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Volunteers needed at American Cancer Society's 50th Annual Bike-A-Thon Bridge to the Beach

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ORGANIZATION: American Cancer Society

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 8 people are interested

We are looking for energetic day-of-event volunteers to assist with a variety of different fun and exciting opportunities at start point, rest stops, route, and end point. Help us make event day a special one for survivors and all participants by lending a few hours of your time!

START POINT - 5:30-8:30 AM (Ben Franklin Bridge - Corner of 5th & Race St., Philadelphia, PA 19106)

  • Corral Managers - Corral and release riders at ride's start.
  • Baggage Helpers - Collect bags from riders and place in transport truck bound for the endpoint.
  • Floaters - No specific role. Will be put where needed for baggage, directions, corrals, cheer station, etc.
  • Clean Up - Help pack and clean-up area.

REST STOPS - Various shifts

  • Cherry Hill East High School - 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM (1750 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003)
  • Waterford Elementary School - 6:00 AM- 10:00 AM (1106 Old White Horse Pike, Waterford, NJ 08089)
  • Hammonton Lake Park - 7:00 AM- 11:30 AM (Corner of S. Egg Harbor Rd. & Park Ave, Hammonton, NJ 08037
  • Century Loop
    • Trinity Church Water Stop - 7:00 AM - 12:00PM (101 S Cologne Ave, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215)
    • Lower Bank Tavern Rest Stop - 7:00 AM - 1:30 PM (509 County Road 542, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215)
    • Losasso Farms Water Stop - 7:30AM - 1:30 PM (Corner of Nesco & Columbia Rd., Hammonton, NJ 08037)
  • Egg Harbor City School District - 7:00 AM - 1:30 PM (730 Havana Ave., Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215)
  • Pleasantville Greyhound Maintenance Facility Water Stop - 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM (711 N New Rd, Pleasantville, NJ 08232)

Volunteers are needed for different tasks throughout the day including but not limited to: cheer stations, table set up, food & beverage prep, water distribution, directing riders, trash/recycling, signage set up, and clean up. Our rest stop volunteers are outside all day! A mandatory part of working at our rest stops is you need to HAVE FUN! We encourage playing music, cheering and encouraging Bike-A-thon riders. Other specific roles include:

  • Food/Water Runner - Volunteer will be transporting extra materials to rest stops as needed.
  • Roving Rest Stop - 1 manager and 1 helper. Must be comfortable driving a truck.
  • Ingress/ Egress Guides - Safely direct riders in and out of rest stop entrances and exits.

SUPPORT AND GEAR (SAG) DRIVERS - 5:00 AM -5:00PM various shifts

Choose to be a SAG driver throughout the route, offering support and gear to riders along the ride. Shifts vary, SAG Lead Captain will work with you directly after sign-up.

MOTORCYCLE SUPPORT - 5:00 AM -5:00PM All day various shifts

Choose to be a motorcycle support throughout the route, offering support to riders along the ride. Shifts vary, Motorcycle Lead Captain will work with you directly after sign-up.

END POINT (Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ) - 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM Various shifts

  • Command Center - Help out inside our command center answering phone calls and supporting the ride.
  • Outside Tents - Distribution of various event related materials such as t-shirts, food/water, volunteer check-in , century/safety rider, merchandise, cheer stations and information at our Society Central information tent. Volunteers will be working outside!
  • Baggage Pick Up - Volunteers for this role will be on the field helping with these tasks.
  • Floaters - Help with an array of duties, including but not limited to: traffic and crowd control, cheering stations, Survivor ceremonies helpers, bike checkers, runners for team tents, loading and unloading supplies, etc.



How will this help? Volunteers will support the American Cancer Society by helping guide, nourish, and cheer on participants, including cancer survivors, of this inspiring event.

Skills & Experience

  • No experience necessary
  • Corporate and group volunteering welcome

Availability

  • Sunday, June 12, 2022
  • Various shifts
For additional information, visit www.acsbike.org

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About American Cancer Society

Location:

1818 Market Street, Suite 2820, Philadelphia, PA 19103, US

Mission Statement

"The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer."

Description

"The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer."

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Sun Jun 12, 2022
06:30 AM - 04:30 PM

WHERE

Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19103

(39.95319,-75.17496)
 

SKILLS

  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • Bicycling
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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