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Event Information: Volunteer Job Descriptions

Available 2018 Assignments

Volunteer registration for the 2018 Boston Marathon is now closed. 

B.A.A. 5K

5K Marshal
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Boston Common
Check-in time: 6:30am
Check-out time: 11:00am

5K Medical
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Medical Tent-Boston Common
Check-in time: 6:30am
Check-out time: 12:00pm

5K Shirt Distribution
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Boston Common
Check-in time: 5:45am
Check-out time: 10:15am

5K Wherever I’m Needed-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: TBD
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

 

Pre-Race

5K Stuffing Project-Wednesday Shift 
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Check-in location: Hopkinton
Check-in time: 9:00am
Check-out time: 3:00pm

Marathon Stuffing Project-Shift 1
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Check-in location: Location TBD
Check-in time: 12:00pm
Check-out time: 5:00pm

Passport Stuffing
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Check-in location: Hopkinton
Check-in time: 9:00am
Check-out time: 3:00pm

 

JOHN HANCOCK SPORTS & FITNESS EXPO

adidas and B.A.A. Merchandise Sales-Friday Shift 1
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

adidas and B.A.A. Merchandise Sales-Friday Shift 2
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

adidas and B.A.A. Merchandise Sales-Saturday Shift 1
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

adidas and B.A.A. Merchandise Sales-Saturday Shift 2
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 7:30pm

adidas and B.A.A. Merchandise Sales-Sunday Shift 1
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:00pm

adidas and B.A.A. Merchandise Sales-Sunday Shift 2

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

AT&T Athlete Alert-Friday Shift 1
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

AT&T Athlete Alert-Friday Shift 2
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

AT&T Athlete Alert-Saturday Shift 1
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

AT&T Athlete Alert-Saturday Shift 2
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 7:30pm

AT&T Athlete Alert-Sunday Shift 1
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:00pm

AT&T Athlete Alert-Sunday Shift 2

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Bib Distribution-Friday Shift 1
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Bib Distribution-Friday Shift 2
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Bib Distribution-Saturday Shift 1
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Bib Distribution-Sunday Shift 1
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:00pm

Bib Distribution-Sunday Shift 2
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Expo Ambassador-Friday Shift 1
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Expo Ambassador-Friday Shift 2
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Expo Ambassador-Saturday Shift 1
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Expo Ambassador-Saturday Shift 2
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 7:30pm

Expo Ambassador-Sunday Shift 1

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:00pm

Expo Ambassador-Sunday Shift 2
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Shirt Distribution-Friday Shift 1

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Shirt Distribution-Friday Shift 2
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Shirt Distribution-Saturday Shift 1
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Shirt Distribution-Sunday Shift 1
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:00pm

Shirt Distribution-Sunday Shift 2
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Expo Street Team-Saturday Shift 1
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Expo Street Team-Saturday Shift 2
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 7:30pm

Expo Street Team-Sunday Shift 1
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:00pm

Expo Street Team-Sunday Shift 2

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Expo Wherever I’m Needed-Friday Shift 1-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Expo Wherever I’m Needed-Friday Shift 2-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Expo Wherever I’m Needed-Saturday Shift 1-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:30pm

Expo Wherever I’m Needed-Saturday Shift 2-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 7:30pm

Expo Wherever I’m Needed-Sunday Shift 1-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 2:00pm

Expo Wherever I’m Needed-Sunday Shift 2-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Check-in location: Seaport World Trade Center
Check-in time: 1:00pm
Check-out time: 6:30pm

 

BOSTON MARATHON START AREA

Athletes Village-Bus Greeter
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 5:30am
Check-out time: 11:00am

Athletes Village-Entrance and Exit Marshal
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 5:30am
Check-out time: 11:45am

Athletes Village-Food and Beverage Distribution
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 5:30am
Check-out time: 11:45am

Athletes Village-Running Club Buses
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Hopkinton Middle School, Cafeteria
Check-in time: 5:30am
Check-out time: 11:30am

Corral Entrance Monitor
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Center School, Hopkinton
Check-in time: 7:30 am
Check-out time: 12:30am

Donated Clothing Collection-Villages

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 6:00am
Check-out time: 11:00am

Donated Clothing Collection-Grove to Colellas
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 6:30am
Check-out time: 1:00pm

Donated Clothing Collection-Main to Hayden
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 6:00am
Check-out time: 1:00pm

Donated Clothing Collection-Start to Ashland
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 6:30am
Check-out time: 1:00pm

Parking-South Street
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: 52 South Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748
Check-in time: 5:15am
Check-out time: 12:30pm

Parking-Hopkinton State Park
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Hopkinton State Park-Main Entrance
Check-in time: 4:30am
Check-out time: 12:30pm

Start Area-Marshal
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Center School, Hopkinton
Check-in time: 7:00am
Check-out time: 12:30am

VIP Program-Athletes Village
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Volunteer Tent-Hopkinton High School
Check-in time: 7:00am
Check-out time: 11:45am

Athletes Village-Wherever I’m Needed-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Hopkinton, TBD
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

 

BOSTON MARATHON FINISH AREA

Bus Loading-Charles Street
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Boston Common on Charles Street
Check-in time: 5:30am
Check-out time: 9:30am

Event Marshal
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Dorothy Quincy Suite/Back Bay Grand, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 8:30am
Check-out time: 5:30pm

Fluids Gatorade-Finish Area
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Justice Room, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 5:30pm

Fluids Water 1-Finish Area
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Liberty Room, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 5:30pm

Fluids Water 2-Finish Area
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Liberty Room, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 11:00am
Check-out time: 5:30pm

Food-Finish Area
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Patriot Room, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 8:00am
Check-out time: 5:30pm

Gatorade Recovery Beverage-Finish Area
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Auditorium, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 10:00am
Check-out time: 5:30pm

Gear Check-Shift 1

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Gear Check Tents, Corner of Berkeley Street and Boylston Street
Check-in time: 4:30am
Check-out time: 10:00am

Gear Check-Shift 2
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Auditorium, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 11:30am
Check-out time: 6:30pm

Finish Area-Wherever I’m Needed-Recommended for new applicants
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: TBD
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

 

BOSTON MARATHON MEDICAL TEAM

Course Medical Bus
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: 5 Wheeling Ave, Woburn, MA 01801
Check-in time: 6:45am
Check-out time: 6:00pm

Massage Therapists-Post Event
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Dorothy Quincy Suite/Back Bay Grand, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: 9:30am
Check-out time: 7:00pm

 

AMATEUR RADIO

Amateur Radios 5K
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check-in location: Medical Tent, Boston Common
Check-in time: 8:30am
Check-out time: 11:30am

Amateur Radios-Start
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: TBD
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

Amateur Radios-Course
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: TBD
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

Amateur Radios-Net Control
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: TBD
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

Amateur Radios-Finish Area
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: Patriot Room, John Hancock Hall
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

Amateur Radios-Transportation
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Check-in location: TBD
Check-in time: TBD
Check-out time: TBD

 

*All items are subject to change at any time.

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