The New York City - Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a collective of passionate individuals, moving together to create a world free of MS. The success of Climb to the Top depends on volunteers like you! Each volunteer’s contribution, large or small, is critical to the success of the event. Volunteers provide key support to Climb to the Top all year, from calling past participants to providing safety for our climbers and overall support at the event. Volunteers are the helping hands that make the event possible! When you join the Climb to the Top Volunteer Team, you become a part of Climb to the Top. Together we will provide support, raise money, have fun, and make a difference in the lives of people living with MS.
Climb to the Top is a unique event that the New York City – Southern New York Chapter of the National MS Society hosts to raise awareness and funds for the 12,000 people living with MS that they serve in the five boroughs and Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Sullivan counties. To ensure that the event is safe as well as fun, more than 300 volunteers are needed for the day.
Join our dedicated volunteers and contribute your energy and passion to help the National MS Society move toward a world free of multiple sclerosis.
Volunteers will assist with the setup of tables, chairs, materials and signage. You must be able to lift boxes, stand for long periods of time and climb numerous flights of stairs. No seated positions are available.
Volunteers will answer participant questions and direct them to various event areas. Attendance at a training session will be required.
Volunteers will provide support to various participant areas including, but not limited to: Bag Check, Start Line, Rest Stops, Food & Beverage and Top Fundraiser Lounge.
Volunteers will cheer for the participants as they cross the finish line. Volunteers are asked to bring lots of enthusiasm, spirit and cheer!
This team will be stationed in the stairwell to ensure the safety of our participants. All volunteers must be able to stand for long periods of time and climb numerous flights of stairs. No seated positions are available.
Volunteers will check-in volunteers and direct them to assigned locations. Attendance at a training session is required.
Climb to the Top volunteers
have access to a variety of helpful fundraising tools. When you register
online, you may access your Participant Center and set a fundraising goal,
update your personal page to share your story with others, e-mail supporters,
track your progress and qualify for exciting fundraising prizes!
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