Susan G. Komen® Philadelphia MORE THAN PINK Walk™

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March - April - May

Komen Coaching Crew

You must be 18-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 26 more volunteers needed.

Details

We are currently seeking team-oriented, passion-driven individuals who thrive on being leaders and motivators to become part of our Komen Coaching Crew.

You will help by reaching out to our MORE THAN PINK Walk Fundraisers and Teams to assist them in maximizing their efforts, bringing about historic change in our organization and, consequently, in helping to change the game in the fight against breast cancer.

Training, scripts and contacts will be provided.

Location

From the comfort of your home (after training)
-or-
From the Komen Philadelphia Office
125 S. 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Pre-Walk Events & Registration

You must be 16-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 8 more volunteers needed.

Details

The Komen Philly office is busy arranging various fundraising and registration opportunities that will need volunteers to assist with the events: set up, breakdown, and helping out during the event with event logistics and registration for the Walk.

Opportunities will occur throughout March, April and early May as we recruit hosts to sponsor these opportunities.

After you register for this volunteer opportunity, you will be contacted with the details of all opportunities as they come up to see if you are available for an event.

ALSO:
We are hoping that some of you will also share your registration expertise on Mother's Day since we will have to staff multipole registration spots and Entry Gates around the Oval. Please sign up for weekend assignments below!

Thank you for being the Komen Philadelphia mission in action!

Location

Various around our area.

You will be contacted with the details of all opportunities as they come up to see if you are available for an event.

MORE THAN PINK Walk Weekend

Walk Weekend Registration

You must be 14-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 10, 2019

May 11, 2019

May 12, 2019

Details

Please indicate the day(s) / time(s) you can help with registration. If you wish to work all day on Friday, please sign up for both Friday volunteer shifts. High School and College volunteer hours welcome and will be documented as needed.

IMPORTANT:
* All Friday and Saturday volunteers are * requested * to register for the Walk (if you have not registered already).
* All Sunday volunteers are also * required * to register for the Walk to gain access to the site.

However, in recognition of your valuable donation of time and talent, volunteers can register at a * special discounted rate * of $20! Once you sign up as a volunteer, watch your Inbox for a message with registration details from Walk@KomenPhiladelphia.org.

Sunday volunteers are also * required * to attend one of the Volunteer Rallies at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel (Formerly Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown), 201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mark your calendar for the Volunteer Rally that fits into your schedule:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to Noon
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Please sign up to volunteer by noon on Friday, April 26, 2019. NO NEW WALK VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT DATE.

Thank you again... for being the Komen mission in action!

Location

Volunteer Rallies and Walk Registration on Friday and Saturday will occur at the same location:
Philadelphia 201 Hotel (Formerly Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown -- same location, new name!), 201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mother's Day registration will be held at 3 different stations around Eakins Oval, in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Walk Site - Saturday & Sunday

You must be 16-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 11, 2019

May 12, 2019

Details

Walk Site Volunteers are needed:
* On Saturday, May 11, 9 AM to 1 PM – mainly to set up & cover tables, distribute chairs and materials throughout the race site.
* On Sunday, May 12 - beginning at 5:30 AM - to staff all stations throughout the Walk site. Sunday ending times may vary - slightly - according to assignment. Please plan to be onsite at least until 11am.

Registration for the Walk:
* Saturday volunteers are * requested * to also register for the Walk.
* Sunday volunteers are * required * to register for the Walk to gain access to the site.

However, in recognition of your valuable donation of time and talent, volunteers can register for the Walk at a * special discounted rate * of $20. Once you sign up as a volunteer, watch your Inbox for a message with further instructions from Walk@KomenPhiladelphia.org.

Please click any/all day(s) and shift(s) that you are available to help. You can also leave a note requesting a particular assignment, but ... no guarantees since we are changing, adding, eliminating many tasks. We ask for your cooperation and flexibility as we move into this new format for our Mother's Day event.

All volunteers MUST sign up by NOON on Friday, April 26, 2019. NO NEW WALK WEEKEND VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT DATE.

For more information about the MORE THAN PINK Walk and changes to the site, visit our website: www.komenphiladelphia.org/walk and click on EVENT INFORMATION at the top of the page.

Sunday volunteers are also * required * to attend one of the Volunteer Rallies prior to being confirmed in their assignments. Mark your calendar for the Volunteer Rally that fits into your schedule:
• Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to Noon
• Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Thank you again... for being the Komen Philadelphia mission in action!

Location

Walk site:
Philadelphia Museum of Art / Eakins Oval, 24th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Volunteer Rally site, 4/27 -or- 4/29:
Philadelphia 201 Hotel (Formerly Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown – same place, new name!), 201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Specific training will be conducted for all new assignments!

