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2023/02/03 Try a Bike Days (High Support Bikes) - Day 1 of 2

You Can Ride 2 (YCR2) is hosting a Try a Bike Day event on Friday, February 3, 2023, and we would really appreciate your help with volunteering to make the event run smoothly! Early shifts will run from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Late shifts will run from 2:30 PM to 7:00 PM. There is a lunch break in between shifts, and orientation for all positions will be provided (Setup shifts are different; please see below). Note: Families who volunteer for this event will have their $75 Rental Fee refunded after completing of a 4-hour shift. You can have someone volunteer on your behalf! When you sign in, indicate which child you are volunteering on behalf of. Location: The Goodwill Impact Center, 11415-168 St NW Edmonton. Masks are required for all adults during the early shift. Masking is optional in the late shift. We will supply hand sanitizer. Please contact info@youcanride2.ca if you have any symptoms. There are additional shifts available on Saturday Feb 4, and Sunday Feb 5, if you are available. As always, we at You Can Ride 2 (and the families) really appreciate your help and we look forward to seeing you soon!

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Openings: 2 out of 2
Urgently Needed

Feb 2 - Setup (Day Before)

(Day before the event) Help set up the bikes, tables, power cords, paperwork, and signage the night before the event. Must be able to lift tables and chairs, sweep, and perform other physical tasks. You will be credited for a full 4-hour shift even though setting up is a 3-hour shift.
February 2, 2023 5:00 PM (3 hour shift)
Openings: 0 out of 1

Feb 3 - Greeter (Early Shift)

Greeters help welcome families and explain the bike trial process, and may perform other tasks as needed. Orientation will be provided.
February 3, 2023 10:30 AM (3.5 hour shift)
Openings: 0 out of 3

Feb 3 - Therapist, Bike Trials (Early Shift)

Therapists help children be fit to their assigned bike and ensure it is safe and fun to ride. Children are eligible for specific bikes based on their functional skills and level of mobility. Training will be provided, though for this event, previous bike fitting experience is required. It is recommended that Therapists review the documents prior to the Fitting day and contact janine@youcanride2.ca with any questions. These documents will be attached to your confirmation email.
February 3, 2023 10:30 AM (3.5 hour shift)
Openings: 0 out of 3

Feb 3 - Mechanic (Early Shift)

Mechanics work with therapists to help fit bikes to kids (e.g., adjusting seats and handlebars, changing pedals). Experience working on bikes is required for this role.
February 3, 2023 10:30 AM (3.5 hour shift)
Openings: 0 out of 3

Feb 3- Student fitters (early shift)

Assisting therapists and mechanics with bike fitting. Must be registered in a related discipline (PT, OT, Kinesiology, SLP)
February 3, 2023 10:30 AM (3.5 hour shift)
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Openings: 1 out of 1
Urgently Needed

Feb 3 -photographer (Early Shift)

Take pictures and short videos for subsequent social media posts. Must have your own camera and be able to take great photos!
February 3, 2023 10:30 AM (3.5 hour shift)
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Openings: 1 out of 2

Feb 3 - Greeter (Late Shift)

Greeters help welcome families and explain the bike trial process, and may perform other tasks as needed. Orientation will be provided.
February 3, 2023 2:30 PM (4.5 hour shift)
Openings: 0 out of 4
Urgently Needed

Feb 3 - Therapist, Bike Trials (Late Shift)

Therapists help children be fit to their assigned bike and ensure it is safe and fun to ride. Children are eligible for specific bikes based on their functional skills and level of mobility. Training will be provided, though for this event, previous bike fitting experience is required. It is recommended that Therapists review the documents prior to the Fitting day and contact janine@youcanride2.ca with any questions. These documents will be attached to your confirmation email.
February 3, 2023 2:30 PM (4.5 hour shift)
Openings: 0 out of 3
Urgently Needed

Feb 3 - Mechanic (Late Shift)

Mechanics work with therapists to help fit bikes to kids (e.g., adjusting seats and handlebars, changing pedals). Experience working on bikes is required for this role.
February 3, 2023 2:30 PM (4.5 hour shift)
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Openings: 1 out of 1
Urgently Needed

Feb 3 - photographer (late shift)

Take pictures and short videos for subsequent social media posts. Must have your own camera and be able to take great photos!
February 3, 2023 2:30 PM (4.5 hour shift)
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Openings: 3 out of 3

Feb 3- Student fitters (late shift)

Assisting therapists and mechanics with bike fitting. Must be registered in a related discipline (PT, OT, Kinesiology, SLP)
February 3, 2023 2:30 AM (4.5 hour shift)

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