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2018 Dempsey Challenge Volunteer Registration

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Dempsey Challenge! Please select your position(s) below by clicking the checkbox next to the desired position and clicking "continue" at the bottom of the form.  You can view a position description by clicking directly on the position  (you may want to disable your browser's pop up blocker). You can also sort by position name, location, time, or # of available positions by clicking those headers.

If registering for multiple shifts, please be sure they do not overlap.

Minors between the ages of 12 and 17 should be registered by a parent/guardian who can electronically sign the waiver at the end of this form. The guardian/parent must also be a registered volunteer.

Please check your location carefully when selecting a position.

  Volunteer Area Description Position Location Time Slot Positions Available
5 & 10K Cafe Volunteers will assist with setting up the 5&10K Café participant food area for the run/walk events on Saturday. Duties may include food prep (e.g. slicing fruit), serving food and drinks, taking bib tickets, assisting with line flow, etc. 5 & 10K Cafe Simard-Payne Park Sat., Sep. 29, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM1
5 & 10K Cafe Volunteers will assist with setting up the 5&10K Café participant food area for the run/walk events on Saturday. Duties may include food prep (e.g. slicing fruit), serving food and drinks, taking bib tickets, assisting with line flow, etc. 5 & 10K Cafe Setup Simard-Payne Park Fri., Sep. 28, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM1
Course Marshal - Ride Volunteers will be stationed on various corners of the ride course, directing riders through necessary turns and difficult areas of the course. This volunteer position has 2 main focuses: one is to provide safety guidance/support to cyclists on route and to give support/backup on all hot spots on the route where additional safety support is needed. Volunteers must be able to transport oneself to the assigned corner location. Please be prepared for all weather and we also recommend that course marshals bring a chair. Bagged lunch will be provided but marshals are encouraged to bring additional snacks if desired. We will accommodate those wishing to volunteer as pairs at their post as best we can. Course Marshal - Ride Various - along route Sun., Sep. 30, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM30
Course Marshal - Ride Volunteers will be stationed on various corners of the ride course, directing riders through necessary turns and difficult areas of the course. This volunteer position has 2 main focuses: one is to provide safety guidance/support to cyclists on route and to give support/backup on all hot spots on the route where additional safety support is needed. Volunteers must be able to transport oneself to the assigned corner location. Please be prepared for all weather and we also recommend that course marshals bring a chair. Bagged lunch will be provided but marshals are encouraged to bring additional snacks if desired. We will accommodate those wishing to volunteer as pairs at their post as best we can. Course Marshal - Ride Various - along route Sun., Sep. 30, 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM29
Course Marshal - Run/Walk Volunteers will be on various corners of the two run/walk courses to provide directions ensuring that all walkers/runners follow the course markings. This volunteer position has 3 main focuses: one is to provide safety guidance/support to the walkers/runners on route, to give support/backup where additional safety support is needed and to encourage/cheer participants. Course Marshal - Run/Walk Various along 5K/10K route 17
Cycling Ambassador Recruited position: only sign up for this if you have been directed to do so. Cycling Ambassadors will patrol the cycling routes on bikes. Cycling Ambassador Various on Cycling Course Sun., Sep. 30, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM6
Festival in the Park Volunteers will be assigned roles by the Volunteer Coordinator based upon areas with the greatest need within the Festival in the Park. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Water Teams for Start/Finish line, Community & Event Information Booth or KidZone or Volunteer Check-In. The jobs are varied, but they are all located in the park where there is lots of activity, including start/finish line and entertainment stage! Festival in the Park Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM2
Festival in the Park Volunteers will be assigned roles by the Volunteer Coordinator based upon areas with the greatest need within the Festival in the Park. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Water Teams for Start/Finish line, Community & Event Information Booth or KidZone or Volunteer Check-In. The jobs are varied, but they are all located in the park where there is lots of activity, including start/finish line and entertainment stage! Festival in the Park Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM10
Green Team This dynamic team will help us ensure we keep the Festival in the Park as clean as possible through recycling and composting! Responsibilities may include set up and staffing of bins/collection areas throughout the park, providing friendly education about proper disposal of food waste into compost bins, transporting full bags of recyclables, compost and trash to central recycling area via golf cart. An optional orientation will take place in the park on the Friday prior to the event. Volunteers will be provided with t-shirt and gloves, but please come prepared to get a little dirty! Green Team Simard-Payne Park Fri., Sep. 28, 1:00 Pm - 5:00 PM2
