Wednesday, 24 July, 2024

Event Volunteers Wanted

The Singapore Environment Council will be holding an exciting event which will take place at Marina Reservoir this September, the Singapore G1 2012 – Singapore’s largest environmentally sustainable lifestyle event, on 2 September 2012. The event will be held at the Marina Barrage, and the Guest of Honour is Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.

Members of the Singapore Taekwondo Federation have been invited as event volunteers. The volunteers should preferably be at least 18 years old.

The main component of the event will be a walkathon, with two start points – the Lavender MRT and Stadium MRT stations. There will also be a host of exciting activities waiting at Marina Barrage, where the walkathon ends – Marina Barrage will be transformed into a lively green carnival, with a photography contest, environment-themed music performances, and a green art installation.

If you’re interested, please provide the Secretariat by email or telephone at 6345 1491 with the following information.

  1. Full name
  2. NRIC number
  3. Hand phone number
  4. Email address
  5. Residential address (for arranging of volunteer transport)
  6. T-shirt size
    • XXS: 34”
    • XS: 36”
    • S: 38”
    • M: 40”
    • L: 42”
    • XL: 44”
    • XXL: 46”
    • XXXL: 48”
  7. Dietary restrictions (i.e. food allergies, vegetarian, etc.)

Specific volunteer duties are as follows.

Volunteer duties

North/East Walkathon


– To guide walkers on route

– To motivate and encourage walkers on the route

– To ensure that route is litter free

– To assist to answer queries of the route

– Assist in identifying medical needs of walkers

– To direct walkers to nearest shelter in the event of inclement weather

– To manage walkers within the sheltered areas

– Report directly to the Sector IC

Marina Barrage

Soapbox Crew

– Assist in registration

– Conduct safety briefings

– Assist in timing of runs/races

– Assist in moving Soapbox cars around the Field Of Play

– Oversee safety of driver within Field Of Play

– Assist in set-up and tear-down of Field Of Play

Stage Crew

– Assist in stage set-up

– Assist in Prize Giving Ceremony

– Queue and coordinate stage acts

– Emcee minder

– Assist in logistics movement


– Assist in maintaining inventory of store

– Assist in distribution of store within the event site

Bicycle Crew

– Record all cyclists mileage

– Inform cyclist of parking area

– Answer queries on event and event site

– Monitor movement within cycling parking area

Carpark Marshal

– Assist in directing cars within the carpark

– Ensure there is no road blockage – good traffic flow

– Ensure designated cars are parked in their given spaces

Bus Bay Officer

– To ensure that buses are parked in designated area

– Manage bus queues

– Ensure buses are not overloaded when departing


– To ensure that event site is litter free

– To assist to asnwer queries of the event site

– Assist in identifying medical needs of those in the vicinity

– To direct public to nearest shelter in the event of inclement weather

– To distribute walkers entitlements

– Report directly to the Sector IC

All volunteers are entitled to a limited edition Crew T-Shirt, water, and breakfast and lunch.

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