Step Up for KIDS

Sat May 1, 2021 Wichita, KS 67203 US Directions

Set up

May 1, 2021

Details

Help unpack cars and set up venue for the event.
**Masks required

Location

Old Cowtown

Greeters

May 1, 2021

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
**Mask required

Location

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

Memorial Bubble Release

May 1, 2021

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*
**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown- by the ball field.

Coffee

May 1, 2021

Details

Set out coffee and water for the participants.
**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown Museum

Volunteer Hospitality

May 1, 2021

Details

Assist with handing out food and beverages to incoming volunteers.
**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown Museum Saloon

Registration

May 1, 2021

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.
**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown Museum- Empire House

5K Race

May 1, 2021

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.
**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown Museum and staggered throughout the 5K course

Snacks

May 1, 2021

Details

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

Location

Old Cowtown Museum- outside Empire House

5K Shuttle Drivers

May 1, 2021

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.
**Mask required

Location

Meet at Cowtown Empire Hall where registration is located.

DJ Table

May 1, 2021

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.
**Mask required

Location

In front of the Empire House

Friday Memorial Walk Set Up

April 30, 2021

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.
**Mask required

Location

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

Photographers

May 1, 2021

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!
**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown

Tally

May 1, 2021

Details

**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown- Empire House

Cleanup

May 1, 2021

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.
**Mask required

Location

Old Cowtown

5K Bag Drop

May 1, 2021

Details

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

Location

Outside the Empire house

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