Join us on May 6

Become a volunteer and help the kids at CHEO! Choose the role that suits you best and join the team on Sunday, May 6 at CN Cycle for CHEO. This event can’t be a success without you.


  • Orientation
  • Breakfast: fruit, pastries, hot / cold drinks
  • CN Cycle for CHEO volunteer T-shirt
  • Rain poncho (available if needed)
  • Entry into the exclusive volunteer prize draw
  • Barbecue lunch at the volunteer tent
  • A fun time and the satisfaction of helping a great cause!

Date:   Sunday, May 6

Time:   Plan to arrive by 6:30 a.m. and check-in at the Volunteer Registration Area – follow …

Date:   Sunday, May 6

Time:   Plan to arrive by 6:30 a.m. and check-in at the Volunteer Registration Area – follow the signs.  Your shift is 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Duties: Assemble and place barricades and pylons along the route.  Responsible for traffic control by directing cyclists, in-line skaters and walkers, informing motorists of road closures, and taking down pylons and barricades following the event.  Route Assistants work in pairs. You will be given a safety vest and must return it before leaving.

Prior to Departure: Please sign in at the Volunteer Registration Area. Line up at your bus number in the hall, outside of the cafeteria and be ready to depart at the determined load time/departure time. Your bus supervisor will provide your zone number and details on procedures as you are transported to your assigned barricade.  If you have a cell phone, please bring it to facilitate easy communication with your Route Captain.  DO NOT LEAVE YOUR POST UNLESS THE ROUTE CAPTAIN GIVES PERMISSION.

As a volunteer, you’ll receive:

  • Breakfast snack
  • A snack bag to take with you and BBQ lunch when you return
  • A short-sleeved CN Cycle for CHEO volunteer t-shirt
  • Entry into the volunteer prize draw
  • Transportation to and from your barricade

Must be at Least 16 Years of Age.


 Volunteer Prize Draw

All volunteers are entered into a draw to win an Apple Watch. The draw will take place at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Sunday, May 6th.

AND THE WINNER IS…Adam Bugera! Congratulations Adam!

Prize Details: Apple Watch


Notifications. Siri. Apple Pay. Right on your wrist. Not to mention Music, Maps and phone calls. Apple Watch lets you do the things you do every day, more easily and conveniently.

Sport 38mm silver aluminium case with white sport band

Heart rate sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope

Ambient light sensor

Speaker and microphone

Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)

Bluetooth 4.0

Up to 18 hours of battery life

Water resistant


Volunteers can register online.

A reminder email will be sent on Monday, April 23, 2018 re-confirming position, reporting time and date. If you have registered to volunteer and do not receive a reminder email please get in touch with the Volunteer Co-Ordinator immediately at 613-738-4843. For more information, call the CN Cycle for CHEO hotline at (613) 737-7979 or e-mail Your support is vital to the success of this event and is much appreciated.

Event day goes Rain or Shine – so be sure to dress for the weather! Wear your official CN Cycle T-shirt. This will ensure that volunteers remain highly visible. If extra layers of clothing are worn, please wear your T-shirt on the outside. Wear comfortable shoes. It is strongly recommended that you bring any items you may require to ensure your comfort during your shift. (i.e. jacket, hat, sunscreen, back-pack, cell phone, etc.) Please be sure to e-mail your feedback after the event to Your comments will help us improve the volunteer experience.


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