Volunteer at the Phoenix Summit Challenge!

Thank you for your interest in helping out. It takes many hands to put on this fun day. If you are not able to hike with us and still want to be a part of this fun day we can find a spot for you!

Volunteers donating a full day (8 hours) will receive a commemorative t-shirt and dinner. 

Please contact trevor.plautz@phoenix.gov OR mike.faustich@phoenix.gov with your interest and availability.

    Bag Set-up (6 volunteers needed) – Assist with a variety of tasks in the setting up of the URock After Party at the South Mountain Activity Complex.  Set-up tables, put up string lights, set-up pop-up tents, distribute supplies, etc.  Shifts are 4 hours long from 10am-2pm.  

    Bag Pick Up (10 volunteers needed) – Assist with token sales, tee shirt/passport/token/tank top distribution and sales.  Shifts are 4 hours long from 1pm -7pm.  

    Summit Manager (8 volunteers needed)- Hike up to the summit of your assigned mountain with flag, flagpole, passport stamp, and ink pad. Mount Flag and pole in the ground or to trail post at the summit.  Stamp all participants passports as they reach the summit and take photos if requested. Volunteer shifts are 4 hours long from 4am-4pm.

    Base Camp Manager (7 volunteers needed) – Stationed at the base of assigned mountain to pass out water and snacks.  Also, manage the electronic check-in/out system. Take photos of participants if requested. Shifts are 4 hours long from 4am-4pm.



    Parking Manager/Assistants (10 volunteers needed)  – Stationed in parking lot to direct participant traffic. Make sure large back-ups do not form and that participants park in designated areas.  Shifts are 4 hours long from 4am-4pm.

    Photographers (10 volunteers needed) – Hike the trail and take photos of participants. Post photos to social media (facebook and Instagram).  Shifts are 4 hours long from 4am-4pm.  

    Photo Slideshow Manager (2 volunteers) – Electronically gather photos from social media postings and assemble into a slideshow to be shown at the URock After Party.  Shifts are 4 hours long from 2pm-8pm.   

    U Rock After Party and Dinner (10 volunteers needed) – Pour beer, sit at a table at the URock After Party at South Mountain Activity Complex and sell raffle, dinner, and drink tickets to participants. Shifts are 4 hours long from 1pm-8pm

    Breakdown of URock After Party and Dinner (8 volunteers needed)–Assist with the breakdown of the URock After Party and Dinner at South Mountain Activity Complex. Involves taking down tables and chairs and loading in a trailer, taking down string lights, emptying trash cans, picking up litter, and packing up event supplies.  Shifts are 4 hours long from 6pm-10pm.

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