The Bike Kitchen is Hiring!

Community Bike Shop Manager / Program Director

The Windsor Bike Kitchen is seeking a shop manager and program director to help us deliver on our vision of more people cycling for everyday transportation in Windsor-Essex. The successful candidate will have a passion for cycling, possess solid wrenching skills, and have a desire to connect community through outreach and the delivery of our cycling programs. 

Title: Shop Manager / Program Director  

Position: Full-Time 

Target Start: Negotiable, as able 

Wage: $20/hr, generous health benefits, access to transportation

Hours: 30-40 hours per week; schedule is flexible. 

Mission: The Windsor Bike Kitchen is an initiative of Bike Windsor Essex, a non-profit community cycling organization and resource centre dedicated to the promotion of cycling as an empowering, community-enriching, fun, environmentally sustainable, and active mode of transportation. 


  • Create a welcoming space for our customers, staff, students and volunteers.
  • Coach employees, students and customers to improve their skills and knowledge; run skills classes. 
  • Manage inventory, develop effective workflow and organization of bikes, tools and parts. 
  • Assess, refurbish, repair donated bikes, customer bikes, bike parts and components on a wide variety of bicycles. 
  • Manage Bike Rental program. 
  • Assist in marketing/promoting Bike Kitchen programs. 
  • Follow safety rules and procedures as set forth in the Bike Kitchen Terms of Reference.

Can-Bike Cycling/Programming: 

  • Achieve Can-Bike IV and Instructor Training (we will facilitate and fund this). 
  • Assist in coordination of off-site Children’s Bike Safety Rodeos and Camps and other community events to support and promote safe cycling. 
  • Assist in training summer students in Can-Bike IV. 
  • Lead our in-school Cycle Smart training (May and June). 
  • Support community slow bicycle rides. 


  • reliable, highly organized and flexible, works independently; 
  • committed to community development and education; 
  • a direct and tactful communicator; 
  • experienced in bike repair; 
  • a commuter cyclist, familiar with the Rules of the Road and is excited to become Can-Bike certified; 
  • Comfortable riding 10 – 20 kms with participants during slow group rides; 
  • experienced working with youth and volunteers; 
  • Available weekends, some evenings, and some holidays; 
  • empathetic, outgoing and adept at engaging with many different types of personalities in an inclusive environment. 

Priority will be given to women and those experiencing barriers to employment including BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and non-binary folks. 

How to Apply 

Email a letter of interest and resume to

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