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Volunteering FAQ

What roles are available?
  • Registration Assistant
  • Bag Handler
  • Merchandise Assistant
  • WalkWest Village Supervisors
  • Start Line Supervisor
  • Course Marshall
  • Finish Line Supervisor
  • Cheer Squad
  • General Event Setup

Find out more about each role on the Volunteer page

Can I choose what Volunteer role I want to do?

While you can nominate your preferred role on the day, we will try and match you to the role that best suits you based on your experience, physical ability and your availability on the day.

How do I apply?

You can register to be a WalkWest Volunteer online here.

To register as a volunteer you must:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old (unless volunteering through a school or community group)
  • Provide, or be willing to undergo, a national Police Check and a Working with Children Check
  • Be contactable via mobile phone and email prior to the event as well as on the day
  • Be available to volunteer from 7:00am to 1:00pm on Sunday 22 March
What will I receive for volunteering?

As a WalkWest volunteer you will receive a complimentary WalkWest T-shirt, complimentary snacks and a Certificate of Appreciation to be presented after the event.

CAN I BE PARTNERED WITH A FRIEND?

Yes. If you wish to be partnered with a friend on the day, please indicate their full name in the comments section on the Volunteer Registration form.

What support do I receive as a WalkWest Volunteer?

Volunteers will be invited to attend a briefing session on a date to be confirmed. You will also be sent briefing papers prior to the event which will allow time for you to address any concerns or ask questions.

On the day you will be allocated to a Volunteer Supervisor who will be your point of contact throughout the duration of event.

It is important that you bring with you a fully charged mobile phone on the day so that your supervisor can contact you if required.

What do I need to wear/bring?

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes. It is recommended that you bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle.

Please also bring your mobile phone so we can contact you on the day.

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