Jobs

Cascade is a great place to work, intern and volunteer. We thank you for your interest. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

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Internships & volunteering:

Office Coordinator

JOB OVERVIEW:

The office coordinator is an integral part of the four-person finance and operations team. The office coordinator must be attentive to detail, responsive to queries and willing to take on additional duties as needed in support of the team. The office coordinator will love to help out, be able to change course at a moment’s notice and manage multiple projects concurrently.

Key Responsibilities:

Customer Service
  • Become the leader in Club knowledge and go-to person for staff, members and visitors
  • Answer the main phone line and direct calls as needed
  • Manage main voicemail and main email inbox for the Club
  • Act as receptionist and greeter for Club
  • Become proficient with Club databases, CRM and event registration needs
Office/Facilities:
  • Coordinate mail and deliveries to and from the Club
  • Work with supervisor to maintain the facilities and office equipment
  • Monitor auditorium and meeting room schedules
  • Order and stock office supplies, including all office equipment supplies
  • Ensure member lounge is stocked with maps and other print material
  • Ensure kitchen is stocked with snacks and beverages for visitors
  • Assist with PC and projector schedule management
  • Assist with ordering food for board and staff functions
  • Act as central point of contact for staff on issues around building systems
  • Coordinate building cleaning bi-weekly and as needed
  • Act as point of contact for repair personnel working onsite
  • Coordinate receiving and storing event collateral
  • Assist in handling post-event leftovers
  • Be the “Swiss Army Knife” that keeps the Club moving and shaking
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Compentencies: 

  • Customer service specialist
  • Reliability
  • Quick learner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizing and planning skills
  • Positive can-do attitude

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Prior customer service experience preferred

BENEFITS:

Why should you work for Cascade?
  • Employer sponsored health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
  • Matching contributions to a retirement account
  • Beautiful office on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access off the Burke-Gilman Trail
  • Cash incentive for commuting by bike
  • Office-wide winter recess between December 25 and January 1
  • Free entry and guest pass on all Cascade rides
  • Fun and passionate co-workers
  • Meaningful work making the Puget Sound region a better place for bicycling

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references all in a single PDF document to resume@cascadebicycleclub.org. Please mention how you heard about this position. Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2015 or until position is filled.

THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:

The Finance & Operations department is a four-person team covering the accounting, facilities, human resources, reception and administrative needs of the organization. The team is small but hearty, and never afraid to jump in and get things done in a pinch! This position will require some weeknight and weekend work.

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.

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.