B!KE and GreenUP are looking for a confident cyclist, who has experience working with children, to assist with the delivery of Pedal Power, Bike Rodeos, and community cycling programs from April 27th to June 29th, 2020. Pedal Power and Bike Rodeos are programs offered in partnership between B!KE and GreenUP at Peterborough Schools. Pedal Power is a 5-lesson cycling skills and safety course for Grade 5 students. Bike Rodeos are half-day programs open to all elementary grades. We cover topics including helmet fit, bike maintenance, rules of the road, bike handling skills and traffic safety. It is our goal to provide participants with real word experiences and opportunities for learning and as such we deliver our programs in the schoolyard with all participants on bikes even when weather is not optimal for outdoor activities. Cycling Instrutors may also be scheduled to support occasional evening or weekend work to support spring community-based programs. As our Cycling Program Instructor you will work with a team to deliver a variety of cycling programs in a way that is fun, accessible, and safe.
This position is contingent upon funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Applicants must be eligible to receive Canada Summer Jobs funding as per the criteria of the 2020 program. To be eligible, youth must:
Terms: 40 hours per week. $17.50 per hour.
Start Date: April 27th, 2020
Reporting to: B!KE Executive Director and GreenUP Program Manager
The position requires employees to supervise children in a schoolyard. The employee will need to operate a bicycle for demonstration purposes. It also requires employees move equipment to and from the schoolyard and occasionally transport objects weighing up to 40lbs. The employee will need to occasionally ascend and descend stairs (at times transporting objects). The position requires the ability to teach children as individuals and in groups. The employee will be required to access and input information on the computer and hard copy documents. The position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information in person.
Employees work primarily outside in uncontrolled temperature with inclement weather conditions. Some office work will also be required. Employees may be required to work outside of normal work hours such as early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends.
GreenUP and B!KE are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
How to Apply
Together with your resume, please forward a brief cover letter, which includes your responses to these questions:
1. What interests you most about this position?
2. Based on the qualifications, why are you a strong candidate?
Please submit resume and one page cover letter in .pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org with the email title Cycling Program Instructor by March 2nd, 2020 at 8 a.m.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 21 2020 ID: 55723