Our wonderful schools volunteers
All our voluneers are DBS checked and have got involved to share their love of cycling, help their local community and get young children more acitve.
Volunteer in one of our Bike It schools
We are always looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to assist our work in Bedfordshire.
Sustrans schools projects encourage, motivate and inspire children and their families to cycle, scoot and walk more, through a programme of exciting events that run throughout the year.
If you would like to volunteer, the first step is to fill out an application form, which you can download here. Get it back to us and we can then meet up to discuss how you can help further.
Summary of tasks
You can assist with planning and carrying out activities at local schools. This might include:
bike, balance bike and scoot skills sessions and other playground activities (full or half day)
bike or scooter safety check days (Dr Bike/Dr Scooter) and bike mech training sessions (full or half day)
off-stabiliser sessions (one hour after school)
guided bike rides (1-2 hours)
bike breakfasts (early start – few hours)
occasional class activities, community events and competitions
It would be great to find new volunteers who:
are passionate about active travel and the outdoors
enjoy working with children
are reliable and punctual
are flexible, enthusiastic
If you have an aptitude with bikes or scooters this is an advantage, but there will be training to improve your skills.