Jobs

Cascade is a great place to work and volunteer. We thank you for your interest. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Job openings:

Fleet Manager
Rides and Events Program Manager
Director of Finance
MTP Ride Leader(s)

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Fleet Manager

Cascade Bicycle Club is looking for a Fleet Manager. This position enables our cycling education programs to thrive by ensuring that our fleet assets are well-maintained, organized, and inventoried. The Fleet Manager is process-oriented, mechanically trained, and committed to continuous improvement. Ideal candidates will have mechanical and driving experience, strong analytical skills, and be a strong team contributor.

Who We Are

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation's largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 8,900-members, 51-years old, and 26-staff strong, serving bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the state of Washington. We teach the joys of bicycling, advocate for safe places to ride, and produce community rides and events. Our signature programs include the Seattle to Portland ride, the Pedaling Relief Project, advocacy for connected trail networks and on-street bike networks in Seattle, and across the Puget Sound Region, Advocacy Leadership Institute, Free Group Rides, Adult Classes, Let's Go, and the Major Taylor Project. 

Cascade Bicycle Club values:

  • Equity - We lead with a racial equity lens to eliminate inequities in community health outcomes and in mobility and transportation access. Bicycles are a tool for liberation. 
  • Climate Justice & Clean Air - Bicycles are clean, healthy, and an affordable solution to help solve the climate crisis, clean our air, reduce transportation pollution, and create sustainable communities.
  • Community - We create opportunities for people to come together by removing barriers and fostering a sense of belonging. Bicycles are an integral part of creating connected, equitable and thriving communities.
  • Safety - Safety is a right; we champion spaces that foster physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Collaboration - We share power, resources, and knowledge as a means to enrich lives and form mutually beneficial partnerships. We celebrate the existing strengths of our partners and participants and seek to be an accessible asset for others.

For a detailed description of the organization and its programs, please visit http://www.cascade.org

What You'll Bring

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Bicycle Fleet Management
    • Maintain bike storage areas and Cascade's Fix-It Garage bicycle repair shop and teaching space
    • Perform and document cyclical and ad hoc bicycle maintenance as required by all education programs
    • Manage volunteer support and engagement for bicycle fleet maintenance and logistics
    • Work with program managers and Education Director to ensure tool and parts inventories are adequate, up-to-date, secure, and organized
    • Manage budgets related to fleet acquisition, maintenance, and bike shop inventory
  • Transportation and Operations
    • Ensure vehicles and cargo trailers are maintained regularly and documentation is up-to-date at all times
    • Establish transportation plans for the Major Taylor Project (MTP), Let's Go and Let's Go Further, and Community Programs in collaboration with program managers and coordinators
    • Work with Education Director and our Finance Department to ensure transportation assets are maintained, documented, and available for all staff to meet program transportation needs
    • Safely drive and operate Cascade's fleet of passenger/towing, vehicles, and cargo trailers
    • Ensure inventories of fleet assets are up-to-date and work with Education Director, Development, and Finance teams to develop fleet acquisition plans and strategy
  • Continuous Improvement Planning
    • Develop maintenance and fleet management processes that increase efficiency, productivity, and safety
    • Discover and evaluate revenue and engagement opportunities through Cascade's bicycle repair shop
  • Bike Locker Program Support
    • Coordinate administration activities including waitlist management, leasing, communication, reporting, and site visits for the King County Metro bike locker program with King County Metro
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Strong inter and intra-personal skills, and a desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Well-developed, professional bike mechanical skills
  • Patience and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and a commitment to building and maintaining authentic relationships
  • Stron analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Experience in exercising commitment to racial equity work and is committed to supporting an inclusive environment
  • Self-motivated and driven to come up with creative solutions and process improvements

Qualifications

  • BA;BS and/or a combination of both work and education experience
  • 3+ years of professional bike mechanic experience
  • Proficiency in Google Drive platforms and Microsoft Suite
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to develop and facilitate presentations
  • Professional experience driving large vehicles or towing trailers
  • Valid WA Driver's License and clean driving record
  • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Ability to lift 50lbs in the form of moving 10-50 bicycles to/from storage or on/off trucks and trailers frequently
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors occasionally during all seasons

