Energizer Station Coordinator
Energizer Station Coordinator
This internship will coordinate Energizer Stations for this year’s Bike to Work Day. The East Bay Bicycle Coalition coordinates over a hundred energizer stations in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. This internship involves working with station hosts, training volunteers, securing donations, creating energizer station maps, coordinating energizer stations on day of Bike to Work Day, gathering bike counts and creating reports.
This person will work closely with EBBC’s Membership Director, Max Hunter and Program Director, Dave Campbell. We will provide a $500 stipend for the Energizer Station intern.
Applicants should have strong organizational skills, be a self-starter and enjoy working in a laid-back, fun, non-profit environment. Living and having worked in the East Bay is a plus.
This is an excellent opportunity for an logistic-minded person who is interested in building a more bike-friendly community to gain experience with a vibrant and growing nonprofit organization. It is also a great way to build your resume & get hands-on experience in the event and program management fields.
We are happy to work with any academic requirements the intern may have, and to help them earn college credit for their efforts.
Skills & Knowledge to be Gained
- Program coordination skills for a large-scale, multi-city event
- Database and website skills, including programming, scripts, and work flow enhancements
- Experience building new marketing and outreach plans
- Event management and logistics
- Social media communications
- Opportunity to create great writing samples for future job interviews
- Inside experience with a highly effective and growing advocacy organization
- Academic credit, by working with your academic institution’s internship program
- Familiarity with the East Bay, it’s cities, public agencies and regional transportation planning agencies such as BART and Caltrans
- An earnest enthusiasm for bikes and riding
- Familiarity with our coalition partners, such as Transform, local bicycle clubs, etc.
- Experience with the MS Office Suite
- Online outreach skills, including social networking and light HTML
- Strong communication skills
- Attention to detail and self-motivation
- Spanish or Chinese language skills are a plus
- Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply
The hours for this position are flexible and the East Bay Bicycle Coalition will provide a stipend of $500 for each position. Intern positions will require some work on weeknights and weekends, as many activities occur after work on weekdays and on weekends. Work will include time in the EBBC office at the Berkeley Bike Station and our West Berkeley office. There will be opportunities to work from home or school.
Interested applicants should submit resume and letter of interest to Max Hunter as soon as possible via email to [email protected]. Please include the phrase “Energizer Station Internship” in your subject line.
The East Bay Bicycle Coalition was founded in 1972 to safeguard the interests of bicyclists in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, and now represents over 3,000 members. East Bay Bicycle Coalition works for safe, convenient and enjoyable bicycling for all people in the east bay. The past two years have marked huge growth and strategic change in the organization. The EBBC seeks to continue its impressive advocacy track record, while broadening its base of members to be ever more representative of the regions’ cyclists. EBBC works with 33 cities, both counties, Caltrans and other government agencies to improve conditions for cyclists.