Volunteer Opportunity

2024 Eden Autism 5K and Fun Run/Walk

On-site
Volunteer must be in or near Princeton, NJ
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Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Date
October 6, 2024
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Schedule
Weekends
Time Commitment
A few hours
Recurrence
One time only
Participation
Wheelchair Accessible

Description

When you volunteer at the Eden Autism 5K & Fun Run/Walk, you help provide critical services for individuals with autism and their families. Your support enables individuals with autism to lead fulfilling, productive, and engaged lives in their communities, to the full extent of their abilities.

Orientation and training will be provided on site for all positions. Volunteer hours letter will be provided.

Festival Volunteer Stations (6:00AM - 11:00AM):

  • Information Booth: Answers questions about the race and festival and acts as a liaison to the Eden Autism staff.
  • Volunteer Booth: Directs volunteers to their positions, answers any questions that may arise with the volunteers, gives out volunteer goodie bags, and acts as a liaison to the Eden Autism staff.
  • Awards: Hands out awards to winners in age and gender categories, directs winners to the correct line to receive their award, and ensures awards are handed to the correct individuals.
  • Pre-Registration: Assigns bib numbers, hands out bibs and pins, provides instructions for tags on bibs, directs registrants to the goodie bag and t-shirt tents, and assists with clean up at the end of the race. *Requires technology*
  • Same Day Registration: Assists in registering participants, hands out bibs and pins, , provides instructions for tags on bibs, directs registrants to the goodie bag and t-shirt tents and assists with clean up at the end of the race. *Requires technology*
  • Goodie Bags & T-Shirts: Hands out goodie bags and t-shirts to registrants and assists in clean up at the end of the race.
  • Merchandise: Assists individuals in purchasing Eden Autism merchandise with cash and credit card transactions. *Requires technology*
  • Team Photos: Takes photos at the team photo backdrop. *Requires technology*
  • Compuscore: Assists Compuscore in tracking runners as they cross the finish line and acts as a liaison between Compuscore and the awards tent. *Requires technology*
  • Door Prizes: Pulls the winning bib numbers from each bag, writes winners bib number on the board and hands out prizes to winners.
  • Festival Activities: Sets up the activity stations, explains how the games work, and hands out prizes to game winners.

Course Volunteer Stations (7:30AM - 11:00AM):

  • Course volunteers cheer for and encourage runners along the course route in assigned locations, direct runners to stay on the designated paths, provide traffic control where necessary, and hand out water to runners if at a designated water station.


When you volunteer at the Eden Autism 5K & Fun Run/Walk, you help provide critical services for individuals with autism and their families. Your support enables individuals with autism to lead fulfilling, productive, and engaged lives…

Location

On-site

Eden Autism Services

2 Merwick Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA

How to Apply

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