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-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: FREE SMART GROWTH AMERICA TA WORKSHOPS
Each year, Smart Growth America makes a limited number of technical assistance workshops available to interested communities for zero cost. This competitive award gives communities a chance to understand the technical aspects of smart growth development through a one- or two-day workshop. Applications are now being accepted for their 2015 workshop series. Communities can apply for one of 12 workshop types as part of the free program. Any unit or subdivision of local government, Indian tribe, or regional government is eligible to apply for these free workshops. Communities may apply for more than one workshop, but must submit separate applications for each.
Deadline: October 23, 2014, 5:00 pm ET
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL TRAILS AWARDS AND DEVELOPERS AWARD
American Trails presents the National & International Trails Awards and Developers Award to recognize the tremendous contributions of volunteers, professionals, and other leaders who are working for the betterment of trails both nationally and internationally. Awards will be presented at the American Trails International Trails Symposium in Portland, OR May 17-20, 2015. The program honors outstanding efforts of agencies, trail professionals, corporations, advocates, and media who are creating healthier communities and getting kids and adults out on trails and into the outdoors. Nominations should be made for actions that took place during the period between August 1, 2012 - July 31, 2014.
Deadline: Extended to September 30, 2014
-> 2 JOBS – CASCADE BICYCLE CLUB, SEATTLE, WA
The Field Programs Coordinator is a key member of Cascade’s Advocacy Team, working to advocate for better bicycle plans, policies, funding and projects in the Puget Sound Region. The Field Programs Coordinator will work to recruit, train and mobilize Cascade members and the community to advance the goals of the department and organization. Campaign organizing, community building and program management experience are strongly encouraged. An understanding of transportation and land use policy and funding is desirable.
Deadline: October 3, 2014, 5 pm PT
Cascade Bicycle Club’s Principal Planner will lead the monitoring of plans, policies and transportation projects in communities across the central Puget Sound region to ensure they are designed and implemented in ways supporting people who bicycle and those who want to bicycle but are deterred by current conditions. The Principal Planner will lead pro-bicycling policy development, bicycling planning and design initiatives, and join other Cascade staff in building extensive partnerships with community bicycling interests and stakeholders.
Deadline: October 3, 2014, 5 pm PT
-> 2 JOBS – PEOPLE FOR BIKES
PeopleForBikes is hiring a part-time equity writer to write and manage all content related to bicycling and equity for PeopleForBikes. The equity writer will research and write about all issues related to bicycling and equity, with a special focus on efforts to increase bike share use in low-income and underserved populations. The majority of the content will be published in the form of blog posts. Responsibility also includes taking or acquiring pictures and simple video to be used alongside blog content. Stories could include remote interviews with bike share users, finding trends in bike share usage by neighborhood or finding an equity-related angle in a news article that mentions bike sharing.
Deadline: September 30, 2014
STATE + LOCAL POLICY ANALYST
People for Bikes is seeking a part-time employee to fulfill a state and local policy analyst position. This employee will review bicycle industry-related policy and regulations from all 50 state legislatures to proactively position the bike industry and get ahead of potential threats to the business of bike manufacturing, equipment safety, and sales. This "at will" part-time employee position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Due to the part-time nature of the position, benefits will be limited in scope. A remote office location for this position may be possible.
Deadline: Open until filled
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