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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator
Description$11-13.50/hr./DOE (Full-time 40hr per week position)

The Safe Routes to School (SR2S) Program Coordinator will work with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) and Willamette Pedestrian Coalition (WPC) to coordinate walking and biking encouragement and education programs in 8 Portland Public Schools. The coordinator will work with principals, school staff, parents, and community members to provide encouragement, education, engineering, and enforcement programs in each school. The programs teach and inspire school age youth to be safe and predictable bicyclists and pedestrians, and promote safe transportation to and from school. The coordinator will report to the Safe Routes to School Program Director.

Job Duties
– Work with local School Teams and school staff to coordinate activities at their schools
– Coordinate education programs with SR2S Program Director and Community Service Providers.
– Coordinate encouragement activities in Portland schools and give technical assistance to Oregon schools.
– Represent BTA/WPC at community and school team meetings and events
– Develop curriculum for Pedestrian Safety Program
– Train and coordinate staff and volunteers
– Maintain the Walk and Bike to School Website
– Collaborate on the development of promotional materials
– Help with statewide Walk and Bike to School Activities

Qualifications
A highly qualified SR2S Program Coordinator will:
– Be an experienced to an avid cyclist.
– Have experience and enjoy working with preadolescent youths.
– Have experience with school-based education and/or recreation programs.
– Be familiar and interested in working with the public school community.
– Experience with Macintosh computers, able to learn and work with project software and website
– Be active, enthusiastic and responsible, able to work independently, able to effectively run a program from start to finish, have excellent public speaking skills and ability to lead group meetings.

Time Requirements

Dates
Accepting applications until Tuesday August 8th. The new coordinator will be trained during August, and will work with schools from September-June. Position is for at least one year, continued employment depends upon future funding and job performance.

Hours
The SR2S Program Coordinator position is full-time, 40 hours per week. The Program Coordinator will be most active during late summer, early fall and late spring.

How to Apply
For an application contact Katherine Wilson:
katherine@bta4bikes.org

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