ABOUT CREW JOBS
While Crew jobs vary in skill and physicality all jobs are critical in order to have a successful event. All Crew teams are fun and no matter what you do you will have an incredible experience. It's a lot of work but also a lot of fun. It's also the most rewarding work you can do.
Our Crew teams for Pedal Paddle Camp are either Route based or Camp based.
Please read below for job descriptions for each team. These are general job descriptions and you may be doing other duties as necessary. We try to place everyone on the team of their choice but this isn't always possible. The goal is to ensure every team is filled to capacity with the skills need to get the job done. Please be flexible and know you will make a difference, you will work hard and you will have a blast!
Camp Based Teams
Food Services: This team helps prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner, stocks buffet line and helps clean up after meals. Breakfast is 5:00am - 7:30am, Lunch is 11:00am - 2:00pm and Dinner is 4:00pm - 7:00pm This job is customer service oriented and you will need to be able to stand for long periods.
Pit Stops: This team is responsible for the daily set-up, food distribution, hydration distribution, bike parking, and traffic control at each pit stop location. They are the first to leave in the morning and often the last to return to camp each night. Must be able to lift 40lbs., stand for extended periods and be outdoors in all types of weather.
Route Marking: This team begins marking the route on Friday, September 15. Attention to detail is key, the riders will rely upon route marking to find their way along the route. After completing marking the route they return to Camp for the night. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. and able to get in and out of a vehicle multiple times a day. They should have their own personal vehicle and insurance. Route Marking must be able to volunteer all day Friday, September 15, 2017.
Sweep: This team circulates throughout the route in personally owned vans or SUV’s outfitted with bike racks, providing transportation to pit stops for Riders who may not be able to complete the day’s route. This team leaves early in the morning and arrives to camp late, after all Riders have completed the route. To be considered for the Sweep team you must have expeirence in this role on either a previous Pedal Paddle Camp or Red Ribbone Ride event, preferably as a Rider. Must be able to lift 30lbs, have a mechanically sound vehicle, valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance and a good driving record.
Moto Safety: This team works with Route Deputy and local law enforcement to guarantee safe passage of riders during each day's route. Assist at difficult intersections and other locations as requested. Must provide own motorcycle, helmet, insurance, and verification of Class-M1 drivers license. Must be able to stand long periods of time.
Caboose: This team drives the route, following the last rider each day and offering assistance where needed. They should have their own personal vehicle and insurance.
Route UnMarking: This team follows behind the Caboose, picking up all route marking signage. This team is usually one of the last teams to arrive in camp. Must be able to lift 30lbs. and able to get in and out of a vehicle multiple times a day. They should have their own personal vehicle and insurance.
Health & Wellness Teams
First Aid: Comprised of a variety of medical professionals, this team provides basic first-aid services to participants in camp and at pit stops and may provide emergency service where necessary until local EMS/Paramedics arrive on scene. The First Aid Crew is available 24 hours each day. Must have a current and active license or certificate as a physician (M.D./D.O.), registered nurse (R.N.), licensed practical nurse, or vocational nurse (L.P.N./L.V.N.), Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.)/Paramedic, Physician Assistant or Associate (P.A.), OR have current certification in Advanced First Aid and CPR Training for Health Professionals.
Massage: This team provides essential massage services to participants for free during the event. Ideally, massage therapists will be experienced in sports massage, with proof of certification or student status.
Sports Medicine: The Sports Medicine team is trained to handle all types of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. This team consists of licensed allied health professionals: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Certified Athletic Trainers and students in each discipline. Must be experienced with assessment and treatment of acute injury and prepared to treat with modalities, soft tissue mobilization, stretching and taping to the involved areas. Members will be screened as necessary for appropriate licensing, experience and training.
Chiropractic: This team provides free chiropractic services for Riders and Crew in camp each day. Must provide proof of insurance and certification.