Polar Plunge - South Metro - Burnsville


  

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Event Description:

Volunteers are the backbone of Special Olympics Minnesota and the Polar Plunge. We rely on volunteers to make our events happen and to help us provide a great experience for our participants. Volunteering is a ton of fun, and—best yet—you get to stay dry!

 

Friday Volunteers

Parking On site

Crystal Beach Park
1101 Crystal Lake Rd E.
Burnsville, MN 55306

 

Saturday Volunteers

Shuttle Bus Location (Parking unavailable on site)
Hosanna! Lutheran Church
9600 163rd Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044

 

Volunteer Job Descriptions

  • Check-in/Registration Assistant- Assist with tasks including: directing participants, checking in/registering participants, collecting donations, etc. Must be able to use an iPad for check-in.
  • Incentives Assistant- Distribute incentives to participants based on the fundraising levels they have reached.
  • Merchandise Assistant- Assist SOMN staff at the merchandise tent selling gear to participants and spectators.
  • Set-up Assistant - Assist SOMN staff with setting up the event area.  This position will include lifting objects heavier than 35 pounds and other physical tasks. Most of these tasks will be outside. Please dress accordingly.
  • Snowflake P. Bear - This volunteer role will wear the famous Snowflake P. Bear costume and be present at metro Polar Plunge locations, cheering on Plungers, mingling the event site, engaging with spectators, bantering with local media celebrities and more.This position will need a handler to guide them around the site.
  • Tear-Down Assistant - Assist SOMN Staff with tearing down the event area.  This position will include lifting objects heavier than 35 pounds and other physical tasks. Most of these tasks will be outside. Please dress accordingly.
  • Time Slot Assistant-  Assign participants to an open jump time.
  • Welcome Crew - Assist in directing participants where to go, answer questions and get people excited to be at the event. This position will be placed throughout the event grounds (shuttle stop arrival, welcome tent, walkways, etc).

Age Requirement

Ages 12-14
Can register alongside an adult 18 . (Please register both the adult and child 12-14)

Ages 15
Can register as an individual.


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Date/Time &
Details
Volunteers
Needed
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM   
Set-up Assistant
1
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Fri, Feb 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM   
Check-in/Registration Assistant
4
Sign Up
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM   
Incentives Assistant
Full
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM   
Merchandise Assistant
Full
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM   
Time Slot Assistant
Full
Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM   
Check-in/Registration Assistant
Full
Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM   
Incentives Assistant
Full
Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM   
Merchandise Assistant
Full
Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM   
Snowflake P. Bear
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Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM   
Welcome Crew
Contact Us
Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM   
Tear-Down Assistant
2
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Event Meeting Location: Friday Crystal Beach Park 1101 Crystal Lake Rd E. Burnsville, MN 55306 Saturday Hosanna! Lutheran Church 9600 163rd Street West Lakeville, MN 55044

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Event Organizer: Special Olympics Minnesota
volunteers@somn.org
763-270-7186
Event Category:
Polar Plunge / South Metro