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Corporate Partnership Officer

Development Coordinator

Bicycle Education Lead

Volunteer and Pedaling Relief Project Manager

 

Corporate Partnership Officer

 

What We Need

Cascade Bicycle Club is seeking a strategic, collaborative, and detail-oriented relationship builder to serve as the next Corporate Partnership Officer. The Corporate Partnership Officer 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 10,000-members, 54-years old, and 37-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 Puget Sound, Your Streets Your Say, 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 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 or http://www.wabikes.org

What You’ll Bring

The Corporate Partnerships Officer supports Cascade Bicycle Club’s mission by building, expanding, and sustaining relationships with corporate partners. This role involves developing strategies for soliciting and securing funding, ensuring exceptional cultivation and stewardship of sponsorships, and managing a diverse portfolio of corporate donors and prospects.

Duties and Responsibilities

Direct Fundraising Responsibilities (80%)

  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 75 corporate partners and prospects, securing five- and six-figure gifts to meet annual and multi-year fundraising goals
  • Develop and implement strategies to approach and engage corporate partners
  • Lead the acquisition, contracting, fulfillment, reporting, and stewardship of corporate partners and prospects
  • Create tailored sponsorship packages that address the specific interests and priorities of each company and align with Cascade's mission and Community Centric Fundraising principles
  • Collaborate with the communications, events, and education teams to ensure all commitments are met
  • Order materials for sponsorship activations and assist relevant departments in executing activations (i.e. event setup)
  • Strengthen relationships and promote Cascade’s initiatives via site visits, meetings, tailored communications, and attending Cascade events (as needed)
  • Prepare reports for major funders that demonstrate the value of their partnership
  • Collaborate with Development Director and contract grant writer to identify opportunities and apply for corporate grants 
  • Represent Cascade Bicycle Club at community business gatherings and events to raise awareness of the organization’s mission and initiatives.
  • Coordinate with volunteer managers to attract, engage, and manage corporate volunteer opportunities
  • Track interactions and communications with corporate partners in the Salesforce CRM, ensuring up-to-date and accurate records

Partnership Strategy (20%)

  • Work with the Development Director to develop and refine multi-year corporate partnership strategy, setting goals and identifying opportunities for growth
  • Assist the Development Director in creating the annual budget and ensuring financial goals are met
  • Prepare regular reports on the status of corporate funding efforts and present updates to the Development Director
  • Conduct research to identify trends and best practices in corporate philanthropy, Community Centric Fundraising, events industry, etc. and apply this knowledge to improve Cascade’s programs
  • Coordinate fundraising activities with grants, individual giving, and membership colleague to build relationships with corporate leaders to ensure team success
  • As needed, provide training to staff, volunteers, and board 
  • Mange special projects as assigned by the Development Director

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional attention to detail for tracking and fulfilling partnership commitments.
  • Experience with CRM software and data management tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present to high-level executives.
  • Customer service orientation with a focus on building and maintaining long-term relationships.
  • Ability to think strategically, identify opportunities, and prioritize

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in corporate sponsorship, corporate philanthropy, or partnership management
  • Experience securing five-figure gifts and managing complex relationships. Experience securing six-figure gifts a plus
  • Proven ability to develop and implement effective sponsor strategies and track performance against goals
  • Experience in sales account management and designing reports and proposals 
  • Interest in promoting bicycling as a mode of transportation a plus
  • Reliable transportation to events with the ability to transport activation materials

Job Details 

This position is full-time exempt and remote-hybrid eligible. Generally, work can be done off-site, provided there is no loss to team collaboration, the needs of the organization, and the essential functions of the position. However, residence in Washington state and the ability to come into the office one to two days a week are required. This position also requires evening and weekend work as required to connect with corporate partners and execute sponsorship activations, generally no more than one weekend per month. Typical weekly hours for this position are M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, the salary range starts at $78,857 with a midpoint of $98,572, along with a competitive benefits package. New hires typically start between minimum and midpoint. 

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 5% employer matching
  • 160 hours of paid time off front-loaded annually + 12 paid sick days + 12 paid federal holidays
  • Office-wide paid winter recess between December 25 and January 1
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave after one year of employment
  • Flexible schedule available
  • ORCA transit pass
  • 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.
  • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks.

To Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter to resume@cascadebicycleclub.org with “Corporate Partnership Officer” in the subject line. 

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.

