Monday, August 29, 2011

Make your ride better by volunteering with the Bicycle Coalition

Interested in helping make bicycling better in Philadelphia? Volunteer for us! We have a volunteer night this Wednesday from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at our office. Bike Philly is also coming up, our fundraiser ride to make bicycling better in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Volunteer to make Bike Philly better, and thereby make bicycling better (through the transitive property).

Bike Philly volunteer positions below. Interested? Questions? Contact Caroline at (215) 242-9253 ext. 307 or

Marshals are placed at key route intersections to warn riders of any road hazards, as well as to encourage and cheer for riders as they go through the route. Once the ride passes and their captain has dismissed them, marshals are free to join in and ride the route!
When: Sunday, September 11; 6:30am-Times vary (no later than 2pm)
Where: Report to Eakins Oval, locations vary

Registration volunteers will help register new riders, check in pre-registered riders, and give them their rider packets before Bike Philly.
When: Sunday, September 11; 6am-9am
Where: Report to Eakins Oval

Food volunteers distribute food to riders and replenish beverages. Volunteers will be placed either at the Finish Line Festival or at one of various rest stops.
When: Sunday, September 11; 6am-10am, 10am-2pm
Where: Locations vary 

T-shirt volunteers give event t-shirts to riders who have pre-purchased their event t-shirt. Additionally, t-shirt volunteers will be selling the extras to those who are interested. 
When: Sunday, September 11; 9am-11:30am, 11:30am-2:00pm

Packet Pick Up volunteers will help give pre-registered riders their rider packet. 
When/Where: Tuesday, September 6, 1500 Walnut St, Lobby 9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm
Wednesday, September 7, EMS University City, 3pm-7pm
Wednesday, September 7, EMS Haverford, 3pm-7pm
Thursday, September 8, REI Marlton, 3pm-7pm
Thursday, September 8, REI Conshohocken, 3pm-7pm
Friday, September 9, Zipcar (218 S. 12th St), 9am-1pm
Friday, September 9, Zipcar (218 S. 12th St), 1pm-7pm
Saturday, September 10, Safe Routes Philly Family Phest, Eakins Oval, 11am-1pm
Saturday, September 10, Safe Routes Philly Family Phest, Eakins Oval, 1pm-3pm

Grand Sort volunteers help sort and load all of the supplies needed for the weekend of Bike Philly.
When: Friday, September 9, 1pm-5pm
Where: Northeast Philly


Anonymous said...

Our office address is:

1500 Walnut Street
Suite 1107
Philadelphia, PA 19102