Opportunities

Volunteers are the heart and sole of Space Coast Runners. Every year SCR relies on hundreds of volunteers to put on our race events, fun runs and socials. We also rely on our volunteers for numerous projects like the award-winning newsletter, community events and cleanups. Without the support of the many Space Coast Runners volunteers, our organization would not be able to put on some of the most successful running events in Florida.

Upcoming Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering for any of the events listed below, simply click on the link below next to the race you are interested in or email us, and be sure to include:

1. Your full name

2. Name(s) of event(s) you're interested in volunteering for and what day and time you are available

Current Events: 

  • Water Stop Volunteers at Red Carpet Run: Help put out water bottles at the water stop areas for the Red Carpet Run on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Click here to view the time slots.
  • Meal Packing at The Children's Hunger Project: Pack meal on Thursday, October 8, 2020. his time we are looking for volunteers for two shifts: 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM and 10:45 AM - 1:00 PM. We need 9 - 11 members to volunteer per shift to make this morning pack a success. Click here to sign up.
  • Youth Series Trace Race #1: Volunteers are needed to assist with new Youth events. Race #1 will be held at Viera High School track on Saturday, October 17. Email Rebecca Acosta at rebecca@spacecoastrunners.org to volunteer.
  • Youth Series Trace Race #2: Volunteers are needed to assist with new Youth events. Race #2 will be held at Satellite High School track on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Email Rebecca Acosta at rebecca@spacecoastrunners.org to volunteer.

Future Events: 

  • 2020 Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon Packet Pickup: Packet Pickup at Running Zone. 3 hour time slots are available. We need volunteers for Mon, Tues, Wed and Friday the week leading up to the race. Click here to sign up.
  • 2020 Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon Expo at SCR Booth: Volunteer to help out at the Expo. SCR will have a big booth. You'll man the Prize Wheel and talk to folks that stop by the booth. 4 shifts to choose from. Click here for more info.
  • 2020 Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon Road Cleanup: Volunteer to help out clean up River Road (north and south sides) after the races. 2 shifts to choose from. Information coming soon.

SCR Runner of the Year Series Races 2020 - 2021

  • Running on Island Time 5K (virtual)
  • Rainbow Run 5K (virtual)
  • Cocoa Beach 10K or Fall Into Winter 5K
  • Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon - click here to volunteer
  • Reindeer Run 5K
  • Superhero 1 Mile & 5K (ROY points race is 1 mile distance)
  • Eye of the Dragon 10K & Tail of the Lizard 2 Mile
  • Downtown Melbourne 5K
  • Space Coast Classic 15K & 2 Mile 
  • Eat My Crust 5K 

SCR Fun Runs & Social Events:

  • SCR Winter Social: January 24, 2021 (tentative date)

2021/2022 SCR Board Member:

The 2021-2022 SCR Board Member elections will be held in May 2021. SCR will accept nominations for Board Members in the spring. If you are interested, please contact SCR Secretary, Elisha Gould via email at elisha@spacecoastrunners.org and provide the following information:

1. Short bio with a picture of yourself.

2. Why you would like to serve on the SCR board.

All interested candidates will be put on the electronic ballot which will be sent to all current members for voting. Results will be announced in June.

Board of Directors Expectations

· Support SCRs mission, purposes, goals, policies and programs.

· Serve actively on committees.

· Attend activities and events sponsored by SCR whenever possible.

· Prepare for and participate in monthly board meetings and committee meetings.

· Serve SCR as whole rather than any special interest group or constituency. 

SCR COMMUNICATIONS

RACE CONTRIBUTOR

If you have interest in submitting an article on your latest race, please email Brittany Streufert at socialmedia@spacecoastrunners.orgIt’s easy. It’s fun. If you like running, why not write about it?

PHOTOGRAPHER

We're looking for an individual to shoot photos are our Runner of the Year series races. This means photographing what is happening before, during and after the race which we'll post on our various social media platforms. If you would like to give this a shot, email socialmedia@spacecoastrunners.org.  

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTRIBUTOR

We're looking for an individual to come out to the Runner of the Year series races and Facebook Live the event. This person can also conduct interviews with SCR members, race winners, etc.

Volunteer Age Requirements

For the safety of our volunteers and our participants, we do have some age guidelines in place.  Volunteers that are 16 years old and up are free to volunteer on their own.  Volunteers that are between the ages of 12-15 are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.  If you have a child in the 12-15 year age group, please be sure to indicate that in your communication so that we can place you and your child in an appropriate and safe volunteer assignment at our events.

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