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Volunteer - The Walk to Cure Arthritis at the Columbus Zoo (2017)
Sat, May 6, 2017, 7:45 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Join Columbus Gives Back at the Walk to Cure Arthritis at the Columbus Zoo! We are always excited to support the Arthritis Foundation's mission to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Our volunteers will be serving as course monitors for this event.
This is a fantastic opportunity to experience one of the Arthritis Foundation's most fun events.
When: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 7:45am-12pm
Where: Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Road, Powell, OH 43065. Parking is free because you will arrive before the zoo opens!
Event Leader: Liz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers needed: 8
Wear: Please dress for the weather. As we all know, being Ohio Residents, weather is always a variable. This event will go on, rain or shine. All positions are outside. Please wear clothing that is appropriate for the forecast and shoes that are comfortable for you to stand/walk in.
Additional Info: We will likely be course monitors, but stay tuned for updates! After signing in and picking up your name tag, please wait for an Arthritis Foundation representative to walk or cart you to your post along the 1.75 mile route. On the course, cheer and encourage walkers, keep them on course by directing traffic, and keep any eye for injuries or help needed. EMS is in front of zoo. Use your event map and FAQ sheet to answer questions. Please be courteous and helpful.
After the event: Volunteers are invited to enjoy the zoo with us for the remainder of the day!
About the Arthritis Foundation: The Arthritis Foundation's mission to improve lives through the leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. In central Ohio alone there are more than 486,000 people with arthritis, and in the state of Ohio there are 11,500 children who have arthritis. For these people, the Arthritis Foundation offers information, referrals, educational and self-help programs, support groups and free kid's camp for children with arthritis.
Cancellation Policy: Due to the nature of our events, an accurate headcount is important. Please contact one of the event coordinators if you have RSVP'ed but are unable to attend this event