Kids' Run for Nature - Event Day Volunteers

Kids' Run for Nature - Event Day Volunteers
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
  • Event Coordination
  • Event Helpers
  • Various
One day or Less
  • Youth (ages 13-18)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Families (adults with children)
  • Seniors
  • Groups
  • 40 hour high school program
  • Physically Challenged
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
  • Ontario - Peel Region
  • Ontario - Halton Region
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area
  • Ontario - Niagara Region
  • Ontario - Southwestern Ontario
  • Ontario - London Area
  • Ontario - York Region
  • Alberta - Calgary Area
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
  • Manitoba - Winnipeg
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - St. John's
  • Saskatchewan - Regina
  • Quebec - Montreal
  • Nova Scotia - Dartmouth

To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the online application form HERE


About WWF

WWF, the global conservation organization, is one of the World’s largest and most respected independent conservation organizations. WWF has a global network active in over 100 countries with almost 5 million supporters.

WWF-Canada connects the power of a strong global network to on-the-ground conservation efforts across the nation with a mission to reverse the decline of wildlife by working toward:

  • All freshwater ecosystems and the wildlife that depend on them in good condition.
  • Healthy marine ecosystems on all three coasts.
  • A vibrant and ecologically sound future for the Arctic.
  • Resilient communities across the country that enhance nature.

Event Details

The Kids’ Run for Nature is a 1k, 3k and 5k fun run that gives kids the chance to get active in nature and raise funds for the conservation of the wildlife they care deeply about. The Kids’ Run for Nature is coming to parks and greenspaces across Canada, becoming a national movement driven by kids and their families who are taking action for nature.
For more information about the event, please visit the Kids’ Run for Nature website.

Event Locations, Dates and Times
These events are happening all across Canada starting from the end of May, June, and early July at a location near you, including Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan! Pick the location that is closest to you.


Position Details

Volunteers will assist in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Path Volunteer
  • Set-up & tear-down of the walk/run route
  • Maintain a clear and unobstructed route for runners
  • Ensure all directional signage is in place & runners are the right path
  • Engage with the walkers and runners, providing encouragement and cheering them on!
  1. Registration Volunteer           
  • Be the friendly first point of contact for event participants, answering questions, and pointing individuals in the right direction
  • Set-up & tear-down of registration area
  • Check-in participants 
  • Distribute run kits & t-shirts to participants
  • Assist with registering new participants as required
  1. Refreshments Volunteer
  • Oversee the snack/beverage table
  • Set-up and tear-down of the snack table
  • Interact with thirsty kids and adults with a welcoming smile
  • Restock table as needed
  • Ensure cold items stay inside coolers
  1. Kids’ Zone Volunteer
  • Guide kids to have fun in the kids' fun play area
  • Set-up, tear-down, and general operation of the different activiteis
  • Activities may incude face painting, colouring zone, game leaders, etc.


Experience and Skills

There is no formal training or experience required for this role, just bring your passion and enthusiasm! WWF-Canada will provide you with an introduction package, and introduce you to your Event Coordinator.


Be a part of WWF-Canada, and enhance your communication, public speaking, and community engagement skills, and potentially create networking opportunities

How To Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the online application form HERE