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Big Bike Recruitment Lead


Vancouver area and Kamloops

What could be more enjoyable than gathering friends, family and colleagues on the one and only Heart and Stroke Big Bike! Riders on a team solicit pledges and gear up for a great cause riding this 30-seat bike. This wacky, fun event is a great way for companies and organizations to build team spirit and profile in their community. This role contributes to a successful Big Bike campaign through building relationships, inspiring and recruiting prospective team captains.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit teams to participate in Big Bike events and manage relationships with them
  • Encourage pledge and online fundraising
  • Assist Big Bike Coordinator with various communications and kickoff presentations
  • Act as an additional contact for team captains throughout the Big Bike season
  • Provide feedback on successes and challenges of the role

Skills/Attributes/Knowledge:

  • Comfortable with making cold calls to potential teams
  • Superior sales skills and ability to secure team commitments
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Strong verbal communications skills
  • Database skills to record team information
  • Access to computer at home or available during daytime hours to use office computer
  • Personable and outgoing

Time Commitment:

  • Minimum 2 hours per week, during weekdays from March to August

Benefits:

  • Training and support will be provided
  • Be part of a team that is responsible for the success of the Big Bike program
  • Meet new people and support your community
  • Work with a dynamic, skilled group of dedicated volunteers and staff who play an important part in raising awareness and eliminating heart disease and stroke

To Volunteer:

Kamloops Area: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SRYDVQ2 and submit your resume to Denise.Jolie@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Coastal Vancouver Area: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SSXC9H2 and submit your resume to Shanitha.Rifayee@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Thank you for volunteering your time and talents in the fight against heart disease and stroke.