We are looking for volunteers who are 14 years of age or older and who can make a minimum commitment of 6 hours on Sunday, September 25.
It is only through the help of many volunteers that we are able to host Markham Cycling Day. Our volunteers are our friendly ambassadors who set up booths and provide on-site support. They are vital to the success of this annual event.
How to Apply
Complete the Volunteer Application Form to apply to become a Markham Cycling Day volunteer.
If you are selected as a volunteer for this year’s Markham Cycling Day, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. If not, you will automatically be wait-listed and contacted if a position becomes available.
Assist participants in locating the parking area. Assist spectators in crossing the Markham Giro Bicycle Race course. Assist Tour de Markham riders in correct direction.
Accept registrations and verify completed waiver forms. Hand out wristbands to Markham Giro participants for the age group entered.
Course Setup/Tear Down
Assist younger children in adding decorations to their bicycles. Keep the area clean and tidy, and monitor the supply of decorations.
Tour de Markham Rest Stop Attendant
Provide water and snacks to Tour de Markham riders at a designated rest stop.
Assist participants and spectators in locating desired locations and scheduled events.
Cycling Obstacle Course
Monitor children as they navigate an obstacle course on their bicycles.
Giro Bike Race Finish Line
Identify first second and third place riders as they cross the finish line. Hand out participation ribbons to all other participants under 10 years of age.
Giro Bike Race Marshall
Monitor Starting Line. Assist racers at corners, informing them of upcoming turn and direction. Move traffic pylons as required for races of different lengths.
Tour de Markham Marshall
Remain at a certain point on the course to keep a watchful eye on traffic, keep people on track and provide encouragement.