Calling all Volunteers!

Calling all volunteers!

Hey Vancouver, we’re looking for some amazing volunteers to help out and be part of the second annual Our Cityride on August 18.

Our Cityride is a non-competitive day of cycling where participants will cruise through the heart of the city and enjoy the free community festival before and after the ride with food, music, a fun zone, expo and more!

The 20km ride starts and finishes at David Lam Park in Yaletown and there will be a heap of giveaways and prizes on the day, including the grand prize of a trip for four to Amsterdam.

We’re looking for volunteers to help with the following positions:

Package Pickup – Help riders get checked in, make sure they have all the supplies and information that they need.

Beer Garden – Oversee the beer garden festival area, be present to answer questions and assist attendees as needed.

Kids Zone – Help run activities in the kids area, keep the kids area a safe environment for children of all ages.

Stage – Help keep stage activities (speeches, music, giveaways etc) on schedule, find speakers, make sure people are where they need to be on time **high organization skills required.

Bag Check (Seattle Cyclists) – Help cycling team from Seattle unload their equipment upon arrival.

Exhibitor Village Check In – Help Seattle cycling team get checked in, answer questions and assist where necessary.

Start/Finish Line Team – Organize riders at the start and finish lines, ensure everyone is at the right place in order to keep the ride running safely and smoothly.

Marshals – Direct riders on course, assist with any questions or concerns that riders have, keep the course clear to ensure the safety of all riders.

Set-up Team – Course and festival area set up prior to the race/festival.

Pack-up Team – Course and festival area take down following the race/festival.

Green Team – Keep the course and festival area clean and environmentally friendly.

Signage Team – Set up all signs in the course and festival area.


All volunteers will be entered into a draw to win a brand-new bike and to show our appreciation, volunteers will also receive the following benefits:

  • Free admission to the ride for the volunteer or a friend
  • Free meal on shift provided by the (delicious) food trucks onsite
  • Free volunteer t-shirt
  • The opportunity to network with community and business members in the sports and recreation industry

Volunteer roles are suitable for:

  • 13 – 18
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Families
  • Groups
  • English as a second language (ESL)
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with intellectual disabilities


Whether you’re a university student, a retiree or just want to be involved in this great community event and help support a non-profit deliver an all-inclusive mass-participation ride, please email Andrew Macdonald at [email protected] or register at


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Register for Our Cityride Vancouver before July 1st and enter to win a NORCO Bike + MORE!