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VOLUNTEER AT EUREKA STAIR CLIMB

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 VOLUNTEER ROLES

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Registration

Shift 1: 05:30am – 11:00am   &   Shift 2: 10:30am – 02:30pm

You will be responsible for:

  • ‘Checking in’ the participants
  • Distributing the participant’s race kits
  • Ensuring that all participant’s understand the event and timing processes

We are seeking a minimum of 12 (and up to 20) volunteers for each of the two shifts

 

Bag Compound

Shift 1: 06:00am – 11:00am   &   Shift 2: 10:30am – 02:30pm

You will be responsible to check that:

  • All participants handing in their personal bag to store will hand in a tag with their bag (tear off from their race bib).
  • Participants will only be able to collect their bag(s) from the bag compound on presentation of their race bib.

We are seeking a minimum of 4 (and up to 8) volunteers for each of the two shifts

 

Start Line

Shift 1: 05:30am – 11:00am   &   Shift 2: 10:30am – 02:30pm

Participants will be wearing a race bib, numbered sequentially according to their wave time. Wave times are in intervals of 15 minutes, within which participants are ‘released’ into the stairwells every 10 seconds.

You will be responsible to:

  • Ensure all athletes run/walk up in their correct nominated wave
  • All climbers are organised and marshalled when required
  • Shift 2 will also help after the last wave, with pack up of the area

We are seeking 6 – 10 volunteers for the Start Line Shift 1, and 3 – 6 volunteers for Shift 2

 

Stairwell Marshals

Shift 1: 06:00am – 11:00am   &   Shift 2: 10:00am – 02:30pm

As Stair Marshal, you are responsible for the safety of participants in the stairwells.

You will need to:

  • Use two-way radios to call for assistance / first aid.
  • Assist with the water bottle replacement
  • Clean-up any water spillage with paper towel
  • Place empty bottles in bins
  • Assist in emergency situations, if required
  • Encourage runners & walkers

We are seeking 20 - 24 stair marshal volunteers for Shift 1, and 12 volunteers for Shift 2

 

Finish line

Shift 1: 06:00am – 11:00am   &   Shift 2: 10:00am – 02:30pm

Important tasks for these volunteers include:

  • Directing competitors towards the finish line
  • Giving medals to the finishing participants
  • Assisting with guiding participants away – so the area is not over congested
  • Assisting participants in the Recovery Zone at the water station

We are seeking a minimum of 6 (and up to 12) volunteers for each shift 

Volunteer Roles

PDF version of Volunteer Roles to download

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Other important Volunteer Roles necessary to make this event a success are:

 

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Race Kit Packing

Shift from 09:00am – 02:00pm

Help us pack the race kits for the 2,700 participants. This could be a perfect opportunity for a corporate to involve their staff for a few hours, volunteering for The Fred Hollows Foundation.

We are seeking up to 12 volunteers for this task

 

Race Kit Distribution

Shift from 04:00pm – 07:00pm

Assist us handing out the race kits to participants collecting their bibs prior event day.

Seeking 2 volunteers

 

 

Friday, 15 November 2019

Race Kit Distribution

Shift from 11:00am – 02:00pm

Assist us handing out the race kits to participants collection their bibs prior event day

Seeking 2 volunteers

 

Event Area Set-up Day

Shift from 10:00am – 01:00pm

Assist us setting up the whole event, please note this volunteering task involves manual labour and requires heavy lifting. (Appropriate Work Health and Safety measures will be implemented.) Task on hand for set-up are

  • Move bottled water into designated stairwell locations
  • Set-up signage in the stairwells

Seeking 4-6 volunteers

 

Have a question, email or call 1800 627 892