The Reno Bike Project is looking to recruit a new AmeriCorps VISTA Member to continue our Biggest Little Commuter Program. Based off of our previous Gift Bike Program, the Biggest Little Commuter Program seeks to help low-income adults meet their transportation needs in a healthy, environmentally and economically friendly way through bicycles. We are still in the early stages of this program, and an AmeriCorps VISTA Member will be vital to successfully implementing the Biggest Little Commuter Program.
Member Duties : An AmeriCorps Vista member will be asked to streamline and build the capacity of the Biggest Little Commuter Program (formerly “Gift Bike Program”). They will do this through – Re-defining our current community partnerships and forging new, mutually beneficial ones. -Develop program guidelines and corresponding materials for data collection. –Recruit volunteers for the repair of bikes to be given to participants, and – Engage in the fundraising and bicycle donation process for this program.
Program Benefits :
Living Allowance , Relocation Allowance , Training , Health Coverage , Stipend , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible .
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Health , Community Outreach .
Computers/Technology , Leadership , Team Work , Recruitment , Communications , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Writing/Editing , Community Organization , Public Health , Non-Profit Management , Public Speaking .
If you have any more questions regarding this position, please contact Tony Wadas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775.525.0233.