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Kamloops Cariboo Region Big Bike Team Captain


Gather friends, family and colleagues and inspire them to raise funds to ride the one and only Heart and Stroke Big Bike!  Riders on a team solicit pledges and gear up for a great spectacle. This wacky, fun event is a great way to build team spirit and profile in your community. A Big Bike Team Captain rallies and recruits a team of up to 29 participants who ride on a 30-seat bike and raise money in the fight against heart disease and stroke.

  • May 29th, 2018 – Merritt
  • May 30th, 2018 – Kamloops
  • May 31st, 2018 – Kamloops
  • June 1st, 2018 – Kamloops
  • June 4th, 2018 – Salmon Arm
  • June 7th, 2018 – 100 Mile / Williams Lake
  • Attend your local event day (~1 hour) 
  • A few hours each week to motivate your team leading up to your event day
Principal responsibilities:
  • Recruit team members for the Big Bike Ride
  • Register team online and support team members on registering online
  • Organize and liaise with team members for event day
  • Coach team members to ensure fundraising goal is reached
  • Assist Big Bike Coordinator with various communications and kickoff presentation
  • Assure a smoothly run event for participants
  • Aid in the registering of team for following year 
Qualities you’ll need for this role:
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service skills
  • A fun, confident, and enthusiastic personality
  • Ability to inspire and motivate participation
  • Comfortable encouraging pledge and online fund raising
Volunteer benefits:
  • 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 apply, please complete a Volunteer Application Form and indicate the role you are applying for in question #6.