Apple Pie Ride Organizer

Cause Areas


Wed Feb 01, 2017 - Mon Jul 31, 2017


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


The Apple Pie Ride Organizer provides pre-event, on-site, and post event leadership for Bicycling in Greensboro’s annual bike ride. This position requires a very detail oriented, organized self-starter and is instrumental in the success of BIG’s largest fundraising event of the year. A mentor will be available to assist this person in putting together the event. As this is a leadership position, in which local knowledge and occassional meetings are necessary, we are seeking a Greensboro resident.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Plan the event

  • Create a budget for the event

  • Secure the event location, insurance, porta potties, and proper permits

  • Review each bike route to ensure markings are visible and the road conditions will allow for a safe ride

  • Work with Marketing Director to market the event, develop materials, posts to social media, and website updates

  • Work with the Fundraising Director to secure sponsorship money

  • Work with the Volunteer Director to coordinate the event volunteer needs

  • Work with the Finance Director to insure necessary registration/donation forms are available

  • Coordinate the purchase of food/refreshments for participants

  • Transport event related materials including, brochures, T-shirts, stickers, etc.

Lead the event

  • Manage volunteers

  • Oversee registration and check-in

  • Be the emergency contact

  • Be the event host for announcements

  • Distribute satisfaction survey

  • Reach out to local bike shops for support and share event details

Report on the event

  • Create a survey to gauge participants experience

  • Review survey results and engage Board in discussion about areas to improve for future events

  • Prepare a story for the annual report on the contribution of the Apple Pie Ride to the organization (including financial, membership, and volunteer recruitment)


  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Organization
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Requires a minimum of two hours a week.
  • Must attend a portion of Board meetings (2nd Thursday of month) during this time period.

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