Sunday, 15 October 2023

Start Lines Set-up and Registration

Bondi Beach (North Bondi SLSC): 06:00am – 08:30am

These roles may require some lifting. Help with set-up tables, unpack boxes, setup flags and banners

Check in the participants, allocate Bib numbers, helping with team changes, ensuring that all participant’s understand the event and timing processes

We are seeking 6 volunteers for this location

Finish Line

Bradfield Park South / Broughton Street Lookout (North Sydney):

Shift 1: 09:00am – 14:30pm     and     Shift 2: 13:30pm – 19:00pm

These roles may require some lifting. You help setting-up (or dismantling) the marquees, tables, unpack or pack, set-up flags and banners

Other important duties will be:

  • Handing out finisher medals and finisher bags
  • Helping with handing out food and drinks
  • Cheering and celebrating with the participants crossing the finishing line 
  • Give directions 

We are seeking 8 volunteers for each shift 

Road Marshall (along the course)

Shift will be advised in more details shortly

As Marshall, you are responsible for the safety of participants along certain sections of the route. Give directions, allow save street crossing, keep particiants motivated and keep them going.

You will need to bring your own seat if you prefer to sit. You may be on your own (in safe areas), may have to use two-way radios to call for assistance / first aid.

You may need your own vehicle to get to some locations, but this is not essential for all locations. There will be occasional quite times, so bring a book. Make sure you have 

food and water, sun lotion, hat with you.  

We are seeking12 volunteers for these roles

Rose Bay (Lynne Park) Check Point Volunteers               
Shift 1: 08:00am - 12:00am  and    Shift 2: 11:30am - 15:30pm

In these roles you either help setting-up or dismantling the Check-Points (some lifting may be involved). Main duities are helping participants getting hydrated and take on food at the checkpoints, give directions, cheering them on and keep them going. 

We are seeking 12 volunteers for these roles (minimum 6 volunteers per shift and checkpoint)

Volunteer Team Leader

This position requires you to arrive 5 minutes early for your shift and attend a virtual pre-event day briefing. You will be responsible for supervision the volunteers, arranging breaks and help event organiser to make sure day runs smootly.

This role is ideal for a person with previous experience in a team leader role. We are seeking team leaders at all locations of this event.

We are seeking up to 2-4 volunteers for this role. 

Course Sweeper 

As a sweeper you would make sure all the tape markings and signage is removed and properly disposed of. You also check that no walker has been left behind on the course. You need to be reasonable fit for this role to cover the 15-18km in 4 hours. There are  two options available Start to Rosebay and Rosebay to Finish. We are offering a $200 SpecSavers Gift Voucher for each sweeper helping us closing the event.

We need to 2 volunteers for this role.

Pre-Event Day Volunteer Roles

This roles will help us with pre-event tasks such as:

  • Letterbox drops to local residents and business along route - Early October, seeking 4 volunteers 
  • Help with mailings of T-shirts and other collateral to participants, each Friday 2-3 hours in mornig at The Foundation's Office, September to early October, seeking 2 volunteers 

Event-Day volunteers will receive

  • A T-shirt and Saftey Vest to wear on the day
  • Refreshments during shift
  • Regular breaks as required
  • Full briefing about role and expectations
  • A guaranteed awesome day of fun


  • One free entry for a future Sydney Harbour Hike
  • Volunteer Certifiate of Appreciation signed by Gabi Hollows AO

If you are able to perform more than one shift, we would love you for it! And you are also welcome to fill any vacant position on event day - just ask your team leader!

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For any questions please call us on 1800 627 892 or email us on harbourhike@hollows.org