Volunteer at Brooklyn Bike Rave 2017

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Brooklyn , NY 11222

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Volunteering at The Brooklyn Bike Rave is a great experience, with camaraderie, goodwill and loads of fun! Volunteers, course marshals and ride marshals play an integral role in creating an unforgettable experience for participants.


On Saturday night, July 22, hundreds of participants will ride 7 miles along the waterfront's edge from Greenpoint to Dumbo. Partcipants and volunteers will light up their bikes and play a synchronised play list on portable speakers to create a glowtastic dance party on wheels More information about the event can be found at


Ride Marshals

Ride Marshals are crucial to keeping the ride running smoothly and safely. They are experienced cyclists who provide assistance along thels, flat repair skills, and basic bike repair knowledge are a must. We are looking for the following Ride Marshals:

Ride leaders to ride in the front and set the pace/lead the route

Support riders who will ride in the middle with the group

Sweeps to ride at the back of the group and offer any bike maintenance that may be required

Responsibilities include helping riders with flat and bike repair, responding to road emergencies, and providing information to participants,

Course Marshals

is helpful and strong people skills are a must. On event day, Course Marshals meet at the start line and will be driven to their location on the course by an event courier. Responsibilities may include alerting participants to specific road conditions, assisting with crowd control and road emergencies and providing information to participants, spectators, and nearby residents.

Event Day Volunteers

Event Day Volunteers are an integral part ers can select from the following roles:

Start line: Set up equipment and supplies, merchandise tent, check in participants, provide information, direct and assist riders, clean up and breakdown.

Finish Line: Roles include set up, cheering participants on at the finish line and pack down.


All volunteers are required to attend a mandatory briefing session prior to the event. Details to follow. Volunteers will also receive a volunteer handbook via email that will provide all details pertaining to volunteering at event.

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