Edmonton Bicycle Commuters News

Edmonton Bicycle Commuters is a-buzz with Spring activities. Please have a look and see how you want to come out and support Edmonton’s cycling community

Any questions? Contact


Bike Month and Bikeology Festival www.bikeology.ca/

Call for volunteers!

Volunteer to help Edmonton come alive with a velo-love vibe


Volunteer meeting

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Stanley Milner Library

7 Sir Winston Churchill Square

(102 A Ave ad 100 Street)

6th Floor meeting room


We’ll have

– a discussion of Bike Month and Bikeology past and present plans

– descriptions of volunteer positions

– sign up sheets for volunteer positions


Any questions, email



Earth Day

volunteers needed for bike lock up

Earth Day is EBC’s first secure bike lock-up of the year.

You need no training or expertise to help with this event. Come and take care of commuters’ bikes, then enjoy the festival when your shift is done


contact: Molly



William Hawrelak Park

Sunday, April 20, 2008

1 pm to 5 pm

shifts are 2 hours long

two volunteers will be on duty at all time

also needed – mega-thighed people to help haul bike racks and promotional information to and fro


contact: Molly



2008 Planet Party

Volunteers needed for information table – talk to folks about EBC’s good work!

The John Janzen Nature Centre and the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton are hosting the 2008 Planet Party.  This is a great opportunity to interact with people who may not have otherwise heard of EBC


contact: Molly



Sunday April 27, 2008

1 pm to 4 pm

shifts are 2 hours long


Where: John Janzen Nature Centre

Theme: Magic in the Air – the magic of nature


What Else:

• Fun family event celebrating nature and the environment

• Indoor/outdoor activities, crafts and games

• Live music and speakers (John Acorn pending confirmation)

• Market Place – booths set up by organizations in the environment field highlighting programs and initiatives taking place around Edmonton

• Face painting

• Refreshments


contact: Molly



Job Postion – Part Time BikeWorks Facilitator/Bike mechanic


Position starting May 5th 30 hours a week – includes weekend duties. Hourly

rate commensurate with experience.


– to operate the Bike Work facility in a friendly and professional manner

– help people (members and public) to repair their own bicycles

– repair backlog of bicycles for sale

– design and implement standard Bike Works procedures to improve efficiency

– answer telephones, sell memberships, and do other miscellaneous office duties when required

– maintain inventory and parts book

– receive and record cash transactions for parts and bicycle sales

– cross check received bicycles with bicycle registry

– construct/expand, maintain, and organize working area

– keep the facility in a tidy and organised space


Send resumée or questions to





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