Run Directors at Alexandra junior parkrun

The Run Director has overall responsibility for event safety and oversees proceedings during the event and at the finish line. They must be near the start and/or finish area at all times. The Run Director has the ultimate authority to decide whether the event should be cancelled or postponed or if an adjustment to the course is required. The Run Director also welcomes all parkrunners to the event via the pre-event brief and communicates all important messages prior to the event start, recognises the contributions of the volunteers, acknowledge visitors, first-timers and ensures everyone understands the event and stays safe for the duration.
Start date: 1st July 2022
End date: 1st July 2024
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Attend the events on Sunday mornings (not every week)
Be a key holder and take responsibillity for equipment
Co-ordinate team of volunteers
Oversee the safe running of the event

Requirements: Willing to travel by public transport or find own way to volunteering location
Areas of Interest: Children, Event, Families, Health and wellbeing, Public events, Sport, Young people
What activities will the volunteer do? Administration, Lending a helping hand, Management, Social media, Training
DBS Check Required: Yes

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Alexandra junior parkrun, Oldham
Organisation Profile: Alexandra junior parkrun, Oldham is a FREE 2km event for junior runners of all standards, which takes place every Sunday at 9:00am in Alexandra Park, Kings Road, Oldham, OL8 2BH. It offers an opportunity for all the family to get involved and come together on a regular basis to enjoy this beautiful park. We want to encourage people to jog or run together irrespective of their ability – this event is truly open to all and best of all it really is FREE! Taking part is easy – just register in advance before your first ever parkrun. Your individual barcode can then be used for this weekly 2k run, or on any of the weekly 5k parkruns around the country. junior parkrun is a great way to get involved and introduce yourselves to a sport without any of the normal outside pressures. A great way to improve health, confidence and to enjoy a great location. It can also be part of getting fit for sport for your school or to train for a specific target such as the Mini-Marathon trials, or for a full 5k parkrun distance. In short, you are welcome to come along and have fun.