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Cause Areas

When

Sun May 06, 2018, 07:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

The Culinary Institute of America1946 Campus DriveHyde Park, NY 12538

About

The National MS Society is looking for volunteers to help with our upcoming event - Walk MS: Poughkeepsie held on Sunday, May 6 at the Culinary Institute of America. There are many ways to get involved and help make this event successful while working towards a world free of MS.

Groups and individuals of all ages and abilities are invited to volunteer. We are always looking for youth clubs, corporate and service-oriented community groups to lend a hand before, during, and after our events.

If you are interested in volunteering, please review the positions below and register online at walkMS.org.

Walk MS: Poughkeepsie - Volunteer Positions

Volunteer Check-in Team - Sunday, May 6, 2018

Volunteer Check-in Table - Prepare volunteer paperwork, instruct on how to complete paperwork, and direct volunteers to their assigned positions.

Volunteer T-shirt Table - Organize and hand out t-shirts to any volunteers who do not have one from the previous year. Located behind the volunteer check-in table.

Registration Team - Sunday, May 6, 2018

Registration Greeter: Greet and help guide participants approaching the registration table to the correct line to stand in. Ask participants if they have their envelope/forms filled out. If not, instruct them to the specified table to do so.

Registration table: Greet and process event participants by ensuring envelopes and/or consent forms are completed. *A background check is required for this position.

Registration Support: Provide support to the registration table and envelope counters by ensuring the safety of the registration area. *A background check is required for this position.

T-shirt Table: Organize and handout event t-shirts to anyone who raised $125. Located behind the registration table.

Event Team - Sunday, May 6, 2018

Event setup/clean-up: Assist with putting up/taking down tables, chairs, pop-up tents, and decorations.

Team Tent Liaison: Set up the team tent, decorate, and set out food.

Merchandise Sales: Organize and distribute MS pamphlets and flyers, manage MS mission sales, and answer questions. *A background check is required for this position.

Concessions: Serve event participants food and drinks, stock napkins, cups, plates, and help keep the concession area clean.

End MS Forever Banner Table: Encourage participants and volunteers to sign our End MS Forever banner.

Living with MS Table: Greet participants, assist with filling out the Living with MS information card, and pass out the Living with MS t-shirt.

Photographer: Take photos of the event and then send them to the event organizer soon after the event to share with event participants. *Must have own camera.

Rest Stop: Handout water and snacks to participants as they pass the rest stop, fill water/Gatorade coolers when they get low, and help keep the rest stop clean. Volunteers may need to setup the rest stop and will need to pack up and ensure the location is clean at the end of the event.

Start/Finish Spirit Team: Cheer on event participants as they make their way around the course to help keep them motivated. There may be noise makers, pom-poms, etc. for the spirit team to cheer on the participants as they finish.

Route Clean-up: Following the last participant, walk along the path to take down directional arrows and gather cones.

Skills

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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