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Bark in the Dark 2017


Sat October 7 2017
Location: Grand Rapids, MI US 49505 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk

Event Set Up

October 7, 2017

Details

Set-up for event before sponsors and participants arrive. Duties include: unloading the U-Haul, ensuring everything is in its designated area, setting up pop up tents, setting up course, placing sponsor signage, stuffing wag bags, chalking the course, decorating the area ensuring directional signs and banners are in place and tables and chairs are properly arranged. Assist DJ with stage set up. Requires physical work.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Registration Processors

October 7, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist participants with the registration process as they arrive. Check in participants, ensure waiver is signed, and process donations. Requires attention to detail and comfort handling money. Training will be provided upon arrival.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Line Managers (registration)

October 7, 2017

Details

Volunteers will assist with directing participants to the correct line, handing our clipboards with registration sheets to day of participants, and ensuring that day of participants fill out their paperwork entirely.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49507

ID Checkers & Registration Assistance

October 7, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

ID Check will assist at registration by checking IDs of participants 21+ who plan to consume alcohol at the beer tent and stamping hands. Runners will assist registration by handing out wag bags and t-shirts to participants.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Greeters

October 7, 2017

Details

Greeters will be stationed at each of the entrances to Riverside Park guiding participants to parking and towards registration.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49509

Route Guides

October 7, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Route Guides are station throughout the route cheering on participants and ensuring participants remain on the course.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49510

Glow Station

October 7, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Greet participants and hand out glow-in-the-dark goodies!

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49511

Gear Check

October 7, 2017

Details

Participants will have the option to check coats and personal items at the Gear Check. Volunteers are responsible for ensuring that items are appropriately marked and returned to their owners at the end of the event.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Food/Beverage Station Assistance

October 7, 2017

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Assist the food and beverage vendors with set up, prep, serving, and clean up.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49513

Post Event Tear Down

October 7, 2017

Details

Assist with tearing down and packing at the conclusion of the event. Breaking down tables, chairs, packing items into truck, assisting DJ with the breakdown and packing of stage and sound equipment. Requires physical work.

Location

Riverbend Shelter - Riverside Park 2001 Monroe Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49514

Beer Tent - Server

You must be 21-100 years old to volunteer for this task.

October 7, 2017

Details

Volunteer to work at the beer tent, taking tickets and serving beer, wine, and hard cider to guests. Volunteers must be ages 21+.