Special Assistance Group (SAG) Vans transport cyclists and their bikes who are unable to ride to the next Rest Stop on the route. This volunteer position supports the Texas MS 150 as the official event SAG support team, and does not support a specific team, individual, or interest group. This is approximately a 20-40 hour commitment. Time includes mandatory meetings, training, rental pick-up the Friday before the event/rental drop-off (potentially Monday after the event), as well as SAG duties during the event.
SAG Drivers are required to (1) Pass a volunteer background check (2) Pass a Motor Vehicle Record screening
SAG Drivers must have average visual acuity; the ability to drive a large 15-passenger van through tight rider/pedestrian areas; possess the ability to lift up to 40 pounds, such as large bicycle. It is important that SAG drivers practice patience and are able to handle high-pressure situations. SAG drivers are required to have a second person (navigator) who is the co-pilot assisting the driver with directions, a second set of eyes and interact with passengers. Loading bikes is also a duty for Navigators. There is a maximum of two volunteers per van.
If you are interested in joining the team please sign up on our volunteer registration page below:
If you have any questions or concerns you can contact us at 713-394-2931 or VolunteerTexasMS150@nmss.org