[CAMWEST-announce] Fwd: Gear Up Girl! Volunteers needed
jonhol2 at netscape.net
Tue Feb 3 04:04:21 UTC 2015
got some spare time on 8 March 2015? Can't ride in this event, but would like to be part of it? Here's a chance. Volunteer.
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From: Bicycle NSW Volunteer Team <volunteer at bicyclensw.org.au>
To: John <jonhol2 at netscape.net>
Sent: Tue, 3 Feb 2015 14:26
Subject: Gear Up Girl! Volunteers needed
IT IS TIME TO LOVE YOUR VOLUNTEERING!
It is Gear Up Girl time of year again! That means it is time to Love Your Ride and Love Your Volunteering! This year The Heart Foundation is on board as an event sponsor giving us even more reason to get involved through volunteering.
The Heart Foundation Gear Up Girl will roll from Sydney Olympic Park to Cronulla on Sunday 8th March with three wonderful ride options of a 60km, 40km and 20km rides. For more information about the ride and event please head to www.gearupgirl.com.au
To make this event possible for the ladies we are calling out for volunteers to help in many different ways. Read on for all the details!
The Team at Bicycle NSW and Eventeamwork
What will you do this Gear Up Girl?
Volunteers are the lifeblood of Bicycle NSW and events like the Heart Foundation Gear Up Girl. Therefore there are a wide variety of volunteers roles to get involved with on the 8th of March!
Once again Eventeamwork is back on board to manage the Volunteer Program so all links to register will take you to the Eventeamwork website and online registration system.
If you have any questions please call 0477 499 130 or email us at volunteer at bicyclensw.org.au
Volunteer Roles - click the links below for role description and to register.
Route Marshals - click here
Site Assistants (Start, Finish and Rest) - click here
Registration Tent Assistant - click here
Ride Crew - click here
Logistics Assistant - click here
Signage Crew (7th March) - click here
To see all roles with start times, meeting points etc please
Last year volunteers from Sydney Olympic Park to Cronulla had a great day - here are some of the highlights. We can't wait to see on on the 8th of March to do it all over again!
“I got to meet new people and make friends due to me volunteering”
“It was like an exercise better than sitting at home (though i did not lose any kilos but had fun)”
“You get to stand and watch while a display of all types of bikes and accessories are paraded past you.”
“You get to promote cycling and cycling events to passers by who stop to ask you about what’s going on.”
“You have some responsibility for the success of the event. It's a accomplishment that makes you feel satisfied.”
“You get to provide info to passer-by, motivate the riders and sense the satisfaction in them”
“I loved being a route marshall because of the privilege of sharing in someone else's joy (in cycling further/harder/longer than they ever dreamed of)”
“I got to be part of a team and interact with really great people that I would not have met otherwise.”
“I am able to bring the smile on faces of participant. In my mind- what I can not do due to my age- but in spirit I am with them.”
We can't wait to hear what your best moment of volunteering for the Heart Foundation Gear Up Girl is this year!
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