Selecting a Volunteer Position
To volunteer for the Hbc Run for Canada event, browse through the available volunteer positions below to find one you are interested in. Then click the "sign up as a volunteer" button to register for that position. You will then be asked to set-up your personal account. Upon confirmation of your registration, you will receive an e-mail to thank you for your application.
To ensure the Hbc Run for Canada is the best event possible all volunteers must attend a training session in their city and be 14 years of age or older on event day.
Please read your detailed job description below for more specific information regarding your exact position.
Please note that it is not possible to volunteer on July 1st if you are participating in the 10K Run, 3K Walk or 1K Kids Run events.
Available Volunteer Positions:
- Athlete Assistant Volunteers
- Baggage Check
- Breakfast/BBQ Assistants
- Kid's Entertainment Crew
- Chip Timer Removers
- Chip Timing Assistants
- Crowd Control and Parking
- Entertainment Crew
- Event Day Registration & Pack Pick-Up
- Floater Volunteers
- Formation Area Water/Food Station
- Headquarters Tent
- Race Kit Pick-Up
- Race Kit Stuffing
- Course Marshals
- Start Line / Medal Presenter
- Volunteer Tent
- Water Station Attendants (2.5KM Mark)
- Water Station Attendants (5KM Mark)
Water Station Attendants (7.5KM Mark)
In early June, you will be contacted by phone or email by the local run coordinator or a team captain to confirm training and event day details.
How to Fundraise
Get more involved as a volunteer and fundraise for athletes! Use your personal account to set your individual fundraising goal and watch as your fundraiser thermometer increases. You could even WIN* a trip for 2 to see our athletes compete at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games!
Click here to check out our great fundraising incentives!
On Event Day
Wear black or khaki pants or shorts, comfortable shoes, and your volunteer shirt. Check in at your designated time to the volunteer tent in the formation area near the start/finish line (except course marshals and water station volunteers who should go directly to their positions along the course).