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Virginia Beach Polar Plunge Festival

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Special Olympics Virginia

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 6 people are interested
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The VA Beach Polar Plunge Festival is BACK! The weekend will include the Dash & Splash Challenge, a costume contest and parade down the boardwalk, frosty beverages, live music, free Wawa hot chocolate and coffee, and an icy dip into the frigid Atlantic Ocean with 3,000 of your closest friends. And we need volunteers like YOU to make it happen! Visit https://polarplunge.com to see what the event is all about.

Shifts are available Thursday (2/3), Friday (2/4) and Saturday (2/5). See below for shift descriptions.

- Dash & Splash (2/5)
Volunteers needed for setup of our 4 Mile and 1 mile Dash & Splash races. Volunteers will help with pre-event set-up, logistics around the course, and help handout medals at the finish line on the beach.

- Beach Operations (2/3,4&5)
Help us setup the COOLEST event on the beach! This volunteer position requires manual labor on the beach in the sand, in all types of weather. Volunteers should be able to lift 25 lbs. Please dress appropriately for weather and duties. You will be assigned a specific task when you arrive.

-Registration (2/4&5)
Volunteers are needed to help register our BRRRave Plungers. This is a customer service role - patience and kindness are necessary! Volunteers must be computer savvy and feel comfortable with data entry.

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About Special Olympics Virginia

Location:

3212 Skipwith Rd, Richmond, VA 23294, US

Mission Statement

To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Description

Special Olympics is a year-round international program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. By using sport as a vehicle for social change, Special Olympics Virginia strives to create opportunities for meaningful interaction and self discovery for everyone, and the organization's goal is to open the heart and mind of every Virginian to the value and ability of the intellectually disabled. Special Olympics Virginia Inc. is the state program of Special Olympics Incorporated.

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WHEN

Fri Feb 04, 2022 - Sat Feb 05, 2022
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

Virginia Beach OceanfrontHilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, main lobby3001 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451Virginia Beach, VA 23451

(36.86436,-75.99857)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Time commitment varies by shift.
  • Please email/call Izzy if you are interested!

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