Summary: Do you want to learn the essentials in how to maintain and repair MTBs (mountain bikes) and build technical job skills while interning at The Nature Connection headquarters? Interns will fix bike flats, inspect, clean and even help tune-up our fleet of over 100 bikes. But the joy of learning continues in the field at The Nature Connection’s summer camps! Interact with summer campers while building confidence in the world of bike maintenance and coaching. This is a great pathway to becoming a bike technician or bike coach.
-Daily tasks include all things bikes: cleaning, upkeep and fixing flat tires. Complete pre/post-program gear check-ins and keep equipment rooms well-organized
-Play a key role in helping coach and teach bike safety during our summer camps throughout the community
-Assist Summer Camp Leaders in equipment transport to and from program locations
Internship Location: The Nature Connection Headquarters, 397 Miners Way Hotchkiss
Pathways Opportunity: 2 available internships
Paid Internship: ~$250-$350/week stipend depending on experience and hours completed; 9 week internship from June 1st through mid-August. Free outdoor gear use during internship (SUP, mountain bikes, camping equipment.)
Qualifications: Enthusiasm to work on bikes; High school student (recent grads OK if under 18); reliable transportation to/from camp locations including Hotchkiss, Delta and Cedaredge