Please send questions, letters of interest and resumes to
andy(a)cycleproject.org or call 785-380-9827
Topeka Community Cycle Project
Job Description - Education, Outreach, and Advocacy Coordinator
Time Commitment: 20 hours/week, three-month probationary period
Compensation: $13.75 hourly
Reports to: President, Board of Directors
Responsibilities: The Education, Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator will be
overseeing all the activities happening at or near the Topeka Community
Cycle Project, at 801
NE Poplar. This person’s responsibilities will include, but may not be
limited to, BLAST support
and enhancement, bicycle safety educator, public outreach coordinator and
local advocate for
bicycling access and infrastructure. Any responsibilities listed here may
be delegated if an
appropriate party is identified.
BLAST Support and Enhancement- providing support to PE instructors in
curriculum and implementing trailer and bike fleet scheduling to maximize
use and availability of
BLAST resources to Topeka and Shawnee County.
Bicycle Safety Educator- providing educational programming and bicycle
promotional events to
spur bicycling activity by “interested, but concerned” potential bicycle
riders; enhancing access
and bicycle ridership in Topeka.
Public Outreach Coordinator- providing educational and bicycle resources in
community hubs where there is interest in the community. Bringing bicycles
and best safety
practices to the neighborhoods of Topeka and Shawnee County through
community events and community locations.
Local Advocate- participating in community discussions, committees on
bicycling and active wellness pursuits. Also reaching beyond traditional
discussions and attending MTPO and other meetings and public forums to
perspectives into a larger transportation and city planning and development
-LCI certification: ability to complete League of American Bicyclists
Traffic Skills and LCI
Certification, as it’s offered, within 6 months.
-Familiarity with current social media platforms and Microsoft Office and
-Comfort with speaking in front of groups and presenting new ideas in a
-Coordinating and engaging volunteers, in addition to a willingness to help
in seeking funds to
keep the position and organization sustained on a perpetual basis.