Green Team This dynamic team will help us ensure we keep the Festival in the Park as clean as possible through recycling and composting! Responsibilities may include set up and staffing of bins/collection areas throughout the park, providing friendly education about proper disposal of food waste into compost bins, transporting full bags of recyclables, compost and trash to central recycling area via golf cart. An optional orientation will take place in the park on the Friday prior to the event. Volunteers will be provided with t-shirt and gloves, but please come prepared to get a little dirty! Green Team Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM5
Green Team This dynamic team will help us ensure we keep the Festival in the Park as clean as possible through recycling and composting! Responsibilities may include set up and staffing of bins/collection areas throughout the park, providing friendly education about proper disposal of food waste into compost bins, transporting full bags of recyclables, compost and trash to central recycling area via golf cart. An optional orientation will take place in the park on the Friday prior to the event. Volunteers will be provided with t-shirt and gloves, but please come prepared to get a little dirty! Green Team Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM3
Green Team This dynamic team will help us ensure we keep the Festival in the Park as clean as possible through recycling and composting! Responsibilities may include set up and staffing of bins/collection areas throughout the park, providing friendly education about proper disposal of food waste into compost bins, transporting full bags of recyclables, compost and trash to central recycling area via golf cart. An optional orientation will take place in the park on the Friday prior to the event. Volunteers will be provided with t-shirt and gloves, but please come prepared to get a little dirty! Green Team Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM1
Green Team This dynamic team will help us ensure we keep the Festival in the Park as clean as possible through recycling and composting! Responsibilities may include set up and staffing of bins/collection areas throughout the park, providing friendly education about proper disposal of food waste into compost bins, transporting full bags of recyclables, compost and trash to central recycling area via golf cart. An optional orientation will take place in the park on the Friday prior to the event. Volunteers will be provided with t-shirt and gloves, but please come prepared to get a little dirty! Green Team Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM2
Green Team This dynamic team will help us ensure we keep the Festival in the Park as clean as possible through recycling and composting! Responsibilities may include set up and staffing of bins/collection areas throughout the park, providing friendly education about proper disposal of food waste into compost bins, transporting full bags of recyclables, compost and trash to central recycling area via golf cart. An optional orientation will take place in the park on the Friday prior to the event. Volunteers will be provided with t-shirt and gloves, but please come prepared to get a little dirty! Green Team Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM3
Green Team This dynamic team will help us ensure we keep the Festival in the Park as clean as possible through recycling and composting! Responsibilities may include set up and staffing of bins/collection areas throughout the park, providing friendly education about proper disposal of food waste into compost bins, transporting full bags of recyclables, compost and trash to central recycling area via golf cart. An optional orientation will take place in the park on the Friday prior to the event. Volunteers will be provided with t-shirt and gloves, but please come prepared to get a little dirty! Green Team Simard-Payne Park Fri, Sept 28, 5:00PM to 9:00PM4
HAM Radio Operator Provide radio communication for the SAG vehicles and rest stops. Experience required. Please provide your call sign on your registration. HAM Radio Operator Various along Cycling Route Sun., Sep. 30, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM16
Massage and Reiki Tent Seeking volunteers to provide massage & Reiki for the Massage & Reiki Tent. Please bring a Reiki or massage table or chair if you have one; we can assist with transport to and from your car to the tent. Massage Therapist Simard-Payne Park Sat., Sep. 29, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM1
Massage and Reiki Tent Seeking volunteers to provide massage & Reiki for the Massage & Reiki Tent. Please bring a Reiki or massage table or chair if you have one; we can assist with transport to and from your car to the tent. Massage Therapist Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 11:00 PM - 3:00 PM1
Medical Volunteers Medical volunteers support participants in medical support vehicles that ride along the cycling course. Desired credentials include MD, DO, RN, LPN, EMT, Paramedic, or AT. Please only register for this position if you have one of these credentials. For more information or for other medical volunteer opportunities, contact Peter Sedgwick: SedgwiPe@cmhc.org. Medical Van Driver TBD - on course or at the medical tent depending on need Sun., Sep. 30, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM7
