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. To be an Obliteride volunteer, you must be 14 or older by August 8, 2014.

Meet Nina, one of Obliteride’s Awesome Volunteers:


RIDE FOR NINA
 

priority positions to fill

As we get closer to the event, we have some vacant volunteer positions that are critical to the success of the event.

View the positions below and then REGISTER:

 FRI., AUG. 8:
  • 4 - 9 p.m.: Food and beverage tent, green team, merchandise booth (Gas Works Park)
  • 2 - 7 p.m.: Parking marshals at Fred Hutch (Gas Works Park)
SAT., AUG. 9
  • 5 - 8:30 a.m.:  Two-day rider start line assistance (SODO area)
  • 4 - 9 p.m.: finish line at University of Puget Sound in Tacoma 
  • Course Marshals on the Day 1 route (Kitsap Peninsula): click here to view locations and timeframes  
SUN., AUG. 10
  • 5 - 8:30 a.m.: Onsite support for the 150-ride start (Tacoma)
  • 5 - 11 a.m.: Registration and venue set up (Magnuson Park)
  • 3:30 - 7 p.m.: Food and beverage tent and general support (Magnuson Park)
  • 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Renton Rest Stop
  • 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Support and Gear Drivers (SAG)
  • 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Box Truck Drivers
  • Course Marshals: click here to view times and locations

Dates

See what's available on the day(s) you are:
  • Pre-event: 
  • Friday, Aug. 8
  • Saturday, Aug. 9
  • Sunday, Aug. 10

Shifts

Select some volunteer shifts that match your schedule:

  • 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.)
Exact times vary.

Locations

Find a location that's convenient for you:

Job Categories

Have a specific job in mind?

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.