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Children and Families First

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Be our helper Elf for a Fun 5 K event to Support services for children & their families.

Children & Families First, Santa Fun Run!

Just like the real North Pole, there is A LOT of action happening during the Santa Cause 5k & Fun Run, so it takes a true North Pole's worth of elves to make the holiday magic happen for all of our participants.

Volunteer FAQs

  • Volunteer Perks
  • FREE admission to our North Pole Headquarters after party including light refreshments
  • Joyful accolades and abundant appreciation from our staff, race directors and our participants

Location is Dewey Beach, Star Board
Participant Check In & Registration Shift: 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Outside under the event tent

  • Volunteers will check-in event participants
  • Find their Bib Number and T-Shirt
  • Volunteers are encouraged to dress in festive holiday attire
  • Registration positions include: pre-registration for 5k and Fun Run, on-site registration, on-site payment, and gift bag pick-up
Course Marshals |Shift: 11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: Outside along the race course

  • Ensure course is safe for participants
  • Help direct participants at critical turning points
  • These roles will be outside on the course and volunteers will be standing during their shift
  • *Marshals must be in place along the course by 12:00pm, requiring they arrive on-site no later than 11:30am
Holiday Cheer Station Host |Shift: 11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: Outside along the race course

  • Cheer along our participants & pass out special holiday treats at one of 6 holiday stations along the course (all supplies will be provided to you)
  • Your holiday station will be determined by the event coordinator and you will receive placement before the event.
  • This is coastal Delaware's most festive 5k, so please attempt to dress up according to holiday course placement.
  • These roles will be outside and volunteers will be standing during their shift
  • A minimum of 2 volunteers is needed at each station
After Party Support

Shift: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: inside the Starboard

  • Assist children & adults with one of the games, crafts or activities in our after party
  • Pass out small prizes as appropriate
  • Ensure games & activities are played respectfully and area is kept reasonably debris free
  • A minimum of 1 volunteer is needed at each station, with a preferred 2 volunteers per station
  • After Party support includes setting up the food buffet, some items may be heavy.

Event Clean-Up Shift: 3:00pm to 4:00pm

  • Assist in cleaning up and breaking down the after party and event area

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Children & Youth Community Women


Sun Dec 02, 2018
10:30 AM - 04:00 PM


2009 Coastal HwyThe StarboardDewey Beach, DE 19971



  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Ushering
  • Youth Services


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12
  • 2

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