Volunteer Opportunities

Bicycle Friendly Fort Wayne is a volunteer-run organization. Interested in joining our crew, but not sure how to help? We have plenty of opportunities available and would love to have your creativity and drive to help make Fort Wayne a more bicycle friendly city!

All positions are volunteer with varying schedules. If you choose to take on one of these positions, you are required to attend our monthly committee meeting and appropriately communicate with the President and Vice President, to keep them informed on any ongoing projects or events.

Bike Valet

Task Requirements:

  • Check in bicycles at various Fort Wayne events throughout the year. Event sign up will be posted as events become available.
  • Must be available on weekends 2-4 hours at a time.

Blog Contributor

Task Requirements:

  • Writing various blog posts on bicycle events, education, safety, and sharing stories of others’ cycling journey. Must have experience with wordpress and proficient grammar and writing skills.

Blog Editor

Task Requirements:

  • Review and edit all blog postings prior to publication. Must have experience with wordpress and proficient grammar and writing skills.

Newsletter Publisher

Task Requirements:

  • Create enticing monthly newsletters for both our members as well as our public email subscribers. Experience with MailChimp is required.

Accounting

Task Requirements:

  • Maintaining a spreadsheet of expenses and sales tax in Excel.

Membership Coordination

Task Requirements:

  • We are looking for one or two individuals looking to work as a team to help put together membership welcome mailings, hand-write thank yous, and help coordinate quarterly membership meetings.

Social Media & Marketing

Task Requirements:

  • Maintain the BFFW social media platforms
    (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter).
  • Design event flyers and communicate with President and VP regarding print orders
  • Maintain the BFFW website–experience with wordpress required

Event Coordination

Task Requirements:

  • Coordinate our annual Ride of Silence and Cyclofemme events.
  • Brainstorm with BFFW committee members on any potential event ideas.
  • Communicate with marketing and social media coordinators on materials needing designed and plugged on social media.
  • Communicate with volunteer coordinator on how many volunteers will be needed for each event.

Volunteer Coordination

Task Requirements:

  • Acquiring and delegating tasks to volunteers for special events put on by BFFW.
  • Putting together email outreach to acquire volunteers for both BFFW events as well as volunteers representing BFFW at partner events.
  • Communicate with both event coordinator as well as social media and marketing team to effectively carry out a successful event.
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