Volunteer Posting 50

Expo Package Pick-Up
bmovanmarathon.ca
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver
specific event
closes in 60 days (Mon, 27 Apr)

The BMO Vancouver Marathon is looking for 3,300 volunteers to help host the event. Voted one of the top 10 destination marathons in the world in 2012 and CNN Travel named BMO Vancouver Marathon world’s “Most Exotic” marathon for 2014. Be a part of Vancouver running history.

Join us as a volunteer and be an ambassador for our city and sport. Meet friends, have fun, welcome 17,000 runners, 90,000 spectators and media from around the world. Invite your family, friends and neighbours to come out and volunteer — there are many opportunities to get involved.

Join our crew by registering to volunteer online at www.bmovanmarathon.ca/volunteer

Position Description:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize runners’ T-shirts for pick up
  • Greet runners in a friendly manner
  • Assist runners with event information or direct to Info booth
  • Procedures

Procedures

  • Check back of Bib to verify runners’ t-shirt size, gender and race distance
  • Mark back of Bib with “T” to indicate shirt has been picked up
  • Give runner technical race t-shirt

Required Skills and Experience:  

Enthusiasm, smiles, and a positive attitude are must-haves

  • Confidence in dealing with the public
  • Able to problem solve and multi-task
  • Familiarity with Vancouver and the Event details
  • Ability to work as a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Multilingualism is an asset so let us know if you speak another language

Benefits and Recognition:

Here are some of the benefits of being a volunteer with our local non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society:

  • Exclusive BMO Vancouver Marathon Volunteer t-shirt!
  • Refreshments or Gift Card for food
  • Camaraderie with a great, generous team!
  • Personalized Volunteer Certificate
  • Satisfaction of contributing to a legacy event in our city*

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