Reports to: Camp Director

Season: May 29 – August 15, 2018

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm

Pay: start at $10.20/hr

Position Purpose:

The Instructor’s main purpose is to be responsible for the care and wellbeing of their individual group of campers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain camper safety
    • Mitigate risk during group rides
    • Supervise campers at all times
    • Perform first aid, CPR, or use of an AED, in the event of an emergency
  • Facilitate daily group rides
    • Ensure routes are well planned and memorised
    • Ensure that all procedures are followed during rides
  • Facilitate bike mechanic, riding skills, and route planning curriculum
    • Ensure lesson plans have been reviewed and understood
    • Ensure all materials are ready and available for lesson plans
    • Ensure all learning methods are employed during lessons
  • Facilitate team building activities
    • Lead and participate in specific games and activities designed to encourage teamwork
    • Maintain an inclusive atmosphere at all times
  • Facilitate community service projects
    • Ensure service project plans have been reviewed and understood
    • Ensure all materials are ready and available for service projects
    • Maintain a team building atmosphere during service projects

Other Job Duties:

  • Facilitate sign in/sign out
  • Clean facility
  • Perform minor repairs to camper bikes


Instructors will be required to interact with Interns, CIT’s, campers, parents, and the Camp Director on a daily basis. On occasion, Instructors may need to interact with facilities staff, Bikes Together staff, Bikes Together volunteers, medical and law enforcement personnel, child protection services employees, and the general public. Interns and CIT’s will report to the Instructor assigned to their group, as well as the Camp Director.

Equipment Used:

  • Bicycle ●   Air compressor ●   Vehicle (in the event of an emergency)
  • Hand tools ●   Power tools


  • At least 18 years old at time of camp
  • Experience supervising children (preferably 2+ professional years)
  • Management experience in a team-oriented workplace (preferably 1+ professional years)
  • Cycling expertise or experience
  • Ability to pass a First Aid/CPR/AED course (provided by Bike Camp)
  • Patience, maturity, leadership skills, and enjoy working with children.

Prefered Skills

  • Bicycle mechanics skills
  • Teaching expertise or experience
  • Camp expertise or experience

Physical Aspects of the Job:

Instructors are required to complete daily rides that can range from 1-35 miles depending on the age group they are with. These rides are slow paced and include plenty of breaks along the way. Instructors must be able to ride a bicycle with one hand while looking in all directions and maintaining a straight line. Instructors will need to routinely lift 50lbs of weight.