[TheThinkTank] Boise Bicycle Project is hiring a Shifting Gears Program Coordinator

Emily Summerhays emily at boisebicycleproject.org
Mon Jun 15 09:45:58 PDT 2020


BBP is seeking a Shifting Gears Coordinator to lead our programming
partnership with the Idaho Department of Corrections.

Reports to: Executive Director

Classification: Full Time Exempt, plus Benefits

Salary Range: $31,200 - $33,280 depending on experience

Weekly Schedule: Will included some nights and weekends

In 2017, BBP created Shifting Gears, a groundbreaking program to teach
incarcerated women how to fix kids' bicycles while earning a bicycle for
future transportation needs.

In 2020, BBP secured grant funding to expand Shifting Gears to the Idaho
Department of Corrections men’s facilities. This program is called Project
Kickstand and lives under the umbrella of Shifting Gears programming.
Because men incarcerated at this facility generally serve much longer
sentences than the women in our Shifting Gears program, there is a new
opportunity to build in a certified vocational training program that will
lead to future job placement while significantly increasing the amount of
bicycles BBP provides to teens.

BBP’s Shifting Gears Coordinator will manage all aspects of both the men’s
and women’s programs.

Key Role Objectives:

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   Work with inmates to produce bicycles for BBP’s youth and teen
   programming
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   In partnership with the Department of Labor, create a bicycle mechanic
   apprenticeship curriculum for male inmates, and lead ongoing education
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   Oversee Boise Bicycle Project’s inventory management (onsite inventory
   as well as incoming and outgoing inventory to the prison facilities)
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   Maintain the women’s Shifting Gears program while exploring
   opportunities to expand the program
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   Conduct all administrative duties in regards to the program which include
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      Relationship management with IDOC staff
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      Billing and invoicing
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      Inventory record-keeping
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      Record-keeping of participants, their contributions, and release
      information


Benchmarks:

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   10-20 men to fully complete the job training program and earn a bicycle
   annually.
   -

   An additional 10-20 men with short sentences earn a bicycle and are
   release without the completion of the job training program
   -

   75 to 100 teens receive refurbished bikes annually (distributed in the
   community in partnership with the Youth Programs Coordinator)

Key Performance Metrics:

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   You meet work deadlines on time
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   You meet or exceed quarterly goals (created with Executive Director)
   -

   You adapt to feedback and follow through on performance changes within 2
   weeks



The ideal candidate:

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   2 years bicycle mechanic experience (professional certification
   preferred).
   -

   2 years experience working with volunteers
   -

   Proven experience with verbal and written communication, and
   organizational tools such as spreadsheets and word processors
   - Identifies as a member of and/or has experience working with
   marginalized communities (communities of color, Native communities, LGBTQ+,
   rural communities, working class/poor people, women, trans and femme folks,
   people with disabilities, et
   - Past nonprofit experience will be prioritized
   -

   Past prison work or social work experience will be prioritized
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   BBP is a dynamic organization with a lot going on at all times. You must
   be
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      Adaptable
      -

      Agile
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      Committed to teamwork
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      Able to take feedback and direction
      -

      Confident to work independently
      -

      Fun

HOW TO APPLY

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   Review our organization’s mission, vision, and values prior to applying:
   https://www.boisebicycleproject.org/about/mission

Email the following to emily at boisebicycleproject.org

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   your resume
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   cover letter (please address how you identify with BBP’s mission
   statement)
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   a list of 3 past volunteer experiences
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   3 work related references and contact information



Boise Bicycle Project is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of
employment including the decision to hire, promote or discharge are based
on merit, competence, performance, and organizational needs. We do not
discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender
(including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected
veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.



-- 
Emily Thompson Summerhays
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers (what's this?
<https://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/GLSEN%20Pronouns%20Resource.pdf>)

Development Director
Boise Bicycle Project
1027 S. Lusk Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
208.429.6520
boisebicycleproject.org
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