CycleFitCHICKS Volunteer Program
If a member chooses the Non-volunteer option when registering ($225), they will NEVER receive an email requesting to volunteer.
If a member chooses the volunteer option when registering ($175), they are required to contribute a minimum of 10 hrs. If the member does not fulfil, the required volunteer hours, an invoice will be sent that Fall, for the amount of $50.
** Our PARTICIPATION Points Program is completely separate program from the volunteer program.
• CycleFit CHICKS Time Trial Series
Wednesday: Starting May 28 – August 27
Number of volunteers needed each week: 4
Time commitment (3 hours per night)
The Time Trial Series is run by volunteers and as such we are always looking for extra hands to help out. Devoted partners and friends are needed for registration, time-keepers, bike holders and course marshals. All riders are encouraged to recruit new participants and volunteers, or by helping out themselves.
• GranFondo Ottawa
July 19, 2014 (Time Commitment 8 hours)
Number of volunteers needed for the day: 16
Volunteers will assist immensely in keeping Grand Fondo running smoothly. There are a variety of opportunities for this event including: 1) route set-up and support/help with tear down (valid driver’s license and insurance), 2) set up feed stations, re-stock food and water and help with the sag responsibilities and 3) CHICKS tent at the Start/Finish line to support our team and answer any questions people may have.
• Somersault Local Triathlon Events
May 17: Early Bird Triathlon (4 hours)
Aug 2: National Capital Triathlon (4 hours)
Aug 30: Canadian Iron 226 Triathlon (4 hours)
Our organization has chosen four Somersault triathlons to be our key summer club volunteer events. We consider it extremely important to give back to the community and promote the sport of women’s cycling and grassroots development.
• Trail Maintenance with OMBA ( Ottawa Mountain Bike Association) (4 hours)
Volunteers: All who are interested
OMBA organizes trail maintenance days over the summer to clean up the trails or build up MTB ride areas.
These opportunities will be posted.
• Group Leader: Road Biking
Saturday Mornings (4 hours) We need volunteers to lead a group ride from Tunney’s pasture on Saturdays at 8:30am and cycle for two to three hours, approx 20-60 km. CycleFit CHICKS can provide you with a route if you let me know what speed you want to cycle and how far you want to go. If you think you might be interested in helping on the board, please contact Kim Faulkner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Group Leader: Mountain Biking (3 hours)
Tuesday night at Camp Fortune or Kanata Lakes
• Bike Maintenance Clinic (3 hours)
Volunteers needed per clinic #2
Clinic 2: Saturday May 24
Clinic 3: Saturday June 21
Clinic 4: Saturday July 19
Clinic 5: Saturday, August 23
Our clinic instructor Jennifer West, needs assistance during the clinics to help the participants with thier bikes.
• Monday Skills Sessions (3 hours)
Volunteers needed per week #2-3
We need volunteers to help lead and assist in the cycling skill of the evening. Will get instruction from head coach.
• Mountain Bike Skills Sessions (3 hours)
Volunteers needed #1-2
Ideal volunteer should be a mountain biker. Will get instruction from the coach.