Registrant Check-In at Eakins Oval, Mother's Day

You must be 18-70 years old to volunteer for this task.

May 12, 2019

Details

NEW ASSIGNMENT OPPORTUNITY!

With the new gated format for our Mother's Day event, we will be checking registered participants at multiple Entry Gates around Eakins Oval. All Entry Gate volunteers must be able to stand for 3-4 hours.

Each entry gate will need:
* Scanners: who are comfortable with technology; can attend a special training session at the Volunteer Rally of your choice; are willing to download/use our Komen app on your own smartphone; have a phone that can hold a charge for 4-5 hours.
* Ushers: who will direct registrants where to enter the gate.
* Helpers: who will distribute wristbands and/or the Komen wrap
* Talkers: who will converse, as needed, with all who approach the gate with a question or two.

Please mark your calendar for the General Volunteer Rally that fits into your schedule:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to Noon
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

You must sign up to volunteer by NOON on Friday, April 26, 2019. NO NEW VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT DATE. High School and College volunteer hours welcome and will be documented as needed.

Since this is a gated event, all Sunday volunteers are **required** to also register for the Walk. However, in recognition of your valuable donation of time and talent, volunteers can register for the Walk at a * special discounted rate * of $20. Once you sign up as a volunteer, watch your Inbox for a message with further instructions from Walk@KomenPhiladelphia.org.

Thank you again... for being the Komen Philadelphia mission in action!

Location

Volunteer Rally site:
Philadelphia 201 Hotel (Formerly Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown – same place, new name!), 201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Walk site:
Philadelphia Museum of Art / Eakins Oval, 24th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Resources Needed

smart phone for each volunteer - 1+

Shuttle Bus Check-In

You must be 18-60 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 10 more volunteers needed.

Details

NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!

Volunteers are needed before the Walk to check / sell Park n Ride passes on the shuttle buses. We are hoping to get enough volunteers to have 1 or 2 volunteers on each bus so you can ride the bus to/from the Walk site.

You will be provided with:
* Park n Ride passes
* a change bank

You will be expected to:
* manage tickets on a shuttle bus to and from the Walk site
* work before the Walk, 5:30am to 9:00 (approx.) -- so you can still join / enjoy the MORE THAN PINK Walk if you wish!
* check passes as riders enter the bus
* sell passes to those who do not have them yet
* return change bank, unsold passes and receipts to a designated spot at the end of your shift (around 9:30am)

All Sunday volunteers are * required * to
* register for the Walk, since this is a gated event. However, in recognition of your valued donation of time and talent, volunteers can register for the Walk at a * special discounted rate * of $20. Once you sign up as a volunteer, watch your Inbox for a message with further instructions from Walk@KomenPhiladelphia.org.
* attend a Volunteer Rally for further information about your assignment. Please mark your calendar for the General Volunteer Rally that fits into your schedule:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to Noon
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

You must sign up to volunteer by NOON on Friday, April 26, 2019. NO NEW VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT DATE. High School and College volunteer hours welcome and will be documented as needed.

Thank you again... for being the Komen Philadelphia mission in action!

Location

Volunteer Rally site:
Philadelphia 201 Hotel (Formerly Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown – same place, new name!), 201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Walk Site, Mother's Day:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Specialized Assignments

First Aid Tent

You must be 21-80 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 25 more volunteers needed.

Details

There will be multiple First Aid stations on the MORE THAN PINK Walk site. As this event is gated, all volunteers are also asked to register for the Walk at the discounted rate of $20, in recognition of your valued donation of time and talent.

Please obtain the password to sign up for this job through Marc Grobman, DO -or- Dr. K Yoon-Flannery, Directors of the First Aid tents.

Please complete the volunteer information requested for this position and you will be contacted regarding:
* Your actual assignment / location.
* How to register for the Walk for the discounted rate..

Thank you again... for being the Komen mission in action!

Location

Walk site:
Philadelphia Museum of Art / Eakins Oval, 24th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Komen Office, Year Round

General Volunteer, Year Round

You must be 14-99 years old to volunteer for this task.

At least 1 more volunteer needed.

Details

The Komen Office is always humming with activity. Join the family... spend a few hours, days, weeks or months with us to help us FINISH THIS FIGHT!

High School and College volunteer hours welcome and will be documented as needed.

Thank you for being the Komen Philadelphia mission in action!

NOTE: Volunteers signing up for this task are NOT expected to help during our event weekend, May 10 through May 12.

Location

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia
125 S. 9th Street, Suite 202
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-238-8900