Volunteer

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Join our amazing team of volunteers who help create safer streets and healthier, more vibrant communities in Windsor and Essex County.

Bike Windsor Essex offers a variety of volunteer support opportunities:

 

Shop Operations – learning and working with our bike mechanics, helping with sales and inventory

 

Communications using your graphic design and photography skills to visualize information; report writing, data analysis; building a following of users on social media

 

Grant Writing and Fundraising – identifying funding sources, writing, building partnerships, executing on a fundraising strategy 

 

Community Engagement – outreach to high schools, the College and University, community organizations, clubs, and other non-profits

 

If volunteering with us sounds like an opportunity you’d like to explore, contact us at info@bikewindsoressex.com and let us know you’re interested. Learn more at an upcoming community meeting, the first Monday of every month.

Students! We offer Community Service Hours and Co-op Placements for High School students. We provide fun opportunities to complete your volunteer hours and we welcome St. Clair College and University of Windsor students for co-op education placements. For more information drop by the Bike Hub or email us.

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How do I know if I’m volunteer material?

Do you want to share your love of cycling with others? Are you excited about meeting new friends, and working with other Windsor and Essex County cyclists to support safer streets? If this sounds like you, let us know!

Some of the opportunities we had for 2017 included:

  • Helping run our free bike parking valets at special events like Art-in-the-Park, CornFest and others,
  • Hanging out at events like Earth Day, Open Streets, the Downtown Farmers Market with other cycling advocates where we chat with cyclists about safety and rules of the road and give away bike maps and other cycling related information,
  • Helping out with our website, data management, membership management, and
  • Participating in our wrench-up and cycle smart classes at a special rate as well as a deal to use our DIY wrenching space.