Event volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the RBC Race for the Kids Toronto! Race day would not be possible without your generous support.

If you would like to volunteer for the RBC Race for the Kids Toronto, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form below. The form provides you with the details you require to choose one of our many exciting volunteer roles.

Volunteer fillable inquiry form

Volunteer Roles

Race Kit Pick-Up Volunteer (pre-event)

Distribute the race essentials! On Race Kit Pick-Up week, you will help process registrants as they pick up their race bib. You will be asked to help with other tasks as necessary, including set up and tear down.

Friday Set up Crew

Can't volunteer on Saturday? Help us set up the day before! We will need help behind the scenes to set up Mel Lastman Square prior to the run. You will be helping lift and transport boxes, tables, chairs and set up activities in tents throughout the square. This position will fall within typical work hours and into early evening. Friday Set Up Crew members will need to be able to lift at least 20 lbs. and be available for a minimum of 4 hours.

Greeter & Social Media Crew

Be the volunteer with the friendly smile and all the answers! You will be stationed in Mel Lastman Square to greet participants and answer their questions. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary, including station set up and tear down and helping our participants take photos with props around the square.

Baggage Check Volunteer

Help everyone lighten their load! You will process participants dropping off and picking up their bags at the Baggage Check tent. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down.

Route Marshal Volunteer

Help keep things flowing! You will be stationed along one of the race routes to keep participants safe and cheer them on. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down. Route Marshal Volunteers must be 17 years of age or older.

Start Line Volunteer

Start runners off on the right foot by helping them find their starting corrals! You will also ensure that there are no scooters, bikes or other unauthorized items in the corrals. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down.

Water Station Volunteer

Help everyone stay hydrated! At a water station along one of the race routes, you will hand out water and sports drinks. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down.

Food Station Volunteer

Help treat everyone after the race! At the post-race party in Mel Lastman Square you will direct participants to the various food offerings on site, assist with handing out food and answer their questions. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down.

Kids Activities Volunteer

Entertain some of the youngest RBC Race for the Kids participants and supporters! You will be stationed in the Nickelodeon Kids Fest tent to ensure all children are safe and having fun. You will also help kids with the activities. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down.

Finish Line & Medal Distribution Volunteer

Reward everyone for their hard work! At the finish line you will congratulate runners and present them with medals. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down.

Race Kit Pick-Up Volunteer

Distribute the race essentials! At the Race Kit pick-up tent you will help process registrants as they pick up their race bib. You may be asked to help with other tasks as necessary; including station set up and tear down.

Guest Engagement Volunteer

Help us make next year even better! Capture feedback from participants on site by assisting them with completing a brief participant survey.

Floater

As a floater volunteer you will not be assigned to just one role. Your role will be determined on the day of the event based on volunteer needs; you may be asked to take on a few different roles. Spontaneity at its finest!