Volunteering

CFC members are strongly encouraged to volunteer their time, energy and expertise to help organize and run the club’s programs, events and activities. Volunteer opportunities cover a range of time commitments and required effort.

As an incentive to encourage volunteerism, the club’s membership fee structure offers a $50 cash-back at the end of the season to those members who complete a minimum volunteer commitment of 10 hours during the cycling season (May 1 – Sept 30).

This is why everyone is prompted to answer the required question “Will you be a volunteer?” on the registration form.

If you answer YES:

  • Your name will be given to our Volunteer Coordinator.
  • You will receive volunteer opportunity postings by e-mail. These e-mails will contain a link to an opportunity that has been entered into an online scheduling program.
  • You will be eligible for the $50 cash-back at the end of the season (provided you have volunteered for the minimum 10 hours)
  • Some volunteer opportunities, such as calls for Group Ride Leaders, will be posted on the club’s “Members Only” Facebook page.

If you answer NO:

  • You will not receive any e-mail communications related to volunteering.
  • You will not be eligible for the $50 end-of-season cash-back.

Tracking of Volunteer Hours

  • Clinic Instructors, the Group Ride Coordinator and Activity/Event Leaders will provide the names of volunteers and hours completed to the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • The Volunteer Coordinator will keep track of members’ volunteer hours accumulated over the cycling season; however, it is a good idea for each member to also keep track of their completed volunteer commitments (event, date & hours completed).

Regular Volunteer Opportunites (volunteer needs are determined before the season starts and sometimes added as the season unfolds.) Upon registration, you will be given the chance to Pre-Select a volunteer job(s) to complete your required 10hrs

– Spring Social
– Social Media Lead
– Club Time Trial event (given full 10hrs)
– Strava Mileage Challenge Coordinator
– July Club Social
– July Club Challenge
– Fall Social organizer
– Bike Maintenance assistant
– At Socials

Need More Information? Have Questions?
The Volunteer Coordinator can provide you with more details on volunteer opportunities such as the responsibilities and requirements for each activity. Please send an e-mail to volunteer@cyclefitchicks.ca.

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