Volunteers: Overnight & Ride Day

Here you can discover all the volunteer opportunities offered by Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia. After read them, you can send your candidature filling in THE FORM and sending it to volunteer@gfgiro.com

AID STATION #1

Volunteers will assist in the set up of the Aid Station, including setting up pop-up tents, bike racks, tables, and chairs. Other tasks will include keeping coolers full of water and hydration mix, preparing snacks for the riders, and keeping the area clean, organized and free of safety hazards. Volunteers will also assist in clean up once the last rider has left the site. Please DO NOT check in at the Expo; instead, drive directly to your station and check in with your station captain.. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Montrose Cyles, Glendale, CA

SHIFT TIME: 7:00 am – 9:00 am

AID STATION #1 – Captain

The Captain has the responsibility of overseeing all volunteers and ensuring the aid station runs smoothly. This includes aiding in set up and tear down, assigning tasks for volunteers, maintaining a clean and orderly aid station, and helping the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and redistribute volunteers to fill empty station volunteer spots. Before dismissing your volunteers, please check with your zone leader to ensure the last rider has passed. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Montrose Cyles, Glendale, CA

SHIFT TIME: 7:00 am – 9:30 am

AID STATION #2

Volunteers will assist in the set up of the Aid Station, including setting up pop-up tents, bike racks, tables, and chairs. Other tasks will include keeping coolers full of water and hydration mix, preparing snacks for the riders, and keeping the area clean, organized and free of safety hazards. Volunteers will also assist in clean up once the last rider has left the site. Please DO NOT check in at the Expo; instead, drive directly to your station and check in with your station captain.. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Big Tujunga Little Leage Field (Tentative)

SHIFT TIME: 7:45 am – 10:45 am

AID STATION #2 – Captain

The Captain has the responsibility of overseeing all volunteers and ensuring the aid station runs smoothly. This includes aiding in set up and tear down, assigning tasks for volunteers, maintaining a clean and orderly aid station, and helping the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and redistribute volunteers to fill empty station volunteer spots. Before dismissing your volunteers, please check with your zone leader to ensure the last rider has passed. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Big Tujunga Little Leage Field (Tentative)

SHIFT TIME: 7:30 am – 11:00 am

AID STATION #3 – Shift #1

Volunteers will assist in the set up of the Aid Station, including setting up pop-up tents, bike racks, tables, and chairs. Other tasks will include keeping coolers full of water and hydration mix, preparing snacks for the riders, and keeping the area clean, organized and free of safety hazards. Volunteers will also assist in clean up once the last rider has left the site. Please DO NOT check in at the Expo; instead, drive directly to your station and check in with your station captain.. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Clear Creek Information – Angeles National Forest

SHIFT TIME: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

AID STATION #3 – Shift #2

Volunteers will assist in the set up of the Aid Station, including setting up pop-up tents, bike racks, tables, and chairs. Other tasks will include keeping coolers full of water and hydration mix, preparing snacks for the riders, and keeping the area clean, organized and free of safety hazards. Volunteers will also assist in clean up once the last rider has left the site. Please DO NOT check in at the Expo; instead, drive directly to your station and check in with your station captain.. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Clear Creek Information – Angeles National Forest

SHIFT TIME: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

AID STATION #3 – Captain

The Captain has the responsibility of overseeing all volunteers and ensuring the aid station runs smoothly. This includes aiding in set up and tear down, assigning tasks for volunteers, maintaining a clean and orderly aid station, and helping the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and redistribute volunteers to fill empty station volunteer spots. Before dismissing your volunteers, please check with your zone leader to ensure the last rider has passed. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Clear Creek Information – Angeles National Forest

SHIFT TIME: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

AID STATION #4

Volunteers will assist in the set up of the Aid Station, including setting up pop-up tents, bike racks, tables, and chairs. Other tasks will include keeping coolers full of water and hydration mix, preparing snacks for the riders, and keeping the area clean, organized and free of safety hazards. Volunteers will also assist in clean up once the last rider has left the site. Please DO NOT check in at the Expo; instead, drive directly to your station and check in with your station captain.. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Colby Ranch Rd. Angeles National Forest

SHIFT TIME: 8:45 am – 12:30 pm

AID STATION #4 – Captain

The Captain has the responsibility of overseeing all volunteers and ensuring the aid station runs smoothly. This includes aiding in set up and tear down, assigning tasks for volunteers, maintaining a clean and orderly aid station, and helping the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and redistribute volunteers to fill empty station volunteer spots. Before dismissing your volunteers, please check with your zone leader to ensure the last rider has passed. We encourage you to review our course maps to get a better idea of the distance the course covers by visiting gfgiro.com and clicking on the Los Angeles-Pasadena/The Course tabs.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Colby Ranch Rd. Angeles National Forest

SHIFT TIME: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

RIDING COURSE MARSHAL – Flat Sections

Riding Course Marshals (RCMs) will be asked to patrol a portion of the course (about five miles) for accidents or mechanical incidents and to provide guidance until the last riders have cleared that area of the course. Marshals should be experienced cyclists who can perform basic bike maintenance. Tubes and patch kits will be provided, but RCMs are required to bring their own bike and tools (e.g., pump, lever). RCMs will be provided with supplies at the mandatory RCM meeting prior to the event.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Course TBD per Rider skill

SHIFT TIME: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

RIDING COURSE MARSHAL – Hilly Sections

Riding Course Marshals (RCMs) will be asked to patrol a portion of the course (about five miles) for accidents or mechanical incidents and to provide guidance until the last riders have cleared that area of the course. Marshals should be experienced cyclists who can perform basic bike maintenance. Tubes and patch kits will be provided, but RCMs are required to bring their own bike and tools (e.g., pump, lever). RCMs will be provided with supplies at the mandatory RCM meeting prior to the event.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Course TBD per Rider skill

