The National Walk for Epilepsy is extremely grateful for the thousands of volunteers that have given tirelessly each year to make it a successful and memorable event. By getting involved, you become vital to our mission to make a difference in the lives of millions.  Volunteers are needed prior to and day of the walk event. Fast paced and highly energetic volunteers with outstanding customer service are needed prior to and day of the walk.

Day of Event Volunteers

We count on our Day of Event volunteers to ensure a successful National Walk for Epilepsy experience. Volunteer opportunities include:

Kids’ Tent

Assist with Kids’ activities such as face painting, arts and crafts, and games. 

Food and Water Distribution

Assist handing out refreshments and water to walkers at different points within Walkers Village.

T Shirt Tents

Distribution of T shirts to walkers and answer general Walk questions.

Volunteer and Event Information Tent

Assist with check in of volunteers and answer general Walk questions.

Hospitality Crew

Assist with meet and greet of sponsors and special guests

Water Stations on Walk Course

Assist on the Walk course with water distribution

Start Line

Assist in gathering walkers to the start line

Finish Line

Cheer on walkers as they cross the finish line and direct them to the food and water in Walkers village

Course Marshalls

Cheer/Guide walkers as they walk along route

Ask The Experts

Assist with the Ask the Experts panel gathering questions, etc.

Epilepsy Foundation’s Information & Resource Tent

Assist with handing out foundation information and resources to walkers and receive onsite donations

I Can Help Where Needed

Assist where ever needed in Walker’s Village or walk course

Want to volunteer and still have questions? Not a problem. Feel free to call (866) 4EF-WALK or with your questions and we’ll be sure to get back to you.

Event Info

Saturday, April 14th, 2018 7am

National Mall
(near Smithsonian Metro Station)
12th and Jefferson Streets, SW
Washington, DC 20007

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