2023 Walk Volunteer Opportunities

The Walk to Defeat ALS is only made possible by the passion and dedication of our wonderful volunteers. There are many ways Walk to Defeat ALS volunteers can help both on Walk Day and leading up to the Walk.

If you have any questions about volunteer opportunities, contact our Walk Team at Events@alsphiladelphia.org.


Volunteer Opportunities

Join a Walk Committee:

These volunteers work directly with The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter staff on planning for the Walk. 

Corporate Support
Duties: Secures and increases corporate support for the Walk to Defeat ALS.

Volunteer Lead
Duties: Contacting local groups and clubs to recruit volunteers to help us on the day of the event.

Duties: Works with the Walk Manager to secure entertainment, including a DJ and speakers.

Food & Beverage
Duties: Works with the Walk Manager to develop a strategy for securing in-kind donations and coordinates the day-of-event food and beverage area.

Media & PR
Duties: Serves to raise awareness and promotion for the Walk to Defeat ALS within the community through grassroots and media-driven channels.

Walk Team Mentoring
Duties: Provides advice and guidance on ways to reach fundraising goals, recruiting team members, and answering questions about event details. 


Volunteer on Walk Day:

Event-Day volunteers help make the Walk to Defeat ALS experience special for everyone.

Duties: Help assemble tents, tables, chairs, and signs. Assist with getting the proper material to each table and tent, as instructed by Chapter Staff.

Duties: Assist Chapter Staff to check-in Ride to Defeat ALS participants as they arrive at Morey's Piers.

Duties: Hand out t-shirts to participants. A list will be provided, so volunteers can easily check off sizes and names. A member of the Chapter Staff will be available to handle questions or concerns.

Manage Food & Beverage
Duties: Help manage the food and beverage tables. A variety of snacks, water, and soft drinks will be available for participants and volunteers. Help keep the tables organized throughout the Walk to Defeat ALS.

Duties: Pack up tables, tents, chairs, and signs. Ensure all Chapter material is put away properly.


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