2014 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


Volunteers are the backbone of any successful event. It takes hundreds of volunteers to put on the Red Ribbon Ride. Be a part of the third largest multi-day Ride for HIV/AIDS in the Nation. 

Please click here to register today to be a general volunteer, it's free. Feel free to call 612-822-2110 or email aaron@redribbonride.org if you have any questions.

If you wish to join the volunteer Crew for the 4-day Red Ribbon Ride, check out the crew team descriptions. You can register at the link above or from the RRR home page.

Saturday, July 12th
Volunteer for Check-In-Day
Opportunities include set up, greeters, showing the safety video, distributing Crew and Rider packets, helping at the hydration station, and tear down/clean up.
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (split shifts are available)
Where: St. Joan of Arc Church Gym, 4537 3rd Ave. S., Mpls
 
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Monday, July 14th
Volunteer at Mini Check-In
Opportunities include set up, greeters, showing the safety video, distributing Crew and Rider packets, tear down and clean up.
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: St. Joan of Arc Church Gym, 4537 3rd Ave. S., Mpls

Help Us Load/Unload Supplies for the Upcoming Ride
Volunteers must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Meet at garage of 4457 Third Ave S, Minneapolis

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Wednesday, July 16th
Volunteer at Early Gear Drop Off
Volunteers are loading gear (duffle bags, rubbermaid tubs, suitcases) into gear truck from Riders and Crew. Ability to lift 25 pounds required.
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Joan of Arc Church parking lot, 4537 3rd Ave. S., Mpls

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Thursday, July 17th
Volunteer Opportunities at the Opening Ceremonies
Opportunities include greeters inside and outside at the Mall's North entrance to guide riders to late check-in and bike parking, lead participants and spectators from the North entrance to the North Garden for the ceremony, and help at the Hydration Station (outside). 
Where: North Garden and North parking lot, Mall of America - Bloomington, MN
Times: 4:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Parking: Nordstrom parking lot off Lindau and Cedar Ave./77
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Sunday, July 20th
Volunteer Opportunities at and before/after Closing Ceremonies
Set-up, cheer in the incoming riders, hydration station, signs station, closing assistants, T-shirt distribution, set-up and tear down  
Where: Closing Ceremonies at Minnesota State Capitol in St Paul. Free parking at Centennial Parking Ramp on Martin Luther King Blvd east of Cedar Street.   
Times: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Please note that volunteer times and jobs later in the day can change due to how fast things get done earlier, so it can be unpredictable)

  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Holding Area (Lower Mall): Opportunities include set-up, cheer for the riders, Victory T-shirt distribution, set-up and tear down. We especially need volunteer who can lift up to 25 lbs. to help unload the trucks and those who can drive 10' - 24' rental trucks.
  • 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Capitol: Opportunities include set-up, helping at the hydration station, Closing/Aids/Victory Lap Marshalls.
  • 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Holding Area: Creative Station to help with spectator signs.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Holding Area: Opportunities include helping with the lunch pit tear-down.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Holding Area: Load Ride Supplies into trucks.

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Monday, July 21st
Help Us Load/Unload Ride Supplies
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds is helpful but not required
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Meet at Agape Dos home (3100 Harriet Avenue South), Mpls. 

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