Volunteer confirmation below! - Please take the time to read in length and contact us if you have any questions!!
Thank you so much for signing up to volunteer at the Askate Foundation event on June 17, 2018 in Palmdale, CA. Below is some important information for you to read regarding the event and what to expect as a volunteer! Please arrive no later than 9:30am!
PLEASE BRING YOUR SKATEBOARD IF YOU HAVE ONE!
We typically do have skateboards on hand at events but we rely on the volunteers to bring their skateboards for the kids to use. Since 2007 volunteers like yourself are the reason Askate's programs are successful because we do not have the ability to travel with 40+ full setups across the country. We truly appreciate your help!!
WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS!
We appreciate your reaching out to us and helping make this event possible! We are seeking 30 volunteers so please share this info with your friends and family!
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING:
MARIE KERR PARK
39700 30THSTREET WEST
PALMDALE, CA 93551
There are several places that you can park (near and far). We suggest parking on the 30th street west side (pretty much the corner of Rancho Vista Blvd and 30th street west).
We will have a check in and have a prep talk for volunteers prior to the event!
If you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can fill your spot! Without the proper amount of volunteers we will not have enough people working with the kids. Please arrive no later than 9:30am!!
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Skate Volunteers: You will be guiding, assisting, making sure the kids have fun and are safe on the board! Some children are Non-Verbal, so patience is key! Some Children will be afraid, again... patience and compassion is very important! The goal is to show these children an amazing time for 1 hour… Remember, their parents are watching and this is just as exciting and important to them, as it is the children!
There may be children with food allergies attending which you will be able to recognize by a sticker indicator that we will put on the back of their shirts. We will show and tell you more info in detail the day of the event!
Non Skate Volunteers: We have numerous areas of need for non-skate volunteers! (Registration, fitting helmets, managing drink and food table!) We will be able to delegate these positions at the event.
We look forward to meeting you, and appreciate the time you are willing to dedicate to helping these amazing children! If you have any other questions, or know of any other volunteers who may be interested
(WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS)…please feel free to contact us!
Skateboarding is known to "heal the soul" but for our special kids it is so much more! Skateboarding offers nearly every component of Occupational Therapy believe it or not focusing on motor, vestibular, and proprioceptive skills. In addition our program allows these children to be social on their own terms.
We teach the children how to skateboard and teach the parents how to incorporate skateboarding into the lives of their families.
For a quick visual on the impact you will be making today watch this short video produced by Vans. https://youtu.be/zOvvttHxa5g
9:30am - 12:00pm CDT
39700 30THSTREET WEST PALMDALE, CA 93551