Cycle Kingston is seeking to hire two Cycling Ambassadorswho will work together this summer to develop and deliver a variety of cycling safety and skill development initiatives, and promote safety awareness, to a variety of audiences from across the community.
Application Process and Deadline: To apply, please submit a résumé and a one-page cover letter briefly describing why you are a great candidate for the position. Submit your application, by email only, by 5:00pm on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 to the attention of: Neal Scott, President Cycle Kingston, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Requirements and Qualifications: - Must successfully complete a safe cycling training course during the first week of work (Provided by the employer, June 28-30). - Must be physically fit and able to perform duties outside, all day, in any weather. - Must be able to work a flexible schedule with some weekend and evening work - Must pass a criminal police check with vulnerable sector screening. - Experience as a camp counsellor or similar role is highly desirable. - Should have the ability to speak in an effective, engaging, and dynamic way to groups and individuals, including children and teenagers, in informal and formal situations. - Will have respect for people regardless of their background, income level, ethnicity, culture, age, disability, or sexual orientation. - Self-motivated, Independent problem-solving skills. - Familiarity with social media applications and office technology skills. - Will have the ability to work cooperatively with others in and outside of Cycle Kingston. - Fluency in French is considered an asset, but not required.
Terms and Conditions of Employment: - 30 hours per week, no overtime pay; flexible schedule. $15.00 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay, paid bi- weekly. - Working alongside one other Cycling Ambassador; and under the supervision of a Coordinator. - Working out of our office located at the Kingston Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Kingston, as permitted by Public Health protocols, otherwise working from home or community spaces. - Operating within the guidelines of local Health Unit and the province of Ontario in terms of meeting and exceeding all COVID-19 safety protocols.
Cycle Kingston is proud to provide many employment opportunities for local youth!
Summer Cycle Ambassadors In these 10-week summer positions, our Cycle Ambassadors instruct our Savvy Cycling courses, lead the Safe Cycling Q-Camps, visit classrooms for cycling presentations, and connect with people all around Kingston to help get everyone talking about safe cycling! We provide our Cycle Ambassadors with all the necessary cycling skills training. Keep an eye on our social media and this page for new job postings!
Our social enterprise, Gear Up! Kingston Gear Up! Kingston's goal is to provide youth with valuable life skills and foundational work skills that will allow them to be successful in their future endeavours. If you are interested in becoming a bike mechanic with us, find out more and contact Gear Up! Kingston at www.gearupkingston.ca.
Our newest social enterprise, Bicycle Valet Kingston We securely park bicycles at local festivals and events. It's like a coatcheck, but for bicycles! Local youth who work with us will gain valuable customer service experience and learn practical employment skills. Keep an eye on our social media and this page for new job postings!