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The most important thing about joining Bike for Good is that you believe in our ‘Why’. We are here to change lives through cycling, and we believe in creating an environment where everyone benefits from riding a bike. We need our team to support our vision, since we are the people making it happen!

Bike for Good is always looking for volunteers, session staff, employees, and Trustees. You can find ads for vacancies on this page. If you want to make sure you do not miss any vacancies please subscribe to our newsletter and follow our social media channels.

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Bike for Good strongly believes that it is important to have a diverse workforce. We acknowledge that marginalised communities are integral to cycling and we want to build an inclusive and representative community, both within our organisation and everywhere we work.

We strongly encourage people that identify with a marginalised background (for example – people of colour, people from working-class backgrounds, LGBTQI+ people) to apply for our roles.

Current Opportunities:

Skills & Development Coordinator (Govanhill Gears) 

Salary: £23,288.30 Pro Rata

Hours of work: 22.5 (worked flexibly)

Fixed term until 31 March 2022

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Skills & Development Coordinator to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and delivering a regular cycling activity programme to children & young people living in the Greater Govanhill area, that will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values.  The Skills & Development Coordinator, will focus on improving the life chances of the service users by achieving the outcomes of:

  • Better physical, mental and emotional wellbeing for children and young people.
  • Better connections with the wider community for children and young people.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about sharing their skills and teaching children and young people how to cycle and maintain their bikes.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering youth or community activity programmes.

To apply please complete the application form below alongside our Equal Opportunities form. The closing date is Thursday 22 April at 12 noon and interviews will be held on Thursday 29 April. Please note the interview will be online, however there may be a requirement for a second stage practical interview.

Role Summary – Skills & Development Coordinator (Govanhill Gears)

Job Description – Skills & Development Coordinator (Govanhill Gears)

Application Form – Skills & Development Coordinator (Govanhill Gears)

 

Skills & Development Coordinator (New Scots)

Salary: £23,288.30 Pro Rata

Hours of work: 22.5 (worked flexibly)

Two year fixed term contract until March 2023 with possibility of extension subject to further funding.

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Skills & Development Coordinator to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The ability to manage and oversee the development of the project is essential as is the ability to support, mentor and champion people who are new to Glasgow.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a project of cycling activities and volunteer development opportunities specifically for New Scots (asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with NRPF) living in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. This will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values.  The Coordinator will focus on improving the life chances of the service users by achieving the outcomes of:

  • Reduced isolation of participants through the provision of regular social activities in a welcoming community environment.
  • Improved physical health of participants through bicycle access and group physical activity.
  • Improved mental health of participants through the provision of learning opportunities, worthwhile activities to fill their time, and the creation of a community of like-minded individuals.
  • Improved motivation and future prospects of participants through access to practical and vocational training and qualifications, as well as the development of soft skills such as communication and teamwork.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about increasing the number of people who choose to cycle as their main mode of travel and raising awareness of the benefits of cycling.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in community development and project management and will be from, or have worked with, the New Scots community.

A two year contract is available thank you to funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

To apply please complete the application form below alongside our Equal Opportunities form. The closing date is Wednesday 28 April at 12 noon and interviews will be held on Wednesday 5 May.

Role Summary – Skills & Development Coordinator (New Scots)

Job Description – Skills & Development Coordinator (New Scots)

Application Form – Skills & Development Coordinator (New-Scots)

 

Skills & Development Practitioner (New Scots)

Salary: £19,831 Pro Rata

Hours of work: 22.5 (worked flexibly)

Two year fixed term contract until March 2023 with possibility of extension subject to further funding.

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Skills & Development Practitioner to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a project of cycling activities and volunteer development opportunities specifically for New Scots (asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with NRPF) living in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. This will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values.  The Coordinator will focus on improving the life chances of the service users by achieving the outcomes of:

  • Reduced isolation of participants through the provision of regular social activities in a welcoming community environment.
  • Improved physical health of participants through bicycle access and group physical activity.
  • Improved mental health of participants through the provision of learning opportunities, worthwhile activities to fill their time, and the creation of a community of like-minded individuals.
  • Improved motivation and future prospects of participants through access to practical and vocational training and qualifications, as well as the development of soft skills such as communication and teamwork.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about increasing the number of people who choose to cycle as their main mode of travel and raising awareness of the benefits of cycling. Candidates should be inspired to share their skills with the New Scots community, and in supporting participants to develop their own pathways for learning.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering community cycling activities and will be from, or have worked with, the New Scots community.

