Job Posting 76874

Bike Education Coordinators
HUB Cycling
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
312 Main St, Vancouver BC
closing today (Sun, 28 Nov)
full time  •  $20/hr

We are currently seeking several people to join the Bike Education team, please see bikehub.ca/jobs for other opportunities.

HUB Cycling is a charitable not-for-profit organization that has spent more than two decades removing barriers to cycling in Metro Vancouver, while cultivating the health, environmental, and economic benefits that active transportation can bring. HUB Cycling has educated and motivated thousands of people, and championed improvements that #UnGapTheMap to create a more connected cycling network.

HUB Cycling’s mission is to get more people cycling more often. We make cycling better through education, action and events. More cycling means healthier, happier, more connected communities. We’re leading the way in making cycling an attractive choice for everyone.

HUB Cycling is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive organization. Diversity is integral to this commitment. Diversity among our members, volunteers, staff and Board of Directors allows us to better understand, connect to, and respond to the needs of HUB members and the broader communities we engage with. HUB Cycling encourages women, Indigenous people, people of colour, and LGBTQIA and individuals from other diverse communities to apply, and we encourage you to self-identify in your application.

About HUB Cycling’s Bike Education Programs

HUB Cycling delivers bike education programs to thousands of youth and adults across Metro Vancouver each year. Our courses are customized for various ages and skill-levels and are delivered by our team of trained instructors at schools, community centers, and workplaces. Participants build the skills and confidence needed for safe and enjoyable urban cycling, and consistently report cycling more often after taking a course. 

HUB Cycling has two primary education programs: Bike to School and StreetWise.  Bike to School includes courses run in Metro Vancouver elementary and middle schools along with the provincial Everyone Rides Grade 4-5 program. StreetWise includes online and in person courses for the public as well as specialized courses for specific communities and workplaces. 

Position Summary:

We are seeking several highly organized people to join our growing Bike Education team. Under the direct supervision of HUB Cycling’s Bike Education Manager, the Coordinators will be responsible for the scheduling and coordinating of course logistics for programs in collaboration with existing Coordinators and Managers. The Bike Education Coordinators will be responsible for most communications between HUB Cycling and external community partners, schools and workplaces.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding all details of HUB Cycling’s Bike Education program delivery, including course delivery, contract targets, and municipal school systems.
  • Instructing Bike Education courses during busy Bike to School seasons (fall & spring), up to approximately 20hrs/week.
  • Outreach to school and community contacts to schedule and book programs. 
  • Scheduling programs with external / internal communications efficiently, using tools and systems such as WhenIWork, spreadsheets, and Google Suite platforms.
  • Communicating with Bike Education Instructors to deliver programs; ensuring they have all information needed to deliver high quality programming.
  • Coordinating storage and equipment for programs, including vehicles, bikes, helmets, activity materials, prizes, give-aways, and related items, including fleet maintenance. 
  • Conducting follow-up communications with program contacts and participants to compile and collect evaluation data and feedback.
  • Administering and collecting longitudinal outcome surveys for programs as necessary. 
  • Assisting in compiling and analyzing program data, and reporting.
  • Assisting with communications, social media and website updates as necessary.
  • Supporting additional tasks as agreed upon with supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and skilled at working with many moving parts and logistics to run effective and efficient programming.
  • Friendly, professional and an excellent communicator who enjoys being a central point of contact for internal and external contacts and working as part of a close-knit team.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to the peaks and flows of seasonal programs. 
  • Confident and efficient using computer programs, primarily Google Workspace ( mail, calendar, sheets & docs).
  • Able to travel to school sites around Metro Vancouver for program delivery.
  • Ability to meet the requirements of a Bike Education Instructor including being certified in Standard First Aid & CPR-C, completing Advance Your Ride training course and holding a current Criminal Record Check for working with vulnerable populations (or are willing to obtain).
  • Believes in the benefits of cycling, is confident riding a bicycle for transportation and demonstrates responsible city cycling skills;.
  • Enjoys working with youth aged 8-14;
  • Is confident and enthusiastic when instructing groups of varying sizes in the classroom and outdoors; 
  • Is adaptable and flexible: can adjust teaching style to different learners’ needs; 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience as a HUB Cycling Bike Education Instructor or other work in public school systems.
  • Proficient with communication tools such as MailChimp and website updates.
  • Familiarity with conducting program evaluation.
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization.
  • Having a valid driver’s license and eligibility to drive Modo car share vehicles.

Perks:

  • 3 weeks paid vacation and an additional 5 wellness days annually 
  • Competitive extended health and dental benefits after 3 months
  • Flexible hours and time off in lieu
  • Computer and basic office set up 
  • $500 towards your home office set up and $25 a month towards internet costs while we work remotely (after a 3 month waiting period) 
  • A supportive and inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds and identities are welcome 

Terms: 

Pay is $20/hr salaried at a 28 to 35 hrs/week (depending on position).  These positions involves occasional on-call availability for communication with Instructors and/or school staff outside of regular work hours. 

 

These are permanent employee positions with an anticipated start date of January 4th, 2022. All staff are expected to work remotely part-time due to COVID-19. Office space is available several days a week on an optional basis.  It is expected that the applicant has a personal cell phone and a reliable home internet connection.

 

 

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