Hourly Rate: Instructors begin at $10.25/hour Start Date: Last week of May
- Basic competency in bike mechanic repair skills with a willingness and interest in advancing those skills- Ability to develop strong, positive relationships with youth and teens, parents, and community agencies- Commitment to embracing and understanding diversity, inclusion, and equity in thoughts, words, and practice- Experience managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and working under time constraints- Ability to work successfully both independently and collaboratively with a team- Ability to select and develop appropriate methods, skills and techniques attuned to people's cultural or multicultural experiences in their environments- Ability to effectively employ multicultural approaches in resolving problems- Strong verbal and written communication skills- High attention to detail
- Coach youth through completing mechanic repairs on their bicycle- Coach youth in advancing their social and life skills- Facilitate bike programs in the community for youth, families, adults, and volunteers- Communicate with colleagues regarding programs, youth, and all relevant issues and concerns in a timely manner- Support and demonstrate all Open Roads behavioral expectations: - Respect, Own your actions, Attitude counts, Discipline, Safety- Ensure all materials are prepared and present for programs- Assist in collecting data for programs (attendance, progress in programs, etc.)- Assist in coordinating programs with community partners (schools, agencies, businesses, etc.)- Attend Open Roads special events as needed (fundraisers, safety events, demonstrations, etc.)- Attend paid professional development skill-building opportunities and weekly staff meetings
To Apply: Please complete the following application to the best of your ability. Once you are finished, click submit. If you would like a hard copy of this application, one can be picked up from the Open Roads shop at 1523 Riverview Dr. in Kalamazoo. This position will remain open until filled. Priority will be given to those who apply by May 11, 2019.
To complete this application in one sitting we suggest having the following information ready and available:
- Last two previous and/or current employment dates and supervisor contact information- Education background- Weekly schedule availability for June-August 2019- Two reference names and contact information