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Wednesday Expo: Volunteer Leaders

Wednesday Expo: Race Shirts Volunteer Leader Low Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 23, 2022

Details

Participants will receive their Race Day Shirts at the end of the expo before exiting the pavilion. That is where you will be! Responsibilities may include:
• Train and manage all Race Shirt and Shirt Exchange volunteers.
• Organize and ensure volunteers have the correct shirts available to hand-out.
• Assist with handing out Race Shirts and Shirt Exchange as needed.
• Manage volunteers at the Kid shirt station.

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: Registration, Bibs Assignment + Goody Bags, Shirts

Wednesday Expo: Registration Low Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 23, 2022

Details

We are offering race registration at the Expo for both the current year's race (unless it's a sell-out) and next year's Drumstick Dash. Volunteers for this position must feel confident working on computers.

Responsibilities may include:
• Registering participants for the 2021 Drumstick Dash on RunSignUp platform.
• Take payment, etc.

A Volunteer Leader will be present for any questions or issues.

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: Bib Assignment & Goody Bags Low Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 23, 2022

Details

Pre-registered participants will come to you for their Bib Assignment & Goody Bag. Responsibilities may include:
• Assign participants their bib numbers
• Hand participants a goody bag
• Direct them to continue to the Official Drumstick Dash merchandise and vendor expo

**Volunteers for this position must be able to use a computer**

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: Race Shirts Low Priority

November 23, 2022

Details

Participants will receive their Race Day Shirts at the end of the Expo before exiting the pavilion. That is where you will be! Responsibilities may include:
• Check each participant’s bib for the correct shirt size.
• Ensure that participants receive the correct shirt that is listed on their bib.
• Direct participants to continue through the expo.

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: Support Positions

Wednesday Expo: Volunteer Runner Low Priority

November 23, 2022

Details

Hundreds of volunteers are needed to make the Drumstick Dash Expo + Packet Pick-up run smoothly!

Responsibilities may include:

• Leading volunteers to their volunteer spots.
• Connecting them with the volunteer leader at that station.
• Help with volunteer check-in as needed

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: Volunteer Check-In Low Priority

November 23, 2022

Details

It takes hundreds of volunteers to make the Drumstick Dash Expo + Packet Pick-up run smoothly! And we need volunteers to check in our volunteers!

Responsibilities may include:
• Greeting volunteers and checking them in
• Handing out volunteer shirts to volunteers.
• Updating lists.
• Taking volunteers to their place (as needed)

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: "Ask Me" Station Low Priority

November 23, 2022

Details

You are a Dash “go to” person at the expo! Responsibilities may include:
• Provide information (will be given a FAQ sheet).
• Direct participants throughout the Expo.
• Ensure a smooth-running Expo.
• Provide the support participants need to maneuver the Expo.
• Take pictures of participants in front of our Selfie Station
• Have participants sign our “Why I Dash” banner
• Be prepared to be outdoors or indoors.

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: Wheeler Mission Booth Coverage Low Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 23, 2022

Details

Wheeler volunteers and staff members are needed to be the face of Wheeler at the Expo!

Responsibilities may include:
• Share your story about being with Wheeler.
• Offer brochures or other info about the ministry.
• Receive donations.
• Display the Race Day Prizes.

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Wednesday Expo: Utility Volunteer Low Priority

November 23, 2022

Details

Throughout the Expo there are many things that just pop up that need to be done. This position is needed to be flexible and able to move around throughout the day. Responsibilities may include:
• Setup Selfie Stations.
• Fill in for any volunteer positions (if needed).
• Assisting in tear down of the Drumstick Dash Expo.
• Help unload/load box trucks: tubs of goody bags, race shirts, registration info, tables, chairs, etc.
• This position will be physical and mobile, including lifting and moving items around.
• Running errands as needed.
• Helping set up in Broad Ripple.

Location

INDIANA STATE FAIRGROUNDS & EVENTS CENTER, HARVEST PAVILION
1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Please enter through the doors on the southeast end of the Harvest Pavilion – Look for signs

Race Day: First Aid Positions

Race Day: First Aid Tent - Start Line/Food Court High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

From scraped knees to twisted ankles – there is need for First Aid volunteers!

Responsibilities may include:

- Giving care to participants with any minor physical needs
- If anyone is in need of an emergency vehicle, ambulances (and a walkie-talkie radio) will be nearby

*Minimum of First Aid + CPR certified
*Preferred MD/Nurse and Athletic Trainer.

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: First Aid Tent - Finish Line High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

From scraped knees to twisted ankles – there is need for First Aid volunteers!

Responsibilities may include:

- Giving care to participants with any minor physical needs
- If anyone is in need of an emergency vehicle, ambulances (and a walkie-talkie radio) will be nearby

*Minimum of First Aid + CPR certified
*Preferred MD/Nurse and Athletic Trainer.

Location

Parking located at:
FedExParking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Start Line

Race Day: Start Line Volunteer Leader High Priority

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

This position will be responsible for all things around the start line throughout the morning of the dash.

