Is responsible for overseeing the committee of Volunteer Coordinators and Managers.
This is a key position, since they will coordinate the activities of many people.
They must be computer literate and have good writing skills so they can help
edit press releases and articles. Experience that could be helpful would be
event coordination, project management, good leadership. They must be a good
self-starter, with good time-management and organizational skills, since the "buck" stops here. Doug will work closely with this person, but won't
be able to help much once the hike begins.
Writes press releases, talks to media, helps Doug with interviews, sets-up a
media conference in Boulder, Colorado (with Doug). Requirements include good
writing skills, tenacity, likeable personality, good people skills, good organizational
skills, passion for raw foods and the healthy-promoting benefits, good knowledge
of raw nutritional science (so they can answer questions posed by the media).
Works with The Hike-a-thon Director, Doug, and the Web Master
This person actively seeks out corporate Trail Angels (companies who make donations
of food and supplies for the trip). Distributes donated food and gear to Food
Drop Coordinator and any donated monies to Hike-a-thon Accountant. The Trail
Angel Coordinator will work closely with the Hike-a-thon Director, Doug, and
the Web Master.
Web Site Assistant
We are putting together a team of people that can work together to update, create and maintain the rawhike.com website. If you have web design or development skills, we'd love to have you help us out. We need people with Flash, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP, CGI and graphics skills.
Web Graphics Assistant
Assists web site design and development team by creating and editing digital graphics. A good overall knowledge of web graphics design is necessary. Additionally, knowledge of Flash and the ability to create animated gifs and banners would be a big plus.
Community Outreach Coordinator
This person actively networks within the raw community and beyond in
order to find other like-minded organizations which will help market the Raw Hike-a-thon. Some ideas are: searching the internet for
bulletin boards to post information about the Raw Hike-a-thon,
finding organizations that will set up local Walk-a-thons in their
communities to coincide with the start of the Hike-a-thon on Earth
Day, identifying companies who will post information about the Hike-
a-thon (link via our logo) on their website. A good knowledge of
health and outdoor recreation will be helpful in generating ideas
for networking. This person works with the Media and Sponsorship
Leads the Hike-a-thon Sponsorship Team in the effort to obtain sponsors for The Raw Food Hike-a-thon. Develops potential sponsor list and organizes volunteers in contacting sponsors, including creating phone scripts and assisting volunteers with phone skills. Manages relationships with sponsors, including sending out a bi-weekly e-mail newsletter to sponsors. Previous fund-raising experience is a plus. This person works with the rest of the Hike-a-thon Team, especially Dan, Cherie, Doug and Ginger (webmaster).
Web Marketing Coordinator
This person will be responsible for all Internet marketing. They should be familiar with getting the RawHike.com site listed in all of the search engines and directories, free Internet advertising approaches, locating like-minded ezines, newsgroups, and online newsletters, adding our link to related web sites, and using doorway pages. We forsee this as being a team effort so if you have any of these skills and are interested in volunteering, we’d be glad to have you help us out.
you're interested in volunteering to help Doug with this amazing adventure
or sponsor him with donations of equipment or food, contact him at: 808-264-2487 you can send email by filling out our contact form.