Volunteer

Pedal-with-Pete is possible because of our volunteers’ dedication to increase public awareness of and raise funds for research. Most volunteer roles involve preparation of the events and logistics on ride day. Volunteer opportunities are available with varying levels of commitment. Your time investment can be as little as four hours on ride day or you can make a longer term commitment to the local planning team.

Planning positions for “Pedal-with-Pete, Columbus, Ohio” currently open include the following:

Day of Ride Volunteers
Set up, clean up, registration, food stops, etc.

Ride Chair
Chair and coordinate volunteer meetings
Attend board meetings
Coordinate all scheduling, fund raising, PR, and operational activities
Coordinate ride day staging and setup

Fund Development Director or Co-Director
Update financial sponsor publicity
Write formal letter to existing donors
Call/email/snail mail existing sponsors
Find and develop new sponsors
Thank sponsors
Work to secure financial sponsors

Entertainment Director
Recruit and coordinate entertainment such as:
Musicians
CD 102.5 ice cream truck
Massage
Balloon Sculpture, Fire Truck, Magician
New Entertainment

New volunteers are always welcome! Contact the PwP Columbus, Ohio Volunteer Director, Michelle Sotz – , for more information on how to get involved.

Pedal-with-Pete Available Volunteer Positions for the 2012 Kent Ride (one year commitment):

Secretary
Take and prepare minutes for Pedal-with-Pete meetings, typically held once a month January thru June and quarterly July thru December; Thursdays at 7PM.  Time requirement 2-3 hours a month when there are meetings.

Publicity Chairman
Arrange publicity for the Pedal-with-Pete annual ride in Kent, OH. Attend PwP meetings, typically held once a month January thru June and quarterly July thru December; Thursdays at 7PM.  Time requirement 2-3 hours a month when there are meetings. Time requirement 1- 2 hours per month except January, February, and May, add several hours per month.

Donations Chairman
Organize corporate donations, food donations for ride day, door prize donations for ride.  Attend PwP meetings typically held once a month January thru June and quarterly July thru December; Thursdays at 7PM.  Time requirement 2-3 hours a month when there are meetings. Time requirement 1- 2 hours per month except January, February, and May, add several hours per month.

Volunteer Positions-Specific:

Day of Ride Volunteer (some jobs listed below)
setup/tear down, registration,  food, rest stop, check in and out, door prize drawing, bike raffle

Bike Routes (some jobs listed below)
Update maps, make changes to current routes, establish a new route, review route a few weeks before the ride to make sure there are no problems.

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