MEC Race FIVE - Oct 28 2018

Opportunity ID: 2637

Organization Details
Organization Name: MEC Manitoba
Address: 303 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2B4
Website: http://https://www.mec.ca/en/stores/winnipeg
Organizational Description: MEC is a retail co-op that sells exclusively to members. Our mission is to inspire and enable everyone to lead active, outdoor lifestyles. In support of this mission, we host the MEC Race Series, the most affordable race series in Canada. Our barrier free races allow students, seniors and low income families to participate in our local sporting community.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: MEC's mission is to inspire and enable everyone to lead active outdoor lifestyles. Our affordable race series allows everyone, regardless of income, to participate in their local sporting community.

TYPICAL VOLUNTEER TASKS:
Handing out assigned bibs to runners before races.
Helping keep runners on course.
Handing out water on-course.
Helping hand out snacks and refreshments at the finish.
Keeping events running smoothly.
Turning runners around at designated points.
Showing our participants where to go.
Skills Required: - Friendly, supportive attitude.
- Reliability.

BONUS if you have:
- event experience
- traffic marshal experience
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Event management
- marshal safety
- public service
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Volunteers are needed primarily on the morning of the race. Other volunteer opportunities are available the day before the event as well.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: events.mec.ca/node/219461
Closing Date: Oct 19, 2018