Hiring Timeline

Estimated date of hire for this position is August 2024.

 

Development Coordinator

 

What We Need

Cascade Bicycle Club is seeking a detail-oriented fundraiser to serve as the next DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR. The DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR 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 10,000-members, 54-years old, and 37-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 Puget Sound, Your Streets Your Say, 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 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 or http://www.wabikes.org

What You’ll Bring

Duties and Responsibilities

Donor Engagement and Stewardship - 40%

  • With the Development Team, develop and implement annual donor stewardship plan including timely gift acknowledgement, donor recognition, impact reports, holiday and thank you card mailings, invitations to special events, personal calls, and other recognition and cultivation efforts
  • Coordinate all logistics for mailings (such as donor appeals, holiday cards, stewardship pieces), including printing letters and labels, and ordering supplies
  • Provide logistical support for virtual and in-person fundraising and cultivation events
  • Ensure that follow up activities, such as data entry, thank you notes, and invoices and payments are completed in a timely manner
  • Create and mail gift acknowledgments in a timely manner
  • Participate in the planning team for the annual fundraising event. Provide logistical, administrative and communications support
  • Work with marketing team to develop multi-channel campaigns

Data Management, Reporting and Administrative Support - 30%

  • Conduct gift processing, including data entry and managing donation and membership records in Salesforce database, on company server, and in paper files
  • Ensure data integrity by updating donor records in database (Salesforce), merging duplicate records, conducting prospect research to complete donor profiles, verifying addresses
  • Create and pull reports and mailing lists in Salesforce
  • Organize volunteer work parties to support membership and fundraising team goals
  • Coordinate with Database Manager and Tech Manager to upload gifts from third party platforms (i.e. Greater Giving, Benevity, ActBlue, etc.) to Salesforce database in a timely manner

Corporate Partnerships - 30%

  • Work with Corporate Partnership Director, Events Team, and Marketing Team to ensure all partner benefits are delivered (including logo placement, social media content creation, and supporting event activations)
  • Track partnership deliverables in Monday.com project management tool and organize logos and partner collateral
  • Draft and upload partner-related social media content to Sprout Social publishing tool (in collaboration with Digital Comms Manager)
  • Assist in partner activations at events
  • Assist in preparing event recap presentations

    Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Experience managing multiple projects involving diverse stakeholders
    • Attention to detail and high standards for efficiency 
    • Positive attitude including a willingness to understand the needs of Cascade’s wide range of events, programs, and departments 
    • Ability to quickly learn new systems and software programs
    • Willingness to participate in and support organization DEI program

    Qualifications

    • 1+ years experience working in fundraising, non-profit administration, or customer service preferred
    • Experience working in an administrative capacity in an office setting
    • Proficiency with technology, including: MS Office Suite, Google Docs and Google Sheets.
    • Proficiency with Salesforce or other CRM preferred. 

    Job Details 

    This position is full-time non-exempt and remote-hybrid eligible. Generally, work can be done off-site, provided there is no loss to team collaboration, the needs of the organization, and the essential functions of the position. However, residence in Washington state and the ability to come into the office one to two days a week are required. This position also requires evening and weekend work as required to support events, generally no more than one weekend per month. Typical weekly hours for this position are M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, the hourly wage starts at $24.43 with a midpoint of $29.32, along with a competitive benefits package. New hires typically start between minimum and midpoint. 

     

    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 5% employer matching
    • 160 hours of paid time off front-loaded annually + 12 paid sick days + 12 paid federal holidays
    • Office-wide paid winter recess between December 25 and January 1
    • 4 weeks paid parental leave after one year of employment
    • Flexible schedule available
    • ORCA transit pass
    • 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.
    • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks.

    To Apply

    Submit a resume and cover letter to resume@cascade.org with “Development Coordinator” in the subject line. 

    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.

    Hiring Timeline

    Estimated date of hire for this position is August 2024.

     

    Bicycle Education Lead

    What We Need

    Cascade Bicycle Club is seeking welcoming and knowledgeable bike maintenance and bike riding instructors to serve as Bike Education Leads (BEL). The Bike Education Leads 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.

    BELs have the option to lead a variety of classes such as:

    • Bike maintenance classes with a focus on:
      • Women & Non-Binary classes
      • Open to everybody classes
      • E-bikes and traditional bikes
    • Adult Learn to Ride (riders with little to no experience, or learning after a long break)
    • Group riding classes teaching varied commuting skills

    Typical hours for this position range from 8-20 hours per month, depending on availability. This position is highly flexible and BELs can set their own hours. 

