Additional “Equity in DTLA Bike Share” positions now open, applications due October 4!

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Multicultural Communities for Mobility, a project of Community Partners (MCM), is looking for several positions to join the Los Angeles Better Bike Share Partnership Project (LABBSP Project) – a collaborative effort by Metro, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, and the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and MCM. The LABBSP Project has been formulated to research and provide recommendations Metro may consider on how the Downtown LA bike share system can be equitable for all constituents of the city, namely low-income communities of color.

The following positions are available:

  • Evaluation Specialist: The evaluation specialist will work with MCM’s bike share team to develop data collection tools such as a bike share survey, analyze survey data, and aggregate information that will be used to create a report of our findings. The report will be used as tool to inform and recommend changes Metro can take to create an equitable bike share system in LA County. The evaluation specialist needs to have experience in qualitative survey analysis, particularly around gathering narratives. This is an independent contractor position that upon completion the payment will be $1,260 (40 hours at $30/hr). If interested, please submit a 1-page resume and 1-page cover letter to Rio@multicultimobility.org.
  • Videographer: The videographer will work with MCM’s bike share team to capture visual stories from various community members and how they use transportation to/from/and within downtown Los Angeles, including bike share. The videographer will also follow the MCM’s bike share team as they engage in community-driven survey collection and bike safety education. The short videos will document educational methods and capture qualitative data of communities of color and its relationship to bike share. The videographer is expected to produce about five very short videos and one video that is about 5-7 minutes in length that captures our project. This is an independent contractor position that upon completion the payment will be $2,300 (46 hours at $46/hr). If interested please submit a 1-page resume and your portfolio or examples of videos to Rio@multicultimobility.org.
  • Graphic Designer: The graphic designer will work with MCM’s bike share team to create educational and promotional materials to support our grant and research objectives. The designer is responsible for conceptualizing and creating culturally appropriate and engaging materials for our Spanish/English audience. This is an independent contractor position that upon completion the payment will be $1,250 (25 hours at $50/hr). If interested please submit a 1 page resume and send examples of work to Rio@multicultimobility.org.
  • Bilingual Bike Ambassadors (6): The bilingual bike ambassadors will work with MCM’s bike share team to conduct outreach in Spanish and English at community events, presentations and activities, and collect surveys to solicit public input on access to bike services, such as bike share. This is a stipend position for 26 hours at $20/hour.  If interested please submit a 1-page resume and 1-page cover letter to Rio@multicultimobility.org.

Queer Trans* Intersex people of color, women of color, people of color and people with a social justice and equity lens are strongly encouraged to apply. Please share this announcement with friends, family, and your networks. All application materials are due Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Positions are expected to start by mid-October 2016.

Thank you,

The Multicultural Communities for Mobility Team

Our bike share outreach work is supported by the Better Bike Share Partnership, a collaboration between the City of Philadelphia, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, PeopleForBikes Foundation and the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and funded by The JPB Foundation.

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