Want to lend a helping hand? We’d love to hear from you.

Volunteering on Bicycle Queensland events is about camaraderie, teamwork, friendship and fun. Join a crew and take delight in making these wonderful cycling events happen!

Volunteering can be even more fun when you bring friends or family. It’s a great way to bond away from the everyday.

To enquire about current volunteering opportunities please contact our Volunteer Coordinator or visit the event websites listed below.

Why volunteer?

Bicycle Queensland is a not-for-profit, self-funded organisation whose aim is to increase cycling participation and achieve better conditions for cyclists. Bicycle Queensland organises four main events during the year; Bike Week, Great Brisbane Bike Ride – including Coot-tha Challenge, Peaks Challenge Gold Coast, Cycle Queensland, and the Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge. It takes an enormous effort to organise and successfully run these events, and they simply cannot be held without the help of a large team of volunteers.

Becoming a volunteer can be a very rewarding and satisfying experience for people of all ages and walks of life. For our major events, we have approximately 300 volunteers who assist with registrations & general administrative duties, food distribution at Rest Stops, road marshalling, pedestrian and directional marshalling, and more.

Whether you are a student interested in gaining work experience in the events industry or a retired professional looking for ways to contribute to the community, we can find a role to suit you.

Volunteer Opportunities

Great Brisbane Bike Ride – Event Volunteers

The Great Brisbane Bike Ride will see over 2,000 people pedalling around Brisbane on Sunday 19 May and raising vital funds for Mater’s Smiling for Smiddy. This year’s event is gearing up to be the best yet, providing volunteers with the chance to be part of something very special.

Click here for more information and to register

Office Administration Volunteers

BQ is looking for friendly, reliable and committed volunteers to help with administrative tasks in our office on a regular basis to support our small dynamic team.  This role is perfect for people with spare time on their hands who would like to team up with others to get involved in our work.

Volunteer Position Description – Administration (Dec. 2018)

eBike Test Ride Volunteer Ambassadors

Our eBike Test Ride Initiative aims to encourage people to uptake electric bike use for fun, for fitness, for transport, to socialise, and to experience our culturally diverse communities and natural environment.

Our aim is to get Queensland cycling and power the community forward.  With your help, we hope to give thousands of people the opportunity to test ride an eBike ride over the next year!  Are you up for the challenge?

Volunteer Position Description – eBike Program

15 September 2019
1 day event

Roles available on one day events

  Route Marshals
  Start & Finish Site Marshals
  Motorcycle Marshals
  General Runner
  Rider Registration & Customer Service
  Merchandise Assistant
  Rest Stop Crew
  Volunteer Support Assistant
  Corporate Marquee Host
  Finish Site – Transport Assistant

If you are interested in volunteering and would like to know more please phone Bicycle Queensland on 07 3844 1144 or email our Volunteer Coordinator to register your interest.

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