VOLUNTEER TRAINING<br />To start the training and to go forward, click anywhere within the slide. To go back, use arrows a...
SUNDAY PARKWAYS OVERVIEW<br />Portland Sunday Parkways promotes healthy active living through a series of free events open...
WHAT IS PORTLAND SUNDAY PARKWAYS?<br /><ul><li>Portland Sunday Parkways is a 6 to 8-mile loop of traffic free streets that...
Families and children can safely walk, bike and roll in the streets.
Parks along the route are filledwith activities, games, entertainment and food.
Over 300 volunteersper event make Sunday Parkways possible.</li></li></ul><li>GOALS OF ALL SUNDAY PARKWAYS VOLUNTEERS<br /...
Help Sunday Parkways participants stay safe and on-route.
Be a kind and cheerful ambassador for Sunday Parkways to everyone at all times.</li></li></ul><li>RULES OF THE ROAD<br />A...
BARRICADES<br />Barricades go up at every closed intersection.  They prevent cars from driving on course.  When neighbors ...
NEIGHBOR CAR: TRYING TO GET OFF ROUTE<br /><ul><li>Drivers who want to leave their driveway or street are helped by an Int...
Drivers must be escorted by a volunteer while on route.
Volunteers let Sunday Parkways participants know a car is coming.
Drivers must turn left or right to leave route at the first intersection.   
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Sunday Parkways volunteer training

  1. 1. VOLUNTEER TRAINING<br />To start the training and to go forward, click anywhere within the slide. To go back, use arrows at bottom left.<br />
  2. 2. SUNDAY PARKWAYS OVERVIEW<br />Portland Sunday Parkways promotes healthy active living through a series of free events opening the city's largest public space -- its streets -- to walk, bike, roll, and discover active transportation. <br /> <br />Portland Sunday Parkwaysfosters civic pride, stimulates economic development, and represents the community, business and government investments in Portland's vitality, livability and diversity.<br />Watch and see what makes <br />Portland Sunday Parkways <br />so much fun<br />Thanks to our friends at Streetfilms for such a great video!<br />
  3. 3. WHAT IS PORTLAND SUNDAY PARKWAYS?<br /><ul><li>Portland Sunday Parkways is a 6 to 8-mile loop of traffic free streets that attracts over 100,000 people over 5 monthly events.
  4. 4. Families and children can safely walk, bike and roll in the streets.
  5. 5. Parks along the route are filledwith activities, games, entertainment and food.
  6. 6. Over 300 volunteersper event make Sunday Parkways possible.</li></li></ul><li>GOALS OF ALL SUNDAY PARKWAYS VOLUNTEERS<br />Whether you are an Intersection Superhero or helping set up the parks, all volunteers can help make these events a success for  neighbors and participants<br /><ul><li>Help all neighbors affected by the event’s closed roads – we want to be invited back!
  7. 7. Help Sunday Parkways participants stay safe and on-route.
  8. 8. Be a kind and cheerful ambassador for Sunday Parkways to everyone at all times.</li></li></ul><li>RULES OF THE ROAD<br />All volunteers work to help participants and neighbors play together<br />1) Our #1 job is to help neighbors get safely to and from their houses.<br />2) Roads are not closed to neighbors who live on the street, but are closed to all others.<br />3) Neighbors are allowed to drive on the route if they are going directly to or from their homes.<br />4) Drivers are not allowed to travel multiple blocks on the route.  They must turn at the first available intersection.<br />4) All cars moving on the route must be escorted by a Sunday Parkways volunteer at all times.<br />These neighbors are stuck. We're here to help them out!<br />
  9. 9. BARRICADES<br />Barricades go up at every closed intersection.  They prevent cars from driving on course.  When neighbors need to get to or from their house, Volunteers help and move the barricades.<br />
  10. 10. NEIGHBOR CAR: TRYING TO GET OFF ROUTE<br /><ul><li>Drivers who want to leave their driveway or street are helped by an Intersection Superhero to get to nearest intersection and safely off the route.
  11. 11. Drivers must be escorted by a volunteer while on route.
  12. 12. Volunteers let Sunday Parkways participants know a car is coming.
  13. 13. Drivers must turn left or right to leave route at the first intersection.   
  14. 14. Drivers are not allowed to go multiple blocks.</li></li></ul><li>NEIGHBOR CAR: TRYING TO GET ON ROUTE<br /><ul><li>Drivers who live on the route are helped by an Intersection Superhero to turn either right or left onto route.
  15. 15. Drivers must be escorted by a volunteer while on route.
  16. 16. Drivers are not allowed to go multiple blocks.
  17. 17. Drivers may only cross the route at Police-controlled intersections.</li></li></ul><li>POLICE-CONTROLLED INTERSECTIONS: DETOURING DRIVERS<br /><ul><li>Drivers may only cross the route at Police-controlled intersections.
  18. 18. Police are at all major roads crossing the route.
  19. 19. All barricades one block off the route have detour signs to the nearest Police-controlled intersection.</li></li></ul><li>LOST CHILD PROTOCOL<br />With 20,000 participants at an event, kids occasionally get separated from their parents.  You're there to help!<br />WHEN YOU FIND A LOST CHILD:<br />1) Calm the child. Bring her/him to your corner of the road (if you're an Intersection Superhero).<br />2) Do not leave your post.  Try to help identify parents in the crowd.  Ask if s/he knows a parent’s phone number.<br />3) If you can’t find the parent in a few minutes, call a Sunday Parkways staff or your Superhero Coordinator.<br />NOTE: Do not give the child food or drink (other than water) in case she/he has allergies.<br />
  20. 20. ACCIDENT PROTOCOL<br />You may be the first person at the scene of an accident.  Be prepared.<br />WHEN THERE IS AN ACCIDENT:<br />1) Clear area of participants and evaluate the situation.<br />2) If serious, immediately call 911.<br />3) Use Band-Aids and non-latex gloves from Intersection Superhero bag or Information Booth.  More first-aid supplies are at Info Booths located at each park.<br />4) More than a bump or scrape? Fill out an Incident Report Form and call a Sunday Parkways Staff or Superhero Coordinator.<br />** Photo not from Portland Sunday Parkways.  All our participants wear bike helmets when riding with their umbrellas<br />
  21. 21. NOTES ABOUT VOLUNTEERING<br />WHAT TO BRING:<br /><ul><li>Dress for the weather – layers, hat, sunscreen.
  22. 22. Comfortable shoes
  23. 23. A reusable water bottle
  24. 24. Extra food, or money to buy from food carts </li></ul>WHAT TO EXPECT:<br /><ul><li>Arrive on time and expect to work until the end of your shift.
  25. 25. Receive a Sunday Parkways t-shirt to wear on your shift and identify you as a Parkways Volunteer.
  26. 26. Snacks and water will be available during your shift.
  27. 27. Restrooms are located throughout the route.
  28. 28. Have fun!</li></li></ul><li>ABOUT YOUR VOLUNTEER POSITION<br />Please click on your volunteer position to learn more about your role and responsibility<br />MOBILE<br />SUPERHERO<br />INFO BOOTH<br />SUPERSTAR<br />INTERSECTION<br />SUPERHERO<br />PARK<br />CLEAN UP<br />ROVING<br />MEDIC<br />PARK<br />SET UP<br />ROVING<br />MECHANIC<br />SURVEY<br />TEAM<br />PHOTOGRAPHER<br />

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