Toy & Food Run Volunteering

We urgently need your help in any of the following areas. Please read carefully and follow the instructions below to sign up as a volunteer. Thank you!


Grounds

Volunteers needed: 10
-Work with coordinator in setting up snow fencing, picnic tables, indoor tables, port-a-lets, and garbage cans.
-Tear down all fencing and banners at end of event.
Time Commitment:
Prior to event varies. Saturday: 2-3 hours
Event Day, 8am-Close


Vendors

Volunteers needed: 2
-Work with previous vendors and find new vendors
-Check in vendors, get paperwork completed, and collect vendor fees.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 8am-Close


Stage Area

Volunteers needed: 6
-Set up and tear down the stage on Saturday and Sunday.
-Assist in setting up and tearing down for bands and other activities on the stage.
Time Commitment:
Saturday: 3-4 hours
Event Day: 9:30am-Close


Registration – Sycamore Speedway

Volunteers needed: 6
-Take entrance fees and donations at Sycamore Speedway and have attendees sign indemnity forms.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 8am-3:30pm


Registration – Elburn

Volunteers needed: 18
-Take entrance fees and donations in Elburn and have attendees sign indemnity forms.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 10:30am-1:30pm


Products

Volunteers needed: 6
-Work with coordinator on product set up and sales.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 8am-Close


Charities

Volunteers needed: 6
2 on the ground, 4 on the trailers
-Help coordinator check in charities, receive donations and sort, line charities up and distribute goods.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 10am-2:30pm


Road Guards

Volunteers needed: 14
-Guard specific areas along parade route.
-Hand out “Thank you for your patience” cards to stopped motorists.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 10am-End of parade route


Road Captains

Volunteers needed: 6
-Intersperse on parade route keeping crowd control and helping riders maintain speed etc.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 10am-End of parade route


Parking

Volunteers needed: 12
-Work with coordinator in setting up parking.
-Direct attendees at start to registration area.
-Work in conjunction with security on any issues arising during the parking process.
-Work on parade route return parking.
Time Commitment:
Event Day: 8am-parade return. Scale down after parade return.


Elburn Site

Volunteers needed: 10
-Work with site coordinator in directing traffic & registration.
-Work in conjunction with security on any issues arising during the parking process.
Time Commitment:
Set up on Saturday if needed.
Event Day: 9:00am-1:30pm.


Security

Volunteers needed: 12
-Work with security coordinator backstage, grounds, parking and hanger. May also need to work at Elburn Site.
-MUST BE calm, sober, and steady.


Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers needed: 6
-Work with coordinator to check in volunteers and distribute lanyards and wristbands.


Toy & Food Collection Boxes

Volunteers needed: 6
-Distribute toy donation boxes prior to event and pick up donation boxes on the Saturday of Toy Run weekend.
-Help count and record donations on Saturday night.


Sign Up

Please use the form below or call Chris Hansen at 630-669-2588 or Chris Newman at 630-302-4445 to volunteer!

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