Cool summer job alert: Help train the next generation of NYC cyclists this summer

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The nonprofit Bike New York is hiring instructors to teach kids like this how to ride. Via Facebook.

Summer means biking everywhere, summer jobs, fond memories of camp and mentally high fiving every school child you pass on the street because you know they are currently living their best no-school life. Here’s a job that combines all those things: The nonprofit Bike New York is hiring instructors for its summer program to teach kids how to ride a bike (so they can learn before they turn 27), plus bike handling and basic traffic skills so you can help breed the next generation of road warriors to help take back the streets from cars. It’s a part-time seasonal gig that pays $20 per hour, with 35 hours per week from July to August.

Qualifications include:

-Minimum bachelor’s degree or two years training in a college level education, physical education or recreation program
-Be an experienced, enthusiastic cyclist, with a passion for sharing the joys of cycling with others
-Have experience working groups of kids in an educational, youth program or camp setting, and be able to demonstrate good classroom/group management skills
-Bilingual applicants encouraged

Duties include:
-Teach kids how to ride a bike
-Determine whether kids have adequate skills to go “off site” for group bike rides
-Lead safe, smooth-functioning group rides off site
-Manage a fleet of up to 35 bikes and helmets

Start date: July 11; application deadline: June 17, 2016. Send resumes, references, and letters of interest to: [email protected] Att: Kristina Sepulveda, Youth Programs Manager.

Apply here.

Thanks to Noah Hurowitz for the tip!

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