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Mile High United Way Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

About

Positions44 Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age LimitFamily Friendly
Description
For over 40 years, the Mile High United Way Turkey Trot has been a Thanksgiving tradition drawing over 20,000 people each year. By volunteering at this event, you are not only helping to improve the lives of children, families and individuals in our community, you will be part of one of the “best Thanksgiving events in the country,” according to the Forbes travel blog. 

We hope you will join us in making this fun holiday tradition a day to remember.
Requirements
Majority of shifts will require being on your feet. Please wear comfortable shoes.
PerksGive thanks by giving back! Volunteering at Turkey Trot is a great way to kick off the holiday with the whole family.
Parking DetailsFree parking available in the parking lot of South High School (first come, first serve).
CausesChildren & Youth Community Education & Literacy Homeless & Housing Poverty & Basic Needs
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259 Positions Filled | 0 Impacts | 0 Hours

Location: South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210

Shifts (35)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 7:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 8:30AM
Help set up tables, unload supplies from South High School, hang signs and organize t-shirts and registration materials. This position is great for individuals interested in volunteering and participating in the race!

**Disclaimer: must wear comfortable shoes and be able to lift and carry heavy items
10/10Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 7:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 9:15AM
Check in all volunteers and staff, distribute volunteer packets and direct volunteers to their designated stations. This is a great opportunity for an individual wanting to volunteer and participate in the race!6/6Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 7:15AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 8:45AM
Help set up water cups for distribution on race course in two locations. Volunteers will check-in at the Start Village, meet their station leaders at 7:30 AM and then walk to the locations of the water station on the course.

**Disclaimer: Must wear comfortable shoes and be able to lift and carry heavy items.
16/16Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 7:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 10:30AM
Oversee all aspects of the Start Village Assistant volunteers. Help when needed with pre-checking IDs for the Beer Garden in the Finish Village, assist with doggie bandannas and donations. Ensure any and all cash/check donations are given to the Finance runner after collected. You will be the go-to person for this area.1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 7:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 9:30AM
Oversee all Race Day Registration volunteers as well as assist participants fill out registration forms, collect payments and hand out race packets to participants. You will be the go-to person for all questions around Race Day Registration.2/2Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 7:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 9:30AM
Pull packets containing bibs and timing chips for participants who registered through the mail or online prior to race day. This shift is great for individuals interested in volunteering and participating in the race!15/15Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 7:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 9:30AM
Assist participants fill out registration forms, collect payments and hand out race packets to participants. This shift is great for those interested in volunteering as well as participating in the race!15/15Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 12:00PM
Assist participants and volunteers with registration and donations. Positions will include: Office support, Runner, and (2) Registration leads.7/7Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 1:00PM
Help our friendly Turkey Trot mascot Gobbles find his way around during the event. Photo ops, crossing the street, and high fives to all are just a few things Gobbles will need you for!
8:00 - 11:00 Start Village and beginning of race
11:00 - 1:00 Finish Line and Village then back to the school
1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
OVersee all T-shirt Handout volunteers as well as help organize and distribute Turkey Trot t-shirts to participants on race day. Tear down and pack all remaining t-shirts at the end of the event. You will be the go-to person for all questions involving T-shirt Handout.1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 10:00AM
The parking lot at South High School will fill up fast! Help direct traffic in the parking lot and keep track of how many available spaces are left.2/3Register
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:30AM
Enter race day registration data into provided computers. Help with Start Village tear down at the end of the event.
Typing skills required.
6/6Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
Act as a "runner" from on-site registration tables to data entry station. This position helps ensure that all runners who register the morning of the event get into the tracking system. Also help with Start Village tear down at the end of the event.6/6Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 10:30AM
Check IDs of participants and volunteers to identify who can partake in the Beer Garden in the Finish Village, assist with doggie bandannas and donations. Ensure any and all cash/check donations are given to the Finance runner after collected.2/2Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
Help organize and distribute Turkey Trot t-shirts to participants on race day. Tear down and pack all remaining t-shirts at the end of the event.26/26Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:30AM
Oversee all Start Line Crowd Control volunteers as well as help monitor crowd of participants for each wave section at the starting line. Monitor participant entrance into each wave.1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
Point of contact for all questions and information regarding trash and recycling during Turkey Trot. Oversee all Start Village Green Team volunteers and provide resources when needed.0/1Register
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:30AM
Monitor crowd of participants for each wave section at the starting line. Hold banners and corral signs distinguishing each wave group and pace each wave up to the starting line. Monitor participant enterance into each wave.5/5Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 8:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00PM
Looking for environmentalists! In an effort to make Turkey Trot a greener event, we need people to stand at the pairs of trash/recycle bins and assist attendees to make sure they throw waste in the proper receptacle. Other responsibilities include emptying trash to correct dumpster and relining the trash box.10/10Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 12:30PM
Help set up bottled water station at the race finish line and hand water to participants after they finish the race. Help with Finish Village tear down at the end of the event.30/30Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 12:30PM
Oversee all Finish Line Water Station volunteers, help set up bottled water station at the race finish line and ensure water is replenished.1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
Oversee all Race Day Registration volunteers as well as assist participants fill out registration forms, collect payments and hand out race packets to participants. You will be the go-to person for all questions around Race Day Registration.1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
Pull packets containing bibs and timing chips for participants who registered through the mail or online prior to race day. Help with Start Village tear down at the end of the event.30/30Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
Assist participants fill out their registration forms, collect payments and hand out race packets. Help with Start Village tear down at the end of the event.15/20Register
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 11:00AM
Check in all volunteers and staff, distribute volunteer packets and direct volunteers to their designated stations. Help with the Start Village tear down at the end of the event.5/5Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 1:00PM
Looking for environmentalists! In an effort to make Turkey Trot a greener event, we need people to stand at the pairs of trash/recycle bins and assist attendees to make sure they throw waste in the proper receptacle. Other responsibilities include emptying trash to correct dumpster and relining the trash box.

