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BIKE/WALK Safety Instructor in Milwaukee area

The Wisconsin Bike Fed is seeking Bike/Walk Safety Instructors to support Milwaukee’s Safe Routes to School program. 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.

Status: Limited Term Employment, April 1st through November 9th

Rate: Starts at $12.50/hour. Possibly more based on experience and skills. 20-38 hours a week, varies throughout season. Also looking for staff for Summer Only (June – August)

 Responsibilities:

  • Teach curriculum based education classes at various Milwaukee Public School sites

  • Lead groups of youth on neighborhood rides and walks

  • Serve as a role model in safe biking and walking 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

Requirements:

  • Experience working with children

  • Enjoy bicycling and be willing to bike to/for work and between 10 and 30+ miles a day

  • Excellent speaking and presentation skills

  • Value working with diversity of people and team teaching methods

  • Ability to work on own and on a team

  • Spanish speaking/writing beneficial, but not required

  • Bicycle maintenance/mechanic skills beneficial, but not required

  • Social Media/Computer graphic skills beneficial, but not required

  • MUST pass background check

Perks:

  • Working/biking outside will build your tan and muscles

  • Working with people who love their job!

  • Get to know your city better and making a difference in lives of youth

  • Discounts on purchase of bike parts and tools


The Safe Routes to School programs are held across the Milwaukee area. Instructors are responsible for supplying their own transportation (Bikes Rule!). The Bike Fed will provide mandatory paid training sessions beginning April 1st. Hours are scheduled between 8am and 6pm Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturdays, varies week to week.


Submit Cover Letter & Resume in PDF format by 6PM, MARCH 13th to:

Jake Newborn, Education Program Manager Wisconsin

Jake.Newborn@WisconsinBikeFed.org , 414-255-0377