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Camp Instructors

Job Overview:

We are seeking instructors to teach summer camps for youth ages 6-15. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic and experienced teachers with significant experience team teaching, working with youth and teaching bicycling skills. Instructors should have a history of success working with youth of various ages, learning styles and have an appreciation for hands-on, applied learning. In addition to specific safety and bike handling skills, the camps aim to teach critical thinking skills and encourage leadership development.

Camp and position details:

  • Camps will have about a 4:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Camps will be held outdoors
  • Instructors will report to the Community Education Program Manager
  • Part-time, seasonal, hourly position 
  • Background check required
  • Link to camps page

Position requirements:

  • Available for curriculum and first aid training Saturday, June 6
  • Available to teach several weeks between June 22 and August 21

Qualifications:

  • One year of experience teaching youth, preferably more
  • Ability to work successfully with various learning styles and personalities
  • Demonstrated experience working with youth teaching applied, hands-on skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two years of team teaching experience
  • Certified by the League of American Bicyclists as an LCI (League Cycling Instructor)
  • Bicycle maintenance skills and ability to teach maintenance
  • Experience working for nonprofit organizations
  • Certified in first aid and CPR

BENEFITS:

Why should you work for Cascade?
  • Beautiful office on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access off the Burke-Gilman Trail
  • Fun and passionate co-workers
  • Meaningful work improving lives through bicycling
  • Camp instructor positions do not include insurance and retirement benefits

To apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references all in a single PDF document to joshm@cascade.org with “Camp Instructor Application” in the subject line. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 29, at 5 p.m. Pacific Time. Please mention how you heard about this position.

No phone calls please.

Position is open until filled.

The Education Department:

Our education department offers school and community-based programming to encourage and educate people of all ages and abilities to ride safely. Our youth programming includes in-school bicycle safety in four school districts, after-school riding clubs, bike to school encouragement as well as summer camps. Focused on fostering livable and connected communities, we also provide adult riding and maintenance classes, commute workshops to organizations and resources to promote healthy transportation.

The Organization:

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation’s largest locally based bicycle organization, is 15,000-members and 36-staff strong, and serves bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the Puget Sound region. With a mission to improve lives through bicycling, we teach the joys of bicycling, advocate for safe places to ride, and produce world-class rides and events.

Our signature programs include the STP, Connect Puget Sound, Free Group Rides, the Bike Month Challenge, Basics of Bicycling, and the Major Taylor Project. Learn more at www.cascade.org.

Cascade Bicycle Club is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment at Cascade is of an at-will nature.