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Sat Oct 15, 2016, 08:30 AM -


Shollenberger Park1800 So. McDowell Blvd.Petaluma, CA 94954


Walk to End Alzheimer’s would not be possible without the support of our fantastic volunteers! As a volunteer, we count on your invaluable contribution of time and energy to make the event a success. Volunteers provide support in the important following ways.

Event Set-Up takes place the day before the Walk. Duties include unloading boxes, supplies, tables, and other materials which are then set-up throughout the park. This is a casual day where we work together and use our muscles to set the stage for Walk to End Alzheimer’s!

Walk Day is busy, fun, and high energy! Volunteers will be working to accomplish essential tasks and interacting with walkers to make this a great experience. Duties include:

General Event Setup - Setup tables, chairs, signs and other materials as needed for the event.

Walker Registration - Setup tables, check-in walkers according to lists, process donations, etc.

Event Runners - Assist staff with pop-up needs, run information and materials throughout site.

Volunteer Check-In - Assist with volunteer check-in, serve breakfast, and attend as needed.

Family Pavilion - Assist with setup, provide face painting, facilitate activities, and as needed.

Remembrance Area - Attend pavilion, assist guests with posting remembrance notes, etc.

Transportation Attendants - Assist with parking, street crossing, shuttles, and greeting guests.

Roaming Advocates - Stationed at registration and roaming: sign-up walkers to be advocates.

Corporate Sponsor Area - Act as contact for sponsors, attend and assist with pop-up needs.

Garbage & Recycling Monitors - Monitor event site for cleanliness, assist with emptying cans.

VIP Check-In & Services - Greet VIP walkers, check-in, process donations, attend as needed.

Walk Route Monitors - Setup and mark the route with signs and supplies, monitor the walk.

Walker Cheer Squad - Cheer for and motivate walkers at start line and all along the route.

Event Break-Down - Remove tables and chairs, pack materials, load-out, and clean event area.

Flower Tables-Assist walker in selecting ceremony flower and assist in personalizing them.

T-shirts-Assist walkers in obtaining their t-shirts and personalizing them.

Coffee & Food Stations-Assist walkers with obtaining coffee and snacks.

Hydration Station-Assist Walkers in filling their water bottles and assisting in changing out water bottles (must be able to lift a 5 gallon water bottle to assist in changing the bottles out)


  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Event Management
  • Outdoor Recreation

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