University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire




ECM Expo Helper

15 hours

Community partner: Eau Claire Marathon
Supervisor: Matthew M. Evans
Beginning date:
Ending Date:

Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer The Eau Claire Marathon is looking for helpers to assist with setting up the Expo Friday May 4th, and helping showcase the university and marathon on May 5th through positive interactions such as way finding and packet handout. Looking for someone who is very energetic and well spoken. Students will assist all participants in receiving their race packets in an efficient and friendly manner to enhance their experience in Eau Claire and at the marathon. The community need to be addressed is to encourage a journey for participants to live a healthier lifestyle.


What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer The Eau Claire Marathon's mission is to encourage a journey for participants to live a healthier lifestyle that endorses the fact that dedication and discipline yield results, that demonstrates that you don't have to win the race to have a personal victory, and a journey that should remind everyone of the power of encouragement.


What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Must be very energetic and well spoken.


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer The students will have the opportunity to gain customer service experience, as well as, experience other aspects of the race i.e. the preparation leading up to the race and post race activities.


What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Friday, May 3rd 5PM - 10PM (10 Volunteers), Saturday, May 4th 8:30AM - 12:15PM, 12PM - 5PM (10 Volunteers), 4:45PM - 8PM (10 volunteers). Total hours worked in all Eau Claire Marathon areas needs to be 15.


Additional information (not required).

Answer For this position, there is also opportunities to volunteer and partner with the day of Blugold Mile preparation.