    BELs create a safe and empowering environment for our members and class participants, fostering the skills and confidence needed to ride and maintain their bikes safely and competently. This is the perfect role for you if you have prior experience repairing and teaching bicycle classes, are an avid bike rider, and love to coach and bolster adult learners from varying backgrounds and skill levels. We especially encourage applicants who come with a deep understanding of the barriers to participation and experiences of historically marginalized riders (for example: women and non-binary, people of color, varying socioeconomic status, etc).
     

    Who We Are

    Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation's largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 10,000-members, 54-years old, and 37-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, Your Streets Your Say, 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 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 or http://www.wabikes.org 

    What You’ll Bring

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead bicycle riding, maintenance, and/or commuting classes according to established Cascade curriculum
    • Maintain a nurturing, safe, and fun environment for learning with ethically responsive teaching practices
    • Set-up and tear-down equipment for classes in the bike shop, auditorium, conference rooms, or outside spaces
    • Provide class attendees with appropriate constructive verbal feedback during classes
    • Implement community building activities, reflections, and discussions to enhance learning
    • Respond to, report, and document any and all safety incidents according to protocol
    • Provide ongoing feedback for peer instructors and respond to feedback from management, peers, and self-evaluation 

    Skills and Competencies 

    • Experience leading or teaching adult learners
    • Direct communication and group facilitation capacity
    • Knowledge of bicycle safety and/or bike mechanics
    • Punctuality, time management, and organizational skills
    • Must be well equipped with social sensitivity skills and have experience navigating conversations relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion

    Qualifications  

    • Great safe riding skills and/or comprehensive knowledge of bike mechanics
    • A strong desire to share your knowledge in a supportive environment to new riders
    • Experience working in hands-on learning
    • Experience supporting racial, health, mobility, and/or environmental equity and justice programs and outcomes
    • CPR certification is required for instructors teaching riding classes. Cost of certification will be covered by Cascade if you are hired and are not currently certified. Up-to-date CPR, First Aid or Wilderness First Responder certification a plus
    • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English is a huge plus

    Job Details 

    This position is Part-Time Under, Non-Exempt. This position works out of our office in Magnuson Park, and can include a mix of evening and weekend hours. To be eligible for hire, you must be able to commit a minimum of 8 hours a month, with an optional maximum of 25 hours a week based on the seasonality of this role and class demand.

    Commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, the hourly rate of this position is $24/hr.

    Cascade offers a robust benefits package, which includes:

    • 401k with 5% employer matching
    • Free entry and guest pass on most Cascade rides
    • Paid sick time accrued at a rate of 1 hour per 40 hours worked
    • Abundant discounts and offers with retailers and partner organizations (including JBI)
    • Beautiful open office workspace with fresh airflow and bright natural lighting.

    To Apply
    Submit a resume to resume@cascadebicycleclub.org with “Bike Education Lead” in the subject line.  In the email, please answer the following questions:

    • Why would you like to work for Cascade Bicycle Club? 
    • What experience(s) or skill(s) do you possess that you feel would positively impact our Adult Education Program?
    • What types of classes (from the list at the top of the job description) are you most interested in leading?

    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.

    Hiring Timeline

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with hiring priority given to applications received by July 8, 2024. The estimated date of hire for this position is August 5, 2024. Attendance will be required at an orientation during the first week of hiring. Classes and training will begin in mid-late August, subject to change.

     

     

    Volunteer and Pedaling Relief Project Manager

    What We Need

    Cascade Bicycle Club invites applications for the role of Volunteer and Pedaling Relief Project Manager. We seek a dedicated and strategic individual with a profound understanding of community engagement and a commitment to sustainable transportation solutions. The ideal candidate will possess a deep appreciation for bicycling and will play a pivotal role in advancing the club's mission and further establishing its position as a leading organization in cycling and active transportation. 

    The Volunteer and Pedaling Relief Manager is an essential member of the Rides and Events Team and reports to the Rides and Events Director. This position is responsible for general program oversight of two main volunteer programs working with 200+ volunteers: rides and events, and the Pedaling Relief Project (PRP). 

    Our rides and events season runs from May-October with a variety of one day, two day, and multi-day rides throughout Washington. PRP is a program that delivers food by bike to food-insecure neighbors from food banks and grocery stores across Seattle.

