WALK DAY VOLUNTEERS

Parking for Check-in - Volunteers working in or near the tent may park in the lot of the Indianapolis Interchurch Center.

Please provide name, address, phone number, and e-mail of volunteers to the CROP Hunger Walk office by 10/9 (317-294-6861 or indycropwalk@gmail.com).All volunteers will receive confirmation of task/site assignment by phone or e-mail the week before the Walk.


Registrars - Report by 12:00 noon to the tent marked Volunteer Check-In for orientation and assignment.

  • From noon to 2:00 p.m. register Walkers (receive and check information on registration sheets, give out $250+ pins, and Walker identification stickers)
  • After 2:15 p.m. until around 4:00 p.m., a few registrars will help at the Interchurch Center to tally pledges, identify participating groups, and number of Walkers.

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Rest Stop Workers - There will be one rest stop, location to be determined. Report by 1:00 p.m. to the Rest Stop: Upon arrival, ask for the Rest Stop Coordinator.

  • Assist in setting up rest stop
  • Fill cups and distribute water to Walkers and Runners
  • Most need to remain at Rest Stop until Last Walkers have come through (no later than 3:30 p.m. usually); assist in tear down and clean up, and reload supplies/equipment on truck.

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Route Monitor - Report by 1:00 p.m. to the Volunteer Check In Site at the Tent on 42nd St. near Michigan Road to receive safety vest and instructions (feel free to bring a comfortable lawn chair).

  • Monitors are placed along the route at strategic points to greet Walkers, assure safety of Walkers, confirm Walkers are on the right path, and in general bring a smiling face to the route.
  • Route monitors are assigned when possible in pairs to permit maximum flexibility for breaks.
  • Remain in place until Last Walkers have come through ~ time will vary depending on position along route. The latest anyone should be needed (toward end of route) will be around 4:00 p.m.

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Tent Workers - Report by 12:00 noon. to the Volunteer Check-In at the Tent on 42nd St. near Michigan Road. Volunteers should be done by 4:30 p.m. although some might be able to leave sooner.

  • Assist at Food Tent 
  • Distribute water to Walkers
  • Assist with survey
  • Welcome returning Walkers (Cheering Squad)- distribute/collect signs carried during Walk
  • Help clean up and close up following Walk

Revised Feb. 2015