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Volunteer Opportunities

The success of the Walk/Run for Hope is greatly dependent on the dedication and support of volunteers.  In order to reduce costs and dedicate more funds to CancerCare's clients, Walk/Run for Hope relies heavily on volunteers to assist in many capacities.

To volunteer, please email

Volunteer Positions

Set Up
Assist CancerCare staff with unloading boxes and setting up tables. Set-up volunteers will be moved to other assignments after set up is complete.
Start Time: 6:30 a.m.

Check in those participants who have pre-registered and give them their bibs.
Start Time: 7:00 a.m.

Race-Day Registration
Collect registration fee from participants who need to register for the event. Provide them with a bib.
Start Time: 7:00 a.m.

T-Shirt Distribution
Provide walkers with appropriate size shirt from the boxes.
Start Time: 7:00 a.m.

Kids' Activities
Oversee t-shirt/pillow decorating, arts & crafts and other kids' activities.
Start Time: 7:15 a.m.

Course Marshalls
Stand at assigned corner to cheer and make sure that runners and walkers stay on course.
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Registration Runner
Runs necessary information from the registration tents to the timer.
Start Time: 7:00 a.m.

Set up and replenish food.
Start Time: 7:00 a.m.

Water Stations
Set up water station and hand the participants water.
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Clean Up
Assist in cleaning up and packing boxes. Repack boxes.

275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001

800‑813‑HOPE (4673)