Service Learning & Internships
Spend your time helping to create a better bike future
Bike Easy needs you to make bicycling in Greater New Orleans easy, safe, and fun for everyone!
There is a way for (just about) everyone to get involved:
- Sign up to volunteer!
- Sign up for our Newsletter to stay up-to-date on specific volunteers opportunities at events like Bike Valet and more
- Leap into a long-term position with leadership potential and become an intern
Bike Easy is seeking dedicated interns for long-term, leadership commitments to various programs, campaigns, and projects to help make bicycling in Greater New Orleans easy, safe, and fun for everyone.
From helping around the office in support of our Membership Program to outreach and event organizing, there are many ways you can get involved!
These are project-based, staff-like volunteer opportunities that generally involve a minimum 3-month, 5 hours a week (specific arrangements can be made per individual). You’ll receive the training and support you need to make an effective impact on the most pressing bicycle issues while building the organization’s strength for the long-haul. As you hone your skills, you’ll have the opportunity to take on real responsibilities and leadership roles in Bike Easy projects, events, and campaigns.
We are currently seeking interns for the following projects and programs:
Position: Moving New Orleans: Bikes Outreach Intern
Duties: As part of a larger strategy called Moving New Orleans to improve safety, connectivity, equity, and efficiency across all modes of transportation, the City is leading with Moving New Orleans: Bikes. This planning process is the first step towards rapidly building connected and protected bikeways, and engaging the public is crucial to ensuring a bikeway network that works for all the people of New Orleans. Help Bike Easy advocate for streets built to share, by engaging the community at public events and collecting information on local transportation needs. Moving New Orleans: Bikes Outreach Intern will focus on engaging community members in the city’s bikeway network planning process. The intern will reach out to citizens via phone calls and handing out information at community events. Assist with creation and distribution of outreach materials as well as input data into our database, Nationbuilder.
Location: Bike Easy office 2100 Oretha Castle Haley & Various Bike Easy events.
Qualifications and requirements: Ability to engage with a wide variety of constituents. Expand and cultivate relationships. Willingness to engage with cultural diversity and issues around expanding access to goods and services to underserved communities. Organization and administration skills.
Benefits: Experience in managing evaluation/survey data, opportunity to attend events around the city, experience creating outreach materials. Build capacity within a non-profit and impact the local community.
Position: Social Media Analytics Intern
Duties: The Social Media Analytics Intern will research best practices for return on investment and social media strategies as it relates to Bike Easy’s social media presence. Help us grow Bike Easy social media following and increase engagement while helping with content creation.
Location: Bike Easy office 2100 Oretha Castle Haley
Qualifications: Familiarity with social media back-end platforms like FB Page Insights, Ads. Twitter, or YouTube analytics a plus but not required. This position is most impactful for someone also interested in marketing analytics or a related field but is not necessary.
Benefits: Research and develop social media best practices for a non-profit, experience building non-profit capacity.
To apply please submit a resume and short letter of interest to info@BikeEasy.org.
There are many other possible positions and opportunities for getting involved. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with your ideas!
Otherwise, we’d love to have you as a volunteer at an upcoming event!