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RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride

Full Time Volunteer

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Bar Team

 

Bar Team

 

Join the Bar Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 15 volunteers

Work location: On event campsites – you’ll be working under marquees

 

What we do

Some say we are the most popular people on site! Providing riders with a place to relax after a long day of riding, we serve drinks with a smile and make sure the bar is always ready to go!

 

Key event tasks

  • Serve alcohol to those over 18 years of age
  • Rotate stock and keep bar stocked (ice, drinks, etc.)
  • Ensure tables remain clear and rubbish is placed in bins
  • Collect and wash glasses
  • Operating the cash register
  • Setting up the bar area and packing it down for transport to the new campsite

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • RSA certificate
  • Great customer service skills
  • Experience working in a bar environment
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Campsite Team

Join the Campsite Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!                         

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 14 Volunteers

Work location: Outside on campsite

What we do

We are some of the first teams on site, our job is to make sure the campsite is set up and marked out before the riders arrive. We follow site plans and work together to get the job done!

Key event tasks

  • Install signage and equipment, including flags, bunting and line-marking
  • Work from pre-planned campsite maps
  • Pack down the campsite and get it ready to be moved to the next site

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Comfortable lifting heavy objects <10kg and completing manual labour
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Ability to follow site plans
  • Be available to Volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Catering Equipment Team

Catering Equipment Team

 

Join the Catering Equipment Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 12 volunteers

Work location: Outside on event campsite

 

What we do

We don’t wash the dishes or do the laundry, but we do provide the riders with self-service facilities so that they can! We’re the ones that ensure the riders are camping in style with their creature comforts provided –  readily available tea and coffee, and dishwashing and clothes washing facilities!

 

Key event tasks

  • Making sure the tea and coffee facilities are clean and well stocked
  • Setting up and packing down the washing facilities (connecting hoses and power)
  • Educate riders on how to use the equipment correctly
  • Working in teams to tow trailers from site to site

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Great customer service
  • Ability to tow a trailer or comfortable driving a 3 tonne truck
  • Comfortable lifting heavy objects (approx. <10kg) and performing manual labour
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty (or wet!)
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Eco Team

Eco Team

 

Join the Eco Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 15 volunteers

Work location: Outside on event campsites

 

What we do

We’re the eco earriors for the event and we want to make sure each campsite is left better then when we arrived. We provide the facilities and education to make it easy for the ride participants to keep the sites clean and green!

 

Key event tasks

  • Place bins around each campsite.
  • Monitor bins and empty when necessary to avoid overfilling.
  • Educate riders on the importance of disposing of their rubbish correctly
  • Where required, help pick up litter and recyclables
  • Pack-up equipment and transport to the next campsite

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Ability to tow a trailer an advantage
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Comfortable being on your feet all day
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Entertainment Team

Entertainment Team

 

Join the Entertainment Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 6 Volunteers

Work location: On event campsites – you’ll be working under marquees

 

What we do

We are there to make sure the on event entertainment is set up and ready to go! From setting up the sound for live bands to working with roving performers we are always on the go, making sure the riders are enjoying their on event entertainment!

 

Key event tasks

  • Work closely with Sound Technicians to setup and pack down PA equipment required
  • Organising the nightly entertainment on the event main stage following the entertainment schedule
  • Welcoming the performers to the event and showing them there performance area
  • Coordinating requirements of the bands during the ride to ensure we are able to supply all the necessary equipment
  • Provide assistance to the roving performers and workshops to ensure successful delivery of their performances

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Be available to Volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable lifting audio equipment (approx. >10kg)
  • Some experience with audio equipment is preferred
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Logistics Team

Logistics Team

 

Join the Logistics Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                       

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 16 volunteers

Work location: Outside on the event campsites

 

What we do

We control the vehicle gate to ensure the smooth and timely entry and exit of all event vehicles. We also ensure that all luggage trucks are parked in the correct position and are loaded and unloaded in a safe manner.

 

Key event tasks

  • Direct vehicles on-site and in car parks
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of luggage trucks
  • Travel with luggage trucks between campsites
  • Install and pack-up signage and equipment, including flags

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Ability to read site plans and campsite maps
  • Strong communications skills, as you’ll be  directing riders and vehicles
  • Great customer service skills
  • Comfortable lifting equipment and luggage (approx. <10kg)
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Route Communications Team

Route Communications Team

 

Join the Route Communications Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 4 volunteers

Work location: Inside route control, which is located on campsite

 

What we do

We’re the team that keeps an eye on what’s happening along the route. We speak with the support vehicles out on route and record and action any details of calls made to the event assistance phones. Our job is to be in the know!

