Call for Volunteers


The St. Gerald Giant Pumpkin 5K in Memory of Colette McGinnis needs you to make our race a successful and fun event.  Please consider our volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers are needed from 6:30 am to 11 am in the following categories:

Adult Volunteers

  • At least 30 Course Monitors
  • 10-15 for each Water Station ( 2 stations )
  • Volunteer nurses for First Aid Stations ( 2 stations) & 4 additional adults for each
  • 6 adults for Registration Table
  • Awards Table
  • 6-8 for Refreshment Table for participants
  • Gear check table
  • Information/Lost & Found Table
  • 2 adults with vehicles to set up and tear down water stations, transport water, Gatorade, supplies, set up cones an collect after race
  • Other duties not yet determined

High School age volunteers

  • Assist the adult volunteers in the duties listed above
  • Assist race directors and other committee members as needed
  • Assist with the kid’s race following the main race

Volunteers from both categories, and 7th & 8th grade volunteers

  • Needed to set up the day before, ( time to be announced)
  • Assist in breakdown and cleanup after the event
  • Assist Mother’s Club with children’s games & a photo booth
  • Assist with post race breakfast for participants and others

If you would like to help please send your name, email, cell phone # and time you are available to Debbie Janicke, Parents/Guardians must call or send information for 7th or 8th graders. Please indicate whether you are a High School student, 7th or 8th grader or an adult. You may also call 708-422-2194 and leave a voicemail.

Thank you!!