Opportunities for Greatness!

The Downer Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge takes an enormous effort to organise and simply would not be possible without the generous help of a large team of volunteers. Keep scrolling to view roles and apply today!

Becoming a volunteer on B2GC is all about learning new skills, meeting new people and having fun. There are a wide variety of volunteer roles available at the start and finish sites as well as along the bike route. Roles include general admin, distributing food at rest stops, cheering on the riders, customer service, being a marshal out on the bike route, helping load bikes into trucks, handing out fruit and many more.

You can apply using the form at the bottom of the page, if you have any questions please email events@bq.org.au
Please read the Volunteer T&C’s here.

Positions Available

Pre Event
Pre-event Notification Distributor
Suburbs required include; Tenah Merah, Loganholme, Ormeau, Coomera and Southport (Any day within 2 weeks prior to the event)
Pre-event Office Assistant (Rider Hand Out)
Reporting to the Events Team:
Rider Collection Day 1: 8am-6pm Thursday 14th July
Rider Collection Day 2: 8am – 6pm Friday 15th July
Rider Collection Day 3: 9am-11am Saturday 16th July
Race Day
Finish Site All Rounder
Reporting to Volunteer Coordinator, Fisherman’s Lawn, Marine Parade, Southport. (Shift #1 – 5.15am-10.30am or Shift #2 – 10.15am-3pm)
Finish Site Bike Transport
Reporting to Transport Coordinator, Fisherman’s Lawn, Marine Parade, Southport (9.30am – 2.00pm)
Finish Site Customer Service Assistant
Reporting to Transport Tickets and Cloakroom Team Leader, Fisherman’s Lawn, Marine Parade, Southport (7.30am – 2.00pm)
Finish Site Member Marquee
Reporting to Transport Tickets and Cloakroom Team Leader, Fisherman’s Lawn, Marine Parade, Southport (7.30am – 2.00pm)
Finish Site Volunteer Assistant
Reporting to Volunteer Coordinator, Fisherman’s Lawn, Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast (6.45am – 2.30pm)
Finish Site Bar Attendant and Service Staff
To apply for this role you must have a current RSA.
Motorcycle Marshal
Reporting to Route Manager, Various locations on course (5:00am – 12 noon maximum – more than likely will be shorter, based on course zone allocation)
Rest Stop Crew
Reporting to Rest Stop Team Leader,
Rest Stop 1 – Loganholme (5.30am – 9.45am)
Rest Stop 2 – Coomera (6.30am – 12.15pm)
Route Marshal
Reporting to Route Manager, All positions are for Race Day at the following times (note: some positions will only last 2 hours, and marshals may be asked to relocate to another position)
Various locations (on route) Rochedale to Eagleby (5.30am – 9:00am)
Various locations (on route) Eagleby to Southport (6.10am – 1.00pm)
Start & Finish Site Marshal
Reporting to Start and Finish Site Coordinators.
Start Site Marshals: Eleanor Schonell Bridge, UQ St Lucia and Dutton Park (3.45am–7.00am)
Finish Site Marshals: Fisherman’s Lawn, Southport, Gold Coast (7.45am–1:30pm)
Start Site Rider Registration & Customer Service
Reporting to Customer Service Team Leader, UQ Lakes Bus Stop (3.30am – 6.30am)

We Supply You With

  • A vest and hat
  • Insurance cover
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Sunscreen
  • A meal (if you work more than four hours)
  • A briefing on your role and responsibilities

Volunteer Registration

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