Volunteer Application Form

HomeThank you for applying to volunteer at the MS Sydney to the Gong Ride and Wellness Run on Sunday November 3rd
Please answer all questions to assist us in planning the roster. 
Transportation considerations: These events takes place on a Sunday and some volunteers start as early as 5am or 6am.  Please note that public transport can be limited at this time on a Sunday.

Volunteering requirements:
  • You must be 12 years or older on the date of the event to volunteer
  • If you are under 16 years of age on event day you will need a guardian to sign the waiver found on the bottom of this form. On event day you will need to be accompanied by a guardian who is 18 years or older.
Your Details
(This is the name you would like us to use on our correspondence with you, etc.)
Please Check that your mailing address is correct as we will be posting your volunteer certificate after the event
We send important information to volunteers via email – be sure to check your email account regularly. If MS Gong Ride & Wellness Run emails aren't arriving, check they aren't going into your junk mail folder.

Emergency Contact

Please be advised that your emergency contact cannot be someone also volunteering at the event.
(e.g. brother, wife, etc)

Volunteering Experience

Your friends must also complete their own application and include your full name.                                         Please contact them to let them know; otherwise we can't roster you together. providing your friend/group's detail lets us follow-up to ensure they have completed their application 
Volunteer Roles
We will make every effort to fulfil your first preference, but we cannot guarantee the role will be allocated to you.  We will confirm your allocation via email and phone to finalise your role.

What volunteer role would you like to undertake?

Volunteer Location
Please note:  Every effort will be made to accommodate your preference however, this cannot be guaranteed.

Please note we have filled volunteer shifts at the Tempe start site and in the first suburbs in Sydney.
We are still in need of volunteers along the course in locations from Bald Hill to Wollongong. Please note it may not be possible to reach these locations via public transport on Sunday morning, or it may take a few hours.
Please use Google maps to identify locations you are able to reach if you will be relying on public transport to get to your volunteer shift.

Mode of Transport

Team Leader Roles

Please note that some Team Leaders will require a National Police Check prior to the event.

Pre-event activities include such tasks as mail outs, entry kit packing and volunteer kit packing. These will be completed at our event office in Lidcombe.

Volunteer Uniform

We provide each volunteer an MS event t-shirt
Dietary Requirements
We can provide a lunch pack to you on event day. This usually includes a sandwich, piece of fruit and bottle of water.

*We are only able to meet the following dietary requirements. Please select from the options below. 

*We are only able to meet the following dietary requirements. Please select from the options above.
Privacy Provision
The purpose of collecting the above information is to enable MS to process your application to volunteer for this event. Your personal information will not be disclosed to any third party who is not directly involved with this activity.  
Under 16 Parent/Guardian Authorisation 

Applicants aged 12-15 years old on event day must have this form agreed to by their consenting parent/guardian.  This guardian will also need to supervise the volunteer on event day. 
Please get a parent/guardian fill out the following:
If you are supervising a volunteer who is under 16 years of age, you confirm that:
  • You accept all responsibility and duty of care for the volunteer under your supervision during the event
  • You will be present at the same days/times as the volunteer under your supervision during the event
  • On the date of the specified event you will be 18 years of age or older.
Volunteer Declaration & Consent
All Volunteers will need to carefully read through the declaration and consent PDF, accessed through the link below, and agree to the terms and conditions outlined. By selecting the box below, you accept that you have read through and agree to these terms.

If you would like to modify the way we communicate with you, please let us know by phone or email.

What next? We strive to contact our volunteers in regard to applications within  two weeks of submission. If you don't hear back from us, please contact our team via email on eventvolunteer@ms.org.au, or call 02 8484 1345.