(posted January 4, 2021 – applications will be accepted until this position is filled)
Bike East Bay’s Education Program serves community members throughout Contra Costa and Alameda Counties with up to 150 free in-person or virtual classes every year from over a dozen certified instructors, reaching thousands of participants. This program includes instruction on a variety of topics to adults, youth, and families in multiple languages, providing encouragement to bike more and have fun on every trip.
The Education Coordinator will support Bike East Bay’s education program, with opportunities to especially focus outreach and leadership development in communities of color. Specific duties will include participant communications, class scheduling and promotion, data management, materials prep, and program evaluation.
This is a part-time position averaging 20 hours per week based out of our offices located in Oakland, CA. Candidates are expected to work remotely through the coronavirus pandemic, with occasional in-office or on-location essential work duties requiring interaction with Bike East Bay staff or members of the public
Education Coordinator duties:
- Communicate with bike education class participants and instructors, including sending class notifications, managing class registrations, and answering questions
- Coordinate with community partners to schedule and prepare for classes, and identify new program opportunities
- Maintain relationships with local organizations and in communities of color to promote bike education, and opportunities for leadership development
- Assist in reviewing the education program by conducting pre/post class surveys
- Promote bike education classes and events online, via social media, with community partners, to existing email lists, and through materials distribution
- Assist with bike education related data entry, website updates, class supplies inventory, and other duties as assigned
- Collaborate with Bike East Bay’s Education Director on program development and grant applications
Desired Skills and Experience:
- At least one year of event production, community organizing, or related experience
- Confident speaking in front of groups and excellent communication skills in person and via email
- Ability to multitask, identify priorities, and meet deadlines, both as part of a team and independently
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word, and experience with Google Docs, Mailchimp, project management software, database software, and/or basic web design
Ideal Candidate Qualifications:
- Fluency speaking, writing and reading Spanish and/or Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin)
- Experience in outreach, leadership development, and/or community organizing with people of color, lower-income people, and immigrants
- Familiarity with Bike East Bay’s education program, and/or a League of American Bicyclists instructor credential
- Familiarity with the East Bay as a region, and connections to local organizations in the areas of transportation, education, community health, housing, or other fields
Compensation & Benefits:
The salary range for this part-time hourly position is $25-$27 per hour. Bike East Bay provides an excellent benefits package including health and dental plan, match to retirement contributions, paid time off and holidays. Position will entail work on some weeknights and weekends. Weekday schedule is flexible around event demands.
Bike East Bay is proud of our passionate, positive, and supportive workplace. We care deeply about each other as co-workers and as full people. Transportation justice is an essential part of our work as bicycle advocates and we are committed to working for equity and social justice. By sharing leadership, supporting each other through challenges, and loudly celebrating our successes, we are stronger as individuals, as an organization, and as a community.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Bike East Bay Education Director Robert Prinz via email at [email protected]. Include “Education Coordinator” and your name in the subject line. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Bike East Bay is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex, or age.
About Bike East Bay
Bike East Bay (formerly the East Bay Bicycle Coalition) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible in Alameda and Contra Costa County. Our 4,000+ member-supported, grassroots advocacy has won important local campaigns such as protected bike lanes on Oakland’s Telegraph Avenue, as well as regional campaigns to bring bicycling access on BART and the Bay Bridge and significantly increased funding for bicycle and pedestrian improvements through Measure B and BB.
Bike East Bay is proud of our positive and supportive workplace. We care deeply about each other as co-workers and as full people. Transportation justice is an essential part of our work as bicycle advocates and we are committed to working for equity and social justice. By sharing leadership, supporting each other through challenges, and loudly celebrating our successes, we are stronger as individuals, as an organization, and as a community.