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5K Walk/Run Empowering Women + Girls Volunteers Needed
In Her Shoes Foundation 5K Walk/ Run
Location: Busse Woods - Elk Grove Village, IL US 60007
Race Time: Start for walkers and runners: 10:00 a.m. -12:00p.m.
Awards and Fun after the race:
Entertainment: MC and DJ
Volunteers Needed to help with various tasks-before, during and after the 5K. For sponsorship and partnership opportunities, please email email@example.com
This event would not be possible without the help of amazing volunteers who believe in our mission and show up to empower women and girls. Over 1,000 volunteers are needed to put on our best 5K yet! Whatever your special skills and talents, we have a role for everyone. Email us today.
PACKET PICK-UP (PRE-5K) Register 5K participants and distribute 5K bibs and shirts in advance of the event.
REGISTRATION Volunteers will help with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Approximate arrival time 7:00AM and Time commitment is 4 to 5 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.
OPERATIONS Volunteers will help with logistics and operations. Potential responsibilities include: parking attendants, helping to distribute water to runners, assisting runners at the start line and on the course. Time commitment is 4 to 6 hours. These volunteer opportunities are best suited for adults, older teens and adult groups.
HOSPITALITY Assistance will also be needed with runner refreshments and medal distribution at the finish line, and at the information and merchandise tents. Approximate time of arrival is 7:00AM Time commitment is 4 to 6 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.
ACTIVITIES Volunteers will help with activities including cheer stations along the course, etc. Approximate time of arrival time 8:00AM Time commitment is 4 to 5 hours. These volunteer opportunities are great for parents, teens, and groups.
SPONSORSHIP Volunteers will help with getting sponsorship and securing any goodie bags, etc
MARKETING Volunteers help promote through personal colleagues, friends and family marketing the event and encouraging others to sign up to run.
155 N MICHIGAN AVE STE 9012, CHICAGO, IL 60601, US
In Her Shoes Foundation (IHSF) is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by empowering women and girls. OUR VISION is to empower and inspire every woman and girl to be her personal best. OUR MISSION is to embrace the potential of all women and girls by providing: • Positive Influences • Learning Opportunities • Community Partnerships • Leadership Development OUR CORE VALUES form the foundation of how we conduct ourselves as an organization. These are also the qualities we value and encourage in our members and volunteers. We are: • Accountable • Empathetic • Intentional • Authentic • Inclusive
A NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER
In Her Shoes Foundation has over 60 committee volunteers who run this organization on a daily basis, in addition to working their full-time jobs and fulfilling their everyday obligations as parents, spouses, siblings, daughters - or sons and friends. When I founded this foundation in 2008 we originally called it The Positive Girls Club. It was envisioned as an organization that would support women of all ages who were determined to make positive changes in their lives. I started hosting monthly professional development workshops to inspire, connect, educate, and support the women in our community. Today, over 10 years later, we’re now known as In Her Shoes Foundation, and our flagship program, Ready Set Girls Academy, is exceeding our goals year over year for reaching young women preventatively. This curriculum-based program is run by our volunteer group mentors and is being delivered within public and private high schools. In addition we partnered with multiple community organization who support our initiative.
Today, we are achieving our vision of empowering and inspiring every woman and girl to be her personal best. We currently have three programs and hope to expand in the next couple of years. Please learn more about the Professional Development Program and the Giving Back Program via www.inhershoesfoundation.org
Thank you for attending and supporting our events.
Kasia Wereszczynska, MA, LCPC, RYT.
Busse WoodsElk Grove Village, IL 60007
January 22, 2020