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Listed below are positions for hire at SBBIKE. Feel free to email a cover letter and resume, or come by SBBIKE during business hours.

Community Outreach Coordinator (download .pdf)

Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition and Bici Centro

REPORTS TO:  Operations Manager

PAY RATE: Dependant on Experience

SCHEDULE: 20 hours a week with possibility of full-time

Summary: Responsible for running a highly effective outreach program for Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition’s Programs & Campaigns which will expand SBBIKE’s on the ground presence in local communities. Will support staff in developing creative and engaging outreach content for Advocacy, Education and Community Shop Programs. Will work with existing community groups, underrepresented constituencies, and local supporters to raise the profile of SBBIKE’s work in neighborhoods and shape SBBIKE’s work to reflect local input. Maintaining contacts in neighborhoods, key community centers and schools will be key with the goal of growing participation in the public process and mobilizing supporters of safe and equitable streets. Will also support training SBBIKE volunteers.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assist SBBIKE in planning for and executing inclusive outreach around neighborhood issues, educational events & SBBIKE’s Bici Centro shop.

  • Build relationships with, visit  and encourage underrepresented populations who express interest in Advocacy, Bici Centro shop, or Education programs.

  • Attend Meetings and Events to represent SBBIKE and promote our programming.

  • Create and execute a plan to mobilize volunteers, staff, and community members in building relationships with families.

  • Use Social Media and SBBIKE Website as outreach tools to further promote SBBIKE and engage communities.

  • Implement and maintain a system for recording key interactions, gathering contacts, tracking engagement, and following up with contacts using SBBIKE’s resources

  • Document stories from Community Members with an ear toward transportation needs, for sharing with the public.

  • Responsible for outreach related logistics at all SBBIKE locations and events; including gathering and transporting outreach materials, scheduling volunteers, and data collection.

  • Coordinate outreach volunteer needs and scheduling with Operations Director.

  • Develop, train, and educate volunteers on all outreach efforts, procedures, and philosophies.


Written and conversational fluency in Spanish

Skills and Traits:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience and Enthusiasm using Twitter, Facebook, and other Social Media

  • Leadership and team working skills

  • Organizational skills, with experience working in an office environment preferred

  • High energy level, with an eagerness to share stories with people

  • Confidence speaking to large groups

  • Ability to read, create, and present various reports and information

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, multi-functional, and multi-cultural environment

  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills

  • Teaching/coaching skills

  • Experience with Nationbuilder or similar a Plus

  • Microsoft Office Experience preferred, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator Skills a plus

Physical Demands:

  • Able to sit or stand, walk and ride a bike throughout the scheduled work shift.

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this job, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Able to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

  • Must be able to work non-standard hours as public meetings require.

TO APPLY: Please email with a cover letter and resume by 9/15/16

 Open Shop Shift Leader

ORGANIZATION: Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition

TITLE: Open Shop Shift leader

JOB TYPE: Payroll


WHAT WE ARE: Bici Centro, a project of the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition, is a community DIY bicycle repair shop and education center, with the goal of facilitating skill share and increased reliability and safety for Santa Barbara bicycle riders.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are hiring shift leaders to facilitate open shop shifts each week.

Between the hours of: 11:30 am and 7:30 pm Tuesday - Saturday

Seasonal position, with potential for longer term hire

Reports to: Shop manager and Executive Director

Responsibilities include:

• operation of cash register and POS system

• greeting and signing in patrons of the shop

• teaching patrons bicycle repair skills

• coordinating and appropriately tasking shop volunteers

• organizing shop pre and post open hours


• Background in bicycle mechanics

• Strong inter-personal skills

• Ability to multi-task and maintain awareness of all happenings in a busy shop

• Background in community based projects, community service, or non-profit work

• Knowledge of Santa Barbara Bicycle Community and safe bicycle riding practices

• Firmly believes in bicycles as a viable form of transportation

• Preferably bilingual in English and Spanish


Please email a cover letter with an attached resume (.pdf format please) to

Stop by Bici Centro during business hours (12-7pm, Tues-Sat)



Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition
Phone: 805.845.8955
Mail: PO Box 92047, Santa Barbara, CA 93190
Location: 506 E. Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103