Parking Marshal Volunteers will direct participants and volunteers to designated Handicapped Parking Lots. Bring a friend and volunteer together! Parking Marshal Lots around Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 5:30 AM - 7:30 AM4
Quick Response Marshal - Run/Walk Volunteers will aid the Technical Director with extra course marshal coverage on course, as needs arise. The Technical Director will provide direction and communication during the Run/Walk. Quick repsonse marshals should check-in with the other course marshals on Saturday morning. Quick Response Marshal - Run/Walk Various on Run Course Sat., Sep. 29, 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM5
Cycling Ambassador Recruited position: only sign up for this if you have been directed to do so. Cycling Ambassadors will patrol the cycling routes on bikes. RCM Various on Cycling Course Sun., Sep. 30, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM20
Registration Tent Volunteers will be assigned roles by the Registration Chairs based upon areas of need within the Registration Tent in the park. Jobs may include stocking items, pulling bibs, greeting, and other duties. All of these require customer service skills and a positive attitude! Registration Tent Simard-Payne Park Sat., Sep. 29, 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM1
Registration Tent Volunteers will be assigned roles by the Registration Chairs based upon areas of need within the Registration Tent in the park. Jobs may include stocking items, pulling bibs, greeting, and other duties. All of these require customer service skills and a positive attitude! Registration Tent Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM7
Massage and Reiki Tent Seeking volunteers to provide massage & Reiki for the Massage & Reiki Tent. Please bring a Reiki or massage table or chair if you have one; we can assist with transport to and from your car to the tent. Reiki Practitioner Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 11:00 PM - 3:00 PM1
Start Line Flow Control Assist with organizing participant staging in the start corrals before the run/walk or cycling events. Start Line Flow Control Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM1
Supply Distribution Volunteers will be unloading and loading trucks with supplies for the rest stops and venue. This could involve some heavy lifting - 20 to 50 lbs. Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes and be prepared for weather. Fun, dirty, and very satisfying! Other items to bring: box knife and gloves. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Supply Distribution Load Lot, corner of Oxford and Cedar Streets Fri., Sep. 28, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM3
Supply Distribution Volunteers will be unloading and loading trucks with supplies for the rest stops and venue. This could involve some heavy lifting - 20 to 50 lbs. Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes and be prepared for weather. Fun, dirty, and very satisfying! Other items to bring: box knife and gloves. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Supply Distribution Load Lot, corner of Oxford and Cedar Streets Sun., Sep. 30, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM2
Supply Distribution Volunteers will be unloading and loading trucks with supplies for the rest stops and venue. This could involve some heavy lifting - 20 to 50 lbs. Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes and be prepared for weather. Fun, dirty, and very satisfying! Other items to bring: box knife and gloves. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Supply Distribution Load Lot, corner of Oxford and Cedar Streets Sun., Sep. 30, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM2
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 5:30 AM -8:30 AM5
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Fri., Sep. 28, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM9
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Fri., Sep. 28, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM3
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Fri., Sep. 28, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM5
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Sat., Sep. 29, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM1
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Sat., Sep. 29, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM5
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Sat., Sep. 29, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM4
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM2
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM12
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Sun., Sep. 30, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM2
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Thurs., Sep. 27, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM5
Venue Setup and Teardown Volunteers will be assigned roles pertaining to the set-up and breakdown/clean up of the venue. Specific areas of assistance in this category may include Venue Signage and Décor, Vendor Load-In, Vendor Load-Out, and Clean Up Crew. Volunteers may be asked to hang signage and transport materials into and out of the park with golf carts. Some lifting may be required and volunteers should be able to lift 15 lbs. Venue Simard-Payne Park Wed., Sep. 26, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM5







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