Volunteer Posting 51

Finish Gear Check and Gear Pick Up
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:

  • Provide key customer services roles of helping runners check and pick-up their gear in a timely manner.
  • Greet runners and answer questions related to the races, events, city and attractions.
  • Direct runners with clear and concise instructions.
  • Provide general support to the participants, their friends and families, and even to other volunteers on race day.

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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