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Okanagan & Kootenays – 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 1st, 2018 – West Kelowna
  • May 2nd, 2018 – Kelowna
  • May 3rd, 2018 – Kelowna
  • May 4th, 2018 – Kelowna
  • May 5th, 2018 – Kelowna
  • May 7th, 2018 – Nelson
  • May 8th, 2018 – Trail
  • May 9th, 2018 – Osoyoos
  • May 10th, 2018 – Penticton
  • May 11th, 2018 - Vernon


  • 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.