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Volunteer Details

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the 4th annual 5k summer dash! Volunteers will assist with registration, operations, hospitality, and family fest activities. Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt while supplies last. You may choose an area that you are most interested in volunteering but please keep in mind that you will be placed in an area where help is needed. You will receive an assignment email with details and suggested time of arrival 24 hours prior to the race. We appreciate your time and support and hope to see you on June 16th! Please any volunteer groups contact Jessica Salgado at salgadoj@metrofamily.org or 773-535-2350. 

Registration

Volunteers will help with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Approximate time for arrival will be 5:30 a.m. and your assistance will be require till noon. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.


Operations

Volunteers will help with logistics and operations by helping setting up in different areas around the 5K. Potential responsibilities include: setting up tables, placing water stations, medals, t-shirts at the right locations and picking up garbage. Approximate time of arrival is 7:30 a.m. and your assistance will be require till noon. These volunteer opportunities are best suited for adults and older teens.


Hospitality

Volunteers will help greet runners and community participants. Assistance will also be needed with runner refreshments and medal distribution at the finish line, and at 5K registration booth. Approximate time of arrival is 8:30 a.m. and your assistance will be require till noon. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.


Activities

Volunteers will help with various activities for children and families including water stations along the course. Approximate time of arrival is 8:30 a.m. and your assistance will be require till noon. These volunteer opportunities are great for parents and teens. 


Event Location

6743 South Kedzie Avenue, Marquette Park, Chicago, IL, United States

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