The Community Organizer will focus on building our member base in Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan and engage residents in shaping a vision for safe and equitable transportation access through and to these neighborhoods. The Community Organizer will also create and coordinate events especially in those neighborhoods to build BCU’s visibility and bring people into the organization, such as bike rides, bike repair, bike talks and partner with local community organizations to be part of their events. Depending on COVID-19, the organizer will also have to be creative with virtual events, meetings and outreach.
Community Organizer (part-time)
The part-time Community Organizer will focus on building support for the completion of Boston’s downtown bike network, including facilitating meetings with a group of volunteers to execute the campaign. They will also take lead roles in collaborating with partner organizations and our Activist Group to increase BCU’s I Bike, I Vote voter education and outreach work leading up to the 2021 elections, as well as other policy campaigns at the city and state level. The Community Organizer will also work with other staff to coordinate pop-up events and outreach throughout the year. Depending on the course of COVID-19, the organizer will also have to be creative with virtual events, meetings and outreach.
This is a part-time, temporary position that is funded for one year at approximately 20-25 hours per week, with the possibility of growing into a full-time, permanent position depending on organizational budget
The Policy Intern will assist the BCU in researching and advocating for policies that promote biking throughout Greater Boston. This will include analyses of bike parking, winter maintenance of bike lanes, and more. The Policy Intern will report to the Director of Communications. The Intern will work closely with the Director of Communications on data collection, analysis and reporting, with the output helping to shape the BCU’s policy asks.
This is a temporary, part-time, paid position (about 10hrs/week on a flexible schedule.)
Intern with the BCU!
We hire interns on a rolling basis throughout the year to help with organizing, nonprofit and development, communications and more.