Smart Trips Outreach Coordinator- Closes 11/27/17

Position Smart Trips Outreach Coordinator
Employer  Whatcom Smart Trips
Job Description The Smart Trips program at Whatcom Council of Governments is hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator. The person in this position will work with school children, seniors, business partners, community groups and the general public coordinating Smart Trips education and outreach programs. We’re looking for someone with excellent communication skills and a passion for walking, bicycling and riding the bus.

Summary of Duties: Conduct outreach to promote walking, bicycling and riding the bus. Teach bicycle skills at elementary schools and bus trip planning at middle schools. Present bus trip planning information to seniors and leads guided bus trips. Provide individualized and group instruction for bicycle and bus transportation for other partners and community groups. Work with Smart Trips team to provide program materials and services. Promote Smart Trips program and events through social media.

Qualification • Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, education, urban planning, business, or related discipline is preferred; and
• At least two years of general office and computer experience is required; and
• At least one year experience in vehicle trip reduction or other work related to transportation choices (or a combination of education and/or community engagement experience which provides an equivalent background) is required.


$21/hr to $26/hr
Days/Hours Three-quarter time position.
Contact Info Susan Horst

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 314 E Champion St; Bellingham


PHONE: 360.756.8747

How to Apply Send a resume and cover letter describing your background and skills by Monday, 11/27/17 at 4pm to:

Whatcom Smart Trips
c/o Whatcom Council of Governments
314 East Champion Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 (preferred)

Position Closes November 27, 2017