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Mile High United Way Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitFamily Friendly
Description

Every Thanksgiving, over 20,000 people gather in the Mile High city to walk, run…and trot.

Join us for the 45th annual Mile High United Way Turkey Trot and be a part of the action! Mile High United Way's Turkey Trot is a 4-mile walk/run race around the beautiful Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. 

Thanksgiving is a time for people to come together. What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than getting together with 19,999 other people for a cause that benefits the local community?

Join us for the race. Join us to make a difference.

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 Homeless & Housing Poverty & Basic Needs
GivePulse
251 Positions Filled | 114 Impacts | 414 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (25)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
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!

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
11/10Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:15AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
Oversee all aspects of the Start Village and volunteers. Help support heavy trafficed areas when needed, ensure any and all cash/check donations are given to the Finance runner after collected, and give guidance to Start Village tear down. You will be the go-to person for this area.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:15AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:15AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 9:00AM
Set up water cups for distribution on the race course. Replenish water to ensure all participants receive water during the race. Clean up water station after race finishes.

NEW THIS YEAR: Volunteers will NOT check-in at South High School. Parking will be available at St. John's church specifically for these volunteers. Maps will be sent directly to volunteers prior to the event with detailed information.

St. John's Church, 1600 E Exposition Ave, Denver, CO 80209
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:15AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 9:00AM
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

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
10/10Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 9:30AM
Pull packets containing bibs and timing chips for participants who registered through the mail or online prior to race day.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
15/15Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
Assist participants fill out registration forms, collect payments and hand out race packets to participants.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
17/17Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 7:45AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:30PM
Set up water cups for distribution on the race course. Replenish water to ensure all participants receive water during the race. Clean up water station after race finishes.

NEW THIS YEAR: Volunteers will NOT check-in at South High School. Parking will be available at St. John's church specifically for these volunteers. Maps will be sent directly to volunteers prior to the event with detailed information.

St. John's Church, 1600 E Exposition Ave, Denver, CO 80209
24/25Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 12:00PM
Assist participants and volunteers with registration and donations. Positions will include: Office support, Runner, and (2) Registration leads.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
7/7Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
3/3Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
6/6Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
Act as a "runner" from on-site registration tables to data entry station. This position helps ensure that all participants who register the morning of the event get into the tracking system. Please also assist with Start Village tear down when advised.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
6/6Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 10:30AM
You are someone that is available and willing to help wherever is needed! This may be filling in for a volunteer that has to leave early to organizing papers and shirts to checking IDs for the Beer Garden. You understand that there will be down time and you're cool under pressure. Be our right-hand volunteer for the day!

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
4/4Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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 and assist with Start Village tear down when advised..

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
27/27Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 8:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
5/5Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 12:30PM
Help set up bottled water station at the race finish line and hand water to participants after they finish the race. Help keep finish line water station area clean, clear, and easily accessible.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
30/30Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 11:00AM
Pull packets containing bibs and timing chips for participants who registered through the mail or online prior to race day. Please also assist with Start Village tear down when advised.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
30/30Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 9:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 2:00PM
Help divert recyclable materials in Finish Village (specifically water bottles and beer cans) from waste containers and get into recyclable containers.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
1/1Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 2:30PM
Manage the Beer Garden at the end of the race. Hand out beer and help with crowd control. Please also assist with Finish Village tear down when advised.
**MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to Beer Garden. Volunteers MUST be 21 and older in this station.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
15/15Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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. Please also assist with Finish Village tear down when advised.
**MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to Beer Garden. Volunteers MUST be 21 and older in this station.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
14/14Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 12:00PM
Help ID the winner in each race category. Please also assist with Finish Village tear down when advised.

**MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to station

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
4/4Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 12:00PM
Type bib numbers and times as participants cross the finish line.
Typing skills required.

**MUST check-in in Start Village prior to going to station

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
4/4Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 10:30AM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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.

South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
6/6Over
Start: Thu, Nov 22, 12:30PM
End: Thu, Nov 22, 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.

Please check-in with team near Beer Garden entrance for specific directions.

park map will be provided with beer garden location, South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210
8/10Over