27 Mar 2014

YBike Program Staff

YBike – Peninsula Family YMCASan Mateo, California, United States


Job Description

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Job Title: YBike Program Staff, Reports To: YBike Coordinator

Status: Non-Exempt
Status: PT, 20 hours per week typically in afterschool hours, $11-14/hour DOE
April 2014 – June 2014, August 2014-June 2015 in accordance with the 2013-14 & 2014-2015 school year
Potential opportunities for employment during the summer
Earliest start date: 4/01/2014
Under the supervision of the YBike Program Coordinator, this position is responsible for maintaining and operating after-school YBike bicycle safety education programs for youth at multiple off-site public middle school sites in San Mateo County. Bike Program Staff may also occasionally work one-day bike rodeos at elementary schools sites as well as other community- and city-wide events and outreach efforts, such as Bike to School Day; assist with Safe Routes to School pedestrian and bicycle safety education programs; assist with PE Programs; lead family and youth bicycling classes at the Peninsula Family YMCA; or assisting with other related YBike programs at the YMCA. All programs should be administered in a manner consistent with YMCA goals and policies.



Age: 21+

Education: High School Diploma

Availability: PT (20 hrs/week), non-exempt, weekends as needed

Related Experience: Experience working with youth

Language Skills: English, Spanish preferred

Specialized Skills: Ability to ride a bicycle; Some bike mechanics experience is preferred, but not necessary; familiarity with office suite a plus;

Licenses & Certifications: CPR and First Aid; Child Abuse Prevention; League of American Bicyclists’ League Cycling Instructor (LCI) certification preferred (YMCA will provide); potential YMCA Youth Development Training

Class C driver’s license & willing to drive cargo van preferred


1. Initiate and/or maintain quality youth development bicycle programs at selected San Mateo County public middle and elementary schools.

2. Supervise bike clubs to ensure quality administration, program planning and implementation, and staff/youth ratios, and in accordance with all grant requirements;

3. Ensure program and participant safety at all times;

4. Sustain a supervisory or disciplinary relationship over program minors;

5. Appropriately deal with and follow up on behavior management, student conflicts, and other issues that may require contacting and dialogue with school staff and the families of participants;

6. Respond to critical incidents and act swiftly in an emergency situation (if not already certified in CPR/AED and First Aid, must attain CPR/AED and First Aid certification);

7. Establish rapport with teachers, school administrators, and parents, to effectively communicate events and activities, and plan special events;

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8. Assess and maintain program equipment, including bicycles, and assist with storage, distribution and transport of bikes to sites for riding clubs and events;

9. Plan and staff bike bicycle rodeos at elementary schools during the school day;

10. Plan and staff weekend field trips, community outreach events, family rides, and other events with the Peninsula Family YMCA;

11. Plan and staff youth and family bicycling-related classes at the Peninsula Family YMCA;

12. Meet weekly with the YBike Program Coordinator;

13. Attend all other staff meetings, as well as recommended training programs and conferences;

14. Attend mandatory YMCA department, branch, and association meetings, training, events and conferences;

15. Pass on information to the YBike Program Coordinator of any grant opportunities to fund program sustainability;

16. Evaluate program quality in relation to strategic plan, grant guidelines, and community needs;

17. Keep statistics of participant representation and growth;

18. Promote YMCA programs in school and community through appropriate use of newsletters, posters and flyers in a timely manner;

19. Submit all required documentation on a timely basis, including attendance, emergency cards, permission forms, timecards, and incident/accident reports;

20. Conduct self and program in a manner consistent with YMCA goals and standards



How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to with contact information to:

Kristen Dambrowski & Andrew Sloane at &

(650) 294-2627
No walk-ins

Equal opportunity employer.  

Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: active transportation, bicycle, education, healthy living, safety, and youth. Job listing expires in 5 days.

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