Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon Volunteer

(Oakville and Milton Humane Society)

Position ID: V-HVC0806 Last Full Update: 30 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsSaturday and Sunday, September 29th - 30th, 2018 
The Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon has strived to become the community’s finest recreational running event and generate significant charitable donations for its charity partners. Events include: Nutrience Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, TImbits 2K Fun Run/Walk and the Mutt Strutt 2K Fun Run/Walk. 
Participants hit the streets and paths that run along Oakville’s downtown and waterfront neighbourhoods and trails. There will also be celebrations at the finish line, featuring an awards ceremony and great entertainment.
ContactMitch Johnson, Event Coordinator, Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon; Phone: 905-949-1910 ext 231; Email:
Duties* Start and Finish Line  
* On-route Course Marshal  
* Sweep Pacer - we are seeking two individuals, one Sweep Pacer will be assigned to the 10K Race, the other to the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon. -- the role of the Sweep Pacer is to follow each race and aid any runners seeking assistance, update the event staff via radio, and to advise the team when the last participant crosses the finish line.  
* Bus Volunteer - if you are 18 or older  
* Runner’s Expo Volunteer Assistant 
* Photographer Volunteer  
We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. If you are an Ontario high school student looking to get an early start on your community service hours, look no further!  
Non-students, Oakville residents and beyond are all welcome to join the fun of Race Weekend. Sign up here today:  
If you have any questions or concerns feel free to email us at or call (905)-949-1910 ext. 231. 
We are currently in search of many more Course Marshals to be stationed along the route on Sunday. The shift time would be from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM and will change slightly depending on your assigned location. All Course Marshals are required to attend a mandatory training session which they will be notified about via email closer to Race Weekend. We could also use assistance at our Runner’s Expo and start/finish area both taking place in Coronation Park, Oakville. 
If you have a group of 10 or more and are able to assist with an aid station, cheer station or other areas please contact us directly at 905-949-1910 ext. 235. ‘Cheer Stations’ will be located between aid stations so if you have a group with lots of spirit and energy that want to be an official ‘Cheer Station’, let us know! Groups can include friends, family, a team, a cheerleading squad, a group of office friends, etc.  
Interested groups should email directly
More Info
Benefits• Experience in the event industry 
• Problem-solving 
• Time management 
• How to work with others 
• Increases your social and relationship skills 
• Volunteer hours for high school students
ClientsThis year, the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon will be supporting the following local organizations: Halton Women's Place and Oakville & Milton Humane Society.
Ages13 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Health Care ; Photography ; Recreation & Sports ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event
Dates and TimesSaturday: Morning, Afternoon (Expo) 
Sunday: Morning (Race) 
Saturday, September 29th, 2018 
Runner’s Expo 7:00am-1:00pm  
Runner's Expo & Mutt Strutt 2K 12:30pm-6:30pm  
Sunday, September 30th, 2018 
Lead Cyclist (18+) --- 6:30am-9:30am  
Course Marshal --- 7:00am-11:30am  
Start/Finish Area --- 6:00am-1:00pm  
Bus Volunteer (18+) --- 6:00am-12:30pm  
5K Start Line --- 5:00am-8:00am
AccessibilityOur Runner’s Expo and start/finish area will be located in Coronation Park, Oakville (1426 Lakeshore Road West).  
As a Course Marshal you will be located at an intersection along our event course. A route map can be found on our website at
LocationCoronation Park, Oakville, Ontario
Number of PositionsOakville: 300 individual(s) 
300 individual(s) needed in total.
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameOakville and Milton Humane Society
Office Phone905-845-1551; 
Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Address & Map
445 Cornwall Rd
Oakville, ON L6J 7S8
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