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: Public Engagement Intern(s)
Duties: Help Bike Easy advocate for streets built to share, by engaging the community at public events and collecting information on local transportation needs through collection of surveys and other evaluation tools. Help us amplify our message by taking pictures and capturing stories. Much of your time will be focused on talking to people and telling their stories through words and images to communicate the need for more accessible, safe, and affordable ways to bike, walk, and ride around greater New Orleans.
Location: Various Bike Easy events.
Qualifications and requirements: Willing to engage strangers, interview them, and quickly write stories. Knowledge of social media, value creativity, and the ability to manage and organize photos and content.
Benefits: Experience in managing evaluation/survey data, social media management, opportunity to attend events around the city.
Position: Bike Valet Intern
Duties: Bike Valet is like a coat check for bikes and provides a worry-free fun time to fellow bicyclists. This position will coordinate time commitments of Bike Easy volunteers and set up of Bike Valet. Engage with people using Bike Valet and talk to them about Bike Easy advocacy and benefits of membership.
Location: Various City Festivals
Qualifications: Excellent time management skills, works well as a team, leadership experience
Benefits: Experience in event management, volunteer management, 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!