Volunteers

Obliteride relies on hundreds of volunteers to create an excellent Obliteride experience.

Check out the dates, times and opportunities below and then sign up! For more information, view our FAQ or feel free to email us.

Group info: If you are inquiring for a group of 10 or more people looking to volunteer together, start by emailing us and we'll find a great spot for your crew.

Dates

  • Pre-event: We always need help before the actual ride! For months we're out there, spreading the word in the community and could use help staffing our bold orange tent at outreach events. Or stay in and help at our office as we create and prep materials. Sign up today!
  • Friday, Aug. 8
  • Saturday, Aug. 9
  • Sunday, Aug. 10

Shifts

* Exact times vary.

  • Early Morning (5 – 8:30 a.m.)
  • Morning (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
  • Afternoon (noon - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Evening (4 - 9:30 p.m.)
  • Anytime

Locations

Obliteride is literally everywhere. Because we offer four different route options and have three different venue locations, we will likely be in your area at some point. Check out the locations below.

  • Gas Works Park (Seattle): Friday, Aug. 8 Kickoff party location
  • Bainbridge Island (Kitsap County): Saturday, Aug. 9: Day 1 of the two-day 150-mile ride
  • University of Puget Sound (Tacoma): Saturday, Aug. 9: Two-day 150-mile riders' overnight stay
  • Magnuson Park (Seattle): Sunday, Aug. 10: Start/Finish location for the participants
  • On-course locations: check out the routes to see what city's we are riding through

Job Categories

Volunteer job categories include activities like:

Pre-event setup

  • Setting up tables, chairs, fencing, tents and lights
  • Hanging banners and placing signage
  • Loading in equipment

Registration

  • Greeting riders as they arrive
  • Checking in teams and riders
  • Handing out rider swag bags

Onsite support

  • Assisting in the info booth, merchandise booth or volunteer area
  • Checking bikes/bags
  • Cheering at the start/finish line
  • Providing parking directions to participants

Food & Beverage Team

  • Restocking ice, beverages, compostables
  • Hand out water and/or energy drinks to participants at the finish line
  • Monitoring the entrance of the hospitality tents
  • Clearing tables and disposing of trash (don't worry you get to use a pretty awesome garbage picker upper)

Medical Support

* Must provide proof of a medical license.

  • Either driving or riding in the SAG vehicles
  • Assisting in the Medical booth at the start/finish venue
  • Incidents you may deal with: dehydration, road rash, muscle soreness, concussion or broken bones

Course Crew

Wherever the Need is Greatest

  • Thanks for the flexibility; you'll have fun no matter what.