while contributing to a great cause: Alyssa V Phillips Foundation serving families in and around neighboring communities with cerebral palsy

 Volunteer Opportunities 

 

Packet Pickup volunteers: (volunteers needed 4-8) Volunteers needed to work March 23rd for early packet pick-up at Menchie’s frozen Yogurt in Southlake Park Village.  2hr shifts from: 12:00pm to 7:00pm Duties include organizing/handing out shirts, preparing goodie bags, assigning runners their bib number, greeting participants with smiles and providing race information. Position requires some light lifting up to 30 lbs.

Registration table volunteers: (volunteers needed 6-10) Be behind the scenes and the first to see how the race weekend begins! This is the first stop for runners and walkers as they pick up their race packet. Duties include organizing/handing out shirts, preparing goodie bags, assigning runners/walkers their bib number, greeting participants with smiles and event guides, answering questions/providing race information. Position requires some light lifting up to 30 lbs.

Start and Finish line volunteers: (volunteers needed 2-4) Start Line: Move runners/walkers to the start line. Help keep strollers and wheelchairs at the rear of the pack and encourage runners going across start line. Finish Line: The runners are happy to be done. Hand weary runner’s cold bottles of water. Some are waiting for their friends/family to cross. keeping runners moving efficiently through finish line, directing runners to the post-race area where they can wait for loved ones, get their Finishers picture taken, and retrieve their Medals. Duties also include, opening cases and restocking bottled water.

Course volunteers: (volunteers needed 10-20) Direct runners and walkers keeping them on course. WE GOT SPIRIT YES WE DO — WE GOT SPIRIT HOW 'BOUT YOU! You don't have to wear a mini skirt or bright colored hair bow to cheer! Be a key player in keeping the excitement and momentum going on course. Make banners and posters with silly sayings (not required). Duties include acting crazy, screaming, cheering, laughing — anything to bring out a smile on our runners faces! Standing for long periods of time is required — jumping with excitement is encouraged.

Water Stop volunteers: (volunteers needed 3-6) This key role is not just about providing hydration support — but moral support and excitement! As runners travel the course, they may get fatigued; but with your smiling face and cheering attitude, you will revive them! Duties include filling and stacking cups with water, restocking cups throughout the course of the morning, handing water to runners as they come by, and finally cleaning up the area (cups) when the last runner passes. Excitement and standing for long periods is required for this role.

Set-up and Clean-up: (volunteers needed 10-20) When it is all said and done, and we have to say good-bye to our great event until next year, we need volunteers to help tear down the registration area. Duties include taking down signs, cleaning trash from the surrounding area. Standing, bending, lifting 25lbs, getting dirty are all required.

  Volunteer Guidelines

  • As a volunteer, you are an Ambassador for Run,  Walk & Roll for Cerebral Palsy and Alyssa V Phillips Foundation and should treat runners, guests, participants, other volunteers with the utmost courtesy and respect.

  • As a volunteer, take pride in your role! Attire should include jeans/shorts and comfortable shoes.

  • Be prepared to answer many types of questions. Familiarize yourself with the course map and schedule of events. You can find this information on our website, www.alyssavphillipsfoundation.com or our Facebook page, facebook.com/AVPfoundation to learn more.

  • You can sign up for as many shifts and roles as you like — but please make sure they don't overlap!

  • Once you sign up, we depend on your commitment to being a part of Run, Walk & Roll for Cerebral Palsy. Your prompt arrival and completion of your shift are vital to the success. When you sign up, you commit to being present for that specific shift(s) during the entire length of that shift(s).

  • Until 2 days prior to your scheduled shift, you are able to change/cancel your day/assignment by contacting 5k@alyssavphillipsfoundation.com

  • If it is the day of your scheduled shift and you find you cannot make it, please be considerate and contact 5k@alyssavphillipsfoundation.com so we can adjust our roster.

  • We are like the postal service — our event will take place regardless of the weather. Please check the weather and dress accordingly. 

  • You may not consume any alcoholic beverages or smoke during your volunteer shift.

  • Your assignment is complete when a staff member releases you. If you have not been released at the end of your shift, please contact a lead volunteer or staff member. 

  • Children under the age of 10 may not participate as a solo volunteer (ie, an individual not signed up with a group of 10 or more), nor may they be with you during your volunteer shift. Children between the ages of 10-14 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Pets are not allowed with you during your volunteer shift.

  • Depending on race needs, volunteer assignments may be reallocated — please be flexible

  • Run, Walk & Roll for cerebral Paly and Alyssa V Phillips Foundation reserves the right to search any bags for security reasons.

  • Run , Walk & Roll for Cerebral Palsy and Alyssa V Phillips Foundation is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

© Alyssa V Phillips Foundation 

 2600 E. Southlake Blvd-Suite 120- Box 287-Southlake-TX -76092

a 501(c)(3) Public Charity