The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Since 1978 the Chicago Area Runners Association -- CARA, a not-for-profit has been dedicated to running in Chicago and suburbs. Starting as an advocacy based organization, CARA has grown into the nation’s third largest local running organization, and one that championed the running movement across Chicagoland. Our mission is to help runners run better, farther, faster for life - through a wealth of social, training, racing, outreach and advocacy programs, while promoting friendships and personal fulfillment.
As a CARA Hydration Volunteer, you will be a fundamental part in helping Chicago runners during summer marathon training. This position requires Saturday and/or Sunday morning availability and is located primarily at locations on the Chicago Lakefront Trail, but may change to a different location based on staffing needs. This position is open primarily from June 9 until October 6, 2018 on a rolling basis, with some potential for opportunities year-round. Each shift typically lasts 2 to 3 hours with the option to stay for the entire shift (4 hours).