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You make a difference!

Volunteers are key to the success of Empire State Ride. Each day we are asking volunteers from nearby communities to assist in a variety of ways.

Available volunteer opportunities

Camp Volunteer

ESR volunteers at checkin table

Empire State Ride campsites are in seven communities across New York State: Staten Island, Yorktown Heights, Rhinebeck, Albany, Utica, Weedsport and Spencerport.

Volunteers will assist with camp setup, welcome riders to the campsite, help them recover and get them road ready for the next day’s ride. As a campsite volunteer you may also be asked to help with some of the following:

Route Volunteer

ESR volunteer at rest stop table

ESR rest stops are located every 20 miles from NYC to Niagara Falls. We need volunteers to take on the following responsibilities:

Community Rally Volunteer

ESR supporters at finish line with signs

Live in New York State? We might be coming to your town. Welcome our cyclists into your neighborhood and cheer them on along their adventure. Create signs, ring cowbells and shake pom poms. If you are interested in organizing a small group of cheerleaders to cheer on riders as they pass by, please sign up. We will identify a time and location on the route for your group to gather.

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