Intern with Bike San Gabriel Valley (BikeSGV)

About Us: Located in El Monte, California, BikeSGV’s mission is to make the San Gabriel Valley a safer,
healthier, and more enjoyable place for cycling by:
 Educating the community about bicycle safety and the many benefits of cycling, including
physical/mental health, air quality, and personal finance.
 Partnering with community groups, cycling clubs, public health agencies, and other parties to
promote active transportation, improve air quality, and support multi-modal transportation
 Informing and educating city staff and decision makers about internationally tested and proven
forms of bike infrastructure that create safer streets for all road users.
 Representing local cyclists and bike groups in the San Gabriel Valley on issues of regional
 Developing strong working relationships with city staff and government agencies to ensure that
local transportation policies and projects safely accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians.
 Supporting policies and legislation to increase funding for bicycle-friendly improvements.
 Recognizing individuals, cities and staff persons who set the standard for promoting cycling in
the San Gabriel Valley.
 Organizing public events to promote bicycling in the San Gabriel Valley.

How can you help?
 Support the coordination and execution of the region’s first multi-jurisdictional “open
streets” events or “ciclovias”
 Conduct community outreach
 Collect and analyze pedestrian and bicycle use data
 Support and facilitate community bike trains/rides
 Learn bike maintenance and support community workshops
 Assist in the San Gabriel Valley’s first Bike Education Center/Community Bike Co-op
 Contribute to social media campaigns
 Help communities obtain funding to make biking and walking safer
 Bring your talents, interests and good ideas
 Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Docs
 Research skills
 Comfort with public speaking
 Comfort working with diverse communities
 Availability for 5 to 10 weeks beginning in June 2016
 Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, and/or Vietnamese language skills
 Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
 Passion for public health, pedestrian/bike-friendly communities, and youth development
 Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including weekends and evenings, to
accommodate community meetings and data collection requirements
 Willingness to utilize public and active transportation for commute and work-related
activities. A car is not required

Monica Curiel
Active Transportation Data Coordinator

Bike San Gabriel Valley
10900 Mulhall Street
El Monte, CA 91731

[email protected]