Title: RUNColumbus Team Captain
Position Overview: As a RUNColumbus Team Captain focused on welcoming and celebrating other runners, your primary responsibility is to create a warm and inclusive RUNColumbus community. You will be instrumental in fostering a positive and encouraging atmosphere for runners of all levels, ensuring that every participant feels valued and celebrated throughout the season.
Team Captain Responsibilities
- Be Welcoming
- Greet new and existing members with enthusiasm and friendliness.
- Foster a sense of community by actively engaging with teammates at races, events, workshops, and through online platforms.
- Be Present
- Attend RUNColumbus Team Meetups and events, including workshops and social events, as your schedule allows.
- Be Supportive
- Offer guidance and encouragement to novice runners, ensuring they feel comfortable and motivated to continue their running journey.
- Be Collaborative and Responsive
- Respond promptly to inquiries about race and event attendance. This feedback will be used to inform the full team of Team Captains who will be present.
- Work with other Team Captains to create a cohesive and integrated RUNColumbus community experience.
- Be Proactive
- Take notice and respond to inclusivity and diversity, ensuring a welcoming environment for all participants.
Team Captain Qualifications
- Passion for playing a vital role in helping the RUNColumbus community and each athlete thrive.
- Unbashful about taking the initiative to introduce yourself and to welcome others.
- Open to occasionally leading Team Meetups, contacting athletes, or helping with other functions designed to build community.
Team Captain Benefits
- Making a positive impact on Team RUNColumbus and the local running community.
- Building strong connections with fellow runners and contributing to a supportive environment.
- Serving in a leadership capacity and as a sounding board for RUNColumbus organizers.
- Accessing a limited number of complimentary race registrations and other occasional perks.
Join us in creating a vibrant and welcoming RUNColumbus community. Make your commitment today!