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Dorothea Dix Invitational 5K

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Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

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Event Description:

Join City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department staff as we host the Dorothea Dix Invitational 5k Race. This race is an invitational race for local high school cross country teams and will consist of multiple races and an awards ceremony at the end.

Volunteer Duties:

Volunteers will be helping at the finish line, helping to man the water station and hospitality tent, monitor the track, calling split times, and cheering on racers.

Other Information:

We will be sending out detailed maps of where to park and day-of logistics prior to the event. Please wear clothes that can get dirty, and sturdy closed-toe shoes such as sneakers. Please bring a filled water bottle. We will provide sunscreen, bug spray, and a first aid kit.

Work Environment:

We will be working outside and in a fast-paced environment that could get noisy due to the crowd. The ground is uneven as the event is located mostly in a grass field. Port-a-johns will be on site. Please dress for the weather and remember to hydrate and eat prior to the event.

Volunteer Requirements:

All volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. We will send out release forms prior to the event that all volunteers will need to sign. Those under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian sign their form.

Any volunteers working at the finish line will be required to wear a mask (not provided).

COVID-19 Policy:

Volunteers and staff must follow the COVID-19 policies below so that projects are safe for everyone.


  • Social distancing must be practiced (6-feet between individuals)
  • Everyone must wear a face mask or face shield (not provided) while within 6 feet of a person from another household
  • Any volunteers working at the finish line will be required to wear a mask (not provided)
  • State, federal, and local mandates must be followed
  • If you have COVID-19 symptoms, please do not register

Group Registration Information:

Registration as a volunteer is first come, first served. A group leader must email rachel.vannoordt@raleighnc.gov to register. All groups will be required to provide a list of names and emails for their volunteers.

Per department policy, this volunteer opportunity is not to be used towards court-appointed/ suggested community service hours.

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About Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

Location:

222 West Hargett Street, Suite 608, Raleigh, NC 27601, US

Mission Statement

You are invited to make a difference in your community by volunteering! Through the efforts of City staff and volunteers, the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department can continue its fine tradition of providing quality leisure services to citizens of all ages.

Description

Join Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department's Volunteer Program and make a difference in your community. You may volunteer as an individual or as part of a group on a one-time or ongoing basis. There are many opportunities for individuals, groups, students and businesses to contribute to our quality programs and facilities. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Oct 02, 2021
07:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WHERE

101 Blair DriveRaleigh, NC 27603

(35.77169,-78.66403)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 5 hour time commitment

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