Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) is the statewide bicycle advocacy organization working for better biking in Massachusetts since 1977. We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on advocacy and education. We are growing our team for an exciting opportunity in Central Mass. MassBike is seeking a part-time / 30 hours-per-week position to implement a 2-year grant program to distribute electric bicycles and track their usage amongst select populations in Worcester. The program will determine approximately one hundred riders in the Worcester area to receive bicycles, train riders through safe cycling and maintenance courses, and coordinate community events to encourage everyday riding. This position may expand to include support of MassBike’s statewide education and events programs.
This staff person will report to the Executive Director and work directly with the MassBike Communications Coordinator and Development Coordinator. Though we expect significant in-person availability in the Worcester area, currently all MassBike staff are working remotely. We anticipate that a gradual return to the office and traveling will occur at some point in 2022, depending on public health guidance. As a return to the office occurs, this position can be based out of Worcester, or based out of a home office elsewhere in Massachusetts. Availability for occasional early morning, evening, or weekend hours required. We are seeking a March 2022 start date.
Job responsibilities include:
Manage MassBike’s E-Bike Pilot Program:
- Develop educational curriculum for e-bike pilot in partnership with program partners and MassBike Executive Director
- Community outreach for e-bike pilot program, and point person for e-bike pilot program participants
- Design and implementation of intake survey with program partners: Central MA Regional Planning, Mathematica, Worcester Earn-a-Bike, Landry’s Bicycles, and others
- Help design and oversee ride tracking platform & ride data collection
- Monthly reporting on e-bike pilot program
- Develops quarterly grant reports for program funder
- Work with Communications Coordinator to generate public-facing program updates for MassBike Website, Social Media, and more
- Coordinate MassBike’s statewide educational programs as point person for cycling instructors, as needed
- Work with other MassBike staff to coordinate regional events in Central MA and as needed
Timeframe: March 2022 - January 2024
MassBike does not have minimum requirements for education or professional experience. We encourage all candidates with relevant and differing experiences and professional backgrounds to apply. Generally, we expect qualiﬁed candidates would have the following baseline qualifications:
- 2-3 years of combined work and volunteer experience in database management, event planning, marketing, and communications
- Love of bicycling and bicycling culture (biking skills and spandex not required)
- Ability to work remotely
- Ability to frequently travel to neighborhoods in the Worcester region
- Organized, demonstrates high attention to detail and reporting accuracy
- Adept at building relationships internally and externally
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experience and comfort working with diverse communities and with all age levels
Nice to have
- Experience with nonprofit organizations
- Engagement with community organizing and/or grassroots advocacy, especially in Worcester
- Familiarity with Nationbuilder for databases and websites
- Knowledge of Massachusetts bicycling advocacy and active transportation issues
- Ability to speak one or more of the primary languages in Worcester is highly desirable:
- Akan kasa, Albanian, Arabic, Nepali, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese
Salary: $25/hour at a 30 hours-per-week expectation, commensurate with experience. Benefits include stipend for health insurance and retirement benefits.
Diversity & Nondiscrimination statement
MassBike is committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the people of Massachusetts, including populations most impacted by health inequities. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ persons, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Complete the application form on our website, which requires a resume, reference list, and responses to a few questions. Cover letters and work samples are encouraged. Resumes received by February 15 will receive ﬁrst consideration, though this position is open until ﬁlled. We will consider applications on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.