Hood Canal Salmon Run

Volunteer Opportunities:

** You will not be able to sign-up without registering as a volunteer first. Click here to register.

Want to register as a 5k participant instead? Click here

Questions on volunteering or experiencing an issue signing up? Please contact our 5K Volunteer Coordinator Gina at americorps6@pnwsalmoncenter.org.

Start and Finish Line Monitor:

Shift start/end: 8:30am-12pm

Job Duties – Move runners/walkers to the start line. Help keep strollers and wheelchairs at the rear of the pack and encourage runners going across the start line. Record starting time for each wave of runners. Record finishing time for each runner as they pass the finish line. Keep runners moving efficiently through the finish line toward the post-race area where they can wait for loved ones and get their Finisher’s picture taken.

Skills – Loud clear voice, outgoing personality. No lifting. Able to walk and stand for about a 3+ hour shift.

Check-In and Registration Table

Shift start/end: 7:45am-9:30am

Job Duties – This is the first stop for runners and walkers as they pick up their race packets. Duties include organizing/handing out shirts, preparing goodie bags, assigning runners/walkers their bib numbers and wave assignments, greeting participants with smiles and event guides, answering questions/providing race information.

Skills – Outgoing, attention to detail, able to problem solve if issues arise. The position may require some light lifting up to 30 lbs.

Event Set-Up

Shift start/end: 7:15am-9am

Job Duties – assist with laying out course markers and signage, setting up water stations, etc.

Skills – Standing, bending, lifting 30 lbs.

Event Tear Down

Shift start/end: 12:30pm – 2pm

Job Duties – include taking down signs, cleaning trash from the surrounding area.  

Skills – Standing, bending, lifting 30 lbs.

Water Station Attendant

Shift start/end: 8:30am-12pm

Job Duties – Fill water cups, hand water to runners, pick up trash.

Skills – Able to walk and stand for a 3+ hour shift [Chairs available]. Potential to have to lift 40 lb. water jugs.

Course Minder:

Shift start/end: 8:30am-12pm

Job Duties – Direct runners and walkers keeping them on course using voice and hand signals. Direct traffic flow and ensure runner safety.

Skills – Loud clear voice, outgoing personality. No lifting. Able to walk and stand for a 3+ hour shift.

Parking Lot Attendant

First Shift: 7:15am-10am

Second Shift: 9:45am-12:15pm

Job Duties – direct and manage parking lot flow, ensure runner safety, control entry and exit of vehicles.

Skills – Loud clear voice. No lifting. Able to walk and stand for a 2+ hour shift [Chairs available].