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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 events@cancercare.org.

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 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)