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Great Strides Santa Barbara

Location: Santa Barbara CA, 93101

Date: 11/16/2019 Spots Remaining: 99

Description

Quick Overview: Come volunteer for a good cause! The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is holding its annual Great Strides 5k walk in Santa Barbara at Chase Palm Park from 7 AM to 1 PM.

Volunteers are the backbone of our events and we are always excited to cultivate new relationships within the community. Great Strides provides a fantastic opportunity for family, friends, students and colleagues to come together and make a difference in the lives of people with CF, while engaging with an inspiring group of individuals. We need volunteers on the day of the event to help things run smoothly.

Mission or Broader Program Description: 

Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fundraising event. Over the past 30 years, this walk has supported the organization’s mission to cure cystic fibrosis and raise awareness for this rare, genetic, life-shortening disease that makes it difficult to breathe and shortens lives.

The event harnesses the power of people with a shared vision and encourages collaboration, team building and leadership, as we collectively take steps to find a cure.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Volunteer tasks include assistance with event set up/tear down, greeting and registering participants, cheering on walkers, marking the walk route and managing the food/water stations.
* Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.

Attire: Please wear close-toed shoes and casual or athletic attire. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt to wear.

Additional Details: There are multiple shifts available, we can work with your schedule. For more information, please visit https://www.cff.org/LosAngeles/ .

Special Directions: There is plenty of parking adjacent to the event area. Once you sign up, I will send you a detailed map of the event area.

If you would like to volunteer but cannot make the entire time listed, please let me know because we can find a time that works for you.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Health & Wellness
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