Volunteer

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

There are many reasons which could inspire you to become a volunteer. To volunteer is to make a contribution to the fulfillment of our mission. Cyclist or not, you can play a crucial role which contributes to the success of Ride to the fight ALS.

Although you aren’t obliged, we encourage all volunteers to help raise funds via their network! Asking friends and family to donate and to support your volunteer actions help us reach our common goal!

Privileges

Your Privileges as a Volunteer :

One-day volunteers are entitled to :

  • A T-shirt
  • Lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Parking
  • Discounts at Cycle Néron

Volunteers from 2 to 4 days are entitled to :

  • 2 T-Shirts
  • Lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Accommodation:
    Two days of volunteering (6 hours a day) = one night
    Three days of volunteering (6 hours a day) = two nights
    Four days of volunteering (6 hours a day) = three nights
  • Parking
  • Discounts at Cycle Néron

According to the number of registrations and the spaces available at Espace 4 Saison, some volunteers might be relocated to a different hotel nearby. We will communicate with the concerned individuals before making any changes. All meals and activities will take place at Espace 4 Saisons.

 

Volunteer options

Whether you are an expert in photography or a master in sandwich distribution, we have a something for you!

A month before

  • Assemble the participant kit
  • Prepare items for the auction
  • Get vehicles from different car dealers
  • Make various purchases
  • Perform internet searches

Thursday evening and/or Friday morning

Prerequisite: versatility!

  • Get the site ready for cyclists
  • Move tables and chairs
  • Hang signs
  • Set up tents
  • Unload boxes from the delivery truck
  • Assemble bicycle racks

Thursday evening, Friday morning, Saturday morning, Sunday morning

Prerequisite: be a morning person!

  • Welcome and direct participants
  • Distribute the material
  • Set up and take down the greeting station
  • 3 days

     Prerequisite: have strong legs(because you’ll stand for long periods of time!)

    • Load your vehicle with required items
    • Locate and set up the snack station on the road
    • Distribute meals and snacks
    • Control crowds
    • Keep the area clean
    • Assist with event clean-up
    • Make an inventory of consumed items

3 days

Prerequisite: have a valid driver’s license!

  • Place directional cones on the sides of the road before cyclists start their ride (team 1)
  • Recover directional cones at the end of the day (team 2)
  • Move heavy material (directional cones)
  • Drive a vehicle
  • Follow driving directions

3 days

Prerequisite: have a good eye! (and a camera)

  • Take pictures and videos of  participants and  volunteers in action
  • Move to strategic places of the route to immortalize cyclists
  • Solicit teams to take their pictures

3 days

Prerequisite: have a valid driver’s license!

  • Drive a vehicle
  • Safely follow the group
  • Communicate with other key people and vehicles on the route
  • Assist participants if needed
  • Transport cyclists and their bikes if needed

3 days and prior to the event

Prerequisite: be resourceful and organised!

  • Ensure a phone follow-up (prior to the event) with volunteers under your charge
  • Motivate team mates
  • Supervise volunteers’ work during the event

3 days

Prerequisite : be connected!

  • Publish pictures and videos of the event on our social medias (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Use the official event hashtags
  • Create, in real time, content when required
  • Monitor social media content posted by users
  • Measure the event impact on social media with performance indicators

3 days

Prerequisite: wear the orange vest with style!

  • Warn drivers that the cycling tour is taking place
  • Monitor crowded intersections
  • Direct and cheer cyclists

3 days

Prerequisite: be alert!

  • Manipulate bikes carefully
  • Identify luggage
  • Watch the room when it’s unlocked during arrival and departure of cyclists

3 days

Prerequisite: be cheerful!

  • Warmly greet cyclists at the finish line
  • Play music at the start and finish line
  • Cheer cyclists on the route
  • Distribute temporary tattoos and other promotional objects

3 days

Prerequisite : Mechanical knowledge, a toolbox and a bike!

  • Ride with participants
  • Deal with minor mechanical issues
  • Provide assistance if needed

3 days

Prerequisite : a first aid training and a first aid kit!

  • Intervene in case of medical needs
  • First-aid providers will be paired with a driver who follows the route (possibility of being a motorcycle passenger)

Saturday evening

Prerequisite:  love festive atmospheres!

Friday and Saturday evening

Prerequisite:  love festive atmospheres!

  • Set up auction items in an attractive way
  • Look after items during Saturday evening’s auction

Sunday

Prerequisite: be strong!

  • Remove bike racks
  • Assist with event clean-up
  • Load the delivery truck with boxes

Participate

One of these roles makes you want to join us? For more information, please contact our Fund development coordinator.