The Tree House Tour de Cookie

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to help out prior to or during the 2020 Tree House Tour de Cookie?

​Soon we’ll have volunteer sign-ups online. In the meantime, look at the list of jobs below. If you find one you like, send an email to with “Volunteering” in the subject line. Tell us what job you want and we’ll get back to you!
Volunteer OpportunityWhatWhenWhere
Hang postersHelp put up posters and hand out event cards. Download the poster here.February, March & Aprilvarious locations
Find entertainers/be an entertainerWe need entertainers who are willing to volunteer 3 hours from 11-2 on Event day. For example: magicians, jugglers, dancers, face painters, etc. If you, or someone you know, would like to fill this role, we’d love to have you (or them). SSL hours can be earned.Find in March & April – to perform on May 2Perform at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Get SponsorsKnow any businesses that would like to sponsor our event? Encourage them to sign up!Must be done by April 17thanywhere
Social Media SharersSocial media sharers. This is a HUGE help and is free and easy. We need people to share our event and Facebook page on social media! Our website is, and our Facebook event page is You can also use the information provided on our event website to post our event on NextDoor or neighborhood listserves and meetups.Anytime!anywhere
Game CreatorsMake some safe and fun carnival type games and bring them to our event. We must approve them ahead of time, but the more we have the better! You will be in charge of transporting them too. These are primarily for the Kids’ area, but games that adults would also enjoy are welcome too. All games must be family-friendly!Anytime!anywhere
Stuff packetsHelp stuff packets for the bike ridersTuesday, April 28th,
9am-when done
The Tree House-7300 Calhoun Place, Suite 700, Derwood, MD 20855
Help at Packet Pick-upHelp give out packets to registered ridersWed., April 29 from 4pm-7pm,
Thurs., April 30 from noon-7pm, and
Fri.,May 1 from 4pm-7pm
Tentatively at the Best Western Plus Rockville Hotel & Suites, 1251 West Montgomery Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850
Day before errandsHelp with errands the day before the event- that might include picking up bananas and water from our donors.May 1 – morningVarious locations
Event registrationHelp work the registration table at the eventMay 2
JHU- See Above Address
Expo helpersHelp people load/unload their items for their boothsMay 2
JHU- See Above Address
Registration/Event runnersGrab bags and shirts for those at registration table, or communications between the different event areasMay 2
JHU- See Above Address
DirectionsDirect participants to parking, bathrooms, registration, etc.May 2
6:30am- 9am
JHU- See Above Address
Mascot wearerWe have a cookie monster outfit (No, he’s not real…sorry). We need several short people to take turns wearing it. If anyone else has a mascot costume of some sort (not scary or violent) we welcome them!May 2
JHU- See Above Address
CheerleadersCheerleaders at the finish line and/or at various points along the ride. These don’t have to be “traditional” cheerleaders. They can be totally silly.May 2
JHU- See Above Address
Kids area attendantsWe need people to lead games in the children’s area and make sure the children are safe as they ride in that area. We also need attendants to be responsible for our donation jars as people come and go in that area.May 2
9am-2pm, most need 11am-2pm
JHU- See Above Address
Expo “Director”Point Exhibitors to their places at the ExpoMay 2
JHU- See Above Address
MedicalBasic First aid at EventMay 2
JHU- See Above Address
Event set up/ clean upHelp with set up or clean up (includes Arch assembly!)May 2
5am-7am, 2pm-4pm
JHU- See Above Address
Volunteer Check inEnsure Volunteers go to jobs & get t-shirts and get checked offMay 2
JHU- See Above Address
Trash RemovalClean up Trash throughout the event and bring it to dumpsterMay 2
JHU- See Above Address
PhotographersPhotograph expo area and cookie standsMay 2
JHU and around the route