SHIFT TIME: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

SAG DRIVER

SAG (Support and Gear) Driver volunteers will be asked to provide transport or assistance with minor mechanical issues to riders out on the course. Volunteers must have a valid driver’s license and be able to lift 20lbs or more comfortably. Duties will include assisting in attaching bike racks to the vehicles, as needed, and outfitting the vehicles with all the necessary supplies. Volunteers may volunteer to use their personal vehicles and gas expenses will be reimbursed. Check in at Pasadena City Hall.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 6:30 am – 5:00 pm

STATIONARY COURSE MARSHAL

Stationary Course Marshals (SCMs) enhance the safety of our riders by providing guidance/support to cyclists on route and by cheering on riders. SCMs work as individuals or teams to direct cyclists and spectators to stay on course and to anticipate dangers on the road (e.g., sharp turns, steep hills, traffic, blind turns). SCMs are NOT responsible for traffic control except in the form of providing direction. SCMs may be responsible for transporting oneself and possibly others to assigned locations. Persons in this position should be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent or guardian and able to stand for long periods of time. Enthusiasm is encouraged. Shift times will vary depending on location.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Course various locations

SHIFT TIME: 6:30 am – 5:00 pm

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICIER

The Chief Medical Officer is required to be on site at the Start and Finish Venues during the event. Their role is to consult with the various aid station medical personnel, on route ambulance and SAG personnel and emergency services at the venue as needed. Calls will be dispatched to the CMO via dispatch. Persons filling this role are required to be a licensed medical doctor.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 6:00 am – 5:00 pm

FINISH LINE – Shift #1

Volunteers will greet riders as they cross the Finish Line, handing out finishers’ medals and bottled beverages to riders. For your own and the riders’ safety, DO NOT attempt to hand anything out to a rider until they have come to a complete stop and dismounted their bike. This is a great position for a youth team or group of enthusiastic young people that want to become involved in an organized, large scale athletic event.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

FINISH LINE – Shift #2

Volunteers will greet riders as they cross the Finish Line, handing out finishers’ medals and bottled beverages to riders. For your own and the riders’ safety, DO NOT attempt to hand anything out to a rider until they have come to a complete stop and dismounted their bike. This is a great position for a youth team or group of enthusiastic young people that want to become involved in an organized, large scale athletic event.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

INFO BOOTH / VOLUNTEER CHECK IN – Shift #1

Volunteers will need to answer general questions about the event and check in volunteers.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 5:00 am – 10:00 am

INFO BOOTH / VOLUNTEER CHECK IN – Shift #2

Volunteers will need to answer general questions about the event and check in volunteers.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

ITALIAN TRANSLATOR

Volunteers will be available to help make our event more engaging for our Italian guests.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 6:00 am – 3:00 pm

MEDICAL VOLUNTEER

Medical volunteers can choose to be stationed at an Aid Station or in a SAG (Support and Gear) vehicle. These volunteers will be required to assist riders in the case of injury or other medical needs. As needed, they will be asked to use a professional evaluation to determine if a rider can continue or should be transported, or can be SAG’d back to the Finish. Persons filling these positions must have a medical license as/for one of the following: MD, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, L.P.N, EMT, Outdoor Emergency Care, Wilderness First Aid Responder, or be a medical student (completed second year). Shift times will vary depending upon location.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 5:00 am – 5:00 pm

MEDICAL VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

The Medical Volunteer Coordinator assists the Chief Medical Officer or Technical Director in the assembly and distribution of medical supplies, such as first aid kits, hydration products and other items. The Coordinator also assists Communications/Dispatch in the development of an emergency communication/notification plan. This is a two-day position (Saturday and Sunday).

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

REGISTRATION

Volunteers assist with athlete registration including pre-registered participants, walk up registrations, and VIPs. Tasks include verification and collection of signed waivers and distribution of registration packages including rider goodie bag and jersey. This position is best for volunteers who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have good attention to detail and great customer service skills. The ability to lift a minimum of 15 pounds is recommended to volunteer in this position.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 4:30 am – 7:00 am

RIDER TENT SECURITY – Shift #1

Volunteers check for wristbands before riders enter tent.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

RIDER TENT SECURITY – Shift #2

Volunteers check for wristbands before riders enter tent.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

SET UP CREW

Volunteers will help set up the Expo/Festival area. This will require some heavy physical activity including lifting and carrying 20 – 50 lbs. Specific tasks include setting up pop-up tents, fencing and barricades, banners, tables, and chairs and setting up and maintaining trash containers around the venue.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 5:00 am – 10:00 am

START LINE CREW

Volunteers set up the Start Line area prior to the start, help stage the riders, and tear down the area after the start. This will require some heavy physical activity including lifting and carrying 20 – 50 lbs. Specific tasks include setting up pop-up tents, fencing and barricades, banners, tables, and chairs and setting up and maintaining trash containers around the venue.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 5:00 am – 10:00 am

TEAR DOWN CREW

Critical to our event’s success, this group of volunteers will help break down and clean up the Expo/Festival area. This includes breaking down/removing tables, chairs, fencing, barricades, and signage, and verifying inventory of all supplies before our suppliers load their trucks. You may wish to bring a pair of gardening gloves for these duties.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

VIP TENT – Shift #1

Volunteers greet VIP riders and check for wristbands upon entering the tent. Volunteers may also help set up, keep organized and break down VIP tent.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

VIP TENT – Shift #2

Volunteers greet VIP riders and check for wristbands upon entering the tent. Volunteers may also help set up, keep organized and break down VIP tent.

DATE: July 22, 2012

LOCATION: Pasadena City Hall

SHIFT TIME: 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

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