The Bike Fed is always looking for great people to help make Wisconsin bicycling better. Here are our open opportunities.
Share and Be Aware Ambassador
Share & Be Aware Ambassadors deliver bicycle and pedestrian safety education in a multi-county regions through classes and outreach events. Multiple openings exist across the northern portion of the state from Eau Claire to Sheboygan and points north. Regions will be determined based on the locations of the most qualified applicants.
The ideal candidate must enjoy people, biking, walking, working independently, and seeking out new opportunities for safety education. While focusing on safety, Ambassadors can expand their hours by working on other Bike Fed projects including Bike to Work Week, merchandise sales, and advocacy support as funding allows. This is the perfect job for a self-starter as the hours can increase based on successful fundraising efforts.
Part time, 15-25 hours per week, with consistent weekend hours
Seasonal position (May 1st-Oct 1st)
Pay: $12 per hour plus mileage
Outgoing, people person
Comfortable giving presentations and talking in front of groups
Self starter who can prioritize successfully and work remotely
Passion for walking and bicycling
- Ability to learn and follow all bicycling and walking laws
Application deadline for this position is March 6th, 2014.
Bike/Walk Safety Instructors
The Wisconsin Bike Fed is seeking Bike/Walk Safety Instructors to support Milwaukee’s Safe Routes to School program from March through October. Safe Routes to School is an innovative national movement to stop the growing trend of childhood obesity by drastically increasing the number of children who bike and walk to school.
- Teach curriculum based education classes at various Milwaukee Publics School sites
- Lead youth on neighborhood rides and walks
- Serve as a role model for youth
- Assist in maintaining fleet of bicycles and supplies
- Assess school area for impediments to walking or biking to school
- Assist with administrative work
- Lead Bike/Walk clubs and be liaison between school and Education Program Manager
- Experience working with children
- Enjoy bicycling and be willing to bike to work
- Excellent speaking, writing, and presentation skills
- Value working with diversity of people and team teaching methods
- Spanish speaking and writing preferred but not required
- Bicycle maintenance and mechanic skills are a plus
- MUST pass background check
- Working/biking outside will build your tan and your muscles
- Working for the country’s largest statewide bicycle advocacy organization
- Get to know your city better and making a difference in lives of youth
Volunteer for the Bike Fed!
If you have some spare time and a burning passion to work to make Wisconsin a better place to ride a bicycle, check out the opportunities for volunteers here.