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March 16/06 10:44 am - Jobs at Trips For Kids Vancouver


Posted by Editoress on 03/16/06
 

2 Employment Positions at Trips For Kids Vancouver Society
Courtesy SIRC

Position: Mountain Bike Program Coordinator

Application Deadline: April 30, 2006 Starting Date: June 15, 2006

Job Description: TRIPS FOR KIDS VANCOUVER mountain biking adventures for youth from low-income families

Organization: In the spring of 2001 Trips for Kids Vancouver became the first Canadian chapter of a non-profit organization that started in Marin County, California in 1986. Trips for Kids offers mountain biking excursions for youth from low-income families. We know that the forests,mountains, and waters surrounding Vancouver present opportunities for fun, enriching,healthy, and educational experiences. We believe that free access to these natural areas entails a variety of benefits for individuals and their communities.

Expectations

The Program Coordinator will design, initiate and implement the summer rides program for 2006. Specific tasks are diverse and engaging, and may vary depending on the initiative and abilities of the incumbent. The minimum tasks for a successful program include:

-working with community centres and youth agencies to develop a rides schedule

-participating in all scheduled rides as a leader and coordinator

-ensuring ongoing communication with partner organizations

-creating a safe, friendly and fun environment for all ride participants

-demonstrating compassion, respect, enthusiasm and creativity

-sharing knowledge of mountain biking skills and trail etiquette

-never getting sick, tired, ill-tempered or manic

-smiling and perform efficiently when faced with various administrative duties

This is a temporary full-time position. June 19 - August 31, 40 hours per week. $15/hour.

Requirements

-currently enrolled as a full-time student in a community college or university -returning to school in September 2006 -experience working with children and/or youth -demonstrated leadership skills -organised, independent and motivated -intermediate to advanced mountain biking ability -working knowledge of bicycle maintenance and repair -current first aid certification -valid BC Drivers Licence -submit to Criminal Record check

Application process

Please send a statement of interest and resume via regular or electronic mail. The application deadline is 31 March 2006. Candidates will be contacted for interviews in April.

407 East 19 Avenue Vancouver BC V5V 1J6 phone: 250 702 1001 e-mail: info@tfkvancouver.org

Salary Range: $15/Hour

Type of Position:
Full Time

Contact Information:
Andre Perret
Trips For Kids Vancouver Society
407 E. 19th Ave
Vancouver , V5V 1J6
Tel. 604-488-9885
www.tfkvancouver.org




Position: Mountain Bike Ride Leader

Application Deadline: April 30, 2006 Starting Date: June 15, 2006

Job Description: TRIPS FOR KIDS VANCOUVER mountain biking adventures for youth from low-income families Hiring Announcement Ride Leader - Summer 2006 Organization In the spring of 2001 Trips for Kids Vancouver became the first Canadian chapter of a non-profit organisation that started in Marin County, California in 1986. Trips for Kids offers mountain biking excursions for youth from low-income families. We know that the forests, mountains, and waters surrounding Vancouver present opportunities for fun, enriching, healthy, and educational experiences. We believe that free access to these natural areas entails a variety of benefits for individuals and their communities. Expectations The Ride Leader will design, plan and lead day trips and overnight mountain bike excursions during June - August 2006. Specific tasks are diverse and engaging, and vary depending on the initiative and abilities of the incumbent. Minimum expectations include: -assisting in the development of a rides schedule -participating in all scheduled rides as a leader and facilitator -maintaining bicycles, helmets and other equipment -coordinating transportation of all necessary equipment to every ride -creating a safe, friendly and fun environment for all ride participants -demonstrating compassion, respect, enthusiasm and creativity -sharing knowledge of mountain biking skills and trail etiquette -never getting sick, tired, ill-tempered or manic -smiling when required to get dirty This is a temporary full-time position. June 19 - August 31, 35 hours per week. $12/hour. Requirements -currently enrolled as a full-time student -returning to school in September 2006 -experience working with children and/or youth -leadership skills -advanced mountain biking ability -excellent working knowledge of bicycle maintenance and repair -current first aid certification -valid BC Drivers Licence -submit to Criminal Record check Application Process Please send a statement of interest and resume via regular or electronic mail. The application deadline is 31 March 2006. Candidates will be contacted for interviews in April. 407 East 19 Avenue Vancouver BC V5V 1J6 phone: 250 702 1001 e-mail: iinfo@tfkvancouver.org

Salary Range: $12/Hour

Type of Position: Full Time

Ride Leader Description in pdf format

Contact Information:
Andre Perret
Trips For Kids Vancouver Society
407 E. 19th Ave
Vancouver , V5V 1J6
Tel. 604.488.9885
www.tfkvancouver.org

 


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