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Mission Statement

The Ketchum-Downtown Y is a non-profit organization committed to helping you live a balanced, healthy life in spirit, mind and body.


Volunteering with the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA's Stair Climb for Los Angeles is just as much fun as being a participant! See below for descriptions of our 2015 volunteer opportunities. Available shifts are listed below. FRIDAY 9/25 Set-Up Set-up of tables, booths, signage, banners, water stations and other equipment and supplies for the course, the Block Party, and the registration area. Shifts 1 & 2 include the following areas Start Line/Finish Line/Resting Floor: Help organize participants into proper start positions, direct participants to starting line, enforce rules, keep finish line area clear and safe, hand out towels or medals, etc. Water/Cheer Stations: Monitor water stations in stairwells, communicate any medical situations to Y staff and EMTs via radio, and cheer on climbers. Timing/Results Assistants: Work with timing company to add or change climber info, transport timing data from registration to start line, post race results for display and help Stage Manager as needed. Block Party Volunteers: manage the t-shirt, water, and goodie bag booths. Coat Check/Lost & Found: assist with the coat check and lost and found inside of the YMCA. Registration: assist with Stair Climb participant check-in, registrations, and donations. Break-Down Assist with Start Line and Block Party break-down. Friday, September 25 (Day of the Stair Climb for Los Angeles): [ ]Set-Up - 8:30am-11:00am (15 volunteers) [ ]Shift 1 - 10:30am-2:30pm (30 volunteers)*volunteers will be assigned where needed [ ]Shift 2 - 2:00pm-6:00pm (60 volunteers)*volunteers will be assigned where needed


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