Volunteers are vital to a successful event. Thanks to all for supporting William B. Umstead State Park. We will try to assign you to your selections; however, if a slot is filled, we may assign you to another task in the same time period - assignments are made in the order of receiving volunteer forms. Call (919) 852-2268 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Volunteers must be at least 11 years of age. All volunteers under 18 must have waiver signed by a guardian or parent.
The tasks we need the most helpers are: Afternoon set-up Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; Parking on Saturday; Take-down on Saturday. Please consider volunteering for these tasks.
For all tasks on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday afternoon in days leading up to the event, please park in the private meadow (access through the farm gate) at 6000 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh. All other times, call (919) 852-2268 to determine meeting place.
The Walk/Run/Bike for Umstead happens rain or shine.
Volunteers may purchase a T-shirt for $10 when they sign up here to volunteer OR at the event. ($5 discount)
Sign up to Volunteer by clicking on the “VOLUNTEER” link:
The list of tasks that you can choose from include (by clicking on link above):
Saturday, March 26 (Park Visitor Center).
Saturday, April 2 (REI)
Friday, April 8 (Great Outdoor Provision Co)
Sunday, April 10 (Inside-Out Sports, Raleigh store)
Friday, April 15 (event site)
9am-4pm week before event (times will depend upon volunteers availability. Please list times available in "Limitations or Questions field when signing up to volunteer – also call (919) 852-2268 to coordinate time and place to meet)
Putting up tents, site-prep. Park at 6000 Reedy Creek Rd, Raleigh (drive through pasture gate).
Wednesday, April 13, Site Set-up
Thursday, April 14, Site Set-up
Friday, April 15, Site SET UP
Putting up tents, site-prep, food serving, kids crafts, route tables, registration, etc. Park at 6000 Reedy Creek Rd, Raleigh (drive through pasture gate). Sign-in at Volunteer Table.
SET-UP, Saturday, April 16
PARKING, Saturday, April 16
RUN TIMING SUPPORT, Saturday, April 16
Photographer, Saturday, April 16
Troubadour and Stage Musician, Saturday, April 16
Exhibitor, Saturday, April 16 (invitees only)
REGISTRATION, SALES, and ODD JOBS, Saturday, April 16
ROUTE TABLES, Saturday, April 16. Hand out fruit and water. Please bring a cell phone, please include number above and bring to the event.
BIKE SAFETY for Walk/Run, Saturday, April 16. Support for the Walk/Run. You must provide your own mountain bike and wear a helmet. Please bring a cell phone if can, and enter number above. (note: if TORC member helping with the bike tours, please sign-up at http://torc-nc.org/)
FOOD SERVING and RECYCLE MANAGEMENT, Saturday, April 16
KID CRAFTS, Saturday, April 16 Supervise crafts with kids.
TAKE DOWN, Saturday, April 16. Take down tents, dismantle stage and load into trailers.