Thank you for your interest in our event! Head for the Cure is excited to host our 5K this year at The Domain in Austin! To help us accomplish our mission of Defeating Brain Cancer Step by Step, we need volunteers for a variety of jobs; the description is below. If you have a particular job request, please mention it when you sign up. We will do our best to honor it but cannot guarantee you will be assigned your first choice of jobs, and we may need you for more than one task during the event. Arrival time will vary depending on the job you are selected for
General Set Up: This station is responsible for table set up, signage, and general set up before the race starts.
Parking Attendants: This station is responsible for helping direct traffic before the race begins.
Green Team: This station helps HFTC with trash and recycling of plastic, cans, etc.
Registration: This station helps us get people registered on race day morning!
Packet Pickup: This station applies to packet pickup held prior to the race as well as the morning of. Volunteers will help hand out packets and t-shirts to registered participants.
Hospitality: This helps prepare, replenish, and serve the food and beverages we provide at our events. Volunteer Check-In/Info Center: This station makes sure all volunteers know where to go to their stations and provides information regarding each volunteer job.
Water Stops: This station is in charge of placing all water, cups, and troughs at the water stops.
Course Monitors: This station is responsible for monitoring and making sure the runners stay on course.
Finish Line: This station is responsible for assisting the race director with scoring chips and other duties needed at the finish line.
Kids Zone: This stations helps with any kid activities we have at the event (face painting, sidewalk chalk, yard games) as well as with the kids run, which takes places once the 5K run/walk is finished.
Clean Up: This station is responsible for cleaning up trash, tearing down tables, chairs, and banners. With a lot of hands, clean up can go by really quickly!
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- 5 hours on race day
- Please be on time for your shift!
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