Making Strides Urban Model Volunteer Lead


Cause Areas


Mon Apr 04, 2016 - Tue Nov 01, 2016


931 Jefferson BlvdSuite 3004Warwick, RI 02886



  • Work with staff partner and other volunteer leads to develop list of volunteer needs for event - before, during and after. Some needs are listed below.
  • Research potential locations where volunteers can be found and conduct phone recruitment.
  • Approach civic and social organizations to provide volunteers.
  • Contact previous volunteers to renew commitment for this year’s event.
  • Prepare schedule/ assignment list.
  • Ensure volunteers are on boarded and given role specific instructions.
  • Provide volunteer training in advance of event and/or the morning before the event.
  • Act as volunteer coordinator day of event to ensure event needs are met and volunteers have a positive and productive experience.
  • Assist with sending out appropriate thank you letters to volunteers after event.

Pre-Event Volunteers

  • Kick Off Volunteers
  • Procurement Volunteers
  • Event flyer distribution
  • Day Before Set up Volunteers

Day of Event Volunteers

  • Day of Event Volunteer Concierge
  • Early Bird Set Up
  • Route Monitors
  • Cheerleaders
  • Water Stations
  • Check-in /Registration
  • Greeters
  • Mission Delivery
  • Snack Tables
  • Survivorship
  • Post-Event Take Down

Post-Event Volunteers

  • Retention and Appreciation
  • Materials Inventory


    • Experience leading, motivating and mobilizing groups in fast paced environment.
    • Motivator
    • Friendly
    • Connected
    • Detail Oriented
    • Customer Focused
    • Organized

    Required Training

    • General Training Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
    • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Volunteer Orientation

    Time Commitment

    • 1-2 hours per week, April - October
    • 5+ hours per week leading up to the event
    • 8 hours on event day
    • One to two year term.


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • • 1-2 hours per week, April – October
  • •5+ hours per week leading up to the event• 8 hours on event day
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