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Job: Assistant Camp Manager – Community Cycling Center – FILLED

Posted by on December 22nd, 2017 at 10:02 am

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Job Title *
Assistant Camp Manager

Company/Organization *
Community Cycling Center

Job Description *
Reports to: Camp Manager
Status: Full Time, Hourly
Location: Portland, OR
Compensation: $15.50 – $17.00 /hr
Benefits: Includes health & dental. See below for complete list

Organizational Overview
We love Portland and bikes. So we put our two loves together over 20 years ago, creating a nonprofit organization on a mission to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits.

Our vision is to help build a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected. We believe that all Portlanders—regardless of income or background—should have the opportunity to experience the joy, freedom and health benefits of bicycling. This is the motivation behind everything we do.

In addition to delivering dynamic programs that benefit underserved communities, we operate a full-service bike shop in NE Portland that is staffed by highly experienced mechanics from diverse cycling backgrounds. Combined, our programs and shop services help riders build their skills and confidence; empower young people to ride to school and adults to ride to work; offer educational opportunities for teens to earn school credit; and support everyone in riding for health and recreation. We also collaborate with numerous community partners to generate pathways to employment and engagement within the growing bicycle movement by training new educators, leaders, advocates, and mechanics.

Our goal is to help create a healthy, sustainable Portland for all community members.

The Community Cycling Center is an equal opportunity employer and strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Individuals with diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences are encouraged to apply.

General Position Summary
Bike Camp is a summer educational program that allows young people to experience the independence and empowerment that comes from an adventure on two wheels. The Assistant Camp Manager is critical to the success of camp – the job is challenging and rewarding with the goal of maximizing camp registrations, developing the program, and providing solid support by responding to various situations that arise during a day at camp. This person will fill a variety of needs including managing registration, supporting families in their registration needs, and supervising staff in the summer. During the off season, the workload will shift towards reviewing the previous season and working to set up and improve the program for the following season. The ideal candidate would have experience in Bike Camp or other comparable youth programs, possess excellent customer service skills, be flexible and detail-oriented, and have supervisory experience.

Please note that the percentage indicators below represent an estimate of how much time each week will be spent fulfilling these functions. In terms of importance, all areas are valued equally.

Registration lead for Bike Camp (20%)

— Online registration support and customer service for registering families
— Collaborate with the Communications & Marketing Manager to utilize website and social media to meet minimum fill rates
— Maintain the Bike Camp website

Pre- and Post-Camp Program Support (25%)

— Assist with program and curriculum development
— Assist Camp Manager with staff hiring and training
— Plan and procure materials for camp, including office supplies, camp merchandise, and educational tools
— Create and manage instructor schedule including substitute instructors
— Wrap up and review camp season with Camp Manager and Supervisor

Camp support (35%)

— Proactively support and supervise Bike Camp instructors
— Support weekly instructor check-ins and staff evaluations
— Act as main point of contact with participating families
— Act as Camp Manager or instructor as needed
— Scholarship Camp Program (10%)

— Act as the main contact for onsite scholarship participants and their family
— Support off-site scholarship camp program
— Support pre- and post-camp information tracking for grant purposes
— Other Organizational Support (10%)

Off season work may include projects supporting other departments in addition to Bike Camp work (October – February)

Qualifications & Characteristics


— Strong customer service and communications skills through phone, email, and in person
— 2-3 years of experience with Bike Camp or comparable youth development, camp, and/or education program
— Skill with work planning, lesson planning, curriculum development, and creation of manuals
— Independent and creative problem solver
— Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs and basic HTML
— Ability to work a flexible schedule (position will mostly work during normal business hours, but it may include work in the evening or on weekends a few times during the year)
— An enthusiasm for our programs and an understanding of mission-based, nonprofit work
— Demonstrated enthusiasm for our culture that values and respects diversity, equity, and inclusion
— Driver’s License required
— Criminal background check required
— Valid CPR/First Aid certification required prior to the first day of camp
— Preferred
— Spanish proficiency
— Educational experience with youth in Title 1 schools, mixed income housing, communities of color, and/or immigrant communities
— Experience leading group bike rides with either adults or youths
— Experience with Salesforce, WordPress, and/or Adobe Illustrator
— Basic knowledge of bicycles and their components

How to Apply *
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references by email with “Assistant Camp Manager” as the subject line to

This announcement was originally posted on December 18th, 2017.

This position will be open until filled. We plan on scheduling interviews beginning January 3rd.

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