2021 ORbike Volunteer Program

The ORbike Volunteer Program is a way for you to participate in ORbike events as a volunteer and a participant. There are some adjustments to the program due to the changes to the events and our organization while coming out of the COVID 19 pandemic. Please take note of the specifics of each part of the program. Ride passes and discounts are transferable.

The events that this program applies to are:

  • 2021 Portland Century
  • 2021 Pedal Pedal
  • 2021 Harvest Century
  • Additional opportunities will be posted as they become available

Volunteer Groups

Officially established groups can raise funds by volunteering for ORbike events. The compensation rate is determined by group size, length of volunteer shifts and any specific to the task. 

  • Group size is a minimum of 6 people
  • Minimums can apply over multiple events
  • Typical volunteer shift length is 3 hours
  • Typical compensation rate is $25 per shift per person
  • Minimum age for paid volunteer is 16 years of age
  • Persons age 16-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

To sign up as a group, please contact us.

Individual Volunteers

Each event includes selected volunteer opportunities. Each of our opportunities contains certain details and restrictions. The minimum age for volunteering is 16 years of age and persons age 16-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Opportunity: Pre-Event Packing and Preparation

  • When: Typically one afternoon or one evening prior to the event
  • Length: 3-4 hours per shift
  • Restrictions: Must be able to lift at least 20lbs
  • Vaccination Status: Our warehouse facility requires proof of full vaccination
  • Ride Compensation: A complimentary ride pass. A $50 ride registration fee is required for new volunteers. 

Opportunity: Post-Event Un-Packing and Clean Up

  • When: The morning or afternoon on the Monday post the event
  • Length: 3-4 hours per shift
  • Restrictions: Must be able to lift at least 20lbs
  • Vaccination Status: Our warehouse facility requires proof of full vaccination
  • Ride Compensation: A complimentary ride pass. A $50 ride registration deposit fee is required for new volunteers. 

Opportunity: Support Rider

  • When: Day of ride event
  • Length: Time it takes you to complete the ride length
  • Restrictions: Must have at least one of the following - 
    • Prior experience as an event support rider
    • Basic bike mechanical experience (changing flats, general knowledge)
    • First Aid certification or other relevant medical experience
  • Vaccination Status: Vaccination required.
  • Ride Compensation: A discounted ride pass. See rate table.

Opportunity: Rest Stop Support

  • When: Day of ride event
  • Length: 3-4 hours
  • Restrictions: Check with individual site details per event within the sign up form
  • Vaccination Status: Vaccination required.
  • Ride Compensation: A discounted ride pass. See rate table.

Opportunity: Start / Finish Area Support

  • When: Day of ride event
  • Length: 2-3 hours
  • Restrictions: Check with individual site details per event within the sign up form
  • Vaccination Status: Vaccination required.
  • Ride Compensation: A discounted ride pass. See rate table.

Please see the sign up form for opportunity specifics.

Volunteer Program Ride Passes and Discounts Rate Table

For volunteers, the prices listed are the cost to ride per volunteer. They are transferable to another rider.

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