Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk Volunteer Opportunities


The Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai is made possible by the help of our dedicated volunteers. With opportunities ranging from Walker check-in, to handing out snacks, to cheering along the route, volunteers are vital to the success of Walk day. Sign up today and join over 1,000 other Jimmy Fund supporters as they volunteer to help conquer cancer! 

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10K Start (Newton)

Boston College Newton Campus

885 Centre St

Newton, MA

Please note this start is located at the Boston College Law Campus, not Boston College’s main campus.

Activity Shifts Start End
Emcee 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Food & Beverage Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Green Team 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Hat Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Pacesetter Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Photo Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Volunteer Check-in and Walk Day Info Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Registration Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Where Needed Most 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019

5K Start (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Yawkey Center for Cancer Care

450 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA

Please utilize public transportation to Longwood Station on the Green Line’s D (Riverside) branch. Limited parking is available at the Longwood Garage at 375 Longwood Ave., Boston.

Activity Shifts Start End
Course Monitor 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Emcee 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Food & Beverage Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Fun and Games Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Green Team 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Greeter 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Hat Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Pacesetter Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Photo Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
T-shirt Pick Up Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Volunteer Check-in and Walk Day Info Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Registration Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Where Needed Most 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019

Copley Square Finish Line

560 Boylston St

Boston, MA 

Please utilize public transportation to Copley Station. There is limited parking at 100 Clarendon St., Boston.

Activity Shifts Start End
Bus Program Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Course Monitor 2 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Finish Line Security Monitor 2 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Food & Beverage Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Green Team 2 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Hat Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Photo Agent 2 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Team Photo Agent 2 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Volunteer Check-in and Walk Day Info Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Where Needed Most 2 9/22/2019 9/22/2019

Half Marathon Start (Wellesley)

Wellesley High School

50 Rice St

Wellesley, MA

Volunteers only may park in the main lot of Wellesley High School on Walk Day.

Activity Shifts Start End
Course Monitor 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Early Check-In Agent 1 9/21/2019 9/21/2019
Emcee 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Food & Beverage Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Green Team 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Greeter 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Hat Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Pacesetter Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Photo Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
T-shirt Pick Up Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Volunteer Check-in and Walk Day Info Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Registration Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Where Needed Most 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019

Marathon Start (Hopkinton)

Hopkinton Middle and High School

88 Hayden Rowe St. 

Hopkinton, MA 

Activity Shifts Start End
Bus Program Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Course Monitor 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Emcee 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Food & Beverage Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Green Team 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Greeter 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Hat Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Pacesetter Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 0 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Photo Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Volunteer Check-in and Walk Day Info Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Bib and T-shirt Pick Up Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Walker Registration Agent 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019
Where Needed Most 1 9/22/2019 9/22/2019

Mission Statement

The Jimmy Fund solely supports Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, raising funds for adult and pediatric cancer care and research to improve the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. Since its founding in 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars through thousands of community fundraising events.

Founded in 1947, Dana-Farber’s equal commitment to research and patient care is unique among cancer centers and results in an extraordinary level of collaboration between our scientists and clinicians, speeding the translation of laboratory discoveries into lifesaving treatments for patients worldwide.

Learn more about Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.