Responsibilities may include:

- Train and ensure that all Start Line volunteers know their position and duties
- Being kind, but assertive in giving directions to participants
- Direct clean-up crew to pick up trash and any other debris along the course after participants have gone by.
- Solve any potential issues throughout the day

** Heavy lifting will be involved (moving bicycle racks) **

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Start Line High Priority

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:

- Acting as the gatekeeper for the start line
- Ensure participants are wearing masks and adhering to social distancing guidelines
- Encouraging/cheering participants as they start the race
- Kind assertiveness is helpful
- Children accompanied by an adult are welcome

** Lifting of bicycle racks at times will be required **

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Water Station + Course Fun Patrol

Race Day: BRUMC Volunteer Check-In + Course Fun Patrol Volunteer Leader Low Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:
• Setup the check-in station and check in all volunteers for the Course FuN PaTroL
• Ensure all Course Fun Patrol have needed supplies
• Train volunteers on their tasks for the day

Location

Check-In located at:
Broad Ripple United Methodist Church
6185 Guilford Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46220

Race Day: Course FuN PaTroL High Priority

November 24, 2022

Details

There are 50 Course Fun Patrol spots along the Drumstick Dash course and volunteers (1-5 people per location, great family opportunity!) are needed to stand, cheer on participants and manage traffic.

Responsibilities may include:

- Cheer on participants as they run/walk by.
- Encourage participants to use the selfie stations along the course.
- Manage traffic as needed.

Location

Check-In located at:
Broad Ripple United Methodist Church
6185 Guilford Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46220

Race Day: Course Water Station Volunteer Check-In + Leader Low Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:
• Setting up volunteer check-in
• Checking in volunteers
• Overseeing/training volunteers at the water station
• Maintain a smooth running of the water station (clean-up throughout, take pictures of participants at selfie station, water cups, etc.)
• Clean-up, tear down and reload truck with supplies

Location

Check-In located at:
Trinity Church
6151 Central Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46220

Race Day: Course Water Station - Guilford Low Priority

November 24, 2022

Details

At about the halfway point on the "Full Gobbler" long course is a water station for our participants. We need cheerful volunteers to:

- Set up tables
- Fill cups with water
- Hand cups of water to participants as they go by
- Cheer for participants on as they pass by
- Clean up afterwards

There will also be a DJ at the water station to make the experience even more fun!

Location

5733 Guilford, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Race Day: Course Cheer/Water Station - Christ the King Low Priority

November 24, 2022

Details

** This position is reserved for Christ the King **

Location

Check-in located at:
Christ the King Church
5884 Crittenden Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Race Day: Finish Line

Race Day: Finish Line Volunteer Leader High Priority

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:

- Direct Finish Line volunteers with what tasks to complete.
- Setting up banners, bicycle racks, etc.
- After this area is set and participants start finishing, responsibilities will be to:
- Encourage participants to social distance and wear a mask
- Direct all participants to pick up their food court bag shortly after the finish line
- Encourage participants to continue on and leave and head to their cars after they have finished
- Picking up trash as needed
- Cheer people on, etc.
- Holding the finish line tape for the first-place runner of the short and long courses!

** There is physical labor involved, so be ready! (*Lifting of bicycle racks) **

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Finish Line High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:

- Assist setting up the Finish Line area.
- Setting up banners, bicycle racks, etc.
- Watch for the top 5 male and female finishers and hand them the appropriate prize ticket
- After this area is set and participants start finishing responsibilities will be to:
- Direct all participants to the food court
- Picking up trash as needed
- Cheer people on, etc.
- Holding the finish line tape for the first-place runner for both races and both finish lines (short and long course)

** There is physical labor involved, so be ready! (*Lifting of bicycle racks) **

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: "Ask Me" Volunteers

Race Day: OUTDOOR "Ask Me" Station High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

You are a Dash answer person! People have questions and you'll have the answers.

Responsibilities may include:

- Answering questions (parking, restrooms, start line, etc.)
- FAQ sheet and a radio will be provided to you.

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: OUTDOOR "Ask Me" Station Volunteer Leader High Priority

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

You are a Dash answer person! People have questions and you'll have the answers.

Responsibilities may include:
- Give direction and place volunteer Ask Me's in their positions
- Greet volunteers as they arrive for check-in
- Answer questions (restrooms, start line, parking, etc)
- FAQ sheet will be provided to you

** Be prepared to be outdoors **

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Food Court

Race Day: Food Court (RESERVED FOR BOYS II MEN)

November 24, 2022

Details

** RESERVED for Boys II Men **

The Drumstick Dash is all about having a FUN and your job is to make this the most fun thing to do on Thanksgiving!

Responsibilities may include:

- Setup the food court area (tables, pipe, visqueen, trash boxes, etc) and make sure all Covid-19 guidelines are being met.
- Set out pre-made food bags for participants to grab
- Replenish food bags onto tables as needed
- Restocking, tear down boxes, manage trash and trash boxes around the food court area.
- Clean up and tear down food court area.
- Load extra food bags onto trucks.