    Who We Are

    Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation's largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 10,000-members, 54-years old, and 38-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 Puget Sound, Your Streets Your Say, 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 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 or http://www.wabikes.org

    What You’ll Bring

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Volunteer Management
      • Develop, build and maintain positive, long-term relationships with volunteers, facilitating good communication with and between volunteers.
      • Actively organize, coordinate, and manage the recruitment of volunteers with a focus on developing partnerships with social, civic, and community-based institutions and organizations.
      • Develop standardized training and communication resources for consistent volunteer orientation, communication, and effective staff-volunteer interactions.
      • Interview potential volunteers and match their talents with organizational needs.
      • Collaborate with other members of the Events team to support the ride season, especially in leading day-of volunteer activities.
      • Act as the Cascade liaison in the Volunteer Steering Committees for volunteer programs.
    • Volunteer Operations
      • Support day-to-day volunteer operations as needed, including scheduling volunteers, updating volunteer databases, responding to email and telephone inquiries, troubleshooting volunteer problems, and being the primary point of contact.
      • Generate reports and insights from the database to guide strategic decisions and planning.
      • Establish and adhere to success metrics for various volunteer programs.
      • Develop and oversee the volunteer program budget and manage volunteer reimbursements.
      • Oversee and ensure the accurate maintenance of the volunteer database and signup portal.
      • Coordinate with different departments across the organization in support of volunteer programs, including the fleet team, marketing and communications, and fundraising/development.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Ability to develop, implement, and oversee effective volunteer recruitment, training, and retention strategies that align with organizational objectives.
    • Exceptional  interpersonal skills with a focus on building positive relationships, working effectively as part of a team, and managing volunteers.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ensuring clear and consistent messaging to volunteers, staff, and external stakeholders.
    • Proficiency in establishing and nurturing partnerships with community organizations, businesses, and schools to promote volunteerism and collaborative initiatives.
    • Ability to address and mediate conflicts or issues that arise between volunteers or between volunteers and staff, ensuring a harmonious work environment.
    • Technological skills to effectively update and navigate volunteer management software and databases
    • Attention to detail and organizational skills, especially related to managing budgets, resources, and logistics
    • A commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the volunteer community and an understanding of how to engage volunteers from varied backgrounds and experiences.

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrated ability to lead teams, provide mentorship, and manage personnel, ensuring efficient operations and high levels of engagement.
    • Experience in community outreach, stakeholder collaboration, or partnership-building
    • Hands-on experience in organizing, leading, and managing events
    • Proficiency in using volunteer management software or databases, or ability to learn new technologies
    • Experience in designing, executing, and evaluating training sessions or workshops for volunteers
    • Excellent organizational skills, ability to plan ahead, meet deadlines and goals, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds to load and stage supplies with the help of dollies or carts.
    • Ability to regularly spend several hours on your feet moving around event sites.
    • Reliable transportation to various volunteer events, sometimes located in rural locations or starting early in the morning
    • Experience with graphic design tools (preferred)
    • Experience with mapping tools such as Ride With GPS and CalTopo (preferred)

    Job Details 

    This position is full-time exempt and remote-hybrid eligible. Generally, work can be done off-site, provided there is no loss to team collaboration, the needs of the organization, and the essential functions of the position. However, residence in Washington state and the ability to come into the office one to three days a week are required. During the event season of May - October expect to be available to work regular evening and weekend shifts. Typical weekly hours for this position are 40. 

    Commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, the salary range starts at $64,022 with a midpoint of $76,827, along with a competitive benefits package. New hires typically start between minimum and midpoint. 

    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 5% employer matching
    • 160 hours of paid time off front-loaded annually + 12 paid sick days + 12 paid federal holidays
    • Office-wide paid winter recess between December 25 and January 1
    • 4 weeks paid parental leave after one year of employment
    • Flexible schedule available
    • ORCA transit pass
    • 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.
    • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks.

    To Apply

    Submit a resume and cover letter to resume@cascadebicycleclub.org with “VOLUNTEER AND PEDALING RELIEF PROJECT MANAGER” in the subject line. 

    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.

    Hiring Timeline

    First application review will begin on June 17. Estimated date of hire for this position is July 2024. 

     

    Volunteering

    For upcoming volunteer opportunities, visit cascade.org/volunteer