Become a Volunteer Ambassador at the 2019 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna

Volunteer Ambassadors are needed to support the presence of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort.

In honor of the event, runDisney is thrilled to make an independent donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Your registration and participation will not affect the amount donated.

With the support of thousands of volunteers and participants in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team-In-Training program, the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will help blood cancer patients live better, longer lives.

Volunteer Ambassador registration opens Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM (EDT).

THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society(LLS) is the world’s largest nonprofit leading the fight against blood cancer. Since 1949, LLS has invested more than $1.2 billion in research, resulting in major cancer cure breakthroughs.

In fact, the blood cancer treatments pioneered are now helping patients with other cancers and diseases. LLS is also the preeminent source for free education and patient support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to affordable, quality, coordinated care.

To learn more, visit www.lls.org.

VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer Ambassadors are needed to support the presence of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, presented by Cigna, at Walt Disney World® Resort.

In honor of the event, runDisney is thrilled to make an independent donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Your registration and participation will not affect the amount donated.

Registration is now open for Volunteer Ambassador opportunities available during the following events:

Medical Volunteer Needs

Florida Hospital Celebration Health will be providing complete medical coverage for the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. We invite you to be a part of the elite medical team that provides race support for 10,000+ participants.

We need state certified/licensed MDs, DOs, PAs, DPMs, ARNPs, RNs, ATCs, PTs, PMs and EMTs to volunteer their time.

Hours vary by day and assignment. You should be available as early as 3:00 AM and as late as 2:00 PM. You must also be able to stay for the duration of your assigned schedule.

To request an application or for more information, please call our Medical Volunteer Hotline at (407) 303-4053.


Eligibility

The Volunteer Ambassador Program has specific requirements:

  • Volunteers for all events must be at least 14 years of age.
  • Volunteers under 18 years of age must have parental/legal guardian consent and must present a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Volunteers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children under the minimum age are not allowed to volunteer or accompany you. You will be told on the event day that your services cannot be utilized if you have children with you. This is for the safety of your child and everyone else involved.

VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR RESOURCES

All Volunteer Ambassadors supporting the presence of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, presented by Cigna, at Walt Disney World® Resort must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Complete Waivers
    • Volunteer Ambassadors age 18 and over:
      Print the waiver for ADULTS and complete it.
    • Volunteer Ambassadors under age 18:
      Print the waiver for MINORS and have a parent or legal guardian complete it.
  • Comply with Dress Code
    Volunteer Ambassadors are expected to wear family-friendly clothing that doesn’t feature any offensive graphics and appropriately covers the body.
  • For opportunities that take place during the Expo and Kids Races, please wear comfortable, neutral-colored, appropriate-length shorts or pants (khakis preferred but no jeans, yoga or athletic pants) and comfortable closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops).

  • Security Guidelines
    In an effort to provide Volunteer Ambassadors, athletes, spectators and staff with the safest environment, please follow these security guidelines:
    • All Volunteer Ambassadors will be required to present photo identification upon checking in for their shifts.
    • Volunteer Ambassadors must wear the proper credentials and have their photo identification available at all times.
    • All bags, parcels and carry packs are subject to search.
    • Please keep personal items to a minimum and leave valuables at home. Facilities are not available to store personal items.
    • All necessary personal items must be carried in a clear bag. You may not place a non-clear bag, parcel or carry pack inside a clear bag.
    • All Volunteer Ambassadors must go through the bag check route—with or without bags.
    • Volunteer Ambassadors are not allowed to bring folding chairs with them.

VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR SCHEDULES

Volunteer Ambassador opportunities for the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, presented by Cigna, will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Schedules are always subject to change due to event needs.

Although every effort will be made to accommodate your selection, the Volunteer Ambassador office reserves the right to schedule volunteers based on event needs, which includes placing volunteers on a waiting list. You will receive a confirmed volunteer schedule closer to the event.


Confirmations

Volunteer Ambassadors will receive confirmation of their scheduled opportunities via mail approximately 30 days prior to the event or email after that time. Confirmation will include information on parking, directions and other useful matters.


Bring Waivers

All Volunteer Ambassadors must sign a waiver to obtain credentials and participate. If you are picking up a credential for another volunteer, please print the waiver and have it signed in advance by the participant. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by a parent/legal guardian.


Credential Pick-Up Information

Volunteer Ambassadors who are scheduled for 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events (except Race Prep) must pick up their volunteer credentials at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on one of the days listed below or the Disney Sports Building during the Early Bird Pick-Up date.


  • Early Bird Credential Pick-Up*
    Disney Sports Building
    3281 Sherberth Rd.
    Kissimmee, FL 34747

    Wednesday, January 2, 2019
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Saturday, January 5, 2019
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

  • Volunteer Ambassador Credential Pick-Up*
    ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
    Walt Disney World Resort

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019
    12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

    Friday, January 11, 2019
    10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

*Hours subject to change

JOIN THE VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR TEAM

Volunteer Ambassador registration is now open for the 2019 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend.

REGISTER

CONTACT US

Phone
(407) 938-3880

Email
volunteer.ambassador.team
@disneysports.com


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