Volunteer

volunteer

Join a spectacular festival and triathlon! Volunteers receive a t-shirt and community service hours. If interested contact Sally Gilpin Martinez at (253) 983.7758 or smartinez@cityoflakewood.us. Please leave your name, age, phone number, desired shift and shirt size.

Bike Course Volunteers for Triathlon

  • What: Hold directional signs to guide the bikers on the route. Cheer them on!
  • Prior that, put numbers on athletes.
  • When: Arrive at 6:30am – 11:30 pm, July 8
  • Where: Meet at American Lake Park
  • Drive to your station on the Bike Route
  • Quantity: 30 volunteers

Run Course Volunteers:

  • Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Where: Fort Steilacoom Park
  • When: July 8
  • What: Cheer the runners on and help them stay on course with directional signs
  • Water Station volunteers hand out water
  • Quantity: Up to 10 (children with parents accepted)

Triathlon after party tent  and “runners”

  • Time: 10am-12pm
  • Where: Fort Steilacoom Park
  • When: July 8
  • What: volunteer, help distribute food and drinks.
  • Triathlon “Runner:” take print out of athletes times from one area to the after party tent.

Swag Bag Stuffing

  • Time: Time is flexible
  • Where: Lakewood City Hall
  • When: July 6
  • What: Help put items in swag bags for athletes
  • Quantity: Up to 10
  • Children with adults are fine

Security Volunteers

  • Time: 6am-8am shift  8am-10:30 am shift
  • Where: Fort Steilacoom Park and American Lake Park
  • When: July 8
  • What: Oversee the racers belonging in the two transition areas to prevent theft
  • Quantity: 4 – 8 total (1-2 per shift at each park)

1 Mile Kids Run Volunteers

  • Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Where: Fort Steilacoom Park
  • When: July 8
  • What: Cheer the kids as they run around the fields and help them stay on course with directional signs
  • Quantity: Up to 10 (children with parents accepted)

SummerFEST Passport to Sports and Art Volunteers

  • Time: 11am – 4:00pm (2 hour shifts)
  • Where: Fort Steilacoom Park
  • When: July 8
  • What: Help distribute Passport, have participants sign waivers, replenish passport at other booths, assist partners providing activities
  • Quantity: Up to 10

International Festival Decorations

  • When: Can start now
  • What: This position is for someone who is creative and loves to design. We need help creating colorful decorations for the International Festival at SummerFEST.
  • Quantity: Up to 10

Logistics and signage

  • Time: 8am – 5pm (shifts)
  • Where: Fort Steilacoom Park
  • When: July 8
  • What: Help with vendor set up, decorations, registrations, logistics, put up signs, etc.
  • Must be very mobile, strong and able to move around on your feet
  • Quantity: up to 10

 

Sally Gilpin Martinez
(253) 983-7758
City of Lakewood
Parks, Recreation & Community Services