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Food Court High Priority

November 24, 2022

Details

The Drumstick Dash is all about having a FUN and your job is to make this the most fun thing to do on Thanksgiving!

Responsibilities may include:

- Setup the food court area (tables, pipe, visqueen, trash boxes, etc) and make sure all Covid-19 guidelines are being met.
- Set out pre-made food bags for participants to grab
- Replenish food bags onto tables as needed
- Restocking, tear down boxes, manage trash and trash boxes around the food court area.
- Clean up and tear down food court area.
- Load extra food bags onto trucks.

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: FuN PaTroL

Race Day: FuN PaTroL Volunteer Leader Low Priority

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:

- Oversee all volunteers of the Fun patrol
- Help ensure everything runs smoothly for participants
- Cheer on participants + dress up in costumes
- Take out Beach Balls to throw into the crowds
- Distribute chocolate turkeys to fun and costumed participants

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: FuN PaTroL Low Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

The Drumstick Dash is all about having a FUN and your job is to make this the most fun thing to do on Thanksgiving!

Responsibilities may include:

- Cheer on participants + those who dress up in costume
- Throw Beach Balls into the crowds
- Take pictures of participants at Selfie Stations
- Distribute chocolate turkeys to fun and festive costumed participants

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Gear Check

Race Day: Gear Check Low Priority

You must be 13 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Where would someone place their belongings while they are running a race? At Gear Check! Participants will drop-off their belongings inside their goody bag to leave until they complete the Dash. Responsibilities may include:
• Checking in participants belongings
• Handing out participants belongings at the end of the race
• Clean up and tear down of gear check area

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Support Team

Race Day: Celebrity Runner Contact Low Priority

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

The celebrities will be participating in a “Celebrity Challenge” – racing against each other for a trophy!

Responsibilities may include:

- You will record the top male and female celebrities.
- You will be sitting on a ladder watching for them to finish.
- The top finishers will be instructed to see you at the Finish Line after they complete their race.
- You will have a ticket for the first place male and female celebrity to take and get their prize at the prize tent!

Location

Volunteer Check-In + Parking at:
Flanner Buchanan
1305 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN. 46220

Race Day: Shirt Exchange/Sales Low Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

You are a Dash answer person! People have questions and you'll have the answers. Participants will come to you to exchange a shirt that they may have received at the Expo and weren’t able to exchange then.

Responsibilities may include:

- Exchange shirts from participants that may not have liked the size that they choose originally
- Sell new Drumstick Dash merchandise

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Prize Tent Low Priority

November 24, 2022

Details

The Prize Tent is located in the Wheeler Mission tent in the Food Court Fun Zone Area. Participants will come here to pick up their prizes for being the first person to catch the turkey and top male & female finishers. Those with costumes may also be swinging by for a prize!
Responsibilities may include:
• Greeting participants
• Handing out prizes
• Taking pictures of winners

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Volunteer Check-In High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:

- Checking in volunteers
- Hospitality and answering questions for volunteers
- Directing where to go for their volunteer shift
- Handing out volunteer shirts
- Clean-up and tear down of check-in area

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Volunteer Coordinator Assistant Low Priority

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

The volunteer coordinator is in need of an assistant to assist in the routine of volunteer check in and other tasks and things that will be happening the morning of the Drumstick Dash.

Responsibilities may include:
- Assisting the volunteer coordinator with any tasks
- Setup and execution of the volunteer check-in process
- Train volunteers to check other volunteers in
- Problem solve as needed

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Photo/Video Low Priority

November 24, 2022

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Utility Volunteer High Priority

You must be 21 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Throughout Race Day there are many things that just pop up that need to be done. This position is needed to be flexible and able to move around throughout the day.

Responsibilities may include:

- Bouncer of the FedEx Parking Lot ensuring that only volunteers park in the lot.
- Hang Banners
- Setup Selfie Stations
- Fill in for any volunteer positions (if needed)
- Placing trash bins
- Starting generators
- Assisting in tear down of the Drumstick Dash
- Always go to Command if unsure of what to do

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Wheeler Mission Tent Low Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

November 24, 2022

Details

Wheeler volunteers and staff members are needed to be the face of Wheeler at the race!

Responsibilities may include:

- Represent Wheeler
- Handing out Wheeler materials
- Selling race shirts
- Taking cash donations
- Clean up and tear down
- Assist with shirt exchange (as needed)

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

Race Day: Lil' Gobbler's Run

Race Day: Lil' Gobbler's Run Low Priority

November 24, 2022

Details

Responsibilities may include:
• Kind assertiveness is helpful
• Setup and executing the Lil’ Gobblers Run
• Assisting families put on Lil' Gobblers bibs

Location

Parking located at:
FedEx Parking Lot
1050 Broad Ripple Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
South of Volunteer Parking Lot next to Einstein Bagels in the Large WHITE tent.

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