Relay For Life - Track Marshalls
VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION
Role: Track Marshalls – Relay For Life
Reports to/Supported by: Community Events Coordinator
Direct Reports: None
Budget: No budget delegations
Purpose of Position
To assist in marshalling the running and walking tracks at Relay For Life
- Make sure everyone is staying on track
- Direct injuries to first aid
- Encourage runners and walkers
- Keep people off field
Key Functions and Responsibilities
- Check in at information booth, and then with lead track marshal.
- Stay in one area, as assigned by lead track marshal, wearing hi-vis vest at all times.
- Ensure participants are staying on track, and off prohibited section of field.
- Remind runners and walkers to stay on their correct track sides.
- Stop any dangerous behaviour, and call security or Cancer Society staff if necessary.
- Direct injuries to first-aid on-site. Call for assistance for injured participant if necessary.
- Remind participants from 8pm that lap counting stops at 8 30pm for Candlelight Ceremony.
- Encourage and support participants throughout!
Participants stay on track, are safe, and feel encouraged.
- Good communication and organisation skills
- Confidence to stop unsafe behaviour
- Enthusiasm and commitment for Relay For Life, and for the Cancer Society
A short briefing pre-event, and commitment to at least a 2 hour shift at Relay For Life
Trentham Racecourse , with occasional meetings at the Cancer Society Wellington.
- Volunteering Team, Fundraising Events Team Lead and Community Events Coordinator are available for support and guidance.
- An Online orientation to the Cancer Society and a mini orientation to the role.
Respect for the confidentiality of Cancer Society of New Zealand information and intellectual property is essential. Breaching this is considered serious misconduct.