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Volunteer at University of Galway parkrun!


Volunteer at University of Galway parkrun!



At a Glance

  • Start Date:09/01/2024
  • End Date:30/09/2024
  • Closing date:31/12/2024
  • Post Updated:15/01/2024
  • Min Hours:2 hours
  • Role Type:Events/Stewarding

Requirements:Volunteers will be asked to register on the parkrun website to get a parkrun barcode.


There are a variety of tasks at parkrun these include: course set up, event day course check, timekeepers, barcode scanners, giving out finish tokens, marshals, tail walkers, park walkers, run director, photographer and first timers briefing.

For the majority of these roles, no experience is needed!! For run director, course-set up and first timers briefing we ask that you have come to and volunteered at a few events so that you know the drill. 

There's lots more information available on these roles on the parkrun website.

Sign up here for more information or to volunteer. 

We also have an instagram, 'universityofgalwayparkrun' and facebook page 'University of Galway parkrun'. Check it out to see all our photos from previous events or to contact our team. 

Is training provided?: Yes

Skills required for this role:

No skills are required!! There is lots of information on the website and our run director each week will be able to help volunteers on the day. 

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Parkrun happens every Saturday morning at 9:30am. Volunteers who run the event are required to be there from approximately 9:00am to 11:00am although often we finish up around 10:40am. There is two exceptions: those on course set-up and event day course check need to arrive at 8:30 but are free at 9:30 (to go home or to also participate in parkrun!)

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Univeristy of Galway parkrun

Address: parkrun, Dangan Sportsground, University of Galway


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