Volunteer Positions

Please note start times: Most volunteer roles require an early start, you may be asked to start as early as 6am.

Please note public transport: as the MS Walk + Fun Run is on a Sunday, check your transport options before applying. Parking is available, however if you are relying on public transport Sunday timetables may prevent you from arriving on time to undertake a volunteer position.

Learn more about the positions

With no experience necessary, the MS Walk & Fun Run has a volunteer role for everyone! 
All our volunteers receive an MS Volunteer shirt, hat, lanyard and lunch on the day!
Here are some of the opportunities available:

COURSE MARSHAL

Located strategically along the route, our Course Marshals direct, encourage and cheer on participants, advise of approaching hazards and form an important part of the communications network. Support is provided by your Sector Manager.

REST SITE ASSISTANT 

Set up and run the drink station to quench our participants’ thirst. Bring a friend or two and remember to cheer on participants as they come past! 

Rest sites allow our participants to rest, refuel and receive support. 

EVENT VILLAGE ASSISTANT

Located at the start/finish village, there are a number of roles available:

  • Cloakroom: Receive, store and return our participants personal belongings
  • Registration/Bib Collection: Register participants on the day and distribute pre-registered registration kits. This role involves close attention to detail.
  • Information: Provide general information to participants.
  • Merchandise: Assist with the sales of official MS merchandise.
  • Team Photos: Assist the official photographer with managing teams having their photos taken.
  • Kids Space – Provide fun and entertainment in the kids zone (requires a WWCC)

TEAM LEADER 

Team Leader positions involve supervising a group and setting up and packing down your area. It is essential that Team Leaders attend a training session and arrive early on event day. 

Some examples of a Team Leader role are Information Coordinator, Rest Site Manager, Sector Manager etc…

Please note that some Team Leader roles require a National Police Check

EQUIPMENT/SIGNAGE CREW

Our equipment and signage crew work with the MS Team, helping with set up and pack down requirements of a site or course signage, while also responding to operational requirements during the event. If available, pre and post event duties will include truck loading and site set up. This is a very active job and the work is physically demanding.

PRE-EVENT ASSISTANCE 

The MS Events Team are always looking for volunteers to help with tasks such as entry kit packing, mail outs, admin duties and more! 

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Register to volunteer with the link below!

 Launceston - volunteer

Questions? You can ask one of the friendly MS Volunteer Managers;