Volunteer Posting 1567

Toronto Marathon- Water Station Support Volunteer
MS Canada
Toronto Metro area
Toronto, Ontario
specific event
closes in 6 days (Fri, 26 Apr)

The Toronto Marathon takes place on Sunday, May 5, 2024 and is expected to draw upwards of 17,000 participants in a downhill course that is fast and scenic, starting from Yonge St. and Sheppard Ave in North York and finishing at the Queen Elizabeth Building. This Toronto favourite is one of the fastest courses you will find anywhere.

This year the MS Canada Team will be a part of the Toronto Marathon and MS Canada is an Affiliate Charity Partner meaning that runners can choose MS Canada to be their Charity of Choice!

 

Sign up to volunteer at an MS Canada Water/Aid Station to help support our fundraising efforts.

 

Date: Sunday, May 5, 2024

Shift: 6:00 am until 11:00 am

Station Set up at 6:00 am

Marathon begins at 7:30 am

Yonge St and Sheppard Ave, Toronto, ONT

Station Location: TBC

 

Water Station Volunteer

 

Water/Aid Stations are located at regular intervals along the course. MS Canada is supporting one aid station with the support of other local charities.

 

Responsibilities 

 

It is the responsibility of water station volunteers to set up the station and guide the runners as they come through the water station in order to ensure a seamless movement of all participants. This role is critical for the safety and well-being of the participants in the marathon. Specific duties include:

  • Arrive early
  • Set Up Tables on roadside
  • Prepare/mix & pour water & electrolyte drinks into cups before the runners arrive
  • Hand out water/electrolyte drinks to participants as they pass
  • Clean-up the station before leaving

Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Personable, energetic, and enthusiastic volunteers who are willing to reach out to their community
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Comfortable being outside for up to 8 hours in any weather
  • A passionate individual wanting to make a difference in their community

Why Volunteer?

  • Gain valuable experience and skills by supporting the organization of a well-recognized signature event while working with experienced organizing team members and comprehensive resources.
  • Contribute your time to an important cause and see your impact on the organization
  • Obtain a reference letter
  • Build a strong network and connect with the MS community

 

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