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New York City Bike Ambassadors
Transportation Alternatives (T.A.) seeks seven experienced, outgoing, team-oriented outreach specialists to join our field team for our central safe bicycling advocacy campaign, the New York City Bike Ambassador program.
The New York City Bike Ambassadors work on the ground city- wide to organize and engage New Yorkers around safer streets. We are seeking a dedicated field team that is passionate about working with others to improve the city's streets in all five boroughs. The Bike Ambassadors will report to T.A.'s Field Organizing Coordinator and will work with T.A. staff and Bike Ambassador Borough Leads to plan, prepare for and attend outreach events around New York City. At the beginning of the program, the NYC Bike Ambassadors will undergo training about Transportation Alternatives' advocacy campaigns and New York City government and policy as a means to prepare for a season in the field.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conduct bike safety outreach around borough specific campaigns
Engage bike share users city wide in support of T.A.'s mission
Be an outgoing and articulate model for safe and responsible bike riding in New York City
Build relationships with community-based organizations to foster support for bicycling, bike lanes and increased bicycle ridership on a neighborhood level
Manage and distribute bike safety equipment and materials
Fervent desire to make bicycling and walking safer in New York City
Ability to work in a team environment to meet deadlines and accomplish common goals
A genuine love of New York City
Experience in community organizing and strong public speaking skills a plus
Fluent Spanish and/or Chinese speaking and writing skills are a plus
Position requires a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights and weekends
Work takes place mostly outdoors, candidates must be comfortable working outside
Commitment to making New York City a better place to bike, walk and use public transit
Commitment to organizing people to achieve change
A good sense of humor
To Apply Please send cover letter and resume to: Bike Ambassador search email@example.com Transportation Alternatives is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, political orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal state or local law.
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