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Sisters In Action/Bike School Coordinator

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Bikes Not Bombs
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Jamaica Plain, MA
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Published 25 days ago

Position: The Sisters In Action/Bike School Coordinator leads the effort to promote and recruit participants for our Bike School programs, and teaches the curriculum on site at BNB in partnership with our youth apprentices. The Bike School Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.

 The ideal candidate for this role has a passion for working with youth by helping them discover their potential, has bike mechanics and urban commuting skills, and experience with curriculum development and managing people. 

Core Responsibilities

Bike School Coordination (60%)

  • Support the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of all Bike School programs including Sisters In Action which primarily serves BIPOC girls, women, femme and trans-identifying people, Bike Institute, Advanced Mechanics, Earn-A-Bike, and On-The-Bike
  • Coordinate outreach efforts for all BNB Bike School programs
  • Primary point of contact between BNB and various Bike School partnerships in the community
  • Maintain fleet of 22 bicycles that are used during Bike School programs to ensure they are safe to ride
  • Facilitate setup and organization of the Mechanics Area with support from Bike Shop staff, including the work benches, tools, storage of bikes and parts sorting area for Bike School
  • Develop a curriculum that highlights intersections across our local and international programs (ex. manufacturing cargo bikes to ship to Haiti)
  • Develop teaching demonstration materials to aid in the hands-on learning process

Youth Pathways Support (30%)

  • In conjunction with the Programs Team:
  • Train and supervise a team of 10 youth apprentices during the school year and up to 30 youth apprentices during the summer
  • Participate actively in weekly 1-on-1 supervision, team meetings; and bi-weekly staff meetings
  • Support other Youth Pathways initiatives, as needed

Fundraising and Administration Support (10%)

  • Ensure upkeep with youth participant and employee data entry in Salesforce and Bloomerang
  • Coordinate, with assistance, the youth team for the Bike-A-Thon
  • Contribute to fundraising events as needed
  • Attend tabling events, volunteer fairs, health fairs, and other events in the community as needed

Background & Qualifications

Below is a list of qualities in an ideal candidate:

  • Dedication to the mission of BNB
  • Must have administrative and organizational skills, as well as the ability to delegate responsibility and multi-task.
  • Experience with teaching and curriculum development, and in particular teaching around mechanical concepts
  • Experience in program management and staff/volunteer supervision, with the ability to mentor, motivate, prioritize, and set clear expectations
  • Experience in youth or workforce development experience; working with teens a plus
  • Personable and able to work with people from a number of different backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to support and engage volunteers
  • Ability to work with staff, board, and volunteers with sense of humor and flexibility 
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, highly-organized and creative
  • Ability to set priorities, manage schedules, meet deadlines, and track the progress of multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high-quality of work and strong attention to detail
  • Commitment to excellence a must

Position: The Sisters In Action/Bike School Coordinator leads the effort to promote and recruit participants for our Bike School programs, and teaches the curriculum on site at BNB in partnership with our youth apprentices. The Bike School…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$35,000 - $40,000The compensation package for this position includes an hourly wage of $17-19 at 40 hours each week. This position is open until filled. Expected start date is April 15.

Benefits

Additional benefits include - paid time off, flexible work schedule, and discount at our bike shop. 

Additional benefits include - paid time off, flexible work schedule, and discount at our bike shop. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in English and Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, or French/French Creole is ideal

Proficiency in English and Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, or French/French Creole is ideal

Location

On-site
284 Amory Street, Building K, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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