Be a part of the inaugural year of the BE NY! Volunteers ensure that the Expo is a fun and informative experience for Five Boro Bike Tour riders and all others attending BE NY. Shifts are approximately 5 hours, and lunch is provided. No riding or bike skills are required, and volunteer groups are welcome. Volunteers must be 16 or older by May 3, 2012. See below for position details!
In appreciation for their hard work, BE NY Volunteers are rewarded with guaranteed entry for the 2013 Five Boro Bike Tour or discounted registration for one of Bike New York’s Regional Rides.
BE NY Volunteer Responsibilities
Volunteers work in teams under the direction of their Captain, and are assigned to specific roles as needed. Training will be provided at the beginning of each shift, and volunteers are additionally encouraged to attend a BE NY Volunteer Orientation at the end of April. All Volunteers are expected to arrive on time and stay for the duration of their shift. Expo Volunteers can request to work in one of the following areas:
- ID Check: Check ID’s and registration confirmations before riders enter the Packet Pick-Up area.
- Packet Pick-Up: Give riders their official FBBT vest and bib.
- Rider Information: Assist riders with general questions related to the Tour.
- Crowd Control: Greet and direct riders and expo attendees.