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2015 Esprit de She Chicago 5k/10k Run

Saturday, July 18th, 2015 to Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

About

Close Date12 hours before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit13 and up
Description
We are working hard to make 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 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.
CausesGeneral Service Sports & Recreation
SkillsRace Registration
GivePulse
168 Positions Filled | 136 Impacts | 2,925 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (19)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Sat, Jul 18 9:00am
End: Sat, Jul 18 2:30pm
Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town. Athletes follow a procession along marked tables to accumulate all the materials needed for race-day.

Checkin with Staff, Fleet Feet Sports Chciago - Old Town, 1620 N Wells St., Chicago, IL 60614
10/10Over
Start: Sat, Jul 18 2:00pm
End: Sat, Jul 18 7:30pm
Packet Pick-up will take place prior to the race at Fleet Feet - Old Town. Athletes follow a procession along marked tables to accumulate all the materials needed for race-day.

Checkin with Staff, Fleet Feet Sports Chciago - Old Town, 1620 N Wells St., Chicago, IL 60614
6/10Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 10:00am
End: Thu, Jul 23 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 23 3:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
1/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 3:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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 23 3:45pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
14/20Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 4:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
17/17Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 4:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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 23 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
10/10Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
7/20Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 5:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
41/25Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 5:15pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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 23 5:15pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
2/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 5:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
20/20Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 5:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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 23 5:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 9:00pm
Assist with the Medical needs at the aid station. Medical knowledge required.

Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Check-in at the Volunteer Tent, Chicago, IL 60640
0/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 5:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 9:30pm
Assist with the Medical needs at the aid station. Medical knowledge required.

Meet directly at your aid station and check-in with your Captain., 5200 N. Lake Shore Dr., Foster Beach House, Chicago, IL 60640
1/2Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 6:00pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 9:00pm
Assist with medical needs on the course and finish area. Medical knowledge required.

Check-in at Main Volunteer Tent, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lakeshore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
5/10Over
Start: Thu, Jul 23 8:30pm
End: Thu, Jul 23 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
4/10Over