Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period:
1. Wheels at parkrun
Please refer to this simple checklist for guidance and the associated Support Site entries regarding Wheels at parkrun. In particular:
We have had quite an increase in Head Office enquiries around this subject recently.
2. Virtual Volunteer App Survey
We recently featured our Virtual Volunteer mobile app in the parkrun newsletter and you can read the article here.
As it’s been just over a year since the launch of the app we’d like to hear what you think about it so far. Please take a couple of minutes to complete the survey.
3. parkrun Ireland Social Media
We are currently looking for volunteers to assist with our Social Media platforms. If you’re interested, please contact Matt Shields.
4. Cash Handling Policy
If your event wishes to raise funds to go towards, for example, an Automated External Defibrillator or other equipment please ensure you follow our Cash Handling Policy. Thank you.
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