Día de los Muertos Run-Walk

Sat November 2, 2019 Alviso, CA US 95002 Directions

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Pre-Event Volunteers

Street Team High Priority

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

At least 2 more volunteers needed.

Details

The Street Team will flyer the Alviso Community and North San Jose area. The team will be going home to home to invite residents to register for the run/walk. They will also inform local businesses of the event and posting flyers in their windows.

Location

Varies

Guadalupe Trail Notice Posting Crew High Priority

October 14, 2019

Details

A minimum of two weeks prior to the Dia de los Muertos Run/Walk, Gardner Health Services is required to notify by writing the use of the impacted event site(s) within a 300 ft. radius and to those who will be “land locked.” Volunteers will help notify/post signs for the following: Guadalupe River Trail entrances, adjacent businesses, and residents. Coffee, water, and snacks will be provided to volunteers.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Packet Pick Up Medium Priority

November 1, 2019

Details

Volunteers will help distribute race packets to participants.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

La Ofrenda Volunteers

La Ofrenda (Pre-Production) High Priority

Minimum met, 24 volunteer spots remaining.

Details

Date: Ongoing until October 30th

La Ofrenda, or The Altar, is a collection of objects placed on a ritual display during the annual and traditionally Día de Muertos celebration. An ofrenda, which may be quite large and elaborate, is usually created to pay memory to those loved ones we remember.

This group of volunteers will assist with making paper flowers, papel picado and decorating the Ofrenda. Supplies will be provided.

La Ofrenda/Stage (Race Day Set Up) Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

Set up and decorate La Ofrenda and stage at race/event site.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Race Day Volunteers

Angelitos' Kids Zone Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

Volunteers will assist San Jose Artist Lydia Sanchez with set up of the children Angelitos' Kid Zone. They will also conduct arts & crafts activities, including sugar skull decorating, flower bracelets, face painting, and calavera mask coloring.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Times
5am - 7am (Set Up)
8am - 12pm (Activites)

Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

If event doesn't sell out, on-site registration and late comer packet pick up.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Race Day Set Up Crew Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

Volunteers will help set up: tables and chairs, tents, water stations, and other areas as needed.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Traffic Control Medium Priority

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

November 2, 2019

Details

Volunteers will help with traffic control, parking lots and directing runners/walkers to start line and sponsors to community fair. May be assigned to work alongside SJPD.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Water Stations Low Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

Volunteers will set up water stations, stock and refill, and clean up after course closes at 10:30am. Will also direct runners/walkers at 5k and 10k turnaround points.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Times
5am - 7am (set up)
8am - 10:30am (water distribution and course guide)
10:30am (clean up)

Finish Line Crew Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

Volunteers will set up finishers' medal and water/snacks tables. Will pass out medals to finishers as they cross the finish line.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Break Down Crew Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

Volunteers will assist in taking down the event site: tents, tables, chairs, La Ofrenda, photo booth, and the Angelitos' Kid Zone.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Course Cyclists Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

One volunteer will lead the front runner along the 10k course. Second volunteer will roam the course to monitor runners' safety. Must own a road bike and wear a helmet.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

Resources Needed

Bicycle & Helmet - 2

Environmental Saviors Medium Priority

November 2, 2019

Details

Volunteers will set up trash and recycling receptacles at the community fair area. Will also change trash bags when full and keep site tidy.

Location

Gardner Alviso Health Center
1621 Gold St.
Alviso, CA 95002

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