 

Key event tasks

  • Answer incoming calls to the event assistance phones
  • Log all call and incident details in the event database, and follow-up where necessary
  • Coordinate medical, mechanical and SAG assistance with on-route teams
  • Maintain communication with on-route teams (SAGs, route services, etc.)
  • Alert team leaders and event team members to situations requiring emergency assistance (e.g. police, ambulance or fire)
  • Attend nightly briefings
  • Support the Route Operations Team Leader and other route communications operators
  • Escalate any issues or potential issues to the responsible team leader

 

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Excellent communication & customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a busy environment
  • Ability to think clearly, act responsibly under all conditions and respond quickly to changing situations
  • Ability to use a computer and enter information
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description. 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Route Marshal Team

Route Marshal Team

 

Join the Route Marshal Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 35 volunteers

Work location: Outside on the rider route

 

What we do

We’re the eyes and ears out on the route - we make sure the riders know where they are going, what hazards they need to avoid and how to navigate tricky intersections and turns. We ride (or are transported) to our designated spot ahead of the riders and stay there until the last rider comes through, before riding through to the next campsite.

 

Key event tasks

  • Direct riders in the correct direction
  • Alert riders to hazards that may be on the route
  • Clear any obstacles along the route that you and the riders may come across
  • Maintain regular contact with Route Control
  • Attend nightly briefings

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • A proactive approach to assisting riders
  • Assertive nature but always maintaining great customer service
  • Traffic management experience an advantage
  • Comfortable standing for long periods
  • First aid training an advantage
  • Willingness to go above  and beyond to help riders
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation and unpredictable weather
  • Self-sufficient with correct clothing – Make sure you are prepared for unpredictable weather
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Services Team

Services Team

 

Join the Services Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 8 volunteers

Work location: Outside on the event campsites

 

What we do

We are seldom seen but work hard to make sure the campsite is set up and ready to go with power and water. We work across the campsites to ensure there is a sufficient supply of power and water for the different campsite areas and that the relevant equipment is functional, accessible and being used correctly.

 

Key event tasks

  • Setting up and packing down generators and connecting power where required
  • Setting up and packing down portable water tanks and connecting hoses
  • Keeping the water tanks filled and generators running throughout the event
  • Providing technical knowhow to other teams
  • Troubleshooting power and water issues

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty (or wet!)
  • Knowledge of power distribution and electrical and water connections
  • Current driver’s license (Medium Rigid licenses an advantage)
  • Comfortable lifting heavy equipment (approx. 15-20kg) and performing manual labour
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable working long hours with an expectation of at least a minimum of 8
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  

Riding Volunteer (must have purchased a ticket prior to registering)

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Catering Equipment Team

Catering Equipment Team

 

Join the Catering Equipment Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 12 volunteers

Work location: Outside on event campsite

 

What we do

We don’t wash the dishes or do the laundry, but we do provide the riders with self-service facilities so that they can! We’re the ones that ensure the riders are camping in style with their creature comforts provided –  readily available tea and coffee, and dishwashing and clothes washing facilities!

 

Key event tasks

  • Making sure the tea and coffee facilities are clean and well stocked
  • Setting up and packing down the washing facilities (connecting hoses and power)
  • Educate riders on how to use the equipment correctly
  • Working in teams to tow trailers from site to site

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Great customer service
  • Ability to tow a trailer or comfortable driving a 3 tonne truck
  • Comfortable lifting heavy objects (approx. <10kg) and performing manual labour
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty (or wet!)
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Eco Team

Eco Team

 

Join the Eco Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 15 volunteers

Work location: Outside on event campsites

 

What we do

We’re the eco earriors for the event and we want to make sure each campsite is left better then when we arrived. We provide the facilities and education to make it easy for the ride participants to keep the sites clean and green!

 

Key event tasks

  • Place bins around each campsite.
  • Monitor bins and empty when necessary to avoid overfilling.
  • Educate riders on the importance of disposing of their rubbish correctly
  • Where required, help pick up litter and recyclables
  • Pack-up equipment and transport to the next campsite

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Ability to tow a trailer an advantage
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Comfortable being on your feet all day
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable volunteering up to 8 hours
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  
Services Team

Services Team

 

Join the Services Team on this year’s RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride!

                            

Team Outline

Required dates:28th Nov to 7th Dec

Time Size: 8 volunteers

Work location: Outside on the event campsites

 

What we do

We are seldom seen but work hard to make sure the campsite is set up and ready to go with power and water. We work across the campsites to ensure there is a sufficient supply of power and water for the different campsite areas and that the relevant equipment is functional, accessible and being used correctly.

 

Key event tasks

  • Setting up and packing down generators and connecting power where required
  • Setting up and packing down portable water tanks and connecting hoses
  • Keeping the water tanks filled and generators running throughout the event
  • Providing technical knowhow to other teams
  • Troubleshooting power and water issues

 

Requirements and Commitments

  • Ability to follow directions from the team leader
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty (or wet!)
  • Knowledge of power distribution and electrical and water connections
  • Current driver’s license (Medium Rigid licenses an advantage)
  • Comfortable lifting heavy equipment (approx. 15-20kg) and performing manual labour
  • Be available to volunteer for the full event (10 days)
  • Comfortable with camping accommodation
  • Comfortable working long hours with an expectation of at least a minimum of 8
  • Agree to attend a pre event training session

 

*By signing up you agree to the requirements and commitments of the role and understand the position description.

 

11/28/2014 12/7/2014 2Seasonal  0All shifts available  

Mission Statement

Our volunteer team is the powerhouse behind the RACV Great Victorian Bike ride, and with over 315 volunteer roles available, there's a place for everyone! 

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