Overview: Wish for Wheels is a nonprofit organization committed to transforming the lives of kids from low-income families, broadening their scope for personal growth and a healthy lifestyle through the gift of a new bicycle.
Job Description: The Build/Give Manager reports to the Executive Director and is managed by th Founder/CEO. The Build/Give Manager works to provide quality experiences for our Corporate Partners as they participate in a their team build/employee engagement activity, as well as the benefactors (i.e. schools, organizations, families and children).
The Build/Give Manager works closely with the founder internally, as well as externally, Corporate Partners, Schools, Afterschool Programs and other benefiting organizations.
This position is a part-time, contractor position, with time spent primarily 30% administrative/management and 70% field and direct services. It is a unique position that possesses duties of a physical nature, as well as, high level interpersonal skills, communicating and working closely with high level executives. This position includes the following duties:
Facilitation of all Programs (primarily Build/Give Program), which includes:
o Complete all logistical tasks to prepare for a Build/Give event (loading bikes, tools, marketing and team building materials etc.);
o Welcome group and provide introduction / tone set for Build and Give;
o Provide all teaching and educational guidance, using Wish for Wheels curriculum;
o Lead group through team building program experience;
o Facilitate Direct Give of bikes with Partner
o Debrief program experience;
o Follow up with Partner agencies for satisfaction survey and thank you;
Acts as an ambassador of Wish for Wheels with volunteers, Corporate Partners, Community Organizations & Schools, Donors and the Public;
Provide training and supervision of volunteers as needed;
Maintains relationships with existing Partner agencies as needed;
Cooperate in clear and timely communications to Partners and Benefactors leading up to and following programs to ensure preparedness and satisfaction;
Coordinating details with all volunteers associated with a designated program;
Participation in outreach events throughout the season as needed
Other duties as assigned
Experience, comfort and passion working with children K-2nd.
Comfort facilitating activities with groups of individuals (small and large).
Comfortable with public speaking and media relations
Experience working with culturally diverse children & families.
Experience managing people, schedules, contacts and relationships.
Experience handling multiple tasks, and responding to stressful situations with a professional and level-headed approach.
Comfort driving box truck on city streets freeways and mountain driving.
Ability to lift and move pre-assembled and assembled bikes (aprox. 25lbs).
Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
Ability to work independently and with others as circumstances require, both indoors and outdoors.
Ability to make individual judgment calls about safety and risk management and think independently for the best interest of Wish for Wheels.
Understanding of and ability to work within existing office and administrative operations.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check
Spanish speaking (a plus but not required)
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