Volunteer for Ride Don't Hide

Every year RDH in Victoria is a success thanks to our volunteers. Ride Don't Hide is a massive event, and we rely on our volunteers to keep the day's event going smoothly. There are a range of positions available, and we welcome everyone to sign up and be a part of our community.

Click here to sign up today to join the crew! 

There will be a mandatory volunteer orientation on Wednesday June 5th. The exact time is still to be announced, but it will be in the evening. If you have questions about volunteering for RDH, please don't hesitate to reach out to the volunteer coordinator.

Volunteer Role Responsibilities

Water Station - 8 positions available (2 per station)


  • Cherry’s Bistro 8:30am – 10:15am
  • Deep Cove Market 8am – 9:30am
  • CGI Construction 9:15am – 10:15am


  • Pick up water station supplies at the CMHA Office
  • Set up the table, water and water pumps, sign, etc. at your designated location
  • Hand out water to all passing RDH participants
  • Clean up after your shift is over; pack all garbage up and bring it with you
  • Drop water station supplies and garbage off at Windsor Park

Set Up Crew – 3 positions available

  • Windsor Park 6:30am – 7:30am


  • Arrive at Windsor Park to help start setting the event up
  • Things to be set up include; garbage bags, flags, signs, posters, tables, chairs, etc.

Tear Down Crew – all hands available

  • Windsor Park 12pm – 1:00pm


  • Arrive at Windsor Park and help pack everything up
  • Includes; tidy up garbage, pack up the flags, tear down signs & posters, etc.

Refreshments Table – 2 positions available

  • Windsor Park 7am – 8:30am (until supplies lasts)


  • Pick up the coffee at Starbucks
  • NOTE – additional coffee will have to be picked up after the carafes are first emptied
  • Set up the table at Windsor Park with the coffee, cookies, coffee cups, sugar, cream, etc.
  • Wear gloves and use the tongs to hand folks the cookies they like
  • Coffee can be self-serve, or if there is a crowd you can also hand out that yourself as well
  • Clean up after the coffee and cookies are all done, ensure the garbage is tidied up

Food Assistance – 1 position available

  • Windsor Park Cowichan Shriners Table 10:45am – 11:45am


  • Help Rick (Shriners) to hand out the food to riders
  • Clean up the food table and ensure garbage is tidy

Traffic Control - 2 positions available

  • Currie Road 8:45am - 11am
  • Beacon Hill Park 8:45am - 11am
  • Cadboro Bay 8:45am - 11am


  • Pick up vests, flags, and signs at Windsor Park
  • Head to your location
  • Direct riders so they stay on correct paths
  • Head back to Windsor Park to return vests, flags, and signs

Cheering Crowd - 10 positions available

  • Windsor Park 9:45am - 10:45am


  • Pick up cheering materials (signs and pom poms)
  • Cheer on the riders as they return to site

Activity Hosts - 4 positions available

  • Windsor Park 9:30am - 11:30am


  • Lead games


Questions or comments? Please contact lauren.sykes@cmha.bc.ca