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Coastal Vancouver Area – Big Bike Team Recruitment Lead


Overview:

This incredible event is rolling into communities across the country this year and will bring teams of up to 29 riders onto the one and only Heart & Stroke BIG BIKE! This wacky, fun event is a great opportunity for local organizations, families, and corporations to build team spirit and profile in their community. The Big Bike Team Recruitment Leader contributes to a successful campaign by building relationships, inspiring, and recruiting prospective teams or captains. 

Location: 

Flexible, from home or in our office. 

The position is managed by our Coastal Vancouver Area Office
1216 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC 
V6H 1G6

Commitment:
  • Minimum 2 hours per week, during weekdays from March to August
Principal 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
Qualities you’ll need for this role:
  • 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
  • A good familiarity with your community will be a major asset in this role.
Volunteer benefits:
  • An opportunity to demonstrate your incredible salesmanship
  • 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
Applying

To apply, please complete a Volunteer Application Form and indicate the role you are applying for in question #6.