Job Title: Ride Program Coordinator
- Reports to: Executive Director
- Contract: March 19 – December 1, 2018. Potential to extend with growth of this program.
- Hours: 30 hours per week. Weekend and evening work will be required for the role.
- Salary: $21.00/hour
The Ride Program Coordinator is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the Charlie’s FreeWheels Ride Program in collaboration with the Charlie’s FreeWheels team. This is a new program and includes a Learn to Ride class(for children, ages 6-12) and an Advanced Ride class (for youth, ages 12-25) as well as field trips to various bike parks and cycling destinations in the GTA.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Program Delivery and Execution
- Design, document and implement curriculum related to cycling skills and road safety
- Ongoing recruitment and communication with ride program participants
- Coordinate and supervise program assistants and volunteers during programing
- Ensure physical and emotional safety of all participants in programming
- Identify and coordinate outreach opportunities with community partners in collaboration with CFW team
- Identify new partnership opportunities in collaboration with the CFW team
Upkeep & Maintenance of Program Materials
- Keep an inventory of all tools and materials used for programming
- Communicate programming costs with the Executive Director
- Prepare and maintain bicycles, tools and equipment for use in programming
- Maintain general order and functionality of programming spaces
Volunteer and Staff Management
- Supervise youth employees and volunteers
Qualifications & Experience:
- Experience working with youth
- Experience with cycling education is a strong asset
- Knowledge of basic bicycle mechanics, roadside repair skills
- Knowledge of community youth organizations operating in Toronto
- Strong understanding of bicycle road safety practices and guidelines
- Should be trained in CAN-Bike or have a strong background in another style of cycling (i.e. mountain biking, racing, road cycling, touring etc…)
- High level of comfort riding a bicycle in Toronto, and experience leading a group.
- A patient, constructive and supportive attitude when teaching
The Ride Program Coordinator will be required to move bicycles and heavy boxes containing tools and parts. This position will also require the successful applicant to transport workshop equipment such as bike stands and tools using a trailer or cargo tricycle to workshop sites in Toronto (mainly within Regent Park).