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2016 Gildan Esprit de She Chicago 5k/10k Run

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 to Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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About

ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Close DateAny time before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description
We are working hard to make Gildan Esprit de She something truly special, not just for participants, but for the host communities as well. To make this possible, we need the enthusiastic support of volunteers like you. We are recruiting volunteers for a variety of positions prior to, during and following each event. If you want to support Esprit de She and wish to be involved, we have an important job for you!

All Gildan Esprit de She volunteers will receive a complimentary event crew shirt along with snacks and beverages. Individuals and groups are invited!
Requirements
Positive, upbeat individuals to help hundreds of women accomplish a goal!
PerksFulfill volunteer time for school or community programs, meet a new friend or business contact, increase social and relationship skills, increase self-confidence, increase communication skills, increase managerial skills, sense of achievement, create new interests or hobbies, new experience, meet a diverse range of people, career experience directly related to the following areas: medical, event management, sports management, sports marketing, communication.

All Volunteers will receive a Volunteer t-shirt along with snacks.

Please wear comfortable shorts/pants and tennis shoes. Water will be provided but I would recommend bringing an extra water bottle to stay hydrated.
Parking DetailsWe are highly encouraging public transportation. If driving is required, please see the following locations for each Volunteer position:

Packet Pickup at Fleet Feet Old Town:
There is a parking garage on North Ave. just west of the Piper's Alley entrance. The first hour is a validated $2 parking but regular rates apply following. Behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave, you can often find parking.

Limited street parking is available; public transportation is strongly encouraged. The following options are recommended:

By bus: 151, 156, 132 and or 143. Each route drops off along Stocken Drive one block west of Cannon Drive. Exit at the Wrightwood stop (from all bus options) with only a half block walk to race start/finish.

**Fluid Station #2 Parking: Parking lot at Lake Shore Drive and Foster. Ave.
CausesChildren & Youth Community General Service Health & Medicine Sports & Recreation Women
SkillsCleanups Coaching Communications Emergency Service Responder Event Planning First Aid / CPR Fitness Food Distribution Fundraising Health Care Help w/People Marketing Race Registration Race Waterstops Recreational Activities Sports
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149 Positions Filled | 79 Impacts | 421 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (19)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Wed, Jul 20 11:00am
End: Wed, Jul 20 3:00pm
Assist staff with the set up of packet pick-up at Fleet Feet in Old Town. Help set out athlete tanks, bibs, goodie bags, and other tasks. Light lunch will be provided and you'll get to know our team a little better!

Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!), 1620 N. Wells St., Check-in with a staff member when you arrive, Chicago, IL 60614
3/10Over
Start: Wed, Jul 20 3:30pm
End: Wed, Jul 20 8:30pm
Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town. Athletes will pick up their race items prior to the race. Help give athletes assigned race bib, goodie bag, and race tank and wish them luck on their race! Light dinner will be provided.

Fleet Feet - Old Town (If driving, street parking behind Piper's Alley or down North Ave. is your best bet!), 1620 N. Wells St., Check-in with a staff member when you arrive., Chicago, IL 60614
18/20Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 10:00am
End: Thu, Jul 21 3:00pm
Assist the staff with setting up the start and finish areas.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
4/5Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 3:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 10:00pm
Gear Check Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 3:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:00pm
Start Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60640
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 3:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 11:00pm
Assist with providing information about the race to participants and spectators. Answer FAQs about the race, schedule, directions, and other general knowledge regarding the event. It is required to go over Race Information Documents prior to the event. FAQs and all other information will be provided.

Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Please check in at the Volunteer Tent, Chicago, IL 60640
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 3:45pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 10:00pm
This positions give runners a peace of mind during pre and post-race, than knowing their belongings are safely stored. Duties include labeling and organizing runner's belongings when they drop off, and retrieving them in a timely manner at the end of the race. Bending and lifting up to 12lbs is required for this role. Teardown of gear check area is also included in this position.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
31/31Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 4:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:00pm
Help setup the registration and awards area, assist Athlete Services during the event then help teardown the are following the event.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
23/25Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 4:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:30pm
Finish Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 8:00pm
Assist with the setup of the start line, assist Start Line Coordinators during the event, help teardown the start

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
1/10Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:00pm
Setup the finish chute and hand out fluids and product after athletes cross the finish line.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
10/20Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:00pm
Monitor the safety, progression, and flow of athletes within an assigned area. This may include: Being positioned at crosswalks, turns, or corners to verbally and/or physically signal directions to athletes along the course; Monitor participants and keep spectators from crossing/entering the course. Spectators are not allowed to cross an active race course unless directed and/or are given permission by a volunteer.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
3/25Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 10:00pm
Assist with medical needs in a tent on the course or on site. Exact placement will be determined race morning. Medical knowledge required, medical professional licensing is preferred (EMT, Paramedic, RN, PT, MD).

Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Check-in at Main Medical Tent (near Finish Line). Ask for Terri (Medical Coordinator), Chicago, IL 60640
4/15Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:00pm
Setup, mix, distribute and tear down the pre-race hydration at the start line for the athletes.

Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Check-in at the Volunteer Tent, Chicago, IL 60640
2/10Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:15pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:30pm
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:15pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:30pm
Fluid Station Captains are the lead point in disseminating information and providing instruction to their respective volunteer team, and will be the point of contact for any questions or concerns on race day.

Meet directly at your aid station, Lake Front Path, Foster and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60614
3/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:00pm
Work with the Fluid Station Captain to setup the station according to provided map then teardown the station following the last runner.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
16/20Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 5:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 9:00pm
Work with the Fluid Station Captain to setup the station according to provided map then teardown the station following the last runner.

Meet directly at your aid station and check-in with your Captain., 5200 N. Lake Shore Dr., Foster Beach House, Chicago, IL 60614
20/20Over
Start: Thu, Jul 21 8:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 21 11:00pm
Assist the staff with tearing down and loading equipment trucks.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
2/10Over