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Velocity Bicycle Cooperative Seeking Board of Director Applicants!

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VeloCity Bicycle Cooperative

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Our Current Board of Directors

Help us Grow! Velocity Bicycle Cooperative has spent the past six months establishing our first 1 and 3 year strategic plan for how we plan to continue expanding the mission of growing and empowering a more inclusive bicycling community through education and affordability. For more information about velocity, please see our website: velocitycoop.org.

We're looking for additional board members to help support our Strategic Roadmap. Board meetings occur every six weeks. Board members typically contribute 5-10 hours a month of their time in furthering our mission.

Who would be a great candidate? Someone who is:
​- Interested in helping build community support and raise awareness to help build a bicycling community in Alexandria,
- Experienced with social media,
- Able to engage local business associations for partnerships, and/or
- Support annual fundraising events and initiatives, promoting events.

Previous experience is preferable but not required.

Next steps:
- Let us know why you're interested in joining our organization and how you think you can help and
- What kind of bike do you ride
- Let's meet to review the strategic plan and determine if it's a good fit

Interested? Just reply to this article for more information! Thanks alot!

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About VeloCity Bicycle Cooperative

Location:

2111 MT VERNON AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Our mission is to grow and empower an inclusive biking community through education and affordability. Vision: Affordability: Make safe reliable bicycles more affordable for everyone. Diversity: Foster diversity within the cycling community. Education: Expand the availability of quality cycling education within the community. Recreation: Promote cycling as a healthy and enjoyable activity. We provide a non-profit, volunteer-run, educational do-it-yourself workshop offering training, rides, and events to empower all levels of cyclists in building, maintaining, and embracing the fun of bicycles. As a local non-profit organization, we rely strictly on volunteers and funding from private individuals and organizations. Although we primarily work with recycled materials, we do spend money on consumables with include things like bicycles tubes, cables, and brake pads. We encourage monetary donations from all that use the shop.

Description

No experience is required to volunteer with Velocity. We have experienced volunteers to teach you everything you'd like to know about bicycles and community organizing. Come on down, make new friends, mess with bikes!

Follow us on Facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/VéloCity-Bicycle-Cooperative/361337181517?ref=ts&fref=ts

Here's our website:

http://velocitycoop.org

Board Development
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2111 Mt Vernon AveAlexandria, VA 22301

(38.82533,-77.0583)
 

SKILLS

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-10 hours monthly preferred.

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