Please meet near Beer Garden in the Finish Village
0/16Register
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 9:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 1:00PM
Point of contact for all questions and information regarding trash and recycling during Turkey Trot. Oversee all Start Village Green Team volunteers and provide resources when needed.1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 2:30PM
Manage the Beer Garden at the end of the race. Hand out beer and help with crowd control. Also help with tear down at the end of the event.
**DISCLAIMER: volunteers MUST be 21 and older
15/15Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 1:30PM
Check IDs of all participants and volunteers to identify who can partake in the Beer Garden. Help with crowd control of people entering and exiting the Beer Garden. Help with tear down at the end of the event.
**DISCLAIMER: volunteers MUST be 21 and older
14/14Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 12:00PM
Help ID the winner in each race category. Help with Finish Village tear down at the end of the event.0/4Register
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 2:00PM
Oversee all Beer Garden Bartender volunteers and Beer Garden. Assist with handing out beer when needed and help with crowd control. You will be the go-to person for the Beer Garden.

**DISCLAIMER: volunteers MUST be 21 and older
1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 1:30PM
Oversee all Beer Garden ID Check volunteers. Help with crowd control of people entering and exiting the Beer Garden. Assist with ID check as needed and ensure volunteers have enough wristbands. You will be the go-to person for the Beer Garden ID Check.

**DISCLAIMER: volunteers MUST be 21 and older
1/1Full
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 12:00PM
Type bib numbers and times as participants cross the finish line.
Typing skills required.
3/4Register
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 10:45AM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 12:00PM
Assist the Events team with breaking down the Start Village after the race begins. All tables, tents, signage and materials will need to be moved into the truck and the area cleared.3/6Register
Start: Thu, Nov 23, 1:00PM
End: Thu, Nov 23, 2:30PM
Assist the Mile High United Way team clean up the finish village, ensuring all Wash Park rules & regulations are followed appropriately. Guide vendors to the correct dumpsters and collect all remaining materials.2/10Register