Volunteer for Bike MS: Buffalo's Great Lake Escape


Cause Areas


Sat Aug 11, 2018


Evangola State Park10191 Old Lake Shore RoadIrving, NY 14081


The National MS Society is looking for volunteers to help with our upcoming event - Bike MS: Buffalo's Great Lake Escape held on Saturday, August 11 at Evangola State Park. There are many ways to get involved and help make this event successful while working towards a world free of MS.

Groups and individuals of all ages and abilities are invited to volunteer. We are always looking for youth clubs, corporate and service-oriented community groups to lend a hand before, during, and after our events.

If you are interested in volunteering, please review the positions below and register online at bikeMS.org.

Bike MS: Buffalo's Great Lake Escape - Volunteer Positions

Event Set-up - 5:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Volunteers will assist with the setup of tables, chairs, materials and signage. You must be able to lift boxes, stand and walk for long periods of time. No seated positions available.

Volunteer Check-in - Multiple shift times available

Prepare volunteer paperwork, instruct volunteers on how to complete paperwork, distribute volunteer t-shirts, answer questions, and direct volunteers to their assigned positions.

Concessions - 5:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Volunteers will provide support by serving event participants food and drinks, stock napkins, cups, plates, and help keep the concession area clean.

Registration Team - 5:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Greet and sign-in participants as well as help registration run efficiently *Volunteers must be 18+ and background check required

Photography Team - Multiple shift times available

Volunteers will take photos of participants and sponsors at the event. *Must have own camera

Merchandise Sales - Multiple shift times available

Volunteers will organize and distribute MS pamphlets and flyers, manage MS mission sales, and answer questions. *Background check required

Start/Finish Monitor - Multiple shift times available

Volunteers will check off cyclists as they cross the finish line.

Spirit Team - 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Volunteers will cheer for cyclists as they cross the finish line. Volunteers are asked to bring lots of enthusiasm, spirit and cheer!

Site Breakdown - 4:00 p.m.

Volunteers will help take down signs, break down tables and pack up event items. Heavy lifting is involved - no seated positions.

Rest Stop - Multiple times and locations available

Volunteers will be assigned to one of the rest stops along the route to distribute water & cheer on cyclists.


Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

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