We’re Hiring an Education and Outreach Coordinator


The Bike Kitchen is hiring an Education and Outreach Coordinator for a permanent position. This position provides an opportunity to represent the Bike Kitchen at community events, to learn about cycling and urban planning news in Metro Vancouver, to become educated in active transportation, and to learn about the inner workings of a not for profit community bike shop.

The Bike Kitchen provides UBC students and the wider community with an accessible environment where they can learn about bicycle maintenance and cycling as a safe and sustainable means of transportation. We engage in education, outreach, and advocacy through our programs and our community bike shop. For more details on our programs and services, please visit bikecoop.ca and thebikekitchen.com.

The Education and Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for managing and staffing our Outreach Clinics, workshops and courses, and other outreach activities. The Education and Outreach Coordinator will report to the Programs Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicate with partner organizations to plan and execute outreach tables at public events.
  • Arrange for staff and volunteers to run each program or event.
  • Manage workshop scheduling and sign-up
  • Keep outreach kits well stocked, clean, and relevant.
  • Write annual reports for all events, outreach, workshops, courses, and other work completed.
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings, contribute to generation of new ideas for outreach.
  • Commit to at least one year of employment at the Bike Kitchen upon completion of 3 month probationary period.
  • Assist the Programs Manager as needed.
  • Work with Communications Coordinator to develop cycling education and outreach material.

Qualifications

  • A strong understanding of and commitment to anti-oppressive values and practices.
  • Strong professional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated and can produce deliverables with minimal supervision.
  • Can work both independently and with a small team.
  • Proficient with Gmail and Google Drive.
  • Experience managing events and community outreach.

Assets

  • Experience working for a non-profit organization.
  • Some experience with community bike shops, either as a volunteer or staff member.
  • Some experience or training in bicycle mechanics.
  • Working knowledge of CRM software.
  • Experience with web development, WordPress, and SquareSpace
  • Experience managing social media accounts for an organization

Job Specifications

  • Compensation: $16.50/hour
    • eligible for review after 3 months
    • 4 sick hours per month
  • Hours: 24 hours / week
  • Position start date: as soon as position is filled, no later than January 15, 2019
  • Duration: 3 month probationary period, potential to be a permanent / long term position

Please email your resume and cover letter to programs@bikecoop.ca with the subject heading Application: Education and Outreach Coordinator. We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. The selected candidate will start work by January 15, 2019.

* UBC is located on unceded Musqueam territory. We encourage Indigenous people, as well as all people who are underrepresented in the cycling industry to apply for this position.