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If you’re between 18 and 25 years of age and you’re looking for a great way to gain valuable experience while working to get more kids and adults onto bikes, we have a great opportunity for you. Cascade will be hiring four AmeriCorps Members (interns) to start October 1, 2013.
The four positions, Community/Ambassador Program Assistant, Youth Program Assistant, Major Taylor Outreach Assistant and Commute Assistant, work closely with the Education and Policy, Planning & Government Affairs departments to help run youth, adult and community programs. Kids’ programs, such as camps, Major Taylor Clubs for disadvantaged youth, school-based programs and events, focus on skill-building, safety, education and fun. Adult programs include commuting, skills classes, helmet sales, Bike to Work Month and Bicycle Ambassadors.
Policy/planning work will include helping expand Cascade’s influence by promoting healthy and active transportation, assisting with bike-friendly business certification system, implementing policies and plans in region and working on state bicycle counts.
The AmeriCorps member(s) will help manage youth and adult programming, bike maintenance for our school bikes and provide opportunities for community members to build their love of bicycling and become better cyclists.
Positions run from October 1, 2013 through August 15, 2014. Members receive a stipend, health benefits and education award through the state AmeriCorps program.
For full position descriptions, see www.cascade.org/jobs.
Cascade is looking to hire a Rides Director, some who, in partnership with Cascade’s volunteer rides committee, oversees, manages and promotes Cascade Bicycle Club’s rides program, including daily rides, tours, training series, and other rides.
This position provides leadership and management to the rides program to meet its expansion and diversification objectives and to support the strategic objectives of the club. The rides director co-chairs Cascade’s rides committee, which is responsible for the strategic direction and annual work plans of the rides program and provides direction and support to a volunteer group of over 200 dedicated ride leaders.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a relevant writing sample (no more than four pages long) to email@example.com. Please mention how you heard about the position.
Applications are due June 11, 2013.
Cascade is looking to hire a new Policy and Government Affairs Manager, someone who will influence major policy and infrastructure to further our goal of getting more people riding bikes, with specific focus on Seattle and the Puget Sound region.
In partnership with the Policy, Planning and Government Affairs team, the manager informs, develops and implements Cascade’s policy and advocacy programs. The manager will advocate for and mobilize allies to support bicycle friendly policies, infrastructure and funding at the local and regional levels.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a relevant writing sample (no more than four pages long) all in a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention how you heard about the position.
Applications are due June 4, 2013.