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The Wellness Challenge needs you!

  • Route Marshals
  • Photographers
  • First Aid Officers
  • Food Tent Distributors
  • General Volunteer (including handing out Finisher Medals)
Positions available as a volunteer
Position Number of volunteers required Time required Details Volunteer skills and experiences Contact
GCWCC Wellness Challenge (5km run & 3 km walk) (October 5, 2017)
Road Crew
(GWC02)
15 to 20 1.5  to 2.0 hours Volunteers needed to direct the runners and walkers at specific check points. Volunteers will be stationed at barricades, possibly in company of a police officer (Ontario Provincial Police). I-1 Client service
I-2 Team building
I-6 Network building
I-7 Supervision
Crystal Van Boxtel
Photographer
(GWC03)
7 to 8 1 to 2 hours Different photographer positions available. Images to capture include:
• On route
• Start/finish line
• Team photo
• Speech/winners
• Distant photos of runners and entire event grounds from R.H.Coats and Jean Talon buildings.
L-1 Motivate others
L-3 Strategic thinking
L-4 Creative thinking
I-3 Collaboration
I-6 Network building
Crystal Van Boxtel
Set-up and Clean-up Crew
(GWC04)
2 1 to 2 hours Volunteers needed to help set up tents, tables and chairs and change full recycling and garbage bags. Take down tents and stack chairs and tables after event. I-2 Team building
I-6 Network building
Crystal Van Boxtel
Coat Check Operator
(GWC06)
3 1.5 hours Volunteers needed to store and retrieve jackets and bags for participants. I-1 Client service Team building Crystal Van Boxtel
T-shirt and Bib Pick-up Distributor
(GWC07)
6 to 10 1 hour Volunteers needed to distribute t-shirt and bibs to participants. I-1 Client service Team building Crystal Van Boxtel
Race Course Assistants
(GWC08)
13 1.25 hours Volunteers needed to help guide the participants along the walk and run route. Everyone will be assigned to a specific post. I-3 Collaboration Crystal Van Boxtel
First Aid Officers
(GWC09)
6 1.25 hours Volunteers needed to help participants with first aid (if required). Volunteer does not need first aid training to participate. L-2 Decision making / prioritizing
I-3 Collaboration
P-1 Accountability
P-3 Respect
Crystal Van Boxtel
Food Tent Distributors
(GWC10)
3 to 4 1.5 hours Volunteers needed to help prepare and distribute food and water. I-1 Client service
I-3 Collaboration
Crystal Van Boxtel

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