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We are an organization focused on micro-mobility. We are dedicated to education and advocacy in favor of better policies and equal accessibility to (e-)cycle tools and safer micro-mobility infrastructure. We rely on the experience, skills and insight of our staff, volunteers, and partners to make sure that our efforts align with the needs of the neighborhoods we serve; because of this we encourage applicants of any background, age, religion, race, gender identity, physical ability or sexual orientation to consider joining our team.

We work every day to create a place where all feel included, productive and helpful; a place where ideas, quirks, experiences and identities of all kinds have a part in the change we are trying to create.

In order to enrich our pool of unique views, we invite you to join us.

Open Positions

Event Co-ordinator - Cargo Bike Conference Assistant
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Temporary Full-time Contract: Starting ASAP and ending 2022/09/03.
Job Location:
  • North Shore - North Vancouver / Partly Remote
 

Our Greenway Conservancy is seeking an independent, motivated event co-coordinator who is interested in green micro-mobility offerings such as e-bikes and cargo cycles. The successful applicant will aid the Conservancy in delivering a series of programming pieces culminating in a digital e-cargo cycle conference in September of 2022. Part of this work will involve providing on-the-ground logistical support in conjunction with aour partner, Co-op Carbon.

Key skills will include excellent scheduling abilities and a strong understanding of stakeholder relationship building. Additionally, the successful applicant will aid in recording participant data, including collecting contact information. In particular, we would love to work with someone who is extremely familiar with North Vancouver at a grassroots level.

Our Greenway Conservancy and Co-op Carbon are committed to providing sustainable mobility alternatives that are not only good for the environment, but lead to equitable transportation access for all. Part of this puzzle is expanding the number of micro-mobility options available to Canadians of all abilities. Although cargo cycle and e-bikes can transfer goods, they can also aid in connecting those with limited mobility options to important amenities and social spaces.

At the core of our Conservancy lies a commitment for our team to provide compassion, care, and a shoulder to lean on when needed. The successful applicant for this position will embrace community engagement through one-on-one interactions with the people they meet while on the job.

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Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide logistical and administrative support in North Vancouver
  • Assist with the recruitment of and communications with partners.
  • Assist with communication, publicity, information, correspondence with guests, and other community participants.
  • Assist with conference registration as well as tracking and reporting of expenses.
  • Take on-the-ground photos and generate a multimedia library for promotional content as needed.
Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent real-world communications experience.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in clear verbal and written communication in English.
  • Ability and experience working under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with attention to detail.
  • A team player who can take the initiative and work independently.
  • Public relation skills.
  • Strong computer skills in Windows environment, MS Office, internet, desktop publishing and Zoom.
  • Knowledge and interest in cargo cycles and cycling issues in Metro Vancouver strongly preferred!
Advantages:
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • Experience with taking both photographs and video using a DSLR camera
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle access
  • A good bicycle, the skill to ride it and knowledge of North Vancouver's bike network.
  • English-French fluency
  • Standard First Aid

Contract Limitations and Remuneration

  • The contract will run for 8 consecutive weeks at 35 hours per week. However, these hours will be primarily filled in and around afternoons and weekends rather than during a standard business week (E.g. Friday afternoon, Saturday-Sunday all day).
  • Applicants will be paid $15.65/ hr Canadian.
  • At the end of the contract employees will be invited to provide written feedback on their experiences in order to better inform subsequent years of programming.

 

Seniors’ Activity Lead and Research Assistant (Cycling Without Age)

Temporary Full-time Contract: Starting ASAP and ending 2022/09/03.
Job Location:
  • Parc Downsview Park & York Center - Toronto, Ontario

This is a Canada Summer Jobs Position: Canada Summer Jobs provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.

Our Greenway Conservancy (OGC) is seeking a motivated, community-oriented person to pilot our electric trishaws, chat with riders, and collect data. The contract will run for 8-week beginning in early July until the end of August or early September. This position is in partnership with Cycling Without Age Canada, the Toronto Council on Aging, and Downsview Park.

Cycling with Age aims to soothe social isolation, especially for the elderly or those with limited mobility options. To date, Cycling Without Age has founded over 2,700 chapters with 3,700 trishaws and well over 35,000 pilots trained. Both Our Greenway Conservancy and Cycling Without Age are committed to complete and equitable communities through direct engagement with citizens of all ages and abilities. Providing sustainable mobility alternatives is not only good for the environment, but leads to an equitable approach to transportation access as well.

At the core of our program lies a commitment for our team to provide compassion, care, and a shoulder to lean on when needed. The successful applicant for this position will embrace community engagement through one-on-one interactions with the people they meet while on the job. We also strongly recommend that the applicant feels comfortable with physical activity throughout the summer, as they will need to help elders and those with mobility issues reach their destinations. As gathering data is part of the role applicants should feel comfortable passing out surveys, talking about the cycles and doing some door knocking while keeping a professional and courteous demeanor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide trishaw rides to the elderly or those living with limited mobility at Downsview Park in Northwest Toronto.
  • Responsible for gathering testimonials with consent from seniors and other participants.
  • Work in conjunction with Plug N Drive to showcase Our Greenway Conservancy’s e-cycle, e-cargo, and trishaw inventory at in-person events.
  • Facilitating the safe and secure cycling trial process with attendees at affiliate events.
  • Gather data and distribute surveys when and where appropriate to better understand opinions and outlooks regarding micro-mobility solutions.
  • The position may involve some canvassing, including knocking on doors in the Downsview area.

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent real-world communications experience.
  • Strong active listening ability.
  • Great people skills, including networking when and where appropriate.
  • Empathy and emotional resilience in equal measure.
  • Patience and a steady-pace to avoid rushing elders or those with limited mobility options.
  • Comfortable speaking with folks of all ages and abilities - whether young, old, or in-between.
  • Basic Knowledge of surveying, canvassing, and door knocking in the event of data collection.
  • Some knowledge of interview ethics and techniques - support will be provided.
  • At least some knowledge of standardized industry software such as Google drive applications, Adobe products, and Microsoft office.
  • The ability to work unsupervised while still maintaining a high-degree of participant care.

Contract Limitations and Remuneration

  • The contract will run for 8 consecutive weeks at 35 hours per week. However, these hours will be primarily filled in and around afternoons and weekends rather than during a standard business week (E.g. Friday afternoon, Saturday-Sunday all day).
  • Applicants will be paid $15.00/ hr Canadian.
  • At the end of the contract employees will be invited to provide written feedback on their experiences in order to better inform subsequent years of programming.