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Prep Positions for Drumstick Dash

Organization at Event Warehouse Low Priority

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

September 12, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

For our event team to work effectively in our space, we need to organize all the leftover race shirts from past years. This will be in our non-air conditioned warehouse so this opportunity will depend on the weather.
When it comes to COVID-19, we will limit this volunteer group to 8 people max. We will be able to spread out within the warehouse to organize. Masks will be required throughout the entire volunteer shift.

Location

121 N. Pine Street
Indianapolis, IN. 46202

Race Day 2020 - Course Positions

Race Day: Course FuN PaTroL High Priority

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants running the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
TBD

Race Day: First Aid Tent - Trinity Church High Priority

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
Trinity Church
6151 Central Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Check-In located at:
TBD

Race Day: First Aid Tent - Finish Line High Priority

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
TBD

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

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
TBD

Race Day: Start Line Volunteer Leader High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
TBD

Race Day: Start Line High Priority

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Acting as the gatekeeper for the corrals
- Holding pace signs
- Encouraging participants in the start of 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:
TBD

Race Day: Finish Line Volunteer Leader High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

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
- Direct all participants to pick up their food court bag shortly after the finish line
- Participants will then need to 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!

** 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:
TBD

Race Day: Finish Line High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Assist setting up the Finish Line area.
- Setting up banners, bicycle racks, etc.
- After this area is set and participants start finishing responsibilities will be to:
- Encourage participants to social distance
- Direct all participants to pick up their food court bag shortly after the finish line
- Participants will then need to 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!

** 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:
TBD

Race Day: Course Cheer Station - Trinity Church Low Priority

November 26, 2020

Details

** This position is reserved for Summers Heating & Cooling **

Location

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

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

November 26, 2020

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

November 26, 2020

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
Additional parking is located on Guilford and the Kroger.
Enter the doors facing the parking lot and go downstairs.

Race Day 2020 - Support Positions

Race Day: Help Desk Low Priority

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

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. You will assist the Command Center Volunteer Leader in any tasks as well as giving direction and helping any participants.

Responsibilities may include:
- Giving direction to participants
- Problem solving
- Assisting participants with missing family members

Location

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

Check-In located at:
TBD

Race Day: Volunteer Check-In High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Checking in volunteers
- Hospitality
- Cleaning and checking around food area for refilling
- 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:
TBD

Race Day: Volunteer Coordinator Assistant Low Priority

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

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
TBD

Race Day: Photo/Video Assistant Low Priority

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

** Reserved for Wheeler Communications **

Location

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

Check-In located at:
TBD

Race Day: Utility Volunteer High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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
- Hiding Turkey Hats along the first part of the course
- 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:
TBD

Race Day: OUTDOOR "Ask Me" Station High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
TBD

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

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

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. 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:
TBD

Race Day: Guest + Resident Volunteer Leader High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Offer hospitality to all volunteers coming to check-in
- Check-in volunteers and direct them where to go once checked in
- Once the race starts, begin cleaning up and tearing down the volunteer Check-In
- Managing and working with Wheeler program men

Location

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

Check-In located at:
TBD

Race Day 2020 - Food Court

Race Day: Food Court Coordinator High Priority

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

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Oversee the Food Court Volunteer Leaders + Volunteers
- Setup the food court area (tables, food, trash boxes, etc) and make sure all Covid-19 deadlines are being met.
- Assign volunteers to specific areas
- Assign volunteers to put together food bags for participants
- As the day is going, ensure that volunteers + leaders have what they need
- Direct the clean-up and tear down of the food court area
- Load extra food and food bags onto Wheeler Trucks to go back to the shelters.

** Requirements for this position are strong leadership and management skills. **

Location

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

Check-In located at:
TBD

Race Day: Food Court High Priority

November 26, 2020

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! This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Set up the food bags for participants (Pre-packaged items) prior to the start of the race.
- Hand out food bags to participants coming through the line.
- 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:
TBD

Race Day: Food Court Volunteer Leader High Priority

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

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! This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Oversee the food court area and the volunteers within your area
- Set up the food bags for participants (Pre-packaged items) prior to the start of the race.
- Hand out food bags to participants coming through the line.
- 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.

** Requirements for this position are strong leadership and management skills. **

Location

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

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

November 26, 2020

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! This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.

Responsibilities may include:

- Set up the food bags for participants (Pre-packaged items) prior to the start of the race.
- Hand out food bags to participants coming through the line.
- 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:
TBD

Race Day 2020 - VIP Area

Race Day: VIP Area @ Flanner Buchanan Low Priority

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

November 26, 2020

Details

** This position is reserved **

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave. The VIP Area is located at Flanner Buchanan at the Start Line and is designated for Celebrity Runners, Drumstick Dash sponsors, and other VIPs.

Responsibilities may include:

- Check-in VIPs and guests
- Help with Gear Check
- Offer hospitality to guests
- Clean up and tear down VIP area
- Engaging with guests of the VIP area

Location

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

Race Day: VIP Area @ Flanner Buchanan Volunteer Leader Low Priority

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

November 26, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

This year there will be some changes when it comes to this physical race. There will be two start times for the race to allow for social distancing between participants, 8:00am and 10:00am. This will mean that there will be two waves of participants finishing the race. Please be sure to stay till the end of your shift and tell your volunteer leader before you leave.
The VIP Area is located at Flanner Buchanan by the Start Line and is designated for Celebrity Runners, Drumstick Dash sponsors, and other VIPs.

Responsibilities may include:
- Oversee VIP area volunteers
- Ensure things run smoothly
- Help with Check-In (as needed)
- Offer hospitality to guests
- Clean up and tear down VIP area

Location

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

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