Step Up for KIDS

Wed April 1 - Sat June 6, 2020 Wichita, KS US 67203 Directions

Set up

June 6, 2020

Details

Help unpack cars and set up venue for the event.

Location

Old Cowtown

Greeters

June 6, 2020

Details

Welcome participants and help them navigate the venue (i.e. show them or explain where check in is, water stations, restrooms, etc). Your main role is to look for people who don't seem to know where they are going. You are a navigator to help people get where they need to be. Cowtown is rather large and can be intimidating to newly bereaved. Please engage them with care and compassion while you assist them in finding their way. Greeters are one of the most important volunteers...they set the tone of the event

Location

Greeters are staggered through out Old Cowtown from the visitor parking lot to the Empire House where check-in is housed.

Memorial Release

June 6, 2020

Details

Assist participants in sending “Baby Bubbles” up in the sky as an attendant of a bubble station, adjusting helium as needed and passing the wand to give each person an opportunity.
*Please note there will be a meeting prior to the Step Up date for training on how to set up 'Baby Bubbles' - this is a requirement for this volunteer position. More information will be communicated closer to*

Coffee

June 6, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Set out coffee and water for the participants.

Location

Old Cowtown Museum

Volunteer Hospitality

June 6, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist with handing out food and beverages to incoming volunteers.

Location

Old Cowtown Museum Saloon

Registration

June 6, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist with registration of both the memorial walk and the race, hand out packets, and door prize slips. Help with bibs, and timing chips for runners.

Location

Old Cowtown Museum

5K Race

June 6, 2020

Details

Help get runners in position for the start of the race. Make sure runners stay on the route. Fill water cups and pass them out to the runners as they come by.

Location

Old Cowtown Museum and staggered throughout the 5K course

Children's games

June 6, 2020

Details

Assist with Children's Fair, face painter, monitor games, etc. Help with clean up.

Location

Old Cowtown Museum

Brunch

June 6, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Help setup/clean up and hand out food and beverages to participants.

Location

Old Cowtown Museum

5K Shuttle Drivers

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

June 6, 2020

Details

Drive 5K course marshals to their designated spot on the 5K course. You will be given a color coded map or where to drop off and pick up course marshals.

Location

Meet at Cowtown Empire Hall where registration is located.

DJ Table High Priority

June 6, 2020

Details

Arrange DJ table with prizes, assist DJ with door prizes, list winners on dry erase board in case winner didn't hear their name on the PA.

Door prizes numbers will be in a kitty litter pail marked door prizes. It will be at the registration table until registration is almost done. Registration will either bring it to you or you can go get it when you start door prizes at 9:30. Reg. people will periodically bring more numbers as registrants check in.

Location

In front of the Empire House

Friday Memorial Walk Set Up High Priority

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

June 5, 2020

Details

Volunteers will walk the memorial course to place baby memorial signs. Volunteers must be able to drive stakes into the ground around the course. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing, shoes and bring work gloves.

Location

Old Cowtown Museum Ball field near employee parking lot on west side of cowtown

Photographers

June 6, 2020

Details

Take photos of all aspects of the event. We hope photographers will be creative and sensitive to those who are grieving. Please send/drop off photos to KIDS Network via flash drive or upload directly to Facebook. Thank you!

Resources Needed

camera - 1

Family Outreach

June 6, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Greet participants and bereaved families. Invite them to put a pin on the map that signifies their region. Remind them they have a ribbon in their packet if they're here for the memorial walk. Help connect bereaved families with others in or out of their region. Direct them to registration tables or to packet pick up.


Location

Meet in the Empire Hall (building number 17 on the Cowtown map).

Tally High Priority

June 6, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Children's Game Set Up

June 6, 2020

Details

Help set up Children's Fair games.

Cleanup

June 6, 2020

Details

Clean up any event supplies around Cowtown. Make sure trash is picked up and taken out to bins in volunteer parking lot. Wipe down and put tables and chairs back in buildings. Gather directional signs along route and around Cowtown. Pack cars with event supplies and unload at KIDS Network.

5K Bag Drop

No volunteer spots remaining.

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Volunteers will keep SWAG bags for participants as they walk/run the 5K.

Location

Outside the Empire house

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