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Get Your Rear In Gear - Portland 2022

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ORGANIZATION: Colon Cancer Coalition / Get Your Rear in Gear and Tour de Tush events

We need YOU to make Get You Rear in Gear - Portland a success! This 5K run/walk for colon cancer is on Saturday, August 6 at Mt. Tabor Park. Money raised at this event stay in our community to raise funds to fight colon cancer.

Volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Please see the shift openings below. Note that you are welcome to sign up for more than one shift!

All volunteers are asked to after 15 minutes prior to their shift. Community service credit offered.

8 Shifts

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  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 10:15 AM to 11:30 AM
    Clean up crew - break down tables/chairs, box up leftover food, pick up trash
  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Course Helper - assist with directional to ensure run/walk is safe, cheer on participants
  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Water Stop helpers - Set up water and cups for mid-course water stop. Pick up trash as needed.
  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 08:30 AM to 09:45 AM
    Finish Line + Timer Assistants - assist our race timer with finish line duties including helping with back up timing and welcoming runners/walkers bac
  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 08:30 AM to 09:00 AM
    Kids Fun Run helper - cheer kids on, help them run as needed, hand out medals upon completion
  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 07:45 AM to 10:00 AM
    Food & beverage helper - help hand out food and water, replenish as needed
  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 07:30 AM to 09:00 AM
    Registration - assist with race day sign ups, handing out shirts/bibs and pickup packets
  • Sat Aug 06, 2022 - morning / 06:45 AM to 08:00 AM
    Set-Up Crew - set up tables, unpack boxes, assemble signage
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About Colon Cancer Coalition / Get Your Rear in Gear and Tour de Tush events

Location:

5666 Lincoln Dr, Ste 270, Edina, MN 55436, US

Mission Statement

Empower local communities to promote prevention and early detection of colon cancer and to provide support to those affected.

Description

We invite you to Get Your Rear in Gear and bring understanding, raise awareness, and eliminate the fear of colon cancer. Our grassroots efforts to drive early intervention and detection of colon cancer on a national level are collaborative at heart; we know change comes as we partner with others to connect people to resources that help them live strong and healthy lives.

Because colon cancer is so treatable, we encourage people not to run from screening with Get Your Rear in Gear(r) run/walk and Tour de Tush(r) bike rides in communities across America.

Money raised through our events are granted back to the community as we build and fund programs aimed at increasing colon cancer screening and early detection of the disease. What started as one women’s reaction to the loss of her sister to this largely preventable disease, has become a nationwide movement. By championing education, awareness and early screening of colon cancer, we hope to prevent many other lives from being cut short by this misunderstood disease.

As a proud member of the National Colorectal Cancer Round Table we were proud to be one of the first organizations to sign the 80% by 2018 pledge. The goal? To raise the national colorectal cancer screening rate to 80% by the year 2018 and save hundreds of thousands of lives in the process.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Sat Aug 06, 2022
06:45 AM - 11:30 AM
This opportunity has 8 shifts

WHERE

Southeast Salmon WayPortland, OR 97215

(45.51624,-122.59753)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15

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