Volunteering makes the Ride for Life Chicago experience uniquely inclusive. Year over year, individual, group, and corporate volunteers join in the effort to further TPAN’s mission by volunteering in a number of ways! 

Event weekend volunteers lend their time and energy to assist with set-up and/or tear-down of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, support hydration stations, rest-stops, cheer stations and more! Keep an eye on this area for updates on event weekend volunteer roles!


Event Set Up:

Volunteers assist with tent and table setup, signage and materials placement, event décor, etc.

Five (5) volunteers needed for a 5-7 AM shift

Rest Stop:

Provide refreshments for Riders

Two (2) volunteers needed for 2-hour shifts

*Volunteer shift times dependent on final location selection


Volunteers welcome and assist Riders with check-in

Four (4) volunteers needed per shifts

Start/Finish Line: 

Volunteers assist with route kick-off at the start line, cheering/encouraging, and welcoming    

 Riders as they return to the finish line

Four (4) Volunteers per shift for 2 shifts

Water Station: 

Volunteers provide water and snacks to Riders

Two (2) volunteers needed for 3 water Stations along cycling route; 2-Hour Shifts

*Volunteer shift times dependent on final location selection