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Are you passionate about biking and walking in Central Florida? Do you have strong communication skills that allow you to connect with diverse audiences? Are you eager to use those skills to support a healthy community environment? Then BWCF wants to hear from you. We currently have an opening for a Community Outreach & Presentation Specialist (part-time, contract) in Osceola County. This person will represent BWCF and the Best Foot Forward coalition for pedestrian safety at community and public engagements.
You can review the job description below. If you think you are a good fit, please submit a resume and cover letter to Barbara Giles: [email protected]
Please note that the position in Osceola County is only for bilingual applicants who speak both Spanish and English fluently.
Contract Position Summary
Title: Community Outreach & Presentation Specialist
Location: Osceola County
Reports to: Bike/Walk Central Florida Program Manager
Summary: Seeking person to fill contract position to provide outreach and presentation support by educating the public and professionals through (a) representing Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) at community and public engagements in Osceola County (b) conducting presentations (c) tabling at local events and (d) documenting activities.
Required Skills and Experience
Hourly Fee: $16.50/hour
Incentives: $40 for each presentation completed
$30 for each tabling event completed
To be considered:
Selected candidates will be asked to present to the Bike/Walk Central Florida team.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Barbara Giles: [email protected]
About Bike/Walk Central Florida and the Best Foot Forward program
Bike/Walk Central Florida, a 501(c)(3) organization, promotes walkable and bikeable communities through raising public awareness and advocating for safe, active transportation, and recreation by:
BWCF is responsible for administering, operating, and implementing the Best Foot Forward for pedestrian safety program. The initiative is to reduce pedestrian deaths and injuries in Metro Orlando by getting drivers to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and getting pedestrians to be more careful crossing the street. More than a campaign, this “Triple-E” behavioral change process seeks to create lasting social good through the consistent and persistent application of low-cost engineering, community education, and high-visibility enforcement.
The Best Foot Forward coalition includes MetroPlan Orlando, Orange County Government, Osceola County Government, the City of Orlando, the City of Kissimmee, the City of St. Cloud, Orange County Public Schools, Osceola County School Districts, Orlando Health, LYNX, Winter Park Health Foundation, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Departments of Health in Orange and Osceola counties. To learn more, go to http://bikewalkcentralflorida.org/
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