Cycle for Sight Event Support   Simcoe County 
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Simcoe County, Ride for Sight
Alliston, Ontario

Cycle for Sight is looking for a variety of volunteers to help with different aspects of the 15th annual event held in June in Alliston (cyclists ride from Alliston to Stayner and back)

Recruitment Volunteers:

This role will focus on recruiting, retaining, and renewing participants.

Helps with:

1. Marketing and communications

                                                               i.      Website

                                                             ii.      Emails

                                                           iii.      Phone calls

                                                           iv.      Text messages

                                                             v.      Social media i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Strava

2.              Launch and / or VIP parties (in-person or virtual)

3.              Team Captain VIP program

4.              Spokespeople i.e. athletes and people affected by vision loss


Fundraising Volunteers

This role will focus on making fundraising easier for participants and increasing funds raised by participants.

Helps with:

1.              Participant fundraising portal

2.              Marketing and communications:

                                                               i.      Emails

                                                             ii.      Phone calls

                                                           iii.      Text messages

3.              Top Fundraiser VIP program

4.              Fundraising toolkit i.e. tips, email templates

5.              Incentive prizes and awards

6.              Sponsorship


Event Day Logistics

This role will focus on event day logistics and ensuring that we provide participants with a premier event experience.

Helps with:

1.              Venue selection

2.              Route, rest stops, and rider chip tracking system

3.              Jersey design

4.              Volunteers

5.              Start line experience

6.              Finish line experience

7.              Securing auction and gift bag items (if applicable)