Volunteer & Employment Opportunities

Available paid positions

Head Camp Coach

The Head Camp Coach is the overall leader and director of our summer Strider, Learn to Ride, Mountain, and/or Urban Trails bike camps for kids aged 2-15. Each Head Coach will plan, implement, and manage the weekly schedule for kids’ activities, will supervise the Assistant Coach and volunteers, and will keep safety at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Approximately 16 kids will be in each session of camp with the help of 3 other assistant coaches or volunteers.

Assistant Camp Coach

The Assistant Camp Coach works directly with the Head Coach for the summer Strider, Learn to Ride, Mountain, and/or Urban Trails bike camps for kids aged 2-15. Assistant coaches will receive direction from the head coach but the assistant coaches will be responsible for leading kids independently and will coach alongside a Kids on Bikes volunteer.
 
 

Generation Wild - Pedal Station Assistant

The Pedal Station Assistant is a part-time, temporary position at Kids on Bikes.  This is a grant funded position through Generation Wild of the Pikes Peak Region with the goal of connecting young adults in the area with careers in the outdoor industry.  The ideal applicant will be a Southeast Colorado Springs resident (zip codes: 80910, 80916, 80909, and 80903) or have strong ties to the community and be between the ages of 14 and 24.  Extensive bike mechanics and retail training will be provided on the job.     

For any questions regarding eligibility, please call us at 719-355-3573, or send an email to mark@kidsonbikes.net.

Generation Wild - Southeast Program Assistant

The Southeast Program Assistant works under the direction of the Camp Manager and Program Coordinator in planning, promoting, and leading youth and family bicycling activities in Southeast Colorado Springs. These include, but are not limited to school-based programs, community events and rides, and summer camps.

This is a grant funded position through Generation Wild of the Pikes Peak Region.  The ideal applicant will be a Southeast Colorado Springs resident (zip codes: 80910, 80916, 80909, and 80903) or have strong ties to the community and an interest in bicycling or the outdoors more generally.  This person is organized, detail oriented, and a strong verbal and written communicator. This individual must be a self-starter, and able to take initiative, as well as work independently and as part of a team.  No prior work experience is necessary as Kids on Bikes will provide on the job training, but applicants should feel confident riding a bike.  

For any questions regarding eligibility, please call us at 719-355-3573, or send an email to mark@kidsonbikes.net

Available volunteer positions

Intern Position: Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant will be providing support to the Operations Manager through a variety of tasks. This position is geared toward learning the overall operations in a nonprofit setting. Anticipated an average of 8-10 hours per week. See job description, send resume and cover letter to apply at jess@kidsonbikes.net.

Summer Camp Volunteer Coach

Ride with the kids at bike camp this summer. A free youth entry to bike camp is given to any adult who volunteers with us for a full week of camp.

Bike Center Volunteer Mechanic

Come work on bikes at our weekly volunteer nights. You will work alongside others to repair donated kids and adult bikes that will go into youth programs or on our retail floor.

Bike Center Retail Associate

Help at the retail center of the Bike Center. Greet customers, answer questions, stock inventory, etc.

After-School Bike Club Volunteer

2 hours per week riding your bike with elementary school aged kids in an after school bike club setting

We are closely and diligently monitoring the situation with COVID-19 as it relates to summer camps, our general operations, and individuals, volunteers, and staff safety, and the rest of our programs as well. We are excited to announce our registration is open and camps are starting June 1st! If you have experienced any financial hardship as a result of the pandemic, please feel free to complete our scholarship application and we will do our best to work with you on the cost of camps.Any future changes will adhere to recommendations from the CDC, state and local health departments, and be made with the health and safety of our participants, coaches, and families in mind. For the time being, our cancellation policy mentioned below still applies. In the event that your child's camp session is affected, we will offer the opportunity to switch to a later week, defer your registration to 2021, or receive a refund. For Kids on Bikes' full COVID-19 policies, Click here
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We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Kids on Bikes’ Pedal Station and our partner, Mountain Equipment Recyclers (MER), are moving to a wonderful new location!!

The new address is 2222 Bott Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80904. Moving has begun and is expected to be complete by the end of the summer, 2020. The new facility increases the organizations’ working space by nearly 6,000 square feet!