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Earn-a-Bike Program Manager
04/01/2016
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Earn-a-Bike Program Manager

04/01/2016
Job Description

We are looking for a new Earn-a-Bike Program Manager to be a part of our team that’s been transforming the lives of underserved youth through biking programs for 27 years.

Our Earn-a-Bike program provides Marin County youth with complete hands-on lessons in bike mechanics and bike safety, while gaining credits towards their own bike, parts and accessories. We also teach lifetime skills of confidence, respect, leadership, cooperation, accountability, and team work through our community bike shop and outdoor activities.

The Program Manager is the lead instructor for this program and implements standardized mechanical curriculum, develops dynamic lessons for reinforcing the practical skills, manages all programmatic logistics, rides/activities and the community bike shop, and teaches life skills to the youth.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversee all aspects of program
• classes and projects
• rides and activities
• monthly stats and reports
• ensuring safety at all times
• managing support staff and volunteers
Develop and implement curriculum
Maintain bike shop
• keep shop and training areas clean, organized and safe: cardboard disposal twice a month (and pick up 4th St.); dump run once a month (and pick up 4th St.)
• Order tools, parts and equipment as needed
• notify Executive Director of needed repairs
Advanced Teen Program
• hire teen participants throughout the year: applications review, interviews, new hire paperwork and training, managing participants work schedule, insuring participants follow work permit state laws
• Bimonthly evaluation of participants
• Monthly verification of participants’ grade point average (GPA)
Community outreach for new EAB participants
• build relationships with other community youths programs
• provide presentations to encourage participation
• conduct classes on and off site for other youth programs
Complete and coordinate forms for each program component
• bike shop: cash out, bike sales forms
• youth: permission forms, med forms, off-site activity form, daily attendance, credit log
• program stats: prepare monthly participant stats and written report
Additional responsibilities required to ensure the success and safety of the program

Required Skills

1. Strong mentoring, communication, organization and authoritative skills
2. Experience working with youth and parents/guardians
3. Expertise with bicycle riding and mechanical operations
4. Experience developing curriculum and providing instruction
5. Ability to create and maintain a positive and supportive environment for youth to grow and learn within
6. Ability to maintain safety and security standards for the youth and facility
7. Ability to manage basic program administration
8. Multicultural understanding and appreciation

The Program Manager is a fulltime position with competitive benefits package, located in TFK’s San Rafael, Canal Community facility. Compensation depending on experience.

Provide resume and cover letter to Kim Baenisch, Acting Executive Director at kim@tripsforkids.org. No phone calls will be accepted.

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