Walk Volunteer Facts & Walk Day Logistics

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The Austin Walk to Cure Diabetes is a family fun event that brings over 5,000 people and raises over $600,000 for diabetes research! Walk is a great volunteer opportunity for individuals, families, organizations and companies!

If you are interested in volunteering please complete the 2014 Volunteer Form!

For additional info contact Liza Dubinsky at ldubinsky@jdrf.org  512.343.0663.

Thank you for volunteering at the Walk to Cure Diabetes!

Date:

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Place:

The Domain

11600 Century Oaks

Austin, TX 78759

Time:

Please arrive promptly according to your designated start time. All volunteers will check in at the Volunteer Check- In tent located near First-Aid.  Walkers will begin to check-in at 9:00 a.m., the Walk will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Dress Code:
  • Volunteers are required to wear their Volunteer t-shirt. Please make every effort to receive this t-shirt prior to Walk day.
  • Please dress comfortably for an outdoor event.
  • Comfortable shoes and a dependable watch are a must for everyone.
  • There will not be a secure place for valuables (including purses). Please leave all valuables in the car or at home.
Volunteer Orientation:

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for registration volunteers. Upon completion of your form, you will be contacted with the date and time of your volunteer orientation.All other volunteer training will be communicated via email and on site on Walk Day. Please contact Liza Dubinsky for more information.

Food & Beverage:      

Breakfast will be provided to all Walk volunteers (please note coffee may not be available when you arrive). Lunch will not be provided for Walkers or volunteers.

Driving/Parking:

The event is on the backside of The Domain, near Burnet Road. Event parking is located in the IBM parking lot (near intersection of Burnet & Kramer). Please enter The Domain off of Braker, parking volunteers will direct you to the proper location.

Trouble Shooting:

Please note The Walk takes place rain or shine, we appreciate your volunteer commitment even if it is raining!

Every volunteer position has a lead in that particular area. If an issue or problem should arise in your area, please report to this person.

Contact Information:

Liza Dubinsky, Development Coordinator

ldubinsky@jdrf.org

512.343.0663 (phone)

512.343.0773 (fax)