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CommonWheels is currently hiring a part-time seasonal Youth Instructor

CommonWheels Youth Instructor:


CommonWheels is seeking a passionate and self-directed person to work with 1-2 other staff members to implement our Gearing-Up and Youth Earn-a-Bike programs. In-school Bike Education: CommonWheels works in the local schools systems and community centers to provide on-bike education for 4th, 6th, and 8th graders in Allston-Brighton. Teaching experience is preferred but not required. Staff report to the Board of Directors and implement programs along with the Program Director and other staff.

  • Provide youth instruction on safe and legal bicycling and basic maintenance and repairs
  • Work within the school system and community centers of Allston-Brighton
  • Keep track of youth participation and inventory materials
  • Provide regular assesments of participants to track data points for grant deliverables
  • Transport equipment between storage space and event location via bicycle trailer whenever feasible
  • Must be excited to work with youth of all backgrounds
  • Must be professional, friendly, and outgoing
  • Must be comfortable working with people of all ages and backgrounds in a variety of settings
  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check
  • Must be reliable, consistent, organized and prompt
  • Experience with bicycle maintenance and repair skills is not required but will be considered
Time Commitment:

This is a part-time position of 10-20 hours a week, including some weekday afternoons/evenings and weekends. Depending on the current program, hours may go up to 30-40hrs per week based on staff availability and capacity.
Location: Various locations in public schools and community centers in Allston and Brighton
Compensation: $15 - $20/hr, commensurate with experience
How to apply:
Please send a resume to
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with the first review on April 1, 2019
CommonWheels is an equal employment opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBT persons, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.



CommonWheels Board Member:

The CommonWheels Board serves as the backbone for all of our programs, and planning events and programs, fundraising, and keeping the organization running administratively. We have part-time paid staff who manage our core programs, but Board members play a crucial leadership role. We are excited to bring new ideas to the board, and in particular are looking for people with nonprofit management or fundraising experience, or connections to the many diverse facets of the Allston community.

For more information or to apply, email


And of course CommonWheels is always looking for volunteers to help out at any of our events, classes, clinics, and rides. If you would like to be a bigger part of the CW community, please check out our Volunteer Page.