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Volunteer Opportunities at UMass Cancer Walk

The University of Massachusett’s Cancer Walk/Run is on Sunday, September 25 at the UMass Medical School, 55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester.  The event organizers would love for any unit or individual to help out in a few different areas where they have need. If you are able to donate any amount of time, please simply show up when you’re able.

Set Up – Saturday, Sept. 24 – Approx. hours 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

  • Assisting in moving 400 cases of water from one truck to another, and unloading the water at water stops along the route and at our food tent.
  • Assemble lawn signs
  • Hang Banners
  • Opening cereal bar packages (6000 bars)
  • Other misc. tasks as needed

Set Up – Sunday, Sept. 25 – Approx. 5:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

  • Move cases of apples to food tent
  • Move cases of  water to other tents
  • Move supply boxes to appropriate tents
  • Set up and wipe down tables and chairs
  • Assist in placing lawn signs along walk route
  • Other misc. tasks as needed

Event Needs –  Sunday, Sept. 25 – Approx. 8:00 a.m. – noon

  • Course Monitors for 1-mile route around Regatta Park – approx. 12-15 people
  • Water Stop for Run (7:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.) – 4-6 people

Clean Up – Sunday, Sept. 27 – Approx. 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Assist in picking up extra cases of water along walk route
  • Assist in picking up and disposing of trash on campus
  • Assist in moving supply boxes from tents to supply room
  • Take down and roll banners
  • Assist in breakdown and loading trucks
  • Pick up lawn signs along walk and run route
  • Disassemble start/finish structure
  • Ensure campus is left clean