PeopleForBikes seeks Outride Youth Program Manager

October 8, 2020

Title: Outride Youth Program Manager
Location: PeopleForBikes Headquarters, Boulder, CO; remote considered
Industry: Bicycle Non-profit Organization
Employment and Classification: “at will” employment status; full-time position

Position Summary: PeopleForBikes (PFB) seeks a full-time manager to support our growing focus on getting more youth on bikes and keeping them on bikes to adulthood. This position will specifically support our partnership with Outride to connect their work to PeopleForBikes programs and initiatives, align our work geographically and programmatically, and provide insight and guidance to other members of both teams. The ideal candidate will have experience working with youth-focused bicycling programs in marginalized communities, strong project management and communication skills, an aptitude for coalition building and enthusiasm for growing youth bicycling.

Outride is a public nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of youth through cycling. Through its research, cycling programs, and grant giving activities, Outride provides evidence-based cycling programs to improve the social, emotional, and cognitive health of youth.

A commitment to safe, healthy, reliable and affordable access to bicycling for all members of a community is essential to this position.

Required qualifications:  

  • At least three years of experience with youth program development and/or in a youth focused or related organization
  • Aptitude for working with and relating to racially and socioeconomically diverse populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong project management skills
  • Four-year college degree, all majors considered; experience can be substituted for years of advanced education
  • Knowledgeable about and enthusiastic for bicycling in all its forms
  • PeopleForBikes will consider alternative ways that an applicant may have gained the required qualifications outside of traditional pathways

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner closely with Outride leadership and staff to align its programs and geographic focus with PeopleForBikes programs and activities
  • Work with industry and non-profit partners to understand their youth-focused programs and resources and promote them both internally and externally
  • Identify and develop partnership opportunities in the bicycling and non-profit fields
  • Work with the Outride and PeopleForBikes marketing and communications teams to align messaging and share stories
  • Inform PeopleForBikes’ program, communications and event offerings from the perspective of growing youth bicycling

Compensation and benefits:

This “at-will” position offers an annual salary of $50,000 – $65,000. PeopleForBikes offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package. This includes paid health insurance for employees, a generous paid-time-off (PTO) policy including 22 days plus federal holidays, paid parental leave, flexible work schedule including work from home options, and optional participation in a deferred compensation retirement plan, with immediate vesting of the competitive employer match. In addition, we provide long-term disability insurance, a regional public transportation pass, a cell phone plan, along with other benefits.

At PeopleForBikes, our agreed-upon set of team norms is what drives us to do our best every day we show up to work: we continually strive to build and strengthen our team, we work together effectively to serve our mission and we have fun.  Beyond that, we’re casual, we work flexibly with some remote work allowed and we love dogs. You don’t have to be an amazing bike rider to work here — what matters to us is a desire to work alongside passionate people improving the world through bikes.

To apply:

  • Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter in one, single PDF file, via email, with “Outride Youth Program Manager” in the subject line to PeopleForBikes director of grants and partnerships Zoe Kircos, at [email protected].
  • The cover letter should be no longer than one page, and briefly explain the candidate’s applicable experience, including experience working with youth from marginalized communities.
  • Due to volume, we are not able to respond to telephone or in-person inquiries.
  • The position is available immediately and will remain open until October 23, 2020.
  • Interested applicants are encouraged to visit for general information and organizational background.
  • PeopleForBikes is an equal opportunity employer.

Equal Opportunity:

Our work to create safer, more comfortable and more accessible places for everyone to ride starts with us. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We want our staff to be reflective of the backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of the communities we serve and to create an inclusive work environment where employees and the communities we serve feel welcomed, valued, respected, and received.

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