Crew and Volunteer Jobs

Camp Crew

Camp Truck Driver
This 2-person crew transports equipment, supplies, and food between our storage locker, ARCW, Opening Ceremonies, camp, and Closing Ceremonies.
Must be able to lift 50 to 75+ lbs., frequently climb on and off the tailgate of a 24-ft. box truck, possess a valid driver's license and drive a 24-ft. box truck.

Gear Truck DriverThis 2-person crew transports participants’ gear between ARCW, Opening Ceremonies, camp and Closing Ceremonies. Must be able to lift 50 to 75+ lbs., frequently climb on and off the tailgate of a 24-ft. box truck, possess a valid driver’s license and drive a 24-ft. box truck.
Must be able to lift 50 to 75+ lbs., frequently climb on and off the tailgate of a 24-ft. box truck, possess a valid driver's license and drive a 24-ft. box truck.

Camp Services
This crew works closely with the Camp Services Crew Manager to setup camp in advance of the rider's arrival. They unload trucks, setup chairs, tables, and bike racks, put out camp signage, and create a home away from home for all participants. On the final day of the ride they pack up camp, remove signs, load trucks, pick up garbage, and make sure the facility is left in perfect condition. Between set up and take down these crew members will staff the information table, keep camp clean, check-in riders and crew, and park bikes.
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.

Route Crew

Lunch Pit
This crew is responsible for the daily setup, operation, and takedown of the Lunch Pit. Specific tasks include checking-in all riders, creating a fun atmosphere, maintaining cleanliness of the pit, distributing bag lunches, distributing drinks, setting up and cleaning up the pit area.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. and stand for extended periods.

AM/PM Pit
This crew is responsible for the daily setup, operation, and takedown of the AM and PM Pit. Specific tasks include creating a fun atmosphere, maintaining cleanliness of the pit, distributing drinks, and setting up and cleaning up the pit area.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. and stand for extended periods.

Route Marking
This crew consists of two-person teams who mark the bike route with signs prior to the start of the Ride each day and collect the signs once the last rider has passed. All signs must then be organized so they can be redistributed back to the Advanced Route Marking team for use on the following day's route. Attention to detail is key as the riders rely on route marking to find their way along the route.
Must be able to lift 60+ lbs.

Ice & Water
This crew consists of two-person teams who distribute and replenish water, ice, and supplies for each of the Pit Stops, U-Pits, and Water Stops along the route. They also pick up leftover water, coolers, supply totes, and garbage once the last rider has passed.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and able to get in and out of a vehicle multiple times per day. The Advance Route Marking team must be available on the Thursday, July 27, to mark the first leg of the route.

Sweep
This crew circulates throughout the route providing transportation, as well as technical support to riders needing assistance. Sweep keeps the route clear of obstacles by sweeping gravel and debris from the shoulder of the road, as well as removing roadkill. Sweep is also a party on wheels — playing music, cheering on the riders and maintaining a festive vibe throughout the course of the route.
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs., and sweep gravel for extended periods of times in all elements (heat, cold, and rain). Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide an insured vehicle in good working order. Sweep departs camp 30 minutes prior to route opening and stays all day until the last rider has returned to camp.

Traffic Assistance
This crew is responsible for assisting riders through any heavily trafficked areas on route. These crew members do not disrupt traffic, but assist riders by confirming intersections are safe to cross. Safety vests are provided.

Specialty Crew

Chiropractic
This crew is comprised of practicing and licensed chiropractors who provide their time and services free of charge, ensuring that riders are in their best shape for the route ahead of them.

Massage
This crew provides essential massage services to participants, for free during the event at the Lunch Pit and at Camp in the evenings. Must provide own massage table or chair and possess proof of insurance, certification, or student status.

Medical
Comprised of a variety of medical professionals, this crew provides basic first-aid services to participants in camp, at Pit Stops, or on route. Occasionally they provide emergency service until local EMS/Paramedics arrive on the scene. 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 First Aid and CPR Training.

Photography
This crew takes photographs at Opening and Closing Ceremonies, camp, Pit Stops and along the route. A copy of the photographs must be provided to ARCW for their use and for posting on social media. Must provide own photography equipment, possess professional photography skills, a valid driver’s license and provide an insured vehicle in good working order.
Note: Photographers can function as a 3-day crew or day-crew member depending on availability.