A two year contract is available thank you to funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

To apply please complete the application form below alongside our Equal Opportunities form. The closing date is Wednesday 28 April at 12 noon and interviews will be held on Thursday 6 May.

Role Summary – Skills & Development Practitioner (New Scots)

Job Description – Skills & Development Practitioner (New Scots)

Application Form – Skills & Development Practitioner (New-Scots)

 

Health & Wellbeing CLP Cycling Practitioner

Salary: £19,831

Hours of work: 37.5

Fixed term until 31 March 2022 (possibility of extension subject to further funding)

Bike for Good is seeking an experienced Health and Wellbeing Cycling Practitioner to join our award-winning team and help us change lives through cycling!

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering our social prescribing for cycling programme in partnership with Alliance Scotland and their network of Community Links Practitioners. This will aid Bike for Good to achieve our vision, mission and values. The Practitioner will focus on improving the health and wellbeing of the service users by achieving the following outcomes:

  • Reduced isolation of participants through the provision of regular 1:1 cycling sessions in a welcoming community environment.
  • Improved physical health of participants through bicycle access and led rides around the city that increase in length week on week.
  • Improved mental health of participants through the provision of health improvement cycling sessions that show them new green spaces in the city and how to connect up local services by bike
  • Improved confidence of participants through weekly cycle training sessions that work on building their skills.

We are looking for someone who is inspired to make a difference to others and the local community. Candidates should be passionate about increasing the number of people who choose to cycle as their main mode of travel and raising awareness of the benefits of cycling. Candidates should be inspired to share their skills with service users of the community links programme in order to improve their quality of life.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering community cycling activities and will have experience of working with vulnerable adults.

A one year contract is available thanks to funding from the Smarter Choices Smarter Places (SCSP) Open Fun, distributed by Paths for All.

To apply please complete the application form below alongside the Equal Opportunities form. The closing date is Thursday 29th April at 12 noon and interviews will be held on Monday 3rd May.  Successful applicants will then be invited to take part in a practical assessment on Wednesday 5th May.

The start date will be Monday 10th May.

Role Summary – Health and Wellbeing CLP Cycling Practitioner

Job Description – Health and Wellbeing CLP Cycling Practitioner

Application Form – Health & Wellbeing CLP Cycle Practitioner

Hire Scheme Mechanic

Salary: £9.50 p/h

Hours of work: 15 per week

Fixed term until 31 March 2022 (worked flexibly Monday – Sunday)

Bike for Good Ltd work in collaboration with Nextbike to improve people’s quality of life by encouraging them to use Nextbikes to move around the City of Glasgow.
The primary responsibility is to repair, service, build and clean the fleet of shared bicycles. Additionally, you will be asked to log all repairs and maintenance that are performed and to assist the Hire Scheme coordinator.

To achieve this you will need to have a minimum of two year’s mechanical knowledge and experience in maintaining bicycles.

To apply please complete the application form below alongside the Equal Opportunities form. The closing date is Wednesday 28th April at midnight.

Role Summary – Hire Scheme Mechanic

Job Description – Hire Scheme Mechanic

Application Form – Hire Scheme Mechanic

 

Nextbike Distributor

Salary: £9.50 p/h

Hours of work: Flexible with a minimum of 15 per week, up to 37.5 hours, inc late shifts until 9.30pm)

Fixed term until 31 March 2022 

Bike for Good Ltd work in collaboration with Nextbike to improve people’s quality of life by encouraging them to use Nextbikes to move around the City of Glasgow.
The primary responsibility is to transport hire bikes between stations and the workshop for repair and to ensure an even distribution of bicycles across all hire stations. Carry out on street minor repairs.

To achieve this you will need to have a minimum of two year’s mechanical knowledge and experience in maintaining bicycles.

To apply please complete the application form below alongside the Equal Opportunities form. The closing date is Wednesday 28th April at midnight.

Role Summary – Nextbike Distributor

Job Description – Nextbike Distributor

Job Application – Nextbike Distributor 

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