Overview

The Bike Works Program Coordinator works with the Programs Team to run our youth programs. This role includes teaching bike repair classes, running bike rides and safety rodeos, and maintaining outreach and redistribution of bicycles to the community. Each day will be a blend of these tasks within a team of four, requiring both collaboration and independence. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with bike mechanic skills who has youth mentoring/teaching experience and is eager to learn more.

Priority will be given to candidates who currently live in Seattle.
BIPOC candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Bike Works is an Equal Opportunity and queer-friendly employer.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Works independently, or with the programs team, to run youth programs; including bike repair classes, bike riding clubs, bike giveaways, summer camps, and community and school partnerships.
• Maintains outreach efforts for programs by calling, emailing and visiting contacts on a regular basis.
• Coordinates bike storage and bike needs for various programs.
• Maintains classroom environments; cleans and restocks spaces weekly.

COMPENSATION: $21-23/hr; this position is eligible for overtime pay
All Full-time Positions are accompanied by $10,000+ in benefits plus vacation, sick and holiday

Current Benefits include:
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
• 12 days of vacation to start (adding one day for each additional year of work)
• 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, plus a paid holiday recess from 12/24 thru 1/1
• 10 days sick leave per year
• Long & Short Term Disability
• WA Family Medical Leave employer & employee payments
• Training & Professional Development for job roles
• $250 reimbursement for any kind of training or continuing education
• Unlimited Orca Card
• EAP Employee Assistance Program
• $250 match for employee donations to other nonprofits
• Employee Purchase discounts & perks within our Bike Shop
• Retirement match up to $2000
• WA Family Medical Leave employer & employee payments
• Life Insurance
• $250 reimbursement for Gym or Physical fitness activities
• Reimbursement for mileage when using your bike for work
• Casual dress code
• Sabbatical policy for 1 month after 5 years

WHO WE ARE:
• COLLABORATIVE TEAM PLAYERS
• PASSIONATE EDUCATORS
• BIKE RIDERS, BIKE MECHANICS
• SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISTS
• ENERGETIC AND HARD WORKERS WHO MANAGE TIME AND RISK
• SELF-STARTERS WITH GROWTH MINDSETS
• PERSONABLE AND HUMOROUS

Tagged as: Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

• Ability to teach with a focus on youth development and prior experience in youth programming is required.
• Experienced bike rider, ability to ride a bike long distances is required; bike-touring experience is a bonus.
• Understanding of social justice and ability to engage in that topic with youth is required.
• Knowledge of bike mechanics is preferred; prior experience as a bike shop mechanic is a bonus.
• Commitment to youth leadership, sustainable communities

About Bike Works

Bike Works, based in Seattle, has been working since 1996 to promote the bicycle as a vehicle for change to empower youth and build resilient communities.

Last year over 2,500 youth and adults participated in our programs.

Our vision is: Mobilized people, thriving communities, healthy planet.

Application Instructions

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.bikeworks.org for more information about Bike Works. Email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to [email protected] NO PHONE CALLS. This position is open until filled. Applications received by January 31st will receive priority consideration. Ideal start date is March 2nd