Desired Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Education, and or Engineering
  • Certification from an accredited bicycle maintenance training program
  • 5+ years of professional bike mechanic experience
  • Experience with developing or using fleet management system databases or platforms

What You'll Do

After your first year in this role you would have executed and implemented the following:

  • Developed an improved fleet management system in collaboration with the Education Director
  • Discovered, evaluated, and implemented opportunities for growing Cascade/s reach into the community through out Fix-It Garage (FIG) bicycle repair shop
  • Served as a lead driver and logistics personnel for Cascade Let's Go and Major Taylor Project programs
  • Enhanced and expanded Cascade's vendor supply base

Job Details

This position is salary non-exempt. This position has a work schedule of 40 hours per week with some weekend work, located at our office in Magnuson Park. The rate for this position is $54,000 - $60,000 per year. Some weekend and evening work may be required.

Cascade offers a robust benefits package, which includes:

  • Employer sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Optional short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage
  • 401k with matching after one year of employment
  • 160 hours of paid time off front loaded annually + 12 paid sick days + 12 paid federal holidays
  • Flexible schedule available
  • Office-wide paid winter recess between December 25 and January 1
  • Free entry and guest pass on most Cascade rides.
  • Abundant discounts and offers with retailers and partner organizations.
  • Beautiful open office workspace with fresh airflow and bright natural lighting (currently closed due to the King County Phase protocol).
  • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks, pending a return to the office.

To Apply

Submit a resume to educationresume@cascade.org with "Fleet Manager" in the subject line. Cascade Bicycle Club will send all candidates follow up questions relevant to this position and the organization upon receipt of resume.

Cascade Bicycle Club is on a journey to becoming an anti-racist organization. We strongly encourage applications from people who have historically been underrepresented in the bicycle industry, advocacy, and nonprofit work.

Cascade is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity, racial equity, and inclusion. Cascade does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, record of arrest or conviction, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination. We strive to have a diverse board, staff, and volunteer base that is reflective of the communities we serve. This position is subject to reference checks and the completion of a background check. Cascade will consider qualified applicants for employment pursuant to the Seattle Fair Chance Employment Ordinance and Washington State Fair Chance Act.

Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. Employees may make requests for reasonable accommodations based on medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.

Hiring Timeline

Estimated date of hire for this position is January 10, 2022.



Rides and Events Program Manager

Cascade Bicycle Club is seeking a self-motivated experienced event planner to serve as the next Rides and Events Program Manager. This position will serve this dynamic, well-established, and respected organization by demonstrating a passion for bicycling and for growing the influence and impact in pursuing the organization's mission.

Who We Are

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation's largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 8,900-members, 51-years old, and 26-staff strong, serving bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the state of Washington. We teach the joys of bicycling, advocate for safe places to ride, and produce community rides and events. Our signature programs include the Seattle to Portland ride, the Pedaling Relief Project, advocacy for connected trail networks and on-street bike networks in Seattle, and across the Puget Sound Region, Advocacy Leadership Institute, Free Group Rides, Adult Classes, Let's Go, and the Major Taylor Project. 

Cascade Bicycle Club values:

  • Equity - We lead with a racial equity lens to eliminate inequities in community health outcomes and in mobility and transportation access. Bicycles are a tool for liberation. 
  • Climate Justice & Clean Air - Bicycles are clean, healthy, and an affordable solution to help solve the climate crisis, clean our air, reduce transportation pollution, and create sustainable communities.
  • Community - We create opportunities for people to come together by removing barriers and fostering a sense of belonging. Bicycles are an integral part of creating connected, equitable and thriving communities.
  • Safety - Safety is a right; we champion spaces that foster physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Collaboration - We share power, resources, and knowledge as a means to enrich lives and form mutually beneficial partnerships. We celebrate the existing strengths of our partners and participants and seek to be an accessible asset for others.

For a detailed description of the organization and its programs, please visit http://www.cascade.org

What You'll Bring

The Rides and Events Program Manager is an integral part of the six person Events Team, reporting to the Rides and Events Community Director. The Rides and Events Program Manager is responsible for producing fundraising rides and events that work directly towards Cascade Bicycle Club's mission.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Event Production & Support (70%)
    • Manage all the logistics for 3 Cascade major events: Flying Wheels, STP, and RSVP
    • Act as a secondary contact/major support on event producer's events: Emerald City Ride, Chilly Hilly, and Kitsap Color Classic
    • Check and change event routes as needed. Submit all necessary permits with local and governmental agencies
    • Manage the event spending budget set by the Director
    • Provide onsite support as needed at other Cascade events
  • Relationship Management (20%)
    • Manage event support teams, volunteers, and event committees
    • Maintain positive relationships with communities, businesses, and all entities associated with events
  • Event Collateral & Marketing (10%)
    • Oversee design and production of ride materials and giveaways and ensure that printing and ordering deadlines are met
    • Develop and update content for Cascade's website
    • Create content for all pre- and post- event messaging

The Rides and Events Program Manager is an experienced, hardworking team player, willing to pitch in wherever necessary. They are able to maintain multiple timelines and ready to find the solution for unpredicted problems that crop up on a daily basis. In this position you must be able to lift 30 lbs. and have the physical ability to manage long hours of manual labor. Time management and flexibility are key attributes for the position, as the diversity of work varies greatly and may change quickly.

This position is full-time exempt. Employees are currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When it is safe to do so, the organization will resume operations out of its office in Magnuson Park. Some weekend and evening work may be required. Typical weekly hours for this position are 40 hours.

Commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, the salary ranges from $55,000 to $65,000 per annum together with a competitive benefits package.

Cascade offers a robust benefits package, which includes:

  • Employer sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Optional short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage.
  • 401k with matching after one year of employment.
  • 160 hours of paid time off front loaded annually + 12 paid sick days + 12 paid federal holidays.
  • Flexible schedule available.
  • Office-wide paid winter recess between December 25 and January 1.
  • Free entry and guest pass on most Cascade rides.
  • Abundant discounts and offers with retailers and partner organizations.
  • Beautiful open office workspace with fresh airflow and bright natural lighting (currently closed due to the King County Phase protocol).
  • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks, pending a return to the office.

To Apply

Submit a resume to resume@cascadebicycleclub.org with "Rides and Events Program Manager" in the subject line. Cascade Bicycle Club will send all candidates follow up questions relevant to this position and the organization upon receipt of resume.

Cascade Bicycle Club is on a journey to becoming an anti-racist organization. We strongly encourage applications from people who have historically been underrepresented in the bicycle industry, advocacy, and nonprofit work.

Cascade is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity, racial equity, and inclusion. Cascade does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, record of arrest or conviction, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination. We strive to have a diverse board, staff, and volunteer base that is reflective of the communities we serve. This position is subject to reference checks and the completion of a background check. Cascade will consider qualified applicants for employment pursuant to the Seattle Fair Chance Employment Ordinance and Washington State Fair Chance Act.

Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. Employees may make requests for reasonable accommodations based on medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.

Hiring Timeline

Estimated date of hire for this position is January 10, 2022.



Director of Finance

What We Need

Cascade Bicycle Club is seeking a nonprofit finance expert to serve as the next Director of Finance. The Director of Finance will serve this dynamic, well-established, and respected organization by demonstrating a passion for bicycling and for growing the influence and impact in pursuing the organization's mission.

Who We Are

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation's largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 8,900-members, 51-years old, and 24-staff strong, serving bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the state of Washington. We teach the joys of bicycling, advocate for safe places to ride, and produce community rides and events. Our signature programs include the Seattle to Portland ride, the Pedaling Relief Project, advocacy for connected trail networks and on-street bike networks in Seattle, and across the Puget Sound Region, Advocacy Leadership Institute, Free Group Rides, Adult Classes, Let's Go, and the Major Taylor Project. 

Washington Bikes promotes the health, safety, environmental, and economic benefits of bicycling. We advocate for people who bike, endorse political candidates, and hold officials accountable. We collaborate with community members and public officials to shape policies and investments in active transportation that create equitable, sustainable, and thriving communities across Washington state.

Our organizations value:

  • Equity - We lead with a racial equity lens to eliminate inequities in community health outcomes and in mobility and transportation access. Bicycles are a tool for liberation. 
  • Climate Justice & Clean Air - Bicycles are clean, healthy, and an affordable solution to help solve the climate crisis, clean our air, reduce transportation pollution, and create sustainable communities.
  • Community - We create opportunities for people to come together by removing barriers and fostering a sense of belonging. Bicycles are an integral part of creating connected, equitable and thriving communities.
  • Safety - Safety is a right; we champion spaces that foster physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Collaboration - We share power, resources, and knowledge as a means to enrich lives and form mutually beneficial partnerships. We celebrate the existing strengths of our partners and participants and seek to be an accessible asset for others.

For a detailed description of the organization and its programs, please visit http://www.cascade.org

What You'll Bring

Duties and Responsibilities

Position Overview

Reporting to and partnering with the Executive Director, the Director of Finance will set the financial policy and direction for Cascade Bicycle Club (CBC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and Washington Bikes (WAB), a (501)(c)(4) nonprofit affiliated with Cascade. The Director of Finance will be an active participant in, and driver of, the organization’s overall financial strategy. The Director of Finance will lead all financial administration, business planning, and budgeting. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Finance will work closely with a motivated and engaged finance committee of the board of directors. This position will encompass hands-on responsibilities of GL account balance review, reconciliation, and documentation of balances, and payroll processing. The Director of Finance will ensure proper recognition of income and expenses along with monthly bank reconciliation.

Strategy

  • Partner with the Executive Director on all financial operations and strategic issues as they arise; provide strategic recommendations based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.
  • Participate in the ongoing strategic planning process as an integral member of the senior management team.
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with CBC's strategic plan.
  • Engage the Director of Development to align financial management with short- and long-term financial planning and projections.
  • Engage the board Finance Committee around issues, trends, and changes in the operating model and operational delivery.
  • Implement all financial processing and ensure compliance is met across all corners, with payroll processing, monthly reconciliation reporting and determine opportunities for healthy financial decisions.

Financial Management

  • Oversee budgeting, and the implementation of budgets, so as to monitor progress and present operational metric both internally and externally. Communicate to Departmental heads.
  • Oversee and manage all accounting functions for CBC and WAB.
  • Ensure that finance staff maintain financial record systems in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and monitor the use of all funds. Ensure any new accounting guidance is reviewed and determine need for implementation.
  • Monitor restrictions and make appropriate release of restrictions on charitable gifts and grants in accordance with GAAP and donor requirements.
  • Implement the creation, preparation, and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics for funding organizations.
  • Support the Finance Committee and deliver timely reporting that meets the needs of Board Reporting. Support Board Treasurer and act as Finance liaison to the Board, including presenting at BOD and Finance Committee meetings as needed.
  • Prepare and communicate monthly and financial statements, including forecasting monthly revenue and expenses in a timely manner. 
  • Manage cashflow and forecasting including any revolving lines of credit, direct all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting. Responsible for controls on cash management including administer bank accounts, review monthly reconciliations and monitor account access. Review credit card usage and compliance.
  • Coordinate all audit activities and tax reporting, provide support for 990's and review to ensure accuracy.
  • Evaluate and collaborate with HR Manager for all benefits negotiations, thus providing the most competitive packages for CBC's employees.
  • Review all formal finance procedures, processes, and administration, recommending improvements to the systems in place and managing the systems going forward.

Team Management

  • Develop and manage direct staff; guide larger multidisciplinary teams outside of direct span of control.
  • Engage other members of the senior management team (Events, Advocacy, Marketing, Education, and Development), to facilitate cross-departmental collaboration that ensures that all financial solutions positively support CBC's evolving strategy, operational delivery, and data collection needs.

Skills and Competencies

  • Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the chief executive of a multi-state and network-based entity.
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, payroll, finance control, and reporting.
  • Skill in examining, developing, re-engineering, and recommending financial policies and procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality. Needs to be seen as a team player who is committed to lifelong learning.
  • Expert in use of Excel and other financial accounting products.
  • Holds integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic, mission-driven environment.
  • An effective communicator, with strong oral and written skills.
  • Ability to lead with a high degree of emotional intelligence and ethics.
  • Strong commitment to developing team members.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the social sector with a passion for the organization’s mission is essential.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a BS in accounting and CPA/CMA designation; and or a combination of years of experience pertaining to the position’s role responsibilities.
  • MBA would be a solid plus.
  • 3-5 years in the non-profit sector, preferably with experience of a c(4) sector.
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven leadership experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in operating payroll operating systems.
  • Minimum 3 years of successful Finance Director experience with a proven track record of managing at minimum $4 million budget.
  • Familiar with anti-racist frameworks and an ability to relate to diverse professional, cultural, and social perspectives.
  • Highest level presentation, negotiation, project management, and problem-solving skills; and exemplary servant leadership service skills required.

This position is full-time exempt. Employees are currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When it is safe to do so the organization will resume operations out of its office in Magnuson Park. Some weekend and evening work may be required. Typical weekly hours for this position are normal hours of business operation.

Commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, the salary ranges from $80,000 to $92,000 per annum, negotiations above $92k may be determined upon proven experience which will be combined with a competitive benefits package.

Cascade offers a robust benefits package, which includes:

  • Employer sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Optional short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage.
  • 401k with matching after one year of employment.
  • 160 hours of paid time off front loaded annually + 12 paid sick days + 12 paid federal holidays.
  • Flexible schedule available.
  • Office-wide paid winter recess between December 25 and January 1.
  • Free entry and guest pass on most Cascade rides.
  • Abundant discounts and offers with retailers and partner organizations.
  • Beautiful open office workspace with fresh airflow and bright natural lighting (currently closed due to the King County Phase protocol).
  • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks, pending a return to the office.

To Apply

Submit a resume to resume@cascadebicycleclub.org with "Director of Finance" in the subject line. Cascade Bicycle Club will send all candidates follow up questions relevant to this position and the organization upon receipt of resume.

Cascade Bicycle Club is on a journey to becoming an anti-racist organization. We strongly encourage applications from people who have historically been underrepresented in the bicycle industry, advocacy, and nonprofit work.

Cascade is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity, racial equity, and inclusion. Cascade does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, record of arrest or conviction, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination. We strive to have a diverse board, staff, and volunteer base that is reflective of the communities we serve. This position is subject to reference checks and the completion of a background check. Cascade will consider qualified applicants for employment pursuant to the Seattle Fair Chance Employment Ordinance and Washington State Fair Chance Act.

Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. Employees may make requests for reasonable accommodations based on medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.

Hiring Timeline

Estimated date of hire for this position is December, 2021.

 

MTP Ride Leader(s)

What We Need

Reporting to the Education Director and working with the King County and Pierce County Major Taylor Project (MTP) Coordinators, the MTP Ride Leader(s) lead weekly bike rides and programming with middle and high school aged youth in South King and Pierce Counties. We are currently seeking part-time positions in Tacoma and Seattle.

The Major Taylor Project intentionally serves diverse, low-income communities to increase access to bicycling and thus community engagement. Ride Leaders work directly with youth in schools that are rich in racial and ethnic diversity. As such, MTP Ride Leaders must be well equipped with social sensitivity skills and have experience navigating and leading conversations relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Ride Leaders are responsible for creating a healthy, safe, and empowering environment for all participants in the program. Ride Leaders have experience working with, and are passionate about youth and are excited to share the joy of bicycling!

Who We Are

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation's largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 8,900-members, 51-years old, and 24-staff strong, serving bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the state of Washington. We teach the joys of bicycling, advocate for safe places to ride, and produce community rides and events. Our signature programs include the Seattle to Portland ride, the Pedaling Relief Project, advocacy for connected trail networks and on-street bike networks in Seattle, and across the Puget Sound Region, Advocacy Leadership Institute, Free Group Rides, Adult Classes, Let's Go, and the Major Taylor Project. 

Washington Bikes promotes the health, safety, environmental, and economic benefits of bicycling. We advocate for people who bike, endorse political candidates, and hold officials accountable. We collaborate with community members and public officials to shape policies and investments in active transportation that create equitable, sustainable, and thriving communities across Washington state.

Our organizations value:

  • Equity - We lead with a racial equity lens to eliminate inequities in community health outcomes and in mobility and transportation access. Bicycles are a tool for liberation. 
  • Climate Justice & Clean Air - Bicycles are clean, healthy, and an affordable solution to help solve the climate crisis, clean our air, reduce transportation pollution, and create sustainable communities.
  • Community - We create opportunities for people to come together by removing barriers and fostering a sense of belonging. Bicycles are an integral part of creating connected, equitable and thriving communities.
  • Safety - Safety is a right; we champion spaces that foster physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Collaboration - We share power, resources, and knowledge as a means to enrich lives and form mutually beneficial partnerships. We celebrate the existing strengths of our partners and participants and seek to be an accessible asset for others.

For a detailed description of the organization and its programs, please visit http://www.cascade.org

What You'll Bring

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement weekly rides, field trips, events or other program activities and logistics
  • Teach bicycle skills and lead supplemental lessons/activities
  • Oversee safety and risk management
  • Conduct outreach and recruitment activities
  • Build a supportive MTP community through facilitation of team building activities and growth-mindset engagement
  • Record and maintain all relevant administrative data for site programming such as attendance records, volunteer records, completed rides, etc.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, fleet, and supportive equipment library

Qualifications

  • Experience working with youth, especially ages 7 to 12
  • Ability to ride a bike proficiently for extended periods of time with others
  • Group management and facilitation skills
  • Patience, punctuality and accountability
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors in varied conditions for hours at a time
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills for online youth engagement
  • Must pass a background check, including motor vehicle (driving) record
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Ability to act as the lead/head position in other similar educational programs
  • Willingness to learn

Desired Qualifications

  • Great cycling skills and a knowledge of bike mechanics
  • Conflict mediation experience, especially with youth
  • Youth development and enrichment superstar
  • Experience navigating and leading conversations relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Experience supporting racial, health, mobility, and/or environmental equity and justice programs and outcomes
  • CPR, First Aid or Wilderness First Responder certification a plus
  • Experience acting as the lead/head position in other similar educational programs
  • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English, a huge plus

Job Details

This is a Seasonal Part-time, Non-Exempt position. This position is a 100% off-site role working at various locations in Seattle or Tacoma, and can include a mix of evening, and weekend hours. Team members may be assigned to work a maximum of 30 hrs/week with no minimum hours guaranteed. Time and location depend on the overall team schedule.

The rate for this position is $19/hr for first year hires, and $20/hr for returning staff members.

Seasonality of role:

  • Programming aligns with the academic year
  • Fall programming (Fall Club), September/October to Early December, typically 8 weeks
    • OFF (Limited to no work availability): mid December to mid January
  • Winter programming (Build-a-Bike), mid January to mid March, typically 7-8 weeks
  • Spring programming (Spring Club), late March to mid to late June, typically 9 weeks
  • Early summer event (ex: Seattle to Portland), July, typically two days plus travel
    • OFF (limited to no work availability): mid July to late August

Cascade offers a robust benefits package, which includes:

  • Flexible schedule available
  • Free entry and guest pass on Cascade rides
  • Abundant discounts and offers with retailers and partner organizations
  • Beautiful open office workspace with fresh airflow and bright natural lighting (currently closed due to the King County Phase protocol)
  • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks, pending a return to the office

To Apply

Please submit your resume with three professional references to educationresume@cascadebicycleclub.org with "MTP Ride Leader" in the subject line. In the email, please answer the following questions:

  • What is your interest in Cascade Bicycle Club and the Major Taylor Project?
  • What "superpower" do you possess that you feel would positively impact our Major Taylor Project?
  • Which county are you interested in working in?

Cascade Bicycle Club is on a journey to becoming an anti-racist organization. We strongly encourage applications from people who have historically been underrepresented in the bicycle industry, advocacy, and nonprofit work.

Cascade is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity, racial equity, and inclusion. Cascade does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, record of arrest or conviction, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination. We strive to have a diverse board, staff, and volunteer base that is reflective of the communities we serve. This position is subject to reference checks and the completion of a background check. Cascade will consider qualified applicants for employment pursuant to the Seattle Fair Chance Employment Ordinance and Washington State Fair Chance Act.

Hiring for this position is ongoing.

 

Volunteering:

For upcoming volunteer opportunities, visit cascade.org/volunteer.

 

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