Local Motion Inc.

Walk/Bike Regional Coordinator | Part Time

Category: Non-profit

Location: See job description


Overview:

Local Motion Inc. is seeking Regional Coordinators to support its Safe Routes for All initiative. The Regional Coordinator will support schools and communities in their work to make their community more walkable and bikeable by acting as a resource to amplify the communities’ work and maximize their opportunities for participation.

We are seeking one Coordinator per Region*:

Region 1: Orange, Essex, Orleans, Caledonia Counties

Region 2: Lamoille, Franklin, Grand Isle Counties

Region 3: Chittenden County

Region 4: Rutland, Bennington, Windham Counties

Region 5: Windsor County

Region 6: Washington, Addison Counties

*Regions may be adjusted to better reflect coordinator’s location and capacity.

The Coordinator will select areas of work from the suite of Local Motion’s programs, based on the Coordinator’s interest and experience.

Suite of Programs:

The following is a list of programs and related tasks the Coordinator can choose from. Upon start of work, deliverables and avenues of engagement will be determined in conjunction with Local Motion’s program team.  We anticipate that the group of Regional Coordinators selected will work together to share expertise, ideas, and perspectives.

 Safe Routes for All (SRFA):

  • Recruit and organize individuals/volunteers to participate in walk/bike/roll initiatives in your region.
  • Coordinate programming in your region to support walk/bike mode share increases.
  • Engage volunteers and partners in Learning Network events and webinars.
  • Provide support to Local Motion staff for on-road pop-up demonstration projects.
  • Assist with other tasks as they arise.

Way to Go & Safe Routes to School (SRTS)

  • Recruit schools in your region to participate in Way to Go! to School and SRTS work.
  • Provide support to participating schools in their Way to Go! to School & SRTS work.
    • Examples of support:
      • Locate volunteers from the community to support programming and events
      • Assist with events as needed
      • Assist with data collection (generally with support from volunteers, or coordinating student collection of data)
    • Coordinate and collaborate with Way to Go! & SRTS Partners and other Regional Coordinators to share tips, tricks, success strategies, ask for support, etc.
    • Assist with other tasks as they arise.

Qualifications

● Enthusiasm for promoting a culture of healthy and sustainable transportation in schools and communities
● Passion for walking and biking
● Access to transportation (to travel to schools/communities)
● Access to a computer
● Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google suite
● Experience with community engagement and/or outreach preferred
● A background check may be required to volunteer in a school

Other 

Time commitment is on average 4-6 hours per week, less in winter months, more in spring and fall. The position pays a stipend of $1250 per quarter.

 

 

Deadline:

To Apply:

Please submit your application materials via email to jobs@localmotion.org with subject heading “Regional Coordinator” with the following information:

a. Letter of Interest:
● Indicate the region you would like to work in
● Indicate the area or areas of interest you would like to engage in.
o Safe Routes for All
o Way To Go!/Safe Routes to School
● Describe your connection to communities in the region
● What special skills/resources/connections do you bring to the program?
● What attracts you to the program?

b. Resume
c. References
● Provide 3 references with current email and phone contact information. Please list what your relationship is to the reference.