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OrganizationMelissa Wender
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineFebruary 5, 2016
College Degree Required?No
Phone(434) 260-0893


Community Bike seeks a shop manager for a part time position of flexible hours not to exceed 20 hours a week with possibility of expanding hours in the future. The shop manager wears many hats and must be flexible and thrive in a non-traditional work environment.

Shop manager role includes:
– Inventorying, triaging and repairing donated bicycles
– Maintaining organization of shop and tools
– Tracking inventory and placing parts orders
– Keeping counts of patrons and volunteers
– Recruiting, training, and managing volunteers
– Communicating with public through phone, email and social media
– Attending regular board meetings and maintain communication with board

Additional Information

Charlottesville Community Bikes’ mission is to increase bicycle ridership in Charlottesville, VA especially amongst the most underserved people and provide bicycle advocacy through bicycle refurbishment, providing bicycle facilities and bicycle education. Community Bikes is a race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, income, and religion discrimination-free environment where all are encouraged to participate. Our philosophy is to teach people how to do something not do it for them. Teaching and empowering are the goals

Skills Required

Required skills and characteristics:
– Bicycle mechanic experience or excellent mechanical aptitude
– Ability to work with people of all backgrounds
– Flexibility, creativity, and thriftiness when approaching tasks
– Strong communications

Desired shop manager roles:
– Volunteer management
– Create and lead programs and community classes
– Promotion and PR skills
– Grant writing