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Volition America Half Marathon and 5K- Chicago

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 to Sunday, September 11th, 2016
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About

PositionsMany Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitAll Ages
Description
We are working hard to make the Volition America Half Marathon and 5K something truly special, not just for participants, but for the 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 Volition America and wish to be involved, we have an important job for you!

All Volition America volunteers will receive a complimentary event shirt, beverages and snacks. Individuals and groups are invited!
    

For questions, email: volutneer@volitionamerica.com
Requirements
Must be at least 12 years of age or have parent/guardian supervision.
PerksAn awesome t- shirt to keep.
Watching amazing people accomplish an amazing goal.
Being part of a movement that is dedicated toward a life of mental, physical and patriotic distinction
Parking DetailsStreet parking is available around Grant Park.
CausesVeterans & Military Families
GivePulse
210 Positions Filled | 29 Impacts | 130 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (20)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Sep 08 4:00pm
End: Thu, Sep 08 8:30pm
Race packets: Stuff bib and pins into envelope. Goodie Bags: Stuff all goodie bag items into goodie bags and lay flat in container.


We will send out the location as soon as we have confirmation, TBD, Chicago, IL 60605
1/10Over
Start: Fri, Sep 09 2:00pm
End: Fri, Sep 09 7:00pm
Help pass out race bibs and t-shirts

Road Runner Sports- Edens Plaza Shopping Center, 3232 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091
4/5Over
Start: Sat, Sep 10 11:00am
End: Sat, Sep 10 4:00pm
Help Pass out race bibs and t-shirts

Road Runner Sports- Kingsbury Center, 1435 North Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642
4/5Over
Start: Sat, Sep 10 4:00pm
End: Sat, Sep 10 9:00pm
Assist with the set up of fencing, snow fencing, tables, food, finish line arch, etc. at the finish line.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
15/15Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 4:00am
End: Sun, Sep 11 7:00am
Help set up venue including: tables, chairs, tents, fencing, etc.


Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
10/10Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 4:30am
End: Sun, Sep 11 7:30am
Help athletes get checked in and provide them with a race number, t-shirt and goodie bag.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
18/20Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 5:30am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Answer questions about the event. Use the athlete guide and staff guide as a resource for information.

Show off the amazing Volition America apparel for sale onsite.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
0/6Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 5:30am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:30am
Check athlete gear into the tent. Watch over all gear during the event and return to athlete at the conclusion of the event. Each athlete must have their race bib to drop off and claim their gear.

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
1/6Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:00am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Point all athletes in the right direction on the race course. Cheer them on as they pass by. Serve as a medical contact if needed.


Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
21/40Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:00am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Pass out water, sports drink and snacks to athletes as they pass. Cheer them on. Please be sure to keep your aid station clean at all times. When athletes see you at the aid station, they may be tired. Encourage them to keep going as the run past.


Check in at the water station: East side of Buckingham Fountain on the lakefront trail, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
11/15Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:00am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Pass out water, sports drink and snacks to athletes as they pass. Cheer them on. Please be sure to keep your aid station clean at all times. When athletes see you at the aid station, they may be tired. Encourage them to keep going as the run past.


Check in at the the water station (Lakefront Bike Trail; West side of Buckingham Fountain), 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
15/15Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:00am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Pace the racers. We are looking for 7 pacers:
1:30:00
1:45:00
2:00:00
2:15:00
2:30:00
2:45:00
3:00:00

Check in at Registration, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
7/7Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:00am
End: Sun, Sep 11 12:30pm
Reserved for Race Guards

Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
10/10Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:15am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Pass out water, sports drink and snacks to athletes as they pass. Cheer them on. Please be sure to keep your aid station clean at all times. When athletes see you at the aid station, they may be tired. Encourage them to keep going as the run past.


Check in at the the water station (Lakefront trail on east side of Police Memorial on east side of Soldier Field), 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
14/15Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:15am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Pass out water, sports drink and snacks to athletes as they pass. Cheer them on. Please be sure to keep your aid station clean at all times. When athletes see you at the aid station, they may be tired. Encourage them to keep going as the run past.


Check in at the water station: Lakefront Trail, south of McCormick Place, even with concrete deck), 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
10/15Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:15am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Pass out water, sports drink and snacks to athletes as they pass. Cheer them on. Please be sure to keep your aid station clean at all times. When athletes see you at the aid station, they may be tired. Encourage them to keep going as the run past.


Check in at the water station: Most eastern part of lakefront trail at 39th Street Beach), 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
10/15Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:15am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:00am
Pass out water, sports drink and snacks to athletes as they pass. Cheer them on. Please be sure to keep your aid station clean at all times. When athletes see you at the aid station, they may be tired. Encourage them to keep going as the run past.


Check in at the water station: Lakefront Trail, east side of Hyde Park Blvd bridge, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
15/15Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 6:30am
End: Sun, Sep 11 11:30am
Organize and set up all finish line water, sports drink, food and finisher medals. Help keep athletes flowing through the finish chute and towards the exit. Once athletes exit the finish chute they are not allowed back in. No family or friends are allowed in the finish chute.


Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
25/25Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 7:30am
End: Sun, Sep 11 8:30am
Set up and organize all event awards for the awards presentation


Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
3/3Over
Start: Sun, Sep 11 10:00am
End: Sun, Sep 11 4:00pm
Help break down all materials that were set up for the event and load them into the trailers. This includes: tables, chairs, tents, fencing, etc.


Check in at the Volunteer Tent, 1501 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
16/20Over