GObike News

March 9, 2020

We're Hiring: Bicycle Safety Ambassador (Part-time, Seasonal)


We're hiring a part-time education ambassador to support education initiatives in Niagara Falls. 

 About GObike Buffalo

We promote active mobility options, trails and greenways, and complete streets in Western New York. We connect and empower communities through advocacy, education, planning, and engagement

Job Description

We're hiring a part-time education ambassador to support community education initiatives in Niagara Falls.

In an effort to make our roads safer for all, GObike is looking for help working with Niagara Falls communities to increase awareness of safe road use for all users. Methods for public education and awareness will primarily consist of workshops on safe cycling, bicycle friendly driving, mobile bicycle repair, group bike rides and on-bike demonstrations of safe riding techniques.

This position reports to the Education Director.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Education Director in community outreach, scheduling workshops, and maintaining participation data.
  • Present GObike’s education workshops and materials to various community groups
  • Work individually and with other instructors to implement Gobike’s education workshops.
  • Safely lead groups of participants on bicycle rides through local neighborhoods.
  • Make workshops and activities fun! 

The GObike education ambassador should have:

  • Experience and/ or comfort teaching, leading groups and/or public speaking
  • Basic knowledge of traffic  and bicycle rules and regulations (training available)
  • Comfort using Microsoft office and web-based file systems (i.e., Google Suite)
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team 
  • Demonstrated ability to work across racial, ethnic, gender, class and ability differences
  • Personal commitment to  active transportation (biking, walking, and transit)
  • Enthusiasm to come to work and make a difference in Niagara Fall
  • Ability to manage their time across multiple projects

The position term is April to October 2020. The position is for 20 hours a week and the applicants should expect to work a variable schedule, depending on the timing of activities, workshops, and presentations, including nights and weekends, as needed. Compensation is $15 dollars an hour.


GObike believes diversity, equity and inclusion will make our organization and our region stronger. Our work in Niagara Falls is part of our ongoing commitment to increase our engagement with people and communities that are currently underrepresented in the cycling community. Persons with established relationships within and familiarity with Niagara Falls neighborhoods are strongly encouraged to apply. 

If you would like to be considered for a position, please submit a resume along with two references and a short statement as to why you are excited about this opportunity) to adam@gobikebuffalo.org no later than March 28, 2020.

 

 

 

We're Hiring: Bicycle Safety Ambassador